2017-18 Academic Catalog

Department of Animal and Dairy Sciences

Major Advisor: Instructor Jessica Graves
Office: 4021 Wise Center

Animal and Dairy Sciences is a multidisciplinary science that focuses on livestock and companion animal growth, health and safety, as well as food and fiber production. Professionals in the diverse fields of animal and dairy sciences strive to provide healthy and wholesome food as well as quality fiber products to support the growing population. Students in Animal and Dairy Sciences will learn about the newest technologies and experience progressive management strategies that will prepare them to be leaders in agriculture.

Joining Animal and Dairy Sciences will give students hands-on education and experience needed to be successful in areas such as breeding, feeding and nutrition, growth and development, reproductive and lactation physiology, biotechnology, marketing, management, and evaluation as it relates to livestock species. The curriculum is designed to provide students with academic and experiential learning while also allowing them flexibility to tailor their program by taking courses that best prepare and support their professional goals. Students of the Animal and Dairy Sciences will be challenged to think critically and exercise knowledge of discipline content through scientific writing and presentation. Students pursuing veterinary medicine or graduate studies will find the academic setting of the Animal and Dairy Sciences is an ideal fit.

Concentrations:
Science/Veterinary Science
Business and Industry
Production Management

BS in Animal and Dairy Sciences (ADS)

Degree Requirements

English Composition
EN 1103English Composition I3
or EN 1163 Accelerated Composition I
EN 1113English Composition II3
or EN 1173 Accelerated Composition II
Mathematics
MA 1323Trigonometry3
MA 2113Introduction to Statistics3
Science
See Concentration Requirements
Humanities
Choose from General Education courses6
Fine Arts
Choose from General Education courses3
Social Sciences
AEC 2713Introduction to Food and Resource Economics3
or EC 2113 Principles of Macroeconomics
Choose from General Education courses3
Major Core
ADS 1111Orientation in Animal Science1
ADS 1113Animal Science3
ADS 1121Animal Science Laboratory1
ADS 2111Animal Science Career Planning1
ADS 3314Introduction to Meat Science4
ADS 4114Animal Nutrition4
ADS 4123Animal Breeding3
ADS 4213Feeds and Feeding3
ADS 4613Physiology of Reproduction3
ADS 4611Practices in Physiology of Reproduction1
ADS 4221Capstone in Animal and Dairy Science1
ADS 4420Animal and Dairy Science Internship1-3
or ADS 4440 Research Experience Practicum
or ADS 4520 Livestock Extension Experience
PO /GNS /BIO 3103Genetics I3
VS 3014Anatomy and Physiology4
Plant and Soil Science Elective Consult advisor3

Choose one of the following concentrations:

Science/Veterinary Science Concentration

Chemistry Sequence8
Chemistry I
and Investigations in Chemistry I *
Chemistry II
and Investigations in Chemistry II *
Organic Chemistry & Lab4
Elementary Organic Chemistry
and Elementary Organic Chemistry Laboratory
Organic Chemistry I
and Organic Chemistry Laboratory I
BIO 1134Biology I *4
BIO 1144Biology II4
BIO 3304General Microbiology4
BCH 4013Principles of Biochemistry3
or BCH 4603 General Biochemistry
CO 1003Fundamentals of Public Speaking3
or CO 1013 Introduction to Communication
Evaluation Elective 12-3
Production Electives 16-8
Science Electives 112
Free Electives6-9
Total Hours124
*

 Satisfies General Education Requirements.

1

 See advisor for approved electives.

Business and Industry Concentration

Chemistry Sequence
Choose one of the following:
CH 1043
CH 1053
CH 1051
Survey of Chemistry I
and Survey of Chemistry II
and Experimental Chemistry *
7
CH 1213
CH 1211
CH 1223
CH 1211
Chemistry I
and Investigations in Chemistry I
and Chemistry II
and Investigations in Chemistry I *
8
Organic Chemistry
CH 2503
CH 2501
Elementary Organic Chemistry
and Elementary Organic Chemistry Laboratory
4
or CH 4513
CH 4511
Organic Chemistry I
and Organic Chemistry Laboratory I
BIO 1134Biology I *4
or BIO 1144 Biology II
Evaluation Electives 14-5
Production Electives 16-8
Business Electives 112
General Agriculture Electives 112
Free Electives6-10
Total Hours124
*

 Satisfies General Education Requirements.

1

 See advisor for list of approved electives.

Production Management Concentration

Chemistry Sequence7-8
Choose one of the following:
Survey of Chemistry I
and Survey of Chemistry II
and Experimental Chemistry *
Chemistry I
and Investigations in Chemistry I
and Chemistry II
and Investigations in Chemistry II *
Organic Chemistry
CH 2503
CH 2501
Elementary Organic Chemistry
and Elementary Organic Chemistry Laboratory
4
or CH 4513
CH 4511
Organic Chemistry I
and Organic Chemistry Laboratory I
BIO 1134Biology I *4
or BIO 1144 Biology II
Evaluation Electives 14-5
Production Electives 112-16
Business Electives 16
General Agriculture Electives 112
Free Electives4-10
Total Hours124
*

 Satisfies General Education Requirements.

1

 See advisor for list of approved electives.

Course requirements for Pre-Veterinary students (3 + 1 program) to obtain a B.S. degree in Animal and Dairy Sciences

Because

  1. the entrance requirements for the College of Veterinary Medicine satisfy a portion of the course requirements for the Animal and Dairy Sciences curriculum
  2. a number of students are enrolled in Animal and Dairy Sciences while satisfying their pre-veterinary requirements and
  3. an Animal and Dairy Sciences degree will be especially helpful to a practicing veterinarian,

the following requirements for those electing to apply for a Bachelor of Science degree in Animal and Dairy Sciences after successfully completing the first year of Veterinary Medicine are listed.

General Education Requirements27
Dept Core38
Science/Veterinary Medicine Concentration (excl. Free Electives)50-53

To qualify for the Bachelor of Science degree in ADS, a student in the 3+1 program must successfully complete the 3 years of above listed undergraduate course work (115-118 hours) and the first year of the Veterinary Medicine curriculum.

ADS Minor Requirements

The addition of the minor program will serve to complement other Bachelor of Science studies at Mississippi State University including by not limited to programs such as:

  • Biological Sciences
  • Food Science, Nutrition and Health Promotion
  • Human Sciences
  • Agricultural Economics
  • Biochemistry
  • Microbiology
  • Poultry Science
  • Agricultural Information Sciences
  • Plant and Soil Sciences
  • Wildlife and Fisheries

A minor in Animal and Dairy Sciences would provide an opportunity for students to enhance their undergraduate training and build a platform that will set themselves above their peers upon graduation as they seek permanent employment in their respective industry.

Requirements

ADS 1113
ADS 1121
Animal Science
and Animal Science Laboratory
4
Production Courses6-7
Companion Animal
Horse Management
Introduction to Meat Science
Swine Science
Goat and Sheep Production
Beef Cattle Science
Dairy Farm Management
Evaluation Course2-3
Equine Conformation and Performance Evaluation
Advanced Equine Evaluation
Meats Judging I
Livestock Growth, Development and Evaluation
Dairy Cattle Appraisal
Livestock Evaluation
Advanced Livestock Evaluation
ADS 4123Animal Breeding3
or ADS 4114 Animal Nutrition
ADS 4613Physiology of Reproduction3
or ADS 4623 Physiology of Lactation
Minimum Hours Required18

Courses

ADS 1001 First Year Seminar: 1 hour.

One hour lecture. First-year seminars explore a diverse arrary of topics that provide students with an opportunity to learn about a specific discipline from skilled faculty members

ADS 1013 Animal Agriculture & Society: Food for Thought: 3 hours.

Three hours lecture. Exploration of connections between animal agriculture and society including animal production systems, food and fiber production, consumer perceptions and addressing concerns regarding the growing world population. (Same as PO 1013)

ADS 1111 Orientation in Animal Science: 1 hour.

One hour lecture. Introduction to career choices within the animal science industry

ADS 1113 Animal Science: 3 hours.

Three hours lecture. Fundamental principles of livestock, dairy, and poultry science. (ADS majors must earn a C or better to graduate)

ADS 1121 Animal Science Laboratory: 1 hour.

(Prerequisite: Prior credit or concurrent enrollment in ADS 1113). Two hours laboratory. Practical application of essential knowledge and skills needed in the livestock, dairy and poultry science

ADS 1132 Introduction to Horsemanship: 2 hours.

One hour lecture. Two hours laboratory. Principles of riding,managing, and training pleasure horses

ADS 2102 Equine Conformation and Performance Evaluation: 2 hours.

Spring Semester. Four hours laboratory. Individual evaluation of horses with an in-depth study of anatomy and its relationship to function, plus methods used in evaluating performance classes

ADS 2111 Animal Science Career Planning: 1 hour.

(Prerequisites: ADS 1111, sophomore or junior standing). One hour lecture. Development of life skills with focus on career preparation for animal and dairy sciences’ industries

ADS 2122 Advanced Equine Evaluation: 2 hours.

Fall Semester. (Prerequisite: ADS 2102 or consent of instructor). Four hours laboratory. Advanced evaluations of equine conformation and performance classes. Develop more extensive oral reason presentations to defend conformation and performance placings

ADS 2212 Equine Behavior and Training: 2 hours.

(Prerequisite: ADS 1132 or consent of instructor) Two hours laboratory. Equine behavior and application of psychology principles for training horses. Systematic approaches to horse training emphasizing learning principles and training methods for specific equine activities

ADS 2223 Companion Animal: 3 hours.

(Prerequisite: sophomore standing or consent of instructor.) Three hours lecture. Focus on companion animal dogs and cats regarding breed selection, nutrition, reproductive biology, management, and responsibilities

ADS 2312 Advanced Horsemanship: 2 hours.

One hour lecture. Two hours laboratory. Advanced equine training and riding. Developing and implementing a training regiment using upper level riding skills to produce an advanced performance horse for competition

ADS 2990 Special Topics in Animal and Dairy Sciences: 1-9 hours.

Credit and title to be arranged. This course is to be used on a limited basis to offer developing subject matter areas not covered in existing courses. (Courses limited to two offerings under one title within two academic years)

ADS 3014 Anatomy and Physiology: 4 hours.

Three hours lecture. Two hours laboratory. A survey of structure and function of animal body systems and a study of their relationships. (Same as VS 3014)

ADS 3142 Meats Judging I: 2 hours.

Spring semester. Four hours laboratory. Grading and judging meat carcasses and cuts, study of packing house operation. (Same as FNH 3142)

ADS 3213 Livestock Growth, Development and Evaluation: 3 hours.

(Prerequisites: ADS 1113 and ADS 1121.) Two hours lecture. Two hours laboratory. Growth and development of livestock animals from embryo to harvest. The evaluation of meat animals related to the livestock industry and the value of production

ADS 3221 Practices In Horse Care & Management: 1 hour.

(Prerequisite or Co-requisite: ADS 1113, ADS 1121 and ADS 3223 or concurrently enrolled in ADS 3223). Two hours laboratory. Management practices for horses. The handling and care practices applied during various stages in a horse’s life

ADS 3223 Horse Management: 3 hours.

(Prerequisites: ADS 1113). Three hours lecture. Breeding, feeding, management, and training of the horse

ADS 3233 Equine Assisted Therapy: 3 hours.

Two hours lecture. Two hours laboratory. Introductions to equine assisted therapy discussing the equine activities team,facilities and equipment, standards and accreditation, and special needs of the rider. special needs of the rider

ADS 3312 Livestock Management Practices: 2 hours.

(Prerequisites: ADS 1113 and ADS 1121). Four hours laboratory. Modern techniques used in proper vocational management of beef cattle, dairy cattle, sheep, swine and horses

ADS 3314 Introduction to Meat Science: 4 hours.

(Prerequisites:ADS 1114 or FNH 1103). Three hour lecture. Two hours laboratory. Introduction to survey of the muscle food industry including history, production of meat including harvesting, inspection evaluation and fabrication, storage and value added manufacturing of meat. (Same as FNH 3314)

ADS 3812 Dairy Cattle Appraisal: 2 hours.

Four hours laboratory. Phenotypic appraisal; breed programs; performance record systems

ADS 4000 Directed Individual Study in Animal and Dairy Sciences: 1-6 hours.

Hours and credits to be arranged. Approval by Department Head only

ADS 4111 Swine Production and Management Laboratory: 1 hour.

(Prerequisites: ADS 1113 and ADS 1121, prior credit or concurrent enrollment in ADS 4113, or consent of instructor). Two hours laboratory. Operational and management practices for further understanding of and skills for modern swine production industry

ADS 4112 Equine Reproduction: 2 hours.

One hour lecture. Two hours laboratory. A study of equine reproductive activities and the principles for managing the mare,stallion and foal. (Same as PHY 6112)

ADS 4113 Swine Science: 3 hours.

Fall semester. (Prerequisites: ADS 1113 and ADS 1121). Three hours lecture. Feeding, management, breeding, production, and marketing of swine

ADS 4114 Animal Nutrition: 4 hours.

(Prerequisites: CH 2503 and CH 2501 or CH 4513 and CH 4511). Four hours lecture. Nutrition of monogastric and ruminant species. Anatomy, physiology, disgestion, and absorption pertaining to monogastric and ruminants. Description, functions, sources, deficiency symptoms

ADS 4123 Animal Breeding: 3 hours.

(Prerequisite: PO 3103 and ST/MA/BQA 2113). Three hours lecture. The basis for genetic improvement of livestock, including the study of variation, heritable characteristics, mating systems and methods of estimating breeding values

ADS 4211 Goat and Sheep Production Lab: 1 hour.

(Prerequisite or Co-requisite: Goat and Sheep Production ADS 4223/6223). Two hours laboratory. Practical application of management strategies in goat and sheep production

ADS 4212 Livestock Evaluation: 2 hours.

Four hours laboratory. Evaluation of individuals and representative groups of livestock from the standpoint of the breeder, the market, and the consumer

ADS 4213 Feeds and Feeding: 3 hours.

(Prerequisites: ADS 4114/6114). Two hours lecture; two hours laboratory. Application of knowledge of feedstuffs and nutrient requirements in ration formulation for all classes of livestock

ADS 4221 Capstone in Animal and Dairy Science: 1 hour.

One hour lecture. (Prerequisite: Senior Standing). Review and oral presentation of animal science research and related production problems

ADS 4223 Goat and Sheep Production: 3 hours.

(Prerequisite: Either ADS 1113 and ADS 1121, or consent of instructor.) Three hours lecture. Management and marketing of goats and sheep in production enterprises

ADS 4232 Advanced Livestock Evaluation: 2 hours.

Four hours laboratory. Advanced study of animal evaluation in functional efficiency

ADS 4243 Composition and Chemical Reactions of Foods: 3 hours.

(Prerequisites: Grade of “C” or better in CH 1213, and CH 2503 or equivalent, and Junior or Senior Standing). Three hours lecture. Nature and chemical behavior of food constituents including proteins, lipids, carbohydrates, minerals, water, enzymes and pigments; properties of food systems as related to commercial preparation. (Same as FNH 4243/6243)

ADS 4313 Advanced Science of Muscle Foods: 3 hours.

(Prerequisite: Junior standing or greater, ADS /FNH 3314, CH 1223 and/or consent of instructor). Three hours lecture. Exploration of the ultra-structure of muscle, (pre and post harvest), and the microbiology,inspection and safety, nutritional properties, and sensory characteristics of muscle. (Same as FNH 4313/6313)

ADS 4321 Beef Cattle Laboratory: 1 hour.

(Prerequisites: ADS 1113, ADS 1121, and ADS 4323/6323 or concurrently enrolled in ADS 4323/6323). Two hours laboratory. Management practices for beef cattle operations

ADS 4323 Beef Cattle Science: 3 hours.

(Prerequisites: ADS 1113 and ADS 1121). Three hours lecture. Breeding, feeding, management, and marketing of beef cattle

ADS 4333 Equine Exercise Physiology: 3 hours.

(Prerequisite: ADS 3223). Three hours lecture. Evaluation of research in equine exercise science. Physical, physiologic, metabolic, behavioral and locomotive adaptations of the equine athlete to athletic training

ADS 4412 Managing Livestock Sales I: 2 hours.

(Prerequisites: Instructor approval). Four hours laboratory. Course in preparation, structure and management of livestock sales. Emphasis will be on cattle and horse sales. Students will prepare for and conduct sale

ADS 4420 Animal and Dairy Science Internship: 1-3 hours.

(Prerequisite: Consent of instructor). Experience in production, management, or product promotion as it relates to the livestock, companion animal, or laboratory animal species under faculty supervision. Repeatable

ADS 4423 Animal and Dairy Sciences Internship: 3 hours.

(Prerequisites: Consent of instructor). Individual work experience with the farm animal species either in animal production, meat production or product promotion with an industry commodity representative under faculty supervision

ADS 4433 Advanced Beef Cattle Production: 3 hours.

(Prerequisites: ADS 4323 and ADS 4321.) Two hours lecture, two hours lab. Management, marketing, and utilization of beef animals with cow-calf and stocker cattle production in the U.S

ADS 4440 Research Experience Practicum: 1-3 hours.

(Prerequisite: ADS 1113 and consent of instructor). One to three hours practicum. Supervised research experience to gain an understanding of experimental design and planning, data collection, handling and analysis, and interpretation and presentation of results. Repeatable

ADS 4520 Livestock Extension Experience: 1-3 hours.

(Prerequisite: ADS 1113 and consent of instructor). One to three hours directed experiential study. Individual work experience with Extension programs related to the animal agriculture industries. Repeatable

ADS 4523 Internet-Based Management in Livestock Industries: 3 hours.

(Prerequisite: Junior, senior or graduate standing). Three hours lecture. Use of the internet in making management decisions in livestock industries, with emphasis on use in livestock production enterprises

ADS 4543 Applied Animal Biotechnology: 3 hours.

(Prerequisites: Junior Standing or Instructor Approval). Two hours lecture and two hours laboratory. Exploring the use of livestock species as dual-purpose models to improve food animal production and to advance bio-medicine through biotechnology. Topics include functional genomics, transgenic livestock production, and nanotechnology

ADS 4611 Practices in Physiology of Reproduction: 1 hour.

(Prerequisite: BIO 1134 or BIO 1144). Three hours laboratory. Artificial insemination and rectal palpation of reproductive organs of cattle; semen collection, evaluation, processing and handling. (Same as PHY 6611)

ADS 4613 Physiology of Reproduction: 3 hours.

(Prerequisite: BIO 1134 or BIO 1144.) Three hours lecture. Anatomy and physiology; reproductive cycles; production, evaluation and preservation of gametes; gestation; endocrine regulation; managed reproduction. (Same as PHY 6613.)

ADS 4623 Physiology of Lactation: 3 hours.

(Prerequisite: BIO 1134 or BIO 1144). Two hours lecture. Two hours laboratory. Anatomy, physiology, and pathology of the mammary gland; nervous and hormonal control of lactation, theories of milk secretion, modern methods of milking, factors affecting lactation. (Same as PHY 6623.)

ADS 4772 Equine Training and Clinic Development: 2 hours.

(Prerequisite: Consent of instructor). Four hours laboratory. Proper training and behavior modification practices to promote confidence in the riding and the training of horses. Importance is placed on the student’s development of teaching ability to conduct riding clinics

ADS 4811 Dairy Farm Management Laboratory: 1 hour.

(Prerequisite or Co-requisite: ADS 4813/6813 Dairy Farm Management). Three hours laboratory. Practical application of management strategies in dairy production enterprises

ADS 4813 Dairy Farm Management: 3 hours.

(Prerequisites: ADS 1113 and ADS 1121). Three hours lecture. Planning and integrating dairy farm operations; management principles applied to dairy herd operations

ADS 4823 Advanced Dairy Farm Management: 3 hours.

(Prerequisite: ADS 4814). Two hours lecture. Four hours lab. Advanced principle of dairy science as applied to the whole farm. Management of specific groups of cattle including nutrition, breeding, and milking management

ADS 4990 Special Topics in Animal and Dairy Science: 1-9 hours.

Credit and title to be arranged. This course is to be used on a limited basis to offer developing subject matter areas not covered in existing courses. (Courses limited to two offerings under one title within two academic years)

ADS 6111 Swine Production and Management Laboratory: 1 hour.

(Prerequisites: ADS 1113 and ADS 1121, prior credit or concurrent enrollment in ADS 4113, or consent of instructor). Two hours laboratory. Operational and management practices for further understanding of and skills for modern swine production industry

ADS 6112 Equine Reproduction: 2 hours.

One hour lecture. Two hours laboratory. A study of equine reproductive activities and the principles for managing the mare,stallion and foal. (Same as PHY 6112)

ADS 6113 Swine Science: 3 hours.

Fall semester. (Prerequisites: ADS 1113 and ADS 1121). Three hours lecture. Feeding, management, breeding, production, and marketing of swine

ADS 6114 Animal Nutrition: 4 hours.

(Prerequisites: CH 2503 and CH 2501 or CH 4513 and CH 4511). Four hours lecture. Nutrition of monogastric and ruminant species. Anatomy, physiology, disgestion, and absorption pertaining to monogastric and ruminants. Description, functions, sources, deficiency symptoms

ADS 6123 Animal Breeding: 3 hours.

(Prerequisite: PO 3103 and ST/MA/BQA 2113). Three hours lecture. The basis for genetic improvement of livestock, including the study of variation, heritable characteristics, mating systems and methods of estimating breeding values

ADS 6211 Goat and Sheep Production Lab: 1 hour.

(Prerequisite or Co-requisite: Goat and Sheep Production ADS 4223/6223). Two hours laboratory. Practical application of management strategies in goat and sheep production

ADS 6213 Feeds and Feeding: 3 hours.

(Prerequisites: ADS 4114/6114). Two hours lecture; two hours laboratory. Application of knowledge of feedstuffs and nutrient requirements in ration formulation for all classes of livestock

ADS 6223 Goat and Sheep Production: 3 hours.

(Prerequisite: Either ADS 1113 and ADS 1121, or consent of instructor.) Three hours lecture. Management and marketing of goats and sheep in production enterprises

ADS 6243 Composition and Chemical Reactions of Foods: 3 hours.

(Prerequisites: Grade of “C” or better in CH 1213, and CH 2503 or equivalent, and Junior or Senior Standing). Three hours lecture. Nature and chemical behavior of food constituents including proteins, lipids, carbohydrates, minerals, water, enzymes and pigments; properties of food systems as related to commercial preparation. (Same as FNH 4243/6243)

ADS 6313 Advanced Science of Muscle Foods: 3 hours.

(Prerequisite: Junior standing or greater, ADS /FNH 3314, CH 1223 and/or consent of instructor). Three hours lecture. Exploration of the ultra-structure of muscle, (pre and post harvest), and the microbiology,inspection and safety, nutritional properties, and sensory characteristics of muscle. (Same as FNH 4313/6313)

ADS 6321 Beef Cattle Laboratory: 1 hour.

(Prerequisites: ADS 1113, ADS 1121, and ADS 4323/6323 or concurrently enrolled in ADS 4323/6323). Two hours laboratory. Management practices for beef cattle operations

ADS 6323 Beef Cattle Science: 3 hours.

(Prerequisites: ADS 1113 and ADS 1121). Three hours lecture. Breeding, feeding, management, and marketing of beef cattle

ADS 6333 Equine Exercise Physiology: 3 hours.

(Prerequisite: ADS 3223). Three hours lecture. Evaluation of research in equine exercise science. Physical, physiologic, metabolic, behavioral and locomotive adaptations of the equine athlete to athletic training

ADS 6433 Advanced Beef Cattle Production: 3 hours.

(Prerequisites: ADS 4323 and ADS 4321.) Two hours lecture, two hours lab. Management, marketing, and utilization of beef animals with cow-calf and stocker cattle production in the U.S

ADS 6523 Internet-Based Management in Livestock Industries: 3 hours.

(Prerequisite: Junior, senior or graduate standing). Three hours lecture. Use of the internet in making management decisions in livestock industries, with emphasis on use in livestock production enterprises

ADS 6543 Applied Animal Biotechnology: 3 hours.

(Prerequisites: Junior Standing or Instructor Approval). Two hours lecture and two hours laboratory. Exploring the use of livestock species as dual-purpose models to improve food animal production and to advance bio-medicine through biotechnology. Topics include functional genomics, transgenic livestock production, and nanotechnology

ADS 6611 Practices in Physiology of Reproduction: 1 hour.

(Prerequisite: BIO 1134 or BIO 1144). Three hours laboratory. Artificial insemination and rectal palpation of reproductive organs of cattle; semen collection, evaluation, processing and handling. (Same as PHY 6611)

ADS 6613 Physiology of Reproduction: 3 hours.

(Prerequisite: BIO 1134 or BIO 1144.) Three hours lecture. Anatomy and physiology; reproductive cycles; production, evaluation and preservation of gametes; gestation; endocrine regulation; managed reproduction. (Same as PHY 6613.)

ADS 6623 Physiology of Lactation: 3 hours.

(Prerequisite: BIO 1134 or BIO 1144). Two hours lecture. Two hours laboratory. Anatomy, physiology, and pathology of the mammary gland; nervous and hormonal control of lactation, theories of milk secretion, modern methods of milking, factors affecting lactation. (Same as PHY 6623.)

ADS 6772 Equine Training and Clinic Development: 2 hours.

(Prerequisite: Consent of instructor). Four hours laboratory. Proper training and behavior modification practices to promote confidence in the riding and the training of horses. Importance is placed on the student’s development of teaching ability to conduct riding clinics

ADS 6811 Dairy Farm Management Laboratory: 1 hour.

(Prerequisite or Co-requisite: ADS 4813/6813 Dairy Farm Management). Three hours laboratory. Practical application of management strategies in dairy production enterprises

ADS 6813 Dairy Farm Management: 3 hours.

(Prerequisites: ADS 1113 and ADS 1121). Three hours lecture. Planning and integrating dairy farm operations; management principles applied to dairy herd operations

ADS 6814 Dairy Farm Management: 4 hours.

(Prerequisites: ADS 1114). Three hours lecture. Two hours laboratory. Planning and integrating dairy farm operations; management principles applied to dairy herd operations

ADS 6823 Advanced Dairy Farm Management: 3 hours.

(Prerequisite: ADS 4814). Two hours lecture. Four hours lab. Advanced principle of dairy science as applied to the whole farm. Management of specific groups of cattle including nutrition, breeding, and milking management

ADS 6990 Special Topics in Animal and Dairy Sciences: 1-9 hours.

Credit and title to be arranged. This course is to be used on a limited basis to offer developing subject matter areas not covered in existing courses. (Courses limited to two offerings under one title within two academic years)

ADS 7000 Directed Individual Study in Animal and Dairy Science: 1-6 hours.

Hours and credits to be arranged

ADS 8000 Thesis Research/ Thesis in Animal and Dairy Sciences: 1-13 hours.

ADS 8111 Nutrition Seminar: 1 hour.

Survey of current literature; preparation, organization, and presentation of papers on selected topics in nutrition. (Course is repeatable and may be taken 3 times.)

ADS 8121 Nutrition Seminar: 1 hour.

Survey of literature; preparation, organization and presentation of papers on selected topics in nutrition. (Course is repeatable and may be taken 3 times.)

ADS 8131 Nutrition Seminar: 1 hour.

Survey of literature; preparation, organization and presentation of papers on selected topics in nutrition. (Course is repeatable and may be taken three times.)

ADS 8153 Ruminant Nutrition: 3 hours.

(Prerequisite: ADS 4114/6114 or equivalent). Three hours lecture. In-depth treatment of rumen function and recent concepts in ruminant nutrition

ADS 8162 Monogastric Nutrition: 2 hours.

(Prerequisite: ADS 4114/6114 or equivalent). Two hours lecture. Monogastric nutritional relationships with special emphasis on swine nutrition. Metabolic functions, dietary requirements, deficiency symptoms and distribution of nutrients in feedstuffs

ADS 8233 Advanced Breeding: 3 hours.

(Prerequisites: ADS 4123/6123 or PO 4303/6303, ST 8114). Three hours lecture. Describing, measuring and partitioning phenotypic variances and covariances. Estimating parameters, predicting response, systems of breeding, and methods of selection

ADS 8243 Advanced Physiology of Reproduction: 3 hours.

(Prerequisite: ADS 4613/6613 or its equivalent). Three hours lecture. An advanced study of the reproductive process with emphasis on reproductive endocrinology and the physiology of germ cells. (Same as PHY 8243.)

ADS 8333 Nutritional Biochemistry of Livestock Species: 3 hours.

Three hours lecture. The biochemical aspects of post-absorptive nutrient utilization, intermediary metabolism, and tissue-level accretion in livestock species will be discussed. Particular emphasis will be placed on the contribution of nutrients to the metabolic disposition of economically important tissues including muscle and adipose

ADS 8423 Meat Science: 3 hours.

Summer semester. (Prerequisites: CH 4513/6513 or equivalent and BIO 3304 or equivalent). Three hours lecture. Basic study of the value of meat and how this information is applied to the evaluation, processing and preservation of meat, meat products and meat by-products. (Same as FNH 8423.)

ADS 8463 Advanced Animal Nutrition: 3 hours.

(Prerequisite:ADS 4115/6115 or prior approval from instructor). Two hour lecture .Two hour laboratory. Develop an understanding of nutritional physiology, metabolism, and utilization of nutrients by animal species

ADS 8473 Micro-Nutrient Nutrition: 3 hours.

Three hours lecture.Detailed study of functions, deficiency, symptoms, dietary considerations necessary to the nutrition of fish,dogs,cats,horses, mink,rabbits, and laboratory animals

ADS 8533 Beef Cattle Production Systems Management: 3 hours.

(Prerequisite: ADS 4323/6323 or consent of instructor). Three hours lecture. Systems management approaches to profitable and sustainable beef cattle production including cow-calf, stocker, and feedlot industry segments

ADS 8633 Homeostatic Regulation and Physiological Stress: 3 hours.

(Prerequisites: PHY 6514 and PHY 8131, 8133 or consent of instructor). Three hours lecture. An integration of the physiological mechanisms involved in the control of homeostasis in mammals is emphasized with discussion of the effect of specific stressors on these mechanisms. (Same as PHY 8633.)

ADS 8973 Scientific Writing: 3 hours.

(Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of instructor). Three hours lecture. The course provides advanced training in research proposal, grant proposal,and manuscript writing. (Same as FO 8973 and CVM 8973)

ADS 8990 Special Topics in Animal and Dairy Sciences: 1-9 hours.

Credit and title to be arranged. This course is to be used on a limited basis to offer developing subject matter areas not covered in existing courses. (Courses limited to two offerings under one title within two academic years)

ADS 9000 Dissertation Research/ Dissertation in Animal and Dairy Sciences: 1-13 hours.