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Comprised of five distinct schools, Oklahoma Panhandle State University accepts a diverse collection of students from all educational backgrounds. The programs of study offered at OPSU lead to nearly 60 different baccalaureate and associate degrees. In addition to the baccalaureate opportunities, OPSU offers several pre-professional studies in selected fields. OPSU strives to enrich its student's lives educationally, personally, and socially. It is the hope that students matriculating at OPSU will receive life-long learning experiences that meet their needs, personally and vocationally.

Program Info

Program

Animal Science - Equine Science
B.S. (Bachelor of Science)

Faculty Contact

Photograph of Johnson, Dr. Sandol
Johnson, Dr. Sandol
Title: Professor of Animal Science / Department Head of Animal Science
Office: SAB 114
Phone: 580.349.1508
Email: Email Web Form

Requirements

Total Hours: 124
  • General Education 41
  • Major 29-30
    • Ag 1011-Introduction to the Agriculture Industry
    • Ansi 1124-Introduction to Animal Science
    • Ansi 2182-Meat Evaluation OR
    • Ansi 3113-Livestock Judging and Meat Evaluation
    • Ansi 2442-Artificial Insemination of Farm Animals
    • Ansi 3333-Meats
    • Ansi 3543-Animal Nutrition
    • Ansi 3643-Applied Animal Nutrition
    • Ansi 4333-Livestock Breeding and Improvement
    • Ansi 4463-Meat Science
    • Ansi 4862-Animal Science Seminar
  • Agronomic Electives 7
  • Chemistry 10
    • Chem 1135-General Chemistry I
    • Chem 3315-Organic Chemistry I
    • (or 4 our physical science course)
  • Biology 8
    • Biol 1304-Principles of Biology I OR
    • Biol 1504-Principles of Biology II
    • Biol Elective (4 credit hours)
  • Equine (select from) 9
    • Ansi 1123-Intro to Equine Science
    • Ansi 1132-Equine Evaluation
    • Ansi 3624-Horse Science
  • Animal Science Electives 7
  • Controlled Electives 13
    • Sufficient courses to bring upper level hours to 40 credit hours and total to 124 semester hours for graduation.
  • Minor
    • Upon completion of the Animal Science major, the student will have sufficient courses for a minor in natural science. Hours designated for the chosen minor are included in the 124 semester hours required for the major.