University of Connecticut Ratcliffe Hicks School of Agriculture Animal Science – Dairy/Livestock Concentration Office of Academic Programs Recommended Course Sequence In order to complete 64 credits in four semesters, students need to average 16 credits per semester. AAS degree requirements include both specified courses and additional courses, based on individual interests and goals. Scheduling problems may occur if required courses (shown below in bold italics) are not taken in the semester indicated below. Some flexibility in course selection is allowed for the remaining courses. Students should meet with their advisor regularly to discuss appropriate registration, academic status, and career goals. **Required courses are in bold italics** First Semester SAAG 250 ENGL 1004 SAAS 111 SAAS 101 SAAS 273 or SAAS 261 or SAPL 120 or SAME 310 or SAAS 358-377 Freshmen Seminar Basic Writing1 Anatomy & Physiology of Animals Introduction to Animal Science Livestock Production Dairy Herd Management2 Intro to Plant Science Intro to Wildlife Management & Conservation Management Skills & Practices (choose species) Credits 1 4 3 3 Second Semester MATH 1011Q Social Science course SAAS 112 SAPB 301 or SAAS 262 SAAS 271 [MATH 1020Q or 1030Q also accepted] Pre-approved courses are on AAS Plan of Study Anatomy & Physiology of Animals Health and Disease Management of Animals2 Applied Dairy Herd Management2 Intro to Poultry Industry 3 3 3 Third Semester POLS 1602 Arts & Humanities Course SAAS 113 SAAS 243 SAAS 273 or SAAS 261 SAPL 810 Intro to American Politics Pre-approved courses are on AAS Plan of Study Nutrition & Feeding of Livestock Animal Products Livestock Production Dairy Herd Management2 Plant Pest Control 3 3 3 3 Fourth Semester SAAS 121 SAPB 301 or SAAS 262 SAAS 294 SAAS 299 or 291 SAPL 840 SAAS 358-377 Animal Breeding & Genetics Health and Disease Management of Animals2 Applied Dairy Herd Management2 Seminar Independent Study or Internship Integrated Pest Management3 Management Skills & Practices (choose species) 3 3-4 1-2 3 3 3-4 3 3 1 1-4 3 1-2 1Substitutions may be considered based on SAT scores or placement exams. is only offered in alternate years. 3Course has prerequisite. 2Course Last updated: March, 2008 Complete AAS Plan of Study to verify requirements and for graduation.