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Course ID:ADSC 1050. 2 hours.
Course Title:The Meat We Eat
Course
Description:
Designed to be a consumer-oriented elective that covers the use of red meat as a food source. Covers where meat comes from, inspection for wholesomeness, meat grading, safety, identification, processing, selection, preparation, and current issues in meat animal production.
Athena Title:THE MEAT WE EAT
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ADSC 2000-2000L. 3 hours. 1 hours lecture and 4 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Practicum in Animal and Dairy Science
Course
Description:
Care and techniques of farm animal management, handling, movement, restraint, and facilities needed for efficient and profitable animal production.
Athena Title:ANIMAL PRACTICUM
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ADSC 2010. 3 hours.
Course Title:Introductory Animal and Dairy Science
Course
Description:
Basic principles of breeding, feeding, and management of beef cattle, dairy cattle, sheep, swine, and horses.
Athena Title:Intro Animal and Dairy Science
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ADSC 2010L. 1 hour. 3 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Introductory Animal and Dairy Science Laboratory
Course
Description:
Basic principles of breeding, feeding, and management of beef cattle, dairy cattle, sheep, swine, and horses.
Athena Title:Intro Animal Dairy Science Lab
Corequisite:ADSC 2010
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ADSC 2300. 3 hours.
Course Title:Companion Animal Care
Course
Description:
Companion animal care with emphasis on nutrient requirements, digestion and absorption, commercial feeds, reproduction, diseases, parasites, behavior, and the animal role in human health and disease.
Athena Title:COMPANION ANIM CARE
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ADSC 2500L. 2 hours. 4 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Beginning Horsemanship
Course
Description:
Review of fundamental horse safety and horsemanship to include handling, grooming, equipping, and riding western or hunt seat.
Athena Title:BEG HORSEMANSHIP
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ADSC 2630-2630L. 2 hours. 1 hours lecture and 2 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Pleasure Horse Management
Course
Description:
Pleasure horse management, including conformation, breeds, nutrition, reproduction, diseases, behavior, and current issues of the equine industry.
Athena Title:PLEASURE HORSE MGMT
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ADSC 3010-3010L. 2 hours. 1 hours lecture and 3 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Meat Merchandising
Course
Description:
The conversion of domestic livestock to retail and food service products. Emphasis on slaughter, fabrication, pricing, packaging, and sanitation technologies.
Athena Title:MEAT MERCHADISE
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ADSC 3110. 3 hours.
Course Title:Introduction to Genetics of Livestock Improvement
Course
Description:
Genetics and statistics as related to the genetic improvement of farm animals.
Athena Title:INTRO GEN LVSTK IMP
Prerequisite:ADSC 2010 and BIOL 1107-1107L
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ADSC 3130. 3 hours.
Course Title:Animal Biotechnology
Course
Description:
Integration of modern techniques in biotechnology with the problems confronting animal agriculture. Techniques used in the modification of domestic animals for higher quality products and improved production are emphasized. Included are topics covering the use of animals in human health and new products derived from animal resources.
Athena Title:ANIM BIOTECH
Prerequisite:BIOL 1108-1108L or CHEM 1212 or CHEM 2100 or CHEM 2211
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ADSC 3180-3180L. 2 hours. 4 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Meats Judging I
Course
Description:
Grading and evaluating beef, pork, and lamb carcasses and their wholesale cuts. Terminology to describe and detect differences among carcasses of the same species. Written reasons describing detectable differences.
Athena Title:MEATS JUDGING I
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ADSC 3190-3190L. 2 hours. 4 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Meats Judging II
Course
Description:
Selecting and grading carcasses and wholesale cuts of beef, pork, and lamb. Terminology required to describe and detect differences among carcasses and primal cuts in addition to written reasons describing detectable differences. The meats judging team which represents the University in intercollegiate Meats Judging Contests will be selected from the students in this course.
Athena Title:MEATS JUDGING II
Prerequisite:ADSC 3180-3180L or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ADSC 3200-3200L. 3 hours. 1 hours lecture and 4 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Evaluation and Composition
Course
Description:
Evaluation of livestock and their carcasses for composition and selection criteria for the breeding herd. Emphasis will be on development of value-determining traits and how they can be controlled to influence livestock value.
Athena Title:EVAL COMPOSIT LVSTK
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ADSC 3210-3210L. 2 hours. 4 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Livestock Evaluation and Selection
Course
Description:
The selection of livestock for the breeding herd and for slaughter. The team representing the University in the annual Spring Intercollegiate Livestock Judging Contests will be chosen from the students in this course.
Athena Title:LVSTK EVAL SELEC
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ADSC 3220-3220L. 2 hours. 4 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Advanced Livestock Evaluation and Selection
Course
Description:
A continuation of Livestock Evaluation and Selection. The team representing the University in the annual Fall Intercollegiate Livestock Judging Contests will be chosen from the students in this course.
Athena Title:ADV LVSTK EVAL SEL
Prerequisite:ADSC 3210-3210L or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ADSC 3230-3230L. 2 hours. 4 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Light Horse Evaluation and Selection
Course
Description:
Evaluation of horses relating to riding qualities and anatomical structure. Prerequisite for competing in collegiate horse judging contests.
Athena Title:LT HORSE EVAL & SEL
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ADSC 3250-3250L. 2 hours. 4 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Advanced Horse Evaluation and Selection
Course
Description:
Evaluation of conformation and performance of various breeds. Teams will be selected to compete in intercollegiate horse judging contests.
Athena Title:ADV HORSE EVAL/SEL
Prerequisite:ADSC 3230-3230L
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ADSC 3260-3260L. 2 hours. 4 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Dairy Cattle Evaluation and Selection
Course
Description:
Principles and practices concerned with the evaluation of type in dairy cattle, with special emphasis on show ring judging.
Athena Title:DY CATTLE EVAL
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ADSC 3270-3270L. 2 hours. 4 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Advanced Dairy Cattle Evaluation and Selection
Course
Description:
A continuation of Dairy Cattle Evaluation and Selection. The University will be represented at national intercollegiate judging contests in the fall by students chosen from this course.
Athena Title:ADV DY CATT EVAL
Prerequisite:ADSC 3260-3260L
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ADSC 3300. 3 hours.
Course Title:Animal Nutrition and Metabolism
Course
Description:
Animal nutrition and metabolism. The chemical composition of nutrients, biochemical reactions and their regulation as related to the metabolic pathways associated with the assimilation of nutrients and application of these concepts in the growth and performance of animals of economic importance.
Athena Title:ANIM NUTR METAB
Prerequisite:ADSC 2010
Corequisite:(CHEM 2100 and CHEM 2100L) or (CHEM 2211 and CHEM 2211L)
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ADSC 3320. 3 hours.
Course Title:Animal Nutrition and Feeding
Course
Description:
Animal nutrition followed by feed identification and ration formulation. This course is designed for non-animal science majors.
Athena Title:ANIM NUTR & FEEDING
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in ADSC 3300-3300L or ADSC 3310-3310L
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ADSC 3400. 3 hours.
Course Title:Physiology of Reproduction in Domestic Animals
Course
Description:
The basic understanding of the gross anatomy of the male and female reproductive system. Application of the principles of reproductive biology to domestic farm animals will be covered.
Athena Title:PHYS REPROD
Prerequisite:ADSC 2010 and BIOL 1108-1108L
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ADSC 3420. 3 hours.
Course Title:Physiology of Lactation in Farm Animals
Course
Description:
The anatomy, physiology, and function of the mammary gland of farm animals.
Athena Title:LACTATION PHYSIOL
Prerequisite:BIOL 1108-1108L
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ADSC 3500L. 2 hours. 4 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Intermediate Horsemanship
Course
Description:
Designed to give students maximum experience learning riding and training techniques. Allows students to develop riding skills necessary to progress to horse training classes or to gain experience necessary for certain industry jobs.
Athena Title:INTER HORSEMANSHIP
Prerequisite:ADSC 2500L or permission of major
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:POUL(ADSC) 3550. 3 hours.
Course Title:Behavior and Welfare of Domestic Animals
Course
Description:
The study of animal behavior is presented as it pertains to domestic birds and mammals, primarily of agricultural species. Animal welfare is introduced as a moral concept and as a subject informed by animal behavior.
Athena Title:BEHAV DOMESTIC ANIM
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in POUL 3500
Prerequisite:BIOL 1108 and BIOL 1108L and [(ADSC 2010) or POUL 2020-2020L]
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ADSC 3600-3600L. 3 hours. 2 hours lecture and 2 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Beef Cattle Production and Management
Course
Description:
Breeding, feeding, and management of beef cattle.
Athena Title:BEEF PROD AND MGMT
Pre or Corequisite:ADSC 2000-2000L and two of the following: ADSC 3110 or ADSC 3310-3310L or ADSC 3400-3400L (one of these courses must be taken as a prerequisite)
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ADSC 3610-3610L. 3 hours. 2 hours lecture and 2 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Pork Production and Management
Course
Description:
Breeding, feeding, and management of swine.
Athena Title:PORK PROD AND MGMT
Pre or Corequisite:ADSC 2000-2000L and two of the following: ADSC 3110 or ADSC 3310-3310L or ADSC 3400-3400L (one of these courses must be taken as a prerequisite)
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ADSC 3620-3620L. 3 hours. 2 hours lecture and 3 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Dairy Cattle Production and Management
Course
Description:
Effects of environment and its interactions with physiology and inheritance upon performance of the cow and the cost of producing milk. This includes the effects of climate, health, sanitation, forage systems, housing, equipment, and waste management.
Athena Title:DAIRY PROD AND MGMT
Pre or Corequisite:ADSC 2000-2000L and two of the following: ADSC 3110 or ADSC 3310-3310L or ADSC 3400-3400L (one of these courses must be taken as a prerequisite)
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ADSC 3630-3630L. 3 hours. 2 hours lecture and 3 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Horse Production and Management
Course
Description:
Breeding, feeding, and management of horses.
Athena Title:HORSE PROD AND MGMT
Pre or Corequisite:ADSC 2000-2000L and two of the following: ADSC 3110 or ADSC 3310-3310L or ADSC 3400-3400L (one of these courses must be taken as a prerequisite)
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ADSC 3640-3640L. 3 hours. 2 hours lecture and 2 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Sheep and Goat Production and Management
Course
Description:
Breeding, feeding, and management of sheep and goats.
Athena Title:SHEEP GOAT MGMT
Pre or Corequisite:ADSC 2000-2000L and two of the following: ADSC 3110 or ADSC 3310-3310L or ADSC 3400-3400L (one of these courses must be taken as a prerequisite)
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ADSC(FDST) 3650-3650L. 3 hours. 2 hours lecture and 2 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Introductory Meat Science
Course
Description:
Meat science focusing on the meat industry, role of muscle foods in the human diet, meat inspection, muscle structure and function, conversion of muscle to meat, anatomy, factors influencing meat quality, meat processing, and meat safety and quality control.
Athena Title:INTROD MEAT SCI
Pre or Corequisite:BIOL 1108-1108L
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ADSC 3660-3660L. 3 hours. 2 hours lecture and 3 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Warmwater Aquaculture
Course
Description:
Classroom instruction plus field work to develop a knowledge of the biology of species used in aquaculture and techniques of water chemistry, feeds and feeding, spawning, harvest, and health management.
Athena Title:AQUACULTURE
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in FORS 5380/7380-5380L/7380L
Nontraditional Format:Course will be offered at UGA-Tifton campus.
Prerequisite:Junior standing or higher
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every odd-numbered year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ADSC 3670. 3 hours.
Course Title:Companion Animal Biology and Management
Course
Description:
Various aspects of companion animal biology. Course material will focus on nutrition, reproductive physiology, and behavior as it relates to the well-being and care of companion animals. The course emphasis will be on dogs and cats, but will also cover rodents, birds, reptiles, and amphibians as companion animals.
Athena Title:COMP ANIM BIOL MGMT
Prerequisite:ADSC 3300 or ADSC 3320 or POUL 3750 and (ADSC 3400 or VPHY 3100)
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ADSC 3700. 1-6 hours. Repeatable for maximum 6 hours credit.
Course Title:Special Problems in Animal and Dairy Science
Course
Description:
Individual study, readings, and research projects in laboratories or on experimental farms involving animal or meat-related topics.
Athena Title:SP PROB ADS
Nontraditional Format:Special problems course; students and faculty set times as needed.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ADSC 3710. 2-3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 6 hours credit.
Course Title:Undergraduate Teaching Assistance Experience in Animal Science
Course
Description:
Students will incorporate knowledge in animal and dairy science through a teaching experience in a course matched to the student's experience, education, and interests. The student is expected to meet regularly with instructor to discuss the teaching objectives and subject matter and to participate with a discussion or laboratory section.
Athena Title:UNDERGRAD TEACH
Nontraditional Format:Students will meet weekly with course instructor to discuss, plan and coordinate the week's activities. Students will then lead or assist with the discussion/laboratory section they are assigned to. It is expected that each student will have a minimum of 3 hours of faculty contact and/or teaching experience per week for each hour of credit.
Prerequisite:ADSC 2000-2000L or ADSC 2010 or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ADSC 3810. 1 hour. 1 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Animal and Dairy Science Orientation
Course
Description:
Areas of specialization with programs of study, course offerings, career opportunities, and leaders in related Animal and Dairy Science businesses.
Athena Title:ADS ORIENTATION
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ADSC 3830. 1 hour. 1 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Equine Science Seminar
Course
Description:
Industry awareness and exploration of various topics associated with equine health and production.
Athena Title:EQUINE SEMINAR
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ADSC 3840. 3 hours.
Course Title:Agriculture Incident Response
Course
Description:
Methods for preventing and responding to emergencies affecting agricultural operations. Course materials on managing agriculture incidents will follow standards set by the National Incident Management System.
Athena Title:AG INCIDENT RESP
Pre or Corequisite:CRSS 2001
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ADSC 3890. 3 hours.
Course Title:Animal Products in the Human Diet
Course
Description:
Animals products including meat, milk, and eggs and their consumption in the human diet. Emphasis will be placed on consumption trends, quality, value, marketing, nutritive composition, and food safety.
Athena Title:ANIML PROD HUM DIET
Pre or Corequisite:BIOL 1108-1108L
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ADSC 3910. 3-6 hours. Repeatable for maximum 6 hours credit.
Course Title:Internship in Animal and Dairy Science
Course
Description:
Work experiences in livestock production and management, agribusiness or service organizations.
Athena Title:INTERNSHIP IN ADS
Nontraditional Format:Internships require students and faculty to hold discussions on non-traditional schedules.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ADSC 3920. 3 hours.
Course Title:Animal Science Internship II
Course
Description:
Work experiences in livestock production and management, agribusiness, or service organizations.
Athena Title:ADS Internship II
Nontraditional Format:Internships require students and faculty to hold discussions on non-traditional schedules.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Pre or Corequisite:ADSC 3910
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ADSC 4010E. 3 hours.
Course Title:Issues in Animal Agriculture
Course
Description:
Provides knowledge, understanding, and critical analytical skills on current issues in production animal agriculture in diverse regional, national, and global socio-cultural and political environments. Explores impacts of livestock production on society and the environment, animal products in the human diet, ecological aspects of animal production, animal welfare, and media relations.
Athena Title:ISSUES IN ANIMAL AG
Nontraditional Format:This course will be taught 95% or more online. This course is one of the few animal science-based courses that easily lends itself to online delivery. The core of the course will remain the same with predominant lecture material delivered via narrated powerpoints converted to movies. The discussion portion of the course will utilize the basic University of Georgia course delivery platform and discussion options within the system (i.e., the Discussion Forum in ELC-new). The use of contemporary BLOG will aid in additional discussions under a less formal setting. Aside from emails and phone calls, students will have the opportunity to directly interact with the instructor through weekly online meetings via a web conferencing program.
Prerequisite:Junior or senior standing
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ADSC 4010. 3 hours.
Course Title:Issues in Animal Agriculture
Course
Description:
Provides knowledge, understanding, and critical analytical skills on current issues in production animal agriculture in diverse regional, national, and global socio-cultural and political environments. Explores impacts of livestock production on society and the environment, animal products in the human diet, ecological aspects of animal production, animal welfare, and media relations.
Athena Title:ISSUES IN ANIMAL AG
Prerequisite:Junior or senior standing
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ADSC 4100/6100. 3 hours.
Course Title:Advanced Genetics of Livestock Improvement
Course
Description:
The development of practical and genetically sound programs involving the study and application of genetic principles underlying selection, systems of mating, and performance testing. Major emphasis will be on characters of economic importance in meat animals.
Athena Title:ADV GEN LVSTK IMP
Prerequisite:ADSC 3110 or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:FDST(ADSC) 4140/6140-4140L/6140L. 3 hours. 2 hours lecture and 2 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Advanced Meat Science
Course
Description:
Meat processing and technology, scientific basis for meat as a food, USDA and FDA regulations governing meat processing, and the latest innovations in commercial meat processing.
Athena Title:ADV MEAT PROC
Prerequisite:FDST(MIBO) 4030/6030-4030L/6030L and FDST 4040/6040-4040L/6040L
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ADSC 4150/6150. 3 hours.
Course Title:Microbial Ecology of the Rumen
Course
Description:
The rumen microbial ecosystem that will examine the biochemistry, ecology, nutrition, physiology, and taxonomy of rumen microorganisms. The symbiotic relationship between rumen microorganisms and the nutrition of the ruminant animal. Manipulation of rumen fermentation to maximize host-animal production.
Athena Title:MICRO ECOL RUMEN
Prerequisite:BCMB 4020/6020 or MIBO 4090/6090 or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every odd-numbered year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ADSC 4200. 2 hours.
Course Title:Equine Merchandising
Course
Description:
Principles and activities involved in successfully promoting and merchandising equines. Presentations by industry leaders in the field of equine merchandising. An equine auction will be held during the course.
Athena Title:EQUINEMERCHANDISING
Prerequisite:ADSC 2010 or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ADSC 4230/6230-4230L/6230L. 3 hours. 2 hours lecture and 2 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Anatomy and Biomechanics of the Horse
Course
Description:
Fundamentals and advanced principles of equine anatomy and biomechanics. This class is designed to be an in-depth study on anatomy and biomechanics based on conformation.
Athena Title:ANAT&BIOMECH HORSE
Prerequisite:ADSC 3630-3630L
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ADSC 4300. 3 hours.
Course Title:Food Animal Growth and Development
Course
Description:
Physiological, nutritional, and genetic regulation of growth, development, and body composition in food animals. Emphasis will be placed on skeletal muscle, adipose tissue, and bone development, as it relates to the whole-body growth and composition.
Athena Title:FOOD ANIM GRO DEVEL
Prerequisite:ADSC 3300 or BCMB(BIOL)(CHEM) 3100 or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ADSC 4310-4310L. 4 hours. 3 hours lecture and 3 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Quantitative Feeding of Livestock
Course
Description:
Determining the composition and properties of feedstuffs and the nutrient requirements of the livestock that consume them. Application of nutritional principles in the computer-based formulation of rations for profitable feeding of livestock.
Athena Title:QUANT FEEDING LVSK
Prerequisite:ADSC 3300
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ADSC 4350-4350L. 3 hours. 2 hours lecture and 2 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Grazing Animal Production and Management
Course
Description:
Combination of emerging technologies for forage production and grazing animal management. Focus will be on forage grasses, legumes, hay production, and nutritional management of cattle and horses. Specific focus will be the biological and economical aspects of the interface of grazing animals with pasture ecology and forage production.
Athena Title:Grazing Animal Production Mgmt
Nontraditional Format:Course will be offered using distance technology on both the Athens and Tifton campuses.
Prerequisite:(ADSC 2010 or ADSC 2010E) and (BIOL 1108 and BIOL 1108L) and (CHEM 1212 or CHEM 2100) and (ADSC 3300 or ADSC 3400 or ADSC 3110)
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ANNU(ADSC) 4360/6360. 3 hours.
Course Title:Ruminant Nutrition
Course
Description:
Digestive physiology and metabolism of the rumen. Treats systematically the diversity of function, complex symbiotic relationships of the rumen microflora/microfauna, and the physiology and metabolism of the rumen as related to digestion, absorption, and utilization of nutrients.
Athena Title:RUMINANT NUTR
Prerequisite:ADSC 3300 and BCMB(BIOL)(CHEM) 3100
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ANNU(ADSC)(POUL) 4370/6370. 3 hours.
Course Title:Monogastric Nutrition
Course
Description:
Comparative nutrition of monogastric animals, with special but not exclusive, consideration of poultry and swine.
Athena Title:MONOGASTRIC NUTR
Prerequisite:[ADSC 3300 or POUL 3750] and BCMB(BIOL)(CHEM) 3100
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ADSC 4390/6390-4390L/6390L. 3 hours. 2 hours lecture and 2 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Equine Nutrition
Course
Description:
Examination of advanced principles of equine nutrition, including digestion, metabolism, digestive anatomy, and feeding management principles.
Athena Title:EQUINE NUTRITION
Prerequisite:ADSC 3300 or ADSC 3630-3630L
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ADSC 4400/6400-4400L/6400L. 3 hours. 2 hours lecture and 3 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Applied Reproduction in the Horse
Course
Description:
Management of reproduction in the horse for efficient production. Application of reproductive management systems.
Athena Title:APPL REPRO HORSE
Prerequisite:ADSC 3400-3400L
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ADSC 4410/6410-4410L/6410L. 3 hours. 2 hours lecture and 3 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Applied Reproductive Management in Cattle and Swine
Course
Description:
Management of reproduction in farm animals for efficient livestock production. Application of reproductive management, principles associated with artificial insemination, embryo transfer, pregnancy detection, semen collection, and reproductive record management.
Athena Title:APPL ANIM REPROD
Prerequisite:ADSC 3400-3400L
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ADSC 4430/6430-4430L/6430L. 3 hours. 2 hours lecture and 2 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Equine Exercise Physiology
Course
Description:
Principles of equine exercise physiology, including basic function of all major physiological systems, adaptation of the horse to exercise, conditioning principles, disorders relating to or affecting exercise, and effect of environmental conditions.
Athena Title:EQUINE EXER PHYS
Pre or Corequisite:ADSC 3630-3630L
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ADSC 4450-4450L. 3 hours. 2 hours lecture and 2 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Advanced Beef Cattle Production Technology
Course
Description:
Modern technology associated with cow-calf and stocker cattle production in the southeastern United States. Nutritional requirement overview for different classes of cattle. Management methods to increase reproductive efficiency, selection, and merits of breeds for the South, management systems for efficient growth and development of bulls, replacement heifers, and stocker cattle.
Athena Title:BEEF CATTLE TECH
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in or ADSC 3600, ADSC 3600L
Nontraditional Format:Course will be offered at UGA-Tifton Campus.
Prerequisite:BIOL 1108-1108L or CHEM 1212 or ADSC 4350-4350L or CRSS 4260-6260
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every odd-numbered year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ADSC 4500-4500L. 3 hours. 6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Operant Conditioning and Training of Horses
Course
Description:
Behavior modification principles applied to training young horses.
Athena Title:OP COND TRAIN HORSE
Prerequisite:ADSC 3630-3630L or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ADSC 4820. 1 hour.
Course Title:Senior Seminar in Animal and Dairy Sciences
Course
Description:
Resume development and interview preparation as well as development of skills in professional presentation.
Athena Title:SEN SEM ADS
Prerequisite:Fourth-year student standing in Animal Science or Dairy Science Major
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ADSC 4890/6890. 3 hours.
Course Title:Advanced Meat Science
Course
Description:
The theories and methods used in meat science in determination of tissue growth; compositional techniques; muscle protein and lipid organization, structure, and function; biochemical conversion of muscle to meat, and its impact on meat quality and palatability in meat animals.
Athena Title:ADV MEAT SCI
Prerequisite:BCMB(BIOL)(CHEM) 3100 or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ADSC 4960. 2-6 hours. Repeatable for maximum 6 hours credit.
Course Title:Undergraduate Research in Animal and Dairy Science I
Course
Description:
Research conducted under the supervision of a faculty member in Animal and Dairy Sciences.
Athena Title:Undergrad Research in ADSC I
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in ADSC 4960H
Nontraditional Format:Arrangements must be made in advance. A final paper/report is required to receive credit. Credit hours are based on directed study project. Students are expected to meet with faculty members on a regular basis.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ADSC 4960H. 2-6 hours. Repeatable for maximum 6 hours credit.
Course Title:Undergraduate Research in Animal and Dairy Science I (Honors)
Course
Description:
Research conducted under the supervision of a faculty member in Animal and Dairy Sciences.
Athena Title:Undergrad Research in ADSC I H
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in ADSC 4960
Nontraditional Format:Arrangements must be made in advance. A final paper/report is required to received credit. Credit hours are based on directed study project. Students are expected to meet with faculty members on a regular basis.
Prerequisite:Permission of department and permission of Honors
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ADSC 4970. 2-6 hours. Repeatable for maximum 6 hours credit.
Course Title:Undergraduate Research in Animal and Dairy Science II
Course
Description:
Research conducted under the supervision of a faculty member in Animal and Dairy Science.
Athena Title:Undergrad Research in ADSC II
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in ADSC 4970H
Nontraditional Format:Arrangements must be made in advance. A final paper or presentation is required to receive credit. Credit hours are based on directed study project. Students are expected to meet with faculty members on a regular basis.
Prerequisite:ADSC 4960 or ADSC 4960H or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ADSC 4970H. 2-6 hours. Repeatable for maximum 6 hours credit.
Course Title:Undergraduate Research in Animal and Dairy Science II (Honors)
Course
Description:
Research conducted under the supervision of a faculty member in Animal and Dairy Science.
Athena Title:Undergrad Research ADSC II H
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in ADSC 4970
Nontraditional Format:Arrangements must be made in advance. A final paper and presentation is required to receive credit. Credit hours are based on directed study project. Students are expected to meet with faculty members on a regular basis.
Prerequisite:(ADSC 4960 or ADSC 4960H or permission of department) and permission of Honors
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ADSC 4980. 2-6 hours. Repeatable for maximum 6 hours credit.
Course Title:Undergraduate Research in Animal and Dairy Science III
Course
Description:
Research conducted under the supervision of a faculty member in Animal and Dairy Science.
Athena Title:Undergrad Research in ADSC III
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in ADSC 4980H
Nontraditional Format:Arrangements must be made in advance. A final paper or presentation is required to receive credit. Credit hours are based on directed study project. Students are expected to meet with faculty members on a regular basis.
Prerequisite:ADSC 4970 or ADSC 4970H or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ADSC 4980H. 2-6 hours. Repeatable for maximum 6 hours credit.
Course Title:Undergraduate Research in Animal and Dairy Science III (Honors)
Course
Description:
Research conducted under the supervision of a faculty member in Animal and Dairy Science.
Athena Title:Undergrad Research ADSC III H
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in ADSC 4980
Nontraditional Format:Arrangements must be made in advance. A final paper and presentation is required to receive credit. Credit hours are based on directed study project. Students are expected to meet with faculty members on a regular basis.
Prerequisite:(ADSC 4970 or ADSC 4970H or permission of department) and permission of Honors
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ADSC 4990. 2-6 hours. Repeatable for maximum 6 hours credit.
Course Title:Undergraduate Research in Animal and Dairy Science IV
Course
Description:
Research conducted under the supervision of a faculty member in Animal and Dairy Science.
Athena Title:Undergrad Research in ADSC IV
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in ADSC 4990H
Nontraditional Format:Arrangements must be made in advance. A final paper or presentation is required to receive credit. Credit hours are based on directed study project. Students are expected to meet with faculty members on a regular basis
Prerequisite:ADSC 4980 or ADSC 4980H or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ADSC 4990H. 2-6 hours. Repeatable for maximum 6 hours credit.
Course Title:Undergraduate Research in Animal and Dairy Science IV (Honors)
Course
Description:
Research conducted under the supervision of a faculty member in Animal and Dairy Science.
Athena Title:Undergrad Research ADSC IV H
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in ADSC 4990
Nontraditional Format:Arrangements must be made in advance. A final paper or presentation is required to receive credit. Credit hours are based on directed study project. Students are expected to meet with faculty members on a regular basis
Prerequisite:(ADSC 4980 or ADSC 4980H or permission of department) and permission of Honors
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ADSC(FDST) 6170-6170L. 3 hours. 6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Experimental Techniques in Meat Science and Muscle Biology
Course
Description:
Basic methods in laboratory techniques in meat science. Experiments will familiarize students from a wide variety of backgrounds with a number of laboratory techniques, including lipogenesis, muscle histology, enzyme kinetics, and muscle metabolism.
Athena Title:EXP TEC IN MEAT SCI
Prerequisite:BCMB(BIOL)(CHEM) 3100 or STAT 4220 or STAT 6220 or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every odd-numbered year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ADSC 7000. 1-18 hours. Repeatable for maximum 60 hours credit.
Course Title:Master's Research
Course
Description:
Research while enrolled for a master's degree under the direction of faculty members.
Athena Title:Master's Research
Nontraditional Format:Independent research under the direction of a faculty member.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:ADSC 7300. 1-9 hours. Repeatable for maximum 45 hours credit.
Course Title:Master's Thesis
Course
Description:
Thesis writing under the direction of the major professor.
Athena Title:Master's Thesis
Nontraditional Format:Independent research and thesis preparation.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:ADSC 7990. 1-2 hours. Repeatable for maximum 6 hours credit.
Course Title:Supervised Teaching Practicum in Animal and Dairy Science
Course
Description:
University-level teaching, including the presentation of lectures and/or laboratory sessions under faculty supervision at the master's or doctoral level.
Athena Title:TEACH PRACTICUM
Nontraditional Format:Students lecture in a classroom setting, teach laboratory skills, instruct students at departmental farms, and meet with a faculty supervisor to discuss teaching techniques. It is expected that students will have at least 3 hours total of faculty contact and teaching experience per week per credit hour earned.
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:ADSC 8000. 3 hours.
Course Title:Statistical Genetics and Bioinformatics with Application to Animal Agriculture
Course
Description:
Currently used methods and techniques in the field of molecular genetics and bioinformatics with emphasis towards applications in livestock species. It includes the evaluation of molecular markers, genetic maps construction, linkage and segregation analyses, Markers-QTL association and design and analysis of gene expression experiments.
Athena Title:STAT GENETICS
Pre or Corequisite:(ADSC 8210 or ADSC 8100) and (STAT 4220 or STAT 6220)
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ADSC 8100. 3 hours.
Course Title:Statistical Methods in Animal and Dairy Science
Course
Description:
Experimental designs and statistical procedures particularly applicable to animal research with emphasis on multiple regression and least squares analysis.
Athena Title:Statistical Methods in ADSC
Prerequisite:[(STAT 4220 or STAT 6220) and ADSC 8110] or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every odd-numbered year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ADSC 8110. 3 hours.
Course Title:Advanced Quantitative Genetics of Livestock Improvement
Course
Description:
Advanced study of population and quantitative genetics.
Athena Title:ADV QNT GEN LVSTK
Prerequisite:STAT 4220 or STAT 6220
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every even-numbered year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ADSC 8120-8120L. 3 hours. 1 hours lecture and 4 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Experimental Methods in Animal Biotechnology
Course
Description:
Laboratory methods stressing RNA and protein analysis techniques. Experiments and discussions will include RT-PCR, immunocytochemistry, flow cytometry, and other related experimental approaches. Topics of discussion will also include experimental design, pitfalls, limitations and advantages of experimental techniques, and data analysis and interpretation. Students will also learn to identify unknown samples utilizing learned approaches.
Athena Title:Exp Methods in Animal Biotech
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in ADSC 6110-6110L
Prerequisite:BCMB(BIOL)(CHEM) 3100 or MIBO 3500 or permission of department
Pre or Corequisite:BCMB 4010/6010
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ADSC 8200. 3 hours.
Course Title:Computational Techniques in Animal Breeding
Course
Description:
Computing algorithms useful for analysis of very large data sets in animal breeding. Class involves several programming projects and case studies on field data sets.
Athena Title:COMP TECH ANIM BREE
Prerequisite:ADSC 8100 or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every odd-numbered year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ADSC 8210. 3 hours.
Course Title:Advanced Statistical Methods in Animal Breeding
Course
Description:
Latest statistical and computing procedures useful in animal breeding. Includes nonlinear models, Bayesian methods, and methods useful for analysis of molecular marker information.
Athena Title:ADVA STAT ANIM BRED
Prerequisite:ADSC 8200 or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every even-numbered year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ADSC 8220. 3 hours.
Course Title:Materials in Medicine
Course
Description:
The application of biomaterials in biomedical research and medicine. Introduces current and emerging classes of biomaterials and their chemical, structural, material, and functional properties. Places special emphasis on clinical translations, and the use of biomaterials in clinical applications, such as in regenerative medicine and biomedical devices.
Athena Title:Materials in Medicine
Pre or Corequisite:BCMB 4010/6010
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ADSC 8230. 3 hours.
Course Title:Neurobiology of Chemical Senses and Food Perception
Course
Description:
This course will focus on the neurobiological basis of food perception and chemical senses. The course will introduce advanced knowledge and studies in the mechanisms of chemoreception (taste and smell) and the relation between sensory acceptability and dietary intake.
Athena Title:Food Chemoreception
Pre or Corequisite:CBIO 3800 or BCMB 6000 or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ADSC 8240. 3 hours.
Course Title:Engineering Stem Cell Therapeutics
Course
Description:
An overview of stem cell therapy and strategies to enhance therapeutic applications of cells in human disease. The course will emphasize the basic biology of stem cells, methods for “engineering” cell behavior, animal models of disease, and methods of analysis.
Athena Title:Engineering Stem Cell Therapeu
Prerequisite:BCMB 3100 or BCMB 3100E or ENGR 6130 or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ADSC 8400. 3 hours.
Course Title:Advanced Animal Reproduction
Course
Description:
Physiological mechanisms associated with reproduction in farm animals, including the reproductive endocrine system, the mechanism of hormone action and hormone measurement, and follicular development through parturition.
Athena Title:ADV ANIM REPROD
Prerequisite:ADSC 3400-3400L
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every even-numbered year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ADSC 8700. 3 hours.
Course Title:Special Problems in Animal and Dairy Science I
Course
Description:
Library and laboratory problems dealing with different phases of livestock production.
Athena Title:SPEC PROB IN ADS I
Nontraditional Format:This course provides the students opportunities to work with professors at non-scheduled hours.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ADSC 8710. 3 hours.
Course Title:Special Problems in Animal and Dairy Science II
Course
Description:
Library and laboratory problems dealing with different phases of livestock production.
Athena Title:SPEC PROB IN ADS II
Nontraditional Format:This course provides students the opportunity to work with professors at non-scheduled hours.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ADSC 8800. 1 hour. Repeatable for maximum 4 hours credit. 1 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Graduate Seminar
Course
Description:
Weekly meetings devoted to discussion of research problems.
Athena Title:GRADUATE SEMINAR
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ADSC 8890. 3 hours.
Course Title:Meat Quality Attributes
Course
Description:
The attributes that influence quality, value, and consumer acceptability of meat products. Major emphasis will be placed on factors controlling and regulating color, tenderness, flavor, juiciness, oxidation, and safety of meat products.
Athena Title:MEAT QUALITY
Prerequisite:ADSC 4890/6890 or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every odd-numbered year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ADSC 9000. 1-18 hours. Repeatable for maximum 120 hours credit.
Course Title:Doctoral Research
Course
Description:
Research while enrolled for a doctoral degree under the direction of faculty members.
Athena Title:Doctoral Research
Nontraditional Format:Independent research under the direction of a faculty member.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:ADSC 9300. 1-9 hours. Repeatable for maximum 45 hours credit.
Course Title:Doctoral Dissertation
Course
Description:
Dissertation writing under the direction of the major professor.
Athena Title:Doctoral Dissertation
Nontraditional Format:Independent research and preparation of the doctoral dissertation.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
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