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Animal Production

Unit of study table (Table S)

Animal Production major

A major in Animal Production requires 48 credit points from this table including:
(i) 6 credit points of 1000-level core units
(ii) 6 credit points of 1000-level selective units
(iii) 18 credit points of 2000-level core units
(iv) 6 credit points of 3000-level major core units
(v) 6 credit points of 3000-level interdisciplinary project units
(vi) 6 credit points 3000-level selective units

Animal Production minor

A minor in Animal Production requires 36 credit points from this table including:
(i) 6 credit points of 1000-level core units
(ii) 6 credit points of 1000-level selective units
(iii) 18 credit points of 2000-level core units
(iv) 6 credit points of 3000-level minor core units
Unit of study Credit points A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites
C: Corequisites N: Prohibition

1000-level units of study

Core
BIOL1007
From Molecules to Ecosystems
6 HSC Biology. Students who have not completed HSC Biology (or equivalent) are strongly advised to take the Biology Bridging Course (offered in February)
BIOL1907 or BIOL1997
BIOL1907
From Molecules to Ecosystems (Advanced)
6 85 or above in HSC Biology or equivalent
BIOL1007 or BIOL1997
BIOL1997
From Molecules to Ecosystems (SSP)
6 90 or above in HSC Biology or equivalent
BIOL1007 or BIOL1907
Selective
BIOL1006
Life and Evolution
6 HSC Biology. Students who have not completed HSC Biology (or equivalent) are strongly advised to take the Biology Bridging Course (offered in February)
BIOL1001 or BIOL1911 or BIOL1991 or BIOL1906 or BIOL1996
BIOL1906
Life and Evolution (Advanced)
6 85 or above in HSC Biology or equivalent
BIOL1001 or BIOL1911 or BIOL1991 or BIOL1006 or BIOL1996
BIOL1996
Life and Evolution (SSP)
6 90 or above in HSC Biology or equivalent
BIOL1001 or BIOL1911 or BIOL1991 or BIOL1006 or BIOL1906 or BIOL1993 or BIOL1998
AVBS1002
Animal Management
6 AGEN1004 or BIOL1XXX or AVBS1003
AGEN2006

2000-level units of study

Core
AVBS2004
Animal Nutrition
6 (BIOL1XX7 or MBLG1XXX) and 6cp from AVBS100X
ANSC3101
Access afterhours to IBM-PC compatible computers that have Microsoft Windows XP or later are advisable. Most of the diet formulation software are Windows Compatible only.
AVBS2006
Animal Farming Systems
6 A basic handling skills for production animals
P BIOL1XX7 and AVBS100X
GEGE2001
Genetics and Genomics
6 Mendelian genetics; mechanisms of evolution; molecular and chromosomal bases of inheritance; and gene regulation and expression
GENE2002 or MBLG2972 or GEGE2901 or MBLG2072
GEGE2901
Genetics and Genomics (Advanced)
6 Mendelian genetics, mechanisms of evolution, molecular and chromosomal bases of inheritance, and gene regulation and expression
Annual average mark of at least 70
GENE2002 or MBLG2072 or GEGE2001 or MBLG2972

3000-level units of study

Major Core
ANSC3106
Animal Behaviour and Welfare Science
6 48cp of 1000-3000 level units including at least 6cp of (BIOL1XXX or AVBS100X)
Interdisciplinary Projects
ANSC3888
Production Systems Analysis
6 Familiarity with data analysis and animal handling
AVBS2004 and GEGE2X01
Two days of practical classes will be held at the Camden campus.
SCPU3001
Science Interdisciplinary Project
6 96 credit points
Selective
ANSC3100
Aquaculture and Poultry Production
6 P 6 credit points from (AVBS1002 or BIOL1XXX) and 6 credit points from (AVBS2XXX or BIOL2XXX)
N AVBS3008 or AVBS4008 or AVBS3009 or AVBS4009
ANSC3102
Animal Reproduction
6 A background in animal anatomy and physiology
AVBS1002 and AVBS2XXX
Minor Core
ANSC3106
Animal Behaviour and Welfare Science
6 48cp of 1000-3000 level units including at least 6cp of (BIOL1XXX or AVBS100X)