Undergraduate Program

The faculty of agricultural and food sciences offers four degree programs, one of which is the bachelor of science (agriculture) animal systems program. After completing
University 1, students continue their studies with three years in animal science. Below is a chart detailing the required courses after University 1. Current and prospective students should meet with an advisor to ensure their course choices are compatible with the degree program.

Courses

Credit Hours

Second Year

CHEM 2770 (MBIO 2770)

Elements of Biochemistry 1

3

CHEM 2780 (MBIO 2780)

Elements of Biochemistry 2

3

ANSC 2500

Animal Production

3

ANSC 2510

Anatomy and Physiology 1

3

ANSC 2520

Anatomy and Physiology 2

3

PLNT 2500

Crop Production

3

PLNT 2520

Genetics

3

ABIZ 1000

Introduction to Agribusiness Management

3

AGRI 2030

Technical Communications

3

 

Restricted Elective – Group 4

3

Total Credit Hours Second Year

30

Third Year

STAT 1000

Basic Statistical Analysis

3

ANSC 3500

Principles of Animal Genetics

3

 ANSC 3510

Feeds and Feeding

3

ANSC 3530

The Animal and Its Environment

3

ABIZ 2510

Introduction to Agricultural and Food Marketing

3

AGEC 2370
(BOTN 2370 or
ZOOL 2370)

Principles of Ecology

3

 

Restricted and/or Free Electives

12

Total Credit Hours Third Year

30

Fourth Year              

ANSC 3520

Animal Reproduction

3

ANSC 4560

Issues in Animal Agriculture

3

 

Restricted Elective – Group 1

3

 

Restricted Elective – Group 2

3

 

Restricted and/or Free Electives

18

Total Credit Hours Fourth Year

30

Restricted Electives

Group 1: choose one course from the following:

ANSC 4520

Ruminant Production Systems – Meat

3

ANSC 4530

Ruminant Production Systems – Milk

3

Group 2: choose one course from the following:

ANSC 4540

Monogastric Production Systems

3

ANSC 4550

Avian Production Systems

3

Group 3: choose two courses from the following:

BIOE 4510

Agricultural Waste Management

3

ANSC 4280

Applied Animal Genetics

3

ANSC 4410
/ PLNT 4410

Grassland Agriculture: Plant, Animal and Environment

3

ANSC 4500

Animal Health

3

ANSC 4510

Domesticated Animal Behaviour

3

ENTM 3160

Veterinary and Wildlife Entomology

3

FOOD 3500

Processing of Animal Food Products

3

Group 4: choose one course from the following:

GMGT 2070 Organizational Behaviour 3
HRIR 2440 Human Resource Management 3
Group 5: choose one course from the following:

PHIL 1290

Critical Thinking

3

PHIL 2740

Ethics and Biomedicine

3

PHIL 2750

Ethics and the Environment

3

PHIL 2830

Business Ethics

3

Free Electives

24

More information can be found in the University of Manitoba online course calendar:

Undergraduate Program Requirements for Degree Students
Encompasses all four degrees offered by the faculty of agricultural and food sciences. Faculty core requriements are outlined in this section.

Bachelor of Science (Agriculture)
Details degree core requirements and program core courses.

Animal Systems Program
This section details the program core requirements for study in animal science.