Animal Health Management

Animal Health Management

The Animal Health Management concentration provides the courses necessary to train students properly in the area of management pertaining to disease prevention. This concentration is desirable for those students seeking employment in feedlots, cattle and horse breeding operations, and in general farm and ranch work where knowledge of clinical pathology and related courses is advantageous to the profession. The curriculum meets the requirements for state and federal employment opportunities in the field of animal health. The following is a suggested sequence of courses for students seeking the Bachelor of Science in Animal Science with an Animal Health Management Concentration.

MAJOR (minimum 54-55 credit hours total, 36 credit hours advanced)

Animal Science: (30 credit hours)

  • 1101 Introduction to Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences
  • 1401 General Animal Science
  • 3308 Agricultural Statistics
  • 3315 Behavior and Management of Domestic Animals
  • 3317 Livestock and Wildlife Nutrition
  • 3406 Meat Science
  • 4304 Reproductive Physiology
  • 4305 Agricultural Genetics
  • 4306 Control of Domestic and Wildlife Diseases
  • 4317 Senior Capstone

Natural Resource Management:  Select 3-4 credit hours from

  • 1402 Agronomy
  • 2301 Range Resources
  • 2302 Wildlife Resources
  • 3405 Horticulture

Concentration: (20 credit hours)

  • 3301 Clinical Pathology
  • 3306 Small Animal Management
  • 3307 Pharmacology
  • 3311 Clinical Assistance
  • 3405 Parasitology
  • 3412 Animal Anatomy & Physiology

Adviser:
Byron Housewright
Office: RAS 107
P.O. Box C-11
Alpine, TX 79832
Phone: (432) 837-8413
Fax: (432) 837-8409