Animal Production Table

Unit of study Credit points A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites C: Corequisites N: Prohibition Session

ANIMAL PRODUCTION

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) 12 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) 12 credit points 3000-level or higher 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) 12 credit points of 2000-level core units
(iv) 12 credit points of 3000-level minor core units

Units of study

The units of study are listed below.

1000-level units of study

Core
BIOL1007
From Molecules to Ecosystems
6    A HSC Biology. Students who have not completed HSC Biology (or equivalent) are strongly advised to take the Biology Bridging Course (offered in February).
N BIOL1907 or BIOL1997
Semester 2
BIOL1907
From Molecules to Ecosystems (Advanced)
6    A 85 or above in HSC Biology or equivalent
N BIOL1007 or BIOL1997

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 2
BIOL1997
From Molecules to Ecosystems (SSP)
6    A 90 or above in HSC Biology or equivalent
N BIOL1007 or BIOL1907

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 2
Selective
BIOL1006
Life and Evolution
6    A HSC Biology. Students who have not completed HSC Biology (or equivalent) are strongly advised to take the Biology Bridging Course (offered in February).
N BIOL1001 or BIOL1911 or BIOL1991 or BIOL1906 or BIOL1996
Semester 1
BIOL1906
Life and Evolution (Advanced)
6    A 85 or above in HSC Biology or equivalent.
N BIOL1001 or BIOL1911 or BIOL1991 or BIOL1006 or BIOL1996

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
BIOL1996
Life and Evolution (SSP)
6    A 90 or above in HSC Biology or equivalent
N BIOL1001 or BIOL1911 or BIOL1991 or BIOL1006 or BIOL1906 or BIOL1993 or BIOL1998

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
AVBS1002
Concepts of Animal Management
6    A AGEN1004 or BIOL1XXX or AVBS1003
N AGEN2006
Semester 2

2000-level units of study

Core
AVBS2004
Animal Nutrition
6    P BIOL1XX7 or AVBS1002
N 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.
Semester 2
GEGE2001
Genetics and Genomics
6    A Mendelian genetics; mechanisms of evolution; molecular and chromosomal bases of inheritance; and gene regulation and expression.
N GENE2002 or MBLG2972 or GEGE2901 or MBLG2072
Semester 1
Semester 2
GEGE2901
Genetics and Genomics (Advanced)
6    A Mendelian genetics, mechanisms of evolution, molecular and chromosomal bases of inheritance, and gene regulation and expression.
P Annual average mark of at least 70
N GENE2002 or MBLG2072 or GEGE2001 or MBLG2972
Semester 1
Semester 2

3000-level and higher units of study

Major Core
ANSC3106
Animal Behaviour and Welfare Science
6    P AVBS1002 or BIOL1XX6
Semester 2
Interdisciplinary Projects
ANSC3888
Production Systems Analysis
6    A Familiarity with data analysis and animal handling.
P AVBS2004 and GEGE2X01


Two days of practical classes will be held at the Camden campus.
Semester 2
SCPU3001
Science Interdisciplinary Project
6    P Completion of 2000-level units required for at least one Science major.
Intensive February
Intensive July
Semester 1
Semester 2
Selective
ANSC3102
Animal Reproduction
6    A A background in animal anatomy and physiology
P AVBS1002 and AVBS2XXX
Semester 1
AVBS3008
Intensive Animal Industries
6    A Familiarity with data analysis and animal handling.
P 12 credit points from (ANSC3101 or AVBS2XXX or BIOL2XXX or FOOD2000 or GEGE2X01 or GENE2001 or GENE2002 or ITLS2000)
N AVBS4008
Semester 2
AVBS3009
Aquaculture
6    A Fundamentals of animal husbandry and management; aquatic animal biology.
P 6 credit points from (AVBS1002 or BIOL1XXX or GEOS1XXX or MBLG1XXX) and 6 credit points from (AVBS2XXX or BIOL2XXX)
N AVBS4009
Semester 2
AVBS3010
Livestock Production Systems
6    A Familiarity with data analysis and animal handling.
P 12 credit points from (AVBS2XXX or ANSC3101 or BIOL2XXX or FOOD2000 or GEGE2X01 or GENE2001 or GENE2002 or ITLS2000)
N AGRO4005


This unit requires three days of practicals at the Camden campus and field trip to commercial farms .
Semester 1
AGRO4006
New and Emerging Tech in Animal Science
6    P 6cp from BIOL1XXX
Semester 2
Minor Core
ANSC3106
Animal Behaviour and Welfare Science
6    P AVBS1002 or BIOL1XX6
Semester 2
ANSC3888
Production Systems Analysis
6    A Familiarity with data analysis and animal handling.
P AVBS2004 and GEGE2X01


Two days of practical classes will be held at the Camden campus.
Semester 2