Bachelor of Science in Agriculture (B.S.A.G.) Major in Animal Science

Minimum required: 120 semester credit hours

General Requirements

  1. Students cannot enroll in upper-level (3000 or 4000) agriculture courses until they have successfully completed MATH 1315 or MATH 1319, or MATH 2417, and CHEM 1341 and CHEM 1141.
  2. If two years of the same modern language are taken in high school, then no additional language hours will be required for the degree. In the absence of modern language taken in high school, then two semesters of the same modern language (1410 and 1420) must be taken at the college level, and the requirement will be added to the student's degree audit.

  3. Students must complete a minimum of 36 advanced hours (3000 or 4000 level courses).
  4. Nine semester credit hours must be writing intensive (WI).
  5. The general education core curriculum courses are listed in the degree plan below along with the statewide component code number. See the General Education Core Curriculum section of this catalog for the Texas State requirements and options in the core curriculum, including Honors courses.

Course Requirements

Freshman
Fall SemesterHoursSpring SemesterHours
US 11001ENG 1320 (Communication Component Code 010 [TCCN ENGL 1302])3
AG 11101POSI 2310 (Government/Political Science Component Code 070 [TCCN GOVT 2306])3
ENG 1310 (Communication Component Code 010 [TCCN ENGL 1301])3Social and Behavioral Sciences Component Code 0803
MATH 1315, 1319, or 2417 (Mathematics Component Code 020 [TCCN MATH 1314, 1324 or 2412])3AG 2390 (TCCN AGRI 2317)3
BIO 1330 (Life and Physical Sciences Component Code 030 [TCCN BIOL 1306])3 
BIO 1130 (TCCN BIOL 1106)1 
AG 1445 (TCCN AGRI 1419)4 
 16 12
Sophomore
Fall SemesterHoursSpring SemesterHours
CHEM 1341 (Life and Physical Sciences Component Code 030 [TCCN CHEM 1311])3AG 2313 or 2379 (TCCN AGRI 1307 or 1315)3
CHEM 1141 (TCCN CHEM 1111)1CHEM 1342 (Life and Physical Sciences Component Code 030 [TCCN CHEM 1312])3
American History Component Code 0603ENG Literature (Component Area Option Code 090/094) [TCCN ENGL 2322, 2323, 2327, 2328, 2332 or 2333]3
POSI 2320 (Government/Political Science Component Code 070 [TCCN GOVT 2305])3CHEM 1142 (TCCN CHEM 1112)1
COMM 1310 (Component Area Option Code 090/091 [TCCN SPCH 1311])3American History Component Code 0603
AG 2383 (TCCN AGRI 2317)3PHIL 1305 or 1320 (Language, Philosophy, and Culture Component Code 040 [TCCN PHIL 1301 or 2306])3
 16 16
Junior
Fall SemesterHoursSpring SemesterHours
AG 33013AG 33313
AG 33143AG 33253
AG 33193AG 34264
BIO 1331 (TCCN BIOL 1307)3ENG 33033
BIO 1131 (TCCN BIOL 1107)1Free Elective1
ART 2313, DAN 2313, MU 2313, or TH 2313 (Creative Arts Component Code 050 [TCCN HUMA 1315])3 
 16 14
Senior
Fall SemesterHoursSpring SemesterHours
AG 43263AG 43073
AG 43253AG 33523
AG 3345 (3 Hour Agriculture Elective [3000-4000 level AG course])3AG 43283
AG 43303AG 3321 or 33303
AG 3317, 3318, or 33513AG 33413
 15 15
Total Hours: 120