Bachelor of Science

Animal Science and Veterinary Studies

Program of Study Credit Points
Core Units for this Major
Complete 12 credit points from the following units:
12 cps
Unit Code Unit Title Unit cps  
MTHS110
or
MTHS120
Quantitative Skills with Applications
or
Calculus and Linear Algebra 1
6  
STAT100 Introduction to Statistical Modelling 6  
And complete the following units: 24 cps
BIOL110 Biology I 6  
BIOL120 Biology II 6  
CHEM110 Chemistry I 6  
CHEM120 Chemistry II 6  
#Prescribed Units for this Major
Complete the following units:
48 cps
ANPR321 Animal Function, Health and Welfare 6  
ANPR417 Disease and its Control in Animals 6  
ANSC201 Animal Structure and Function 6  
ANUT321 Animal Nutrition 6  
BCHM210 Introductory Molecular Biology and Biochemistry I 6  
BCHM220 Introductory Biochemistry II 6  
MICR220 Introductory Microbiology 6  
PSIO331 Endocrinology and Reproductive Physiology 6  
#Students undertaking a second major must be aware that a unit common to both majors at 200/300-level counts towards one major only. In these circumstances students are to select a Listed Unit from the relevant Major.  
Course Requirements 60 cps

To achieve an overall total of 144 credit points candidates must complete a further 60 credit points by either:
Completing a second Major and Elective Units
or
Completing the Listed Units for this Major and Elective Units.

 
Group 1 - Listed Units for candidates undertaking this Major
Candidates completing TWO Majors complete 0 credit points.
Candidates completing ONE Major must complete 18 credit points at 200-level from the following units:
0-18 cps
AGRO211 Identification and Adaptation of Agricultural Plants 6  
ANPR211 Animal Production Systems and Products 6  
CHEM250 Analytical Chemistry 6  
GENE210 Introductory Genetics 6  
PSIO220 Integrated Physiology 6  
PSIO230 Pathophysiology 6  
STAT210 Statistical Modelling and Experimental Design 6  
Group 2 - Listed Units for candidates undertaking this Major
Candidates completing TWO majors complete 0 credit points.
Candidates completing ONE Major must complete 18 credit points at 300-level from the following units:
0-18 cps
AGRO321 Crop Production 6  
ANPR315 Constraints to Animal Production 6  
ANSC314 Animal Biosecurity 6  
ANUT300 Applied Animal Nutrition 6  
BCHM310 Proteins - The Machines of Life 6  
BCHM341 Clinical Biochemistry and Cell Biology 6  
BTEC360 Biotechnology and Advanced Molecular Biology 6  
FSC310 Forensic Chemistry 6  
GENE322 Genetics of Populations 6  
GENE351 Introduction to Breeding and Genetics 6  
MICR350 Clinical Microbiology and Virology 6  
PSIO332 Cardiovascular and Respiratory Physiology 6  
SCI395 Science Report 6  
ZOOL326 Animal Behaviour 6  
Elective Units
Complete 0 to 24 credit points with not more than 12 credit points at 100-level.
0-24 cps
The number of credit points and level will vary depending on whether candidates undertake ONE or TWO Majors.
Elective Units can be selected from any unit offered by the University subject to candidates meeting overall course requirements and prerequisite and timetabling requirements for individual units.
 
Total 144 cps

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