Poultry Science (BS): Technology (11PLTRYBS-11PLTRYTPS)

Freshman Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
ALS 103 Freshman Transitions and Diversity in Agriculture and Life Sciences 1 BIO 183 Introductory Biology: Cellular & Molec 4
ENG 101 Academic Writing & ResearchH 4 COM 110 Public Speaking OR
COM 112 Interpersonal Communications
3
MA 107 PreCalculus IA 3 MA 114 Introduction to Finite Mathematics with Applications OR 
MA 121 Elements of Calculus OR 
MA 131 Calculus for Life & Mgt Sciences AOR 
MA 141 Calculus I
3
PO 201 Poultry Science & ProductionB,2 4 GEP Social Science ReqD 3
PO 202 Poultry Science & Production LabB,2 3 Free Electives 3
BIO 181 Intro. Biology: Ecol,Evol & Biodiv.B
16

Sophomore Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
ARE 201 Intro Agri Resource EconomicsD 3 CH 221 Organic Chemistry I 3
CH 101 Chemistry – A Molecular Science 3 CH 222 Organic Chemistry I Lab 1
CH 102 General Chemistry Lab 1 ACC/ARE/BUS/EC Elective1 3
PO 290 Poultry Seminar2 1 GEP Humanities Reqt.C,J 3
GEP Humanities Elective C,J 3 PO 340 Live Poultry & Poultry Prod. Eval.2 3
HES_*** Health & Exercise Studies CourseE 1 Free Electives 3
Free Electives 3
15 16

Junior Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
GN 301 Genetics in Human Affairs OR
ANS 215 Basic Agricultural Genetics
3 ENG 331 Comm for Eng and Tech OR
ENG 332 Comm for Business & Mgmt OR
ENG 333 Communications for Science & Res
3
PO (ANS,FS) 322 Muscle Foods & Eggs2 or
PO 433 Poultry Processing2
3 PO 424 Poultry Meat Production2 3
PO (ANS,FS) 415 Comparative Nutrition2 3 PO(ANS) 425 Feed Mill Mgmt & Feed Form.2 3
ACC/ARE/BUS/EC Elective1 3 PO 435 Poultry Incubation and Breeding2 4
GEP Additional Breadth Req.F (Hum/SS/VPA) 3 HES_*** Health & Exercise Studies Course* 1
15 14

Senior Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
MB 351 General Microbiology 3 VMP 401 Poultry Diseases2 4
MB 352 General Microbiology Lab 1 GEP Interdisc.Persp. Reqt.G 2-3
PO 406 Physiological Poultry Mgmt2 3 Free Electives 8-9
GEP Interdisc. Persp. Reqt.G 3
Free Electives 3
13 14-16

 

Minimum Credit Hours Required for Graduation*: 120
Major/Program Footnotes
1 Elective may be selected from the following courses in the study of accounting, agricultural and resource economics, business management, or economics from the following: ARE 215, 301, 303, 304, 306, 309, 311, 312, 321, 332, 336, 401, 403; EC 202, 205, 301, 302, 303, 304, 305, 310, 336, 348, 372, 375, 377; ACC 200, 210; BUS 201, 225.
2. A grade of C- or better is required.
* General Education Program (GEP) requirements and GEP Footnotes
To complete the requirements for graduation and the General Education Program, the following category credit hours and co-requisites must be satisfied. University approved GEP course lists for each of the following categories can be found at https://oucc.dasa.ncsu.edu/general-education-program/.

A. Mathematical Sciences (6 credit hours – one course with MA or ST prefix)
Choose from the University approved GEP Mathematical Sciences course list or the following course(s) if completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill part or all of this requirement: Major requirements fulfill this requirement.
B. Natural Sciences
(7 credit hours – include one laboratory course or course with a lab)
Choose from the University approved GEP Natural Sciences course list or the following course(s) if completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill part or all of this requirement: Major requirements fulfill this requirement.
C. Humanities (6 credit hours selected from two different disciplines/course prefixes)
Choose from the University approved GEP Humanities course list.
D. Social Sciences (6 credit hours selected from two different disciplines/course prefixes)
Choose from the University approved GEP Social Sciences course list or the following course(s) if completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill part or all of this requirement: ARE 201 satisfies 3 hours. Choose 3 hours from the GEP Social Science course list in a discipline other than Economics.
E. Health & Exercise Studies
 (2 credit hours – at least one 100-level Health & Exercise Studies Course)
Choose from the University approved GEP Health & Exercise Studies course list.
F. Additional Breadth– (3 credit hours to be selected from the following checked University approved GEP course lists)
Humanities/Social Sciences/Visual and Performing Arts
G. Interdisciplinary Perspectives (5-6 credit hours)
Choose from the University approved GEP Interdisciplinary Perspectives course list or the following course(s) if completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill part or all of this requirement: None
H. Introduction to Writing
(4 credit hours satisfied by completing ENG 101 with a C- or better)

The following Co-Requisites must be satisfied to complete the General Education Program requirements
I. U.S. Diversity (USD)
Choose from the University approved GEP U.S. Diversity course list or choose a course identified on the approved GEP course lists as meeting the U.S. Diversity (USD) co-requisite. The following course(s) completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill this requirement: None
J. Global Knowledge 
(GK)
Choose from the University approved GEP Global Knowledge course list or choose a course identified on the approved GEP course lists as meeting the Global Knowledge (GK) co-requisite . The following course(s) completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill this requirement: None
K. Foreign Language proficiency
– Proficiency at the FL_102 level is required for graduation.

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