Dec 02, 2021  
Undergraduate Catalog 2020-2022 
    
Undergraduate Catalog 2020-2022

Agricultural Sciences, Poultry Science Option, B.S.


The curriculum in poultry science provides an educational pathway leading to a B.S. degree in agriculture-poultry science option from UAPB and a certificate of excellence in Poultry Science from U of A Fayetteville. It provides students with basic knowledge of the science of farm animals with a focus on poultry production in their senior year at U of A.

Goals:

  1. To provide students with the basic knowledge of animal and poultry production
  2. To provide students with knowledge and skills needed to secure employment with the poultry industries as well as agriculture-related government agencies
  3. To prepare students for graduate study in animal science

Suggested Course Sequence


Freshman Year


Sophomore Year


Fall Semester


Total Hours: 15

Total Hours: 16

Junior Year


Fall Semester


Total Hours: 15

Spring Semester


Total Hours: 14

Senior Year


All senior year courses will be offered in conjunction with the Poultry Department, University of Arkansas Fayetteville

Fall Semester


  • POSC 1022 - Intro. Poultry Careers Credits: 2
  • POSC 3032 - Poultry Physiology I Credits: 2
  • POSC 3223 - Poultry Diseases Credits: 3
  • POSC 4314 - Egg & Meat Technol. Credits: 4
  • POSC 4013 - Poultry Internship Credits: 3
Total Hours: 14

Spring Semester


  • POSC 2353 - Poultry Physiology I Credits: 3
  • POSC 3554 - Avian Anatomy Credits: 4
  • POSC 4343 - Poultry Nutrition Credits: 3
  • POSC 4213 - Intro. Poultry Mgt. Systems Credits: 3
  • POSC 4901 - Undergraduate Seminar Credits: 1
Total Hours: 14

Total Hours: 120