2023-2024 Course Catalog

Welcome to Virginia Tech! We are excited that you are here planning your time as a Hokie.

View Undergraduate Course Catalog

Animal and Poultry Sciences (APSC) Minor

Required Minor Courses
APSC 1454Introduction to Animal and Poultry Science3
ALS 2304Comparative Animal Physiology and Anatomy4
Elective Courses
Select at least eleven credits from the following:11
Animal and Poultry Science Laboratory
Poultry Laboratory
Livestock Management and Handling
Animals in Society
Companion and Laboratory Animal Science
Animal Breeding and Genetics
Animal Nutrition and Feeding
Animal Agriculture and the Environment
Principles of Meat Science
Animal Products
Physiology of Reproduction
Animal Welfare and Bioethics
Host Microbe Interactions
Principles of Livestock Evaluation
Livestock Merchandising
Commercial Poultry Enterprise Management
Beef and Sheep Production and Industry
Swine Production
Animal Growth and Development
Total Credits18

Total credits required: A minimum of 18 credit hours, with no less than 6 hours at the 3000- or 4000-level. A minimum GPA of 2.0 which includes all courses taken that count toward the minor is required. To remain in the minor, students must complete at least 3 credits from the required courses each academic year.