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Curriculum in Poultry Production

This option is designed to develop technical, analytical, communication, business, and management skills needed for advancement to leadership positions in poultry production and allied agricultural industries. Graduates will be able to apply their knowledge of science, economics, business, and ethics to identify, analyze and responsibly address challenges associated with modern poultry production. Relevant courses in poultry processing and products are also included in this curriculum option.

Poultry Production Option

Freshman
FallHoursSpringHours
CHEM 1030 Fundamentals Chemistry I3COMM 1000 Public Speaking3
CHEM 1031 Fundamental Chemistry I Laboratory1CHEM 1041 Fundamental Chemistry II Laboratory1
POUL 1000 Introductory Poultry Science3Core Social Science3
FDSC 1000 Introductory Food Science3Humanities Core (PHIL)3
ENGL 1100 English Composition I3CHEM 1040 Fundamental Chemistry II3
MATH 1130 Pre-Calculus Trigonometry3ENGL 1120 English Composition II3
 16 16
Sophomore
FallHoursSpringHours
Core History 13Core History 23
Core Literature3Core Fine Arts3
BIOL 1020 Principles of Biology
   & BIOL 1021 Principles of Biology Laboratory
4ECON 2020 Principles of Microeconomics3
POUL 3030 Commercial Poultry Production4BIOL 1030 Organismal Biology
   & BIOL 1031 Organismal Biology Laboratory
4
 CHEM 2030 Survey of Organic Chemistry3
 14 16
Junior
FallHoursSpringHoursSummerHours
PHYS 1000 Foundations of Physics4BCHE 3200 Principles of Biochemistry3POUL 4920 Poultry Science Internship3
STAT 2510 Statistics for Biological and Health Sciences3Professional Electives14 
BIOL 3200 General Microbiology4POUL 3060 Poultry Breeding, Fertility, and Hatchability4 
POUL 5140 Poultry Processing and Products4POUL 3150 Poultry Physiology4 
 15 15 3
Senior
FallHoursSpringHours
AGEC 4000 Principles of Agribusiness Management3Select one of the following:3
POUL 5050 Poultry Feeding4
COMM 2410 Small Group Communication
 
Professional Electives17
ENGL 3040 Technical Writing
 
 
ENGL 3080 Business Writing
 
 POUL 5080 Poultry Health3
 POUL 5160 Principles of Food Safety3
 Free Elective2
 Professional Electives14
 UNIV 4AA0 University Graduation0
 14 15
Total Hours: 124
1

For professional electives see advisor for approved list.