University of Vermont

UVM Course Directory

Term: All Terms
Subject: Animal Science
ASCI 001 - Introductory Animal Sciences

An overview of the genetics, nutrition, reproduction, and management of livestock and recreation species; introduction to animal behavior, animal disease, and biotechnology.

ASCI 006 - Companion Animal Care & Mgmt

Scientific principles of nutrition, breeding selection, health, management practices, pet therapy, and animal bonding. Primary emphasis on cat and dog.

ASCI 097 - Horse Barn Coop

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ASCI 110 - Animal Nutrit, Metab & Feeding

Principles of meeting the nutrient requirements of animals, especially as they relate to the practical problems of formulation and production systems.

ASCI 115 - Introduction to Equine Studies

Overview of the scientific and practical application of equine management and selection principles. Housing, nutrition, herd health, reproduction, and career opportunities.

ASCI 117 - Horse Health and Disease

Discusses the basic anatomy and physiology of the horse, common equine diseases and problems, their diagnoses, prevention, and treatment. Prerequisite: ASCI 001; a Biology course, or Instructor permission.

ASCI 098 - Basic Equit Bal Seat/Beginner

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ASCI 108 - Equine Enterprise Management

Provides guidelines for understanding risks, liabilities and other pertinent topics necessary for running a successful equine-related business. Prerequisite: ASCI 001.

ASCI 043 - Fundamentals of Nutrition

Comprehensive study of specific nutrients in terms of their availability, function, and utilization in mammalian species. Prerequisites: High school chemistry and biology.

ASCI 004 - Dairy Cattle Judging

Principles of dairy cattle judging demonstrated and practiced using live animals.

ASCI 118 - Appl Animal Health

A study of small and large domestic animal diseases. Natural response to disease, methods of diagnosis, control, and treatment. Prerequisite: ASCI 001; a Biology course, or Instructor permission.