Texas Tech University

Animal Science Minor



  1. All prerequisites must be met prior to taking each course.
  2. A grade of C or higher is required in each course.
  3. The maximum number of transfer hours in any minor is nine (9).
  4. A student may not minor within his/her department.
  5. Courses in a major, but outside a student's department, may be used in a minor.
  6. Minors will consist of a minimum of 18 hours.
  7. At least nine (9) hours in a minor must consist of upper division courses (3000 or higher).

Required Courses (9 hours):

  • ANSC 1401, General Animal Science
  • ANSC 3301, Principles of Nutrition (Prerequisites: ANSC 1401, CHEM 2303/2103 or CHEM 2305/2105) Fall only; or
    • ANSC 3305, Applied Animal Nutrition (Prerequisites: ANSC 1401, CHEM 1305/1306) Spring only; or
    • ANSC 2305, Introductory Horse Nutrition, Fall only
  • ANSC 4401, 4402, 4403, 4406, 4407 (Any production class) 

Electives (9 hours):

Nine (9) hours of directed electives will be chosen by the student with the consent of the Animal Science Minor Advisor.


Animal & Food Sciences