Animal Genetics


The Animal Genetics certificate provides a background in Mendelian, population, and quantitative genetic inheritance, in-depth knowledge of genetic improvement and management programs, and the application of genetic principles towards the improvement of the health and production of livestock and domestic animals.

About this Program

Certificates must comply with the Certificate Policy.

Department Information

The Department of Animal Sciences creates new solutions to tomorrow's problems in the areas of teaching, research, and extension, by integrating the most modern technologies available with personal expertise and attention to the needs of both students and industry.
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Students of sophomore standing or higher may enroll in this certificate, or with department permission.

Required Courses

ANS 4382Equine Genetics2
ANS 4383Genetic analyses of complex traits in livestock3
ANS 3384CGenetics of Domestic Animals3
ANS 4388Canine and Feline Genetics3
Total Credits11