2 + 2 Bachelor of Science Degree in Poultry Sciences

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Freshman and Sophomore Year Requirements (Community College)


A grade of C or higher is required in all courses beginning in PO or VS

6 Hr English Composition:

Community College Courses

Equivalent Course @ MSU

ENG 1113 English Composition I
ENG 1123 English Composition II

EN 1103 English Composition I
EN 1113 English Composition II

6 Hr Mathematics:

Community College Courses

Equivalent Course @ MSU

MAT 1313 College Algebra

MA 1313 College Algebra

Select one math course higher than College Algebra from the list below(Pre Vet Concentration PVSP must take MAT 1323 Trigonometry)

MAT 1323 Trigonometry
MAT 1333 Finite Math and Intra to Calculus
MAT 1513 Business Calculus I

MAT 2323 Statistics
MAT 1613 Calculus I
MAT 1623 Calculus II
MAT 2613 Calculus III
MAT 2623 Calculus IV

MA 1323 Trigonometry
MA 1463 Finite & Introduction to Calculus
MA 1613 Calculus for Business & Life Science I
ST 2113 Statistics
MA 1713 Calculus I
MA 1723 Calculus II
MA 2733 Calculus III
MA 2743 Calculus IV

3 Hr Fine Arts (select one):

Community College Courses

Equivalent Course @ MSU

ART 1113 Art Appreciation
ART 2713 Art History I
ART 2723 Art History II
APT 2233 Theatre Appreciation
MUS 1113 Music Appreciation

ART 1113 Art Appreciation
ART 1013 Art History I
ART 1023 Art History II
CO 1503 Introduction to Theatre
MU 1113 History and Appreciation of Music

6 Hr Humanities (select two):

Community College Courses

Equivalent Course @ MSU

ENG 2223 American literature I
ENG 2233 American Literature II
ENG 2323 English Literature I
ENG 2333 English Literature II
HIS 2213 American (US) History I
HIS 2223 American (US) History II
HIS 1113 Western Civilization I
HIS 1123 Western Civilization II
MFL 1223 Spanish II
MFL 2213 Spanish III
PHI 2123 Introduction to Philosophy
PHI 2713 Logic

EN 2243 American Literature I
EN 2253 American Literature II
EN 2213 English Literature I
EN 2223 English Literature II
HI 1063 Early US History
HI 1073 Modern US History
HI 1213 Early West World
HI 1223 Modern West World
FLS 1123 Spanish II
FLS 2133 Spanish III
PHI 1103 Introduction to Philosophy
PHI 1113 Introduction to Logic

6 Hr Social/BehavioralSciences (select two):

Community College Courses

Equivalent Course @ MSU

PSY 1513 General Psychology
SOC 2113 Introduction to Sociology
SOC 2133 Social Problems
SOC 2143 Marriage and Family
GEO 1113 World Geography
PSC 1113 American National Government
ECO 2123 Principles of Microeconomics
EPY 2533 Human Growth and Development

PSY 1013 General Psychology
SO 103 Introduction to Sociology
SOC 1103 Contemporary Social Problems
SO 1203 Marriage and Family
GR 1123 Introduction to World Geography
PS 1113 American Government
EC 2123 Principles of Microeconomics
EPY 2513 Human Growth and Development

Business Management Concentration cannot take the following course as a social science (all other concentrations can)

ECO 2113 Principles of Macroeconomics

EC 2113 Principles of Macroeconomics

Pre Vet Concentration (PVSP) and Processed Products Concentration (POPP) can also choose to take the following course as one of their humanities requirements.

AGR 2713 Principles of Ag Economics

AEC 2713 Intro to Food and Resource Economic

Science and Electives by Concentration:

Processed Products (POPS) Sciences:

Community College Courses

Equivalent Course @ MSU

BIO 1134 General Biology I
BIO 1144 General Biology II
CHE 1114 Gen Chemistry Survey (Basic)

BIO 1134 Biological Science I
BIO 1144 Biological Science II
CH 1043 Gen Chemistry I

Processed Products (POPS) Concentration courses:

AGR 2713 Prin of Ag Economics
AGR 2314 Soils
MFL 1213 Spanish I
AGR 2113 Poultry Production Internship
AGR 2123 Poultry Processing Internship
ACC 1213 Principles of Accounting
BAD 2414 Legal Environment of Business

AEC 2713 lntro to Food and Resource Economic
PSS 3303 Soils
FLS 1113 Spanish I
PO 3353 Poultry Production Internship
PO 3363 Poultry Processing Internship
ACC 2013 Principles of Financial Accounting
BL 2413 Legal Environment of Business

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62 Total Hours to transfer to Mississippi State University for the POPS Concentration


Business Management (POBM):

Community College Courses

Equivalent Course @ MSU

BIO 1134 General Biology I
BIO 1144 General Biology II
CHE 1114 Gen Chemistry Survey (Basic)

BIO 1134 Biological Science I
BIO 1144 Biological Science II
CH 1043 Gen Chemistry I

Business Management (POBM) Concentration Courses:

AGR 2713 Prin of Ag Economics
MFL 1213 Spanish I
AGR 2113 Poultry Production Internship
AGR 2123 Poultry Processing Internship
ACC 1213 Principles of Accounting I
BAD 2414 Legal Environment of Business
ACC 1223 Principles of Accounting II
OR
ECO 2113 Principles of Macroeconomics

AEC 2713 lntro to Food and Resource Economic
FLS 1113 Spanish I
PO 3353 Poultry Production Internship
PO 3363 Poultry Processing Internship
ACC 2013 Principles of Financial Accounting
BL 2413 Legal Environment of Business
ACC 2023 Principles of Managerial Accounting
OR
EC 2113 Principles of Macroeconomics

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61 Total Hours to transfer to MississippiState University for the POBM Concentration


Processed Products (POPP) Science:

Community College Courses

Equivalent Course @ MSU

BIO 1134 General Biology I
BIO 1144 General Biology II
CHE 1214 General Chemistry I
CHE 1224 General Chemistry II
CHE 2424 Organic Chemistry I
CHE 2434 Organic Chemistry II

BIO 1134 Biological Science I
BIO 1144 Biological Science II
CH 1213 and CH 1211Fundamentals of Chemistry
CH 1223 and CH 1221Fundamentals of Chemistry
CH 4513 and CH 4511Organic Chemistry/Lab
CH 4513 and CH 4521Organic Chemistry/Lab

Processed Products (POPP) Concentration Courses:

MFL 1213 Spanish I
AGR 2113 Poultry Production Internship
AGR 2123 Poultry Processing Internship

FLS 1113 Spanish I
PO 3353 Poultry Production Internship
PO 3363 Poultry Processing Internship

________

60 Total Hours to transfer to Mississippi State University for the POPP Concentration


Pre Vet (PVSP) Science:

Community College Courses

Equivalent Course @ MSU

BIO 1134 General Biology I
BIO 1144 General Biology II
CHE 1214 General Chemistry I
CHE 1224 General Chemistry II
CHE 2424 Organic Chemistry I
CHE 2434 Organic Chemistry II

BIO 1134 Biological Science I
BIO 1144 Biological Science II
CH 1213 and CH 1211Fundamentals of Chemistry
CH 1223 and CH 1221Fundamentals of Chemistry
CH 4513 and CH 4511Organic Chemistry/Lab
CH 4513 and CH 4521Organic Chemistry/Lab

Pre Vet (PVSP) Concentration Courses:

MFL 1213 Spanish I
PHY 2414 General Physics I
AGR 2113 Poultry Production Internship
OR
AGR 2123 Poultry Processing Internship
OR
ACC 1213 Principles of Accounting I
PHY 2424 General Physics II

FLS 1113 Spanish I
PH 1113 General Physics
PO 3353 Poultry Production Internship
OR
PO 3363 Poultry Processing Internship
OR
ACC 2013 Principles of Financial Accounting
OR
PH 1123 General Physics

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61 or 62 Hours to transfer to MississippiState University


Junior and Senior Year Requirements (Mississippi State University)

Major Core for all 4 concentrations (44 Hrs):


MGT 3513 Intra to Human Resource Mgt.
PO 3011 Seminar
PO 3021Seminar
PO 3103 Genetics
PO 3313 Commercial Poultry Production
PO 4031 Seminar
PO 4041 Seminar
PO 4313 Management of Commercial Layers

PO 4324 Avian Reproduction
PO 4333 Broiler Production
PO 4413 Poultry Nutrition
PO 4423 Feed Manufacturing
PO 4514 Poultry Processing
PO 4844 Avian Physiology
VS 2033 Diseases of Poultry
FNH 4414 Microbiology of Foods


Concentration courses to be completed by concentration:

Production Systems (POPS): 17 Hr

ABE 1863 Engineering Technology in Agriculture
ABE 4383 Building Construction
ABE 4473 Electrical Application

AEC 3133 Intro to Agribusiness Management
EG 1143 Graphic Communication
2 Hours Free Elective

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Total hours at MSU 61

61 Transferred from Community College

61 Completed at MSU

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122 POPS Concentration Total Hours


Business Management (POBM):

AEC 4123 Financial & Commodities Futures Markets
AEC 3133 Intro to Agribusiness Management
AEC 3233 Intro to Environment Econ and Policy

(depending upon which was completed at Community College)ACC 2023 Principles of Managerial Accounting OR EC 2113 Principles of Macroeconomics

5 Hours Free Elective

Total Hours at MSU 61

61 Transferred from Community College

61 Completed at MSU

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122 POBM Concentration Total Hours


Processed Products (POPP):

BCH 4013 Principles of Biochemistry
FNH 4164 Quality Assurance of Food Products
FNH 4241 Applied Food Chemistry

FNH 4243 Composition and Chemical Reactions of Foods
FNH 4513 Food Preservation Technology
4 Hours of Free Electives

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Total Hours at MSU 62

60 Transferred from Community College

62 Completed at MSU

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122 POPP Concentration Total Hours

Pre Vet (PVSP):

AEC 3133 Introductory Agribusiness Management
BCH 4013 Principles of Biochemistry

3 or 4 Hours of Elective (Depending on Community College course hours completed)

Choose 3 of the following courses that were not completed at community college level:

PO 3353 Poultry Production Internship
PO 3363 Poultry Processing Internship

ACC 2013 Principles of Financial Accounting
PH 1123 General Physics

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Total Hours at MSU 62 or 63

61 or 62 Transferred from Community College

63 or 62 Completed at MSU

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124 PVSP Concentration Total Hours


*Students must take at least half of their degree program at Mississippi State University

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