Meat Science - Certificate

The Department of Animal Science offers a certificate in Meat Science for students who wish to obtain specialization in this area. The certificate is designed to provide a knowledge base to those individuals who have an interest in pursuing a career that involves the meat industry. Students must complete a minimum of 18 credit hours by taking four required courses and selecting additional courses from the elective list to complete the minimum credit hour requirement.

ANSC 307/FSTC 307Meats3
DASC 326/FSTC 326Food Bacteriology3
ANSC 447Advanced Meat Science and Technology 14
ANSC 457/FSTC 457Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point System3
Select 5 semester credit hours from the following:5
Meat Selection, Evaluation and Grading
Meat Merchandising 2
Marketing and Grading of Livestock and Meats
Directed Studies
Food Bacteriology Lab
Total Semester Credit Hours18

Students who have taken ANSC 489, Special Topics in Advanced Meat Technology, will be credited with ANSC 447.


Students who have taken ANSC 489, Special Topics in Meat Merchandising, will be credited with ANSC 337.