ANSC 4290

ANSC 4290

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2023-2024.

This course presents current topics presented by experts in the field. The speakers are scientists from the pet food industry, academia, government, and veterinary practice. Speakers discuss with each of you about topics they have extensive expertise in. This course is a unique opportunity for each of you to learn about the structure of the pet food industry, the role of research in advancing our understanding of cat and dog nutrition, the regulatory and safety aspects of pet food manufacturing, novel feed ingredient applications and health consequences, efficacy of supplements, and learning from exotic canids and felids. The purpose of this course is to provide students with an overview of the industry of cat and dog nutrition.

When Offered Spring.

Permission Note Enrollment limited to: juniors and seniors.
Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisite: ANSC 2120.

Comments Recommended prerequisite: ANSC 4200.

  • Explain the safety and compliance regulations for manufacturing pet foods.
  • Describe the diverse areas of work and disciplines available in the pet food industry.
  • Explain the role of research in the pet food industry.
  • Evaluate the quality of resources on pet food information.

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  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ANSC 6290

  • 1 Credit S/U NoAud

  • 17089 ANSC 4290   LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Prerequisite: ANSC 2120. Enrollment limited to: juniors and seniors. Recommended prerequisite: ANSC 4200.