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2013-2014 General Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Animal, Dairy & Poultry Sciences, M.S.


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(SADPA and SADPD)

The departmental-level academic course plan for each student will be developed in consultation with the student’s graduate advisory committee. The committee will include the student’s major advisor and at least two additional members of the graduate faculty such that the LSU Graduate School’s requirements for graduate committees are satisfied.

Both thesis and non-thesis options are available. The thesis option requires a thesis research project; a minimum of 30 hours of credit at the graduate level must be earned including a maximum of six hours of credit for the thesis (ANSC 8000 ).
The curricular requirements include:

  • At least 12 hours at the 7000 level or above; no more than six hours of ANSC 7061 Research in Animal Science (1-6)  may be applied to the degree.
  • At least one hour of seminar (ANSC 7091 ).
  • All course work must be approved by the student’s examining committee.

For the non-thesis option, a minimum of 36 hours of course work is required; no more than six hours of ANSC 7061 Research in Animal Science (1-6)  may be applied to the degree. All course work must be approved by the student’s examining committee.

Thesis option students are required to present a 30-45 minute seminar in defense of their thesis research prior to a comprehensive final oral exam with the student’s examining committee. Non-thesis option students must pass a comprehensive final oral exam administered by the student’s examining committee.

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