Approved Program Electives

BSc Agriculture - Animal Science Major

Guidelines

Approved Program Electives (APE) must be selected according to the following directions:

  • The following courses are accepted as APEs and do not require approval
  • Any courses on this list already taken as required program courses cannot be used as APEs
  • Students must have any prerequisites listed in the calendar before taking a course; credit may be denied for courses without the appropriate prerequisites
  • Courses not listed may be accepted as APEs subject to written approval (Course Substitution Form) from the student advisor prior to registration
  • Students should not use old versions of the APE lists when selecting APEs
  • The total 100 and 200 level APEs cannot be greater than 2 courses (*6)
  • Always refer to Bear Tracks for the most up to date course information

Animal Science

  • AN SC - Any course at the 300/400 Level
  • AN SC 100 - Introduction to Animal Health Science
  • AN SC 110 - Introduction to Equine Science
  • AN SC 120 - Companion Animals and Society
  • Plant Science

  • PL SC 352 - Invasive Alien Plants: Biology and Control
  • PL SC 354 - Forage Crops
  • PL SC 355 - Cereals, Oilseed, and Pulse Crops
  • PL SC 380 - Principles of Plant Pathology
  • AFNS, ENCS, NU FS, and NUTR

  • AFNS 414 - Lipid Science
  • AFNS 460 - Applied Bioinformatics
  • ENCS 356 - Principles of Rangeland Conservation and Habitat Management
  • ENCS 406 - Rangeland Plant Communities of Western Canada
  • ENCS 471 - Practical Case Studies in Rangeland Management and Conservation
  • NU FS 300 - Fundamentals of Dairy Science
  • NU FS 363 - Food Microbiology
  • Economics and Policy

  • AREC 250 - Social and Economic Issues of Food Biotechnology
  • AREC 313 - Statistical Analysis
  • AREC 333 - Economics of Production and Resource Management
  • AREC 365 - Natural Resource Economics
  • AREC 382 - Economics of Food Systems, Distribution and Supply Chains
  • AREC 384 - Food Market Analysis
  • AREC 460 - Land Use Economics
  • AREC 433 - Financial Management in Resource Industries
  • AREC 465 - Advanced Natural Resource Economics
  • AREC 471 - Society and Well-Being
  • AREC 473 - Food and Agricultural Policies
  • AREC 482 - Cooperatives and Alternative Business Institutions
  • AREC 484 - Strategic Management in Food and Resource Businesses
  • AREC 485 - Trade and Globalization in Food Resources
  • AREC 487 - Managing Market Risk in Resource Industries
  • Courses Outside the Faculty

  • BIOCH 200 - Introductory Biochemistry
  • BIOCH 310 - Bioenergetics and Metabolism
  • BIOL 201 - Eukaryotic Cellular Biology
  • BIOL 495 - Special Topics in Biology
  • CELL 445 - Current Topics in Cell Biology
  • CHEM 261 - Organic Chemistry I
  • CHEM 263 - Organic Chemistry II
  • ENT 392 - Medical and Veterinary Entomology
  • GENET 301 - Organization of Simple Genomes
  • GENET 304 - Gene Expression and its Regulation
  • GENET 390 - Gene Manipulation
  • GENET 412 - Genetic Control of Animal Development
  • ZOOL 325 - Comparative Anatomy of the Vertebrates
  • ZOOL 340 - Comparative Environmental Physiology
  • ZOOL 354 - Wildlife Disease