Approved Program Electives

BSc Animal Health

Guidelines

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

  • The total 100 and 200 level APEs cannot be greater than 2 courses (*6)
  • Any courses on this list that have already been taken/granted credit for as required program courses cannot be used as an APE
  • Students must have any prerequisites listed in the calendar before taking a course;credit may be denied for courses
    without the appropriate prerequisites
  • APE lists are updated annually and students must use the most updated version of the list when selecting APE courses
  • Some courses are listed in several categories since they have broad applications.
  • Students can select multiple courses from the same category to fill requirements, or select courses from several streams to fill requirements
  • Always refer to Bear Tracks for the most up to date course information 

Animal Science

  • AN SC Any 300/400 Level Option
  • Applied Animal Behaviour

  • AN SC 101 Principles of Animal Agriculture
  • AN SC 376 Animal Welfare
  • AN SC 377 Food Animal Behaviour
  • AN SC 378 Companion Animal Behaviour
  • BIOL 331 Population Ecology
  • BIOL 332 Community Ecology
  • NS 200 Aboriginal Canada:Looking Forward/Looking Back
  • NS 335 Native People and the Fur Trade
  • PSYCO 104 Basic Psychological Processes
  • PSYCO 105 Individual and Social Behaviour
  • PSYCO 223 Lifespan Developmental Psychology
  • PSYCO 241 Social Psychology
  • PSYCO 258 Cognitive Psychology
  • PSYCO 275 Brain and Behaviour
  • PSYCO 282 Behaviour Modification
  • PSYCO 367 Perception
  • PSYCO 381 Principles of Learning
  • PSYCO 485 Theory in Learning and Comparative Cognition
  • PHIL 205 Philosophy of Mind
  • PHIL 250 Ethics
  • PHIL 265 Philosophy of Science
  • PHIL 345 Humans and Animals
  • SOC 241 Social Psychology
  • ZOOL 224 Vertebrate Diversity
  • ZOOL 241 Animal Physiology I: Homeostasis
  • ZOOL 325 Comparative Anatomy of the Vertebrates
  • ZOOL 370 Ethological Mechanisms
  • ZOOL 371 Behavioural Ecology
  • ZOOL 407 Biology of Birds
  • ZOOL 408 Biology of Mammals
  • Animal Products

  • AN SC 101 Principles of Animal Agriculture
  • AN SC 325 Equine Science (Previously AN SCI 110
  • AN SC 318 Influence of Microorganisms on Animal Biology
  • AN SC 320 Livestock Growth and Meat Production
  • AN SC 376 Animal Welfare
  • AN SC 375 Animal Health and Disease
  • AN SC 420 Carcass and Meat Quality
  • AN SC 461 Ruminant Digestion, Metabolism and Nutrition
  • AN SC 462 Swine Nutrition
  • AN SC 463 Poultry  Nutrition
  • AN SC 471 Applied Poultry Science
  • AN SC 472 Applied Dairy Production Science
  • AN SC 474 Applied Beef Cattle Science
  • AN SC 476 Applied Swine Science
  • AN SC 485 Animal Genetic Improvement
  • AREC 173 The Plate, The Planet and Society
  • AREC 200 Current Economic Issues of Agriculture and Food
  • AREC 323 Introduction to Management for Agri-Food, Environmental and Forestry Businesses 
  • AREC 333 Economics of Production and Resource Management
  • AREC 384 Food Market Analysis
  • AREC 471 Society and Well-Being
  • AREC 473 Food and Agricultural Policies
  • AREC 484 Strategic Management in Food and Resource Businesses
  • AREC 485 Trade and Globalization in Food and Resources 
  • NS 335 Native People and the Fur Trade
  • NU FS 100 Introduction to Food Science and Technology
  • NU FS 300 Fundamentals of Dairy Science
  • NU FS 312 Quality Assurance
  • NUFS 363 Food Microbiology
  • NU FS 403 Processing of Milk and Dairy Products
  • NU FS 404 Muscle Food Science and Technology
  • NU FS 427 Food Safety
  • NU FS 480 Foodborne Pathogens
  • Business, Economics, Policy and Culture

  • AN SC 376 Animal Welfare
  • ACCTG 300 Introduction to Accounting
  • AREC 173 The Plate, The Planet and Society
  • AREC 200 Current Economic Issues of Agriculture and Food
  • AREC 323 Introduction to Management for Agri-Food, Environmental and Forestry Businesses
  • AREC 333 Economics of Production and Resource Management
  • AREC 365 Natural Resource Economics
  • AREC 384 Food Market Analysis
  • AREC 471 Society and Well-Being
  • AREC 473 Food and Agricultural Policies
  • AREC 484 Strategic Management in Food and Resource Businesses
  • AREC 485 Trade and Globalization in Food and Resources
  • AREC 487 Managing Market Risk in Resource Industries
  • AREC 488 Introduction to Agricultural and Resource Game Theory
  • BIOL 381 People, Pollution and the Environment
  • CHRTC 350 Science and Religion: Christian Perspectives
  • ENCS 473 Environmental and Conservation Policy
  • INT D 301 Foundations of Leadership
  • INT D 303 Economics of World Food and Agriculture
  • INT D 306 Topics in Leadership
  • INT D 406 Leadership Capstone Project
  • INT D 407 Workshop in Leadership
  • NS 200  Aboriginal Canada:Looking Forward/Looking Back
  • NS 335 Native People and the Fur Trade
  • PHIL 217  Biology, Society and Values
  • PHIL 265 Philosophy of Science
  • R SOC 271 The Politics of Food and Natural Resources
  • R SOC 355 Rural Communities and Global Economies
  • R SOC 365 Sociology of Environment and Development
  • R SOC 450 Environmental Sociology
  • SMO 200 Introduction to Management for Non-Business Students
  • UKR 327 Early Ukrainian-Canadian Culture
  • Wildlife and Ecohealth

  • AFNS 416 One Health
  • AN SC 375 Animal Health and Disease
  • BIOL 333 Wetland Science and Management
  • BIOL 361 Marine Science
  • BIOL 364 Freshwater Ecology
  • BIOL 367 Conservation Biology
  • BIOL 384 Global Change and Ecosystems
  • BIOL 409 Zoonoses
  • CHRTC 396 Environmental Issues: Christian Perspectives
  • ENCS 356 Principles of Rangeland Conservation and Habitat Management
  • ENT 207 Agricultural Entomology
  • ENT 392 Medical and Veterinary Entomology
  • NS 200 Aboriginal Canada Looking Forward/Looking Back
  • NS 335 Native People and the Fur Trade
  • R SOC 271 The Politics of Food and Natural Resources
  • R SOC 355 Rural Communities and Global Economies
  • R SOC 365 Sociology of Environment and Development
  • R SOC 450 Environmental Sociology
  • REN R 205 Wildlife Biodiversity and Ecology
  • REN R 260 History and Fundamentals of Environmental Protection and Conservation
  • REN R 364 Principles of Managing Natural Diversity
  • REN R 450 Environmentally Sustainable Agriculture
  • ZOOL 352 Principles of Parasitism
  • ZOOL 354 Wildlife Disease
  • ZOOL 370 Ethological Mechanisms
  • Food Safety

  • AFNS 416 One Health
  • AN SC 320 Livestock Growth and Meat Production
  • AN SC 375 Animal Health and Disease
  • AN SC 377 Food Animal Behaviour
  • AREC 173 The Plate, The Planet and Society
  • AREC 200 Current Economic Issues of Agriculture and Food
  • AREC 323 Introduction to Management for Agri-Food, Environmental and Forestry Businesses
  • AREC 333 Economics of Production and Resource
  • AREC 384 Management
  • AREC 471 Food Market Analysis
  • AREC 473 Society and Well-Being
  • AREC 484 Food and Agricultural Policies Strategic Management in Food and Resource Businesses
  • AREC 485 Trade and Globalization in Food and Resources
  • IMIN 324 Basic Virology
  • IMIN 372 Research Techniques in Immunology
  • MMI 351 Bacterial Pathogenesis
  • MMI 445 Clinical Microbiology and Human Health
  • NU FS 312 Quality Assurance
  • NUFS 363 Food Microbiology
  • NU FS 372 Food Chemistry
  • NU FS 373 Food Chemistry 
  • NU FS 403 Processing of Milk and Dairy Products
  • NU FS 404 Meat and Meat Products
  • NU FS 427 Food Safety
  • NU FS 480 Foodborne Pathogens
  • R SOC 271 The Politics of Food and Natural Resources
  • ZOOL 303 Animal Developmental Biology
  • ZOOL 352 Principles of Parasitism
  • Comparative Biomedical Sciences

  • AFNS 416 One Health
  • AN SC 318 Influence of Microorganisms on Animal Biology
  • AN SC 375 Animal Health and Disease
  • AN SC 484 Animal Molecular Biology
  • AN SC 485 Animal Genetic Improvement
  • BIOCH 310 Bioenergetics and Metabolism
  • BIOL 495 Special Topics in Biology (Biology of Aging)
  • CHEM 263 Organic Chemistry
  • CHRTC 350 Science and Religion: Christian Perspectives
  • CHRTC 352 Bioethical Issues: Christian Perspectives
  • ENT 392 Medical and Veterinary Entomology
  • IMIN 324 Basic Virology
  • IMIN 372 Research Techniques in Immunology
  • MMI 351 Bacterial Pathogenesis
  • MMI 426 Medical Parasitology
  • MMI 445 Clinical Microbiology and Human Health
  • PHIL 217 Biology, Society and Values
  • PHIL 265 Philosophy of Science
  • ZOOL 303 Animal Developmental Biology
  • ZOOL 224 Vertebrate Diversity
  • ZOOL 325 Comparative Anatomy of the Vertebrates
  • ZOOL 405 Biology of Fishes
  • ZOOL 407 Biology of Birds
  • ZOOL 408 Biology of Mammals
  • Plant and Soil Sciences

  • ENCS 356 Principles of Rangeland Conservation and Habitat Management
  • PL SC 100 Plants in our Lives
  • PL SC 221 Introduction to Plant Science
  • PL SC 354 Forage Crops
  • REN R 210 Introduction to Soil Science and Soil Resources