Bachelor of
Science:

Study Planner Information

Year 1 Study Planner

Program Rules Course List

What do the different requirements mean?

  • Compulsory – all students must complete this course
  • Prerequisite for major – a course required for this major
  • Recommended – a course which complements the major, but can be substituted for an elective
  • Elective – an elective course from the course list, or as permitted by the program rules

 

Year 1 - Semester 1
Course Code & Title Requirements
VETS1060 Animal and Veterinary Biology Prerequisite for major
CHEM1100 Chemistry 11 Prerequisite for major
AGRC1021 Applied Biology II Recommended
AGRC1040 Food For a Healthy Planet Recommended

1. Students without Queensland Senior Chemistry should complete CHEM1004 (Semester 2 Gatton) or CHEM1090 (Semester 1 St Lucia) before taking CHEM1100.

Year 1 - Semester 2
Course Code & Title Requirements
SCIE1000 Theory & Practice in Science1 Compulsory
STAT1201 Analysis of Scientific Data Compulsory
AGRC1041 Cell and Tissue Biology for Agriculture and Veterinary Science Prerequisite for major
Choose 2 units from:

[ AGRC1031 Australia's Bio-Physical Environment
ANIM1018 Livestock Industries
VETS1030 One Health: Animals, the Environment and Human Disease ]

Recommended

Year 2 to 3 Study Planner

Program Rules Course List

What do the different columns mean?

  • Required for Major – a course required for this major
  • Recommended – a course which complements the major, but can be substituted for an elective
Year 2
Semester Required for Major Recommended
1

AGRC2001 Agricultural Biochemisty

VETS2031 Comparative Structure and Function for Animal Biosciences

ANIM2053 Animal Nutrition

VETS2001 Animal Health Technology (external)

VETS2033 Laboratory Animal Science

2 AGRC2045 Molecular and Quantitative Genetics

AGRC2013 Agricultural Microbiology & Gene Technology

AGRC2040 Agroecology

ANIM2021 Animal Environmental Physiology

VETS2032 Animal Pathogens and Immunity

 

Year 3
Semester Required for Major Recommended
1 ANIM3019 Animal Reproduction
AGRC3042 Animal and Plant Biosecurity

Choose at least 4 units from:

[ VETS3042 Ecological and Disease Genetics

AGRC3036 Precision Agriculture

LAND3007 Land Use & Management

VETS3017 Animal Therapeutics1

Choose courses from the BSc course list

2

ANIM3018 Wildlife Technologies
ANIM3061 Animal Nutrigenomics and Metabolism
ANIM3062 Emerging Issues in Animal Bioscience
ANIM3063 Animal Welfare & Ethics
VETS3040 Mechanisms of Animal Disease
VETS3041 Stem Cells, Clones & Genetically Modified Organisms ]

ANIM3060 Animals in a Changing Environment

1. VETS3017 is restricted to BVetTech students.  However, BSc students can email the Faculty of Science to request permission to include within their program.