Animal, Veterinary, and Food Sciences (AVFS)

AVFS 101 Introduction to Animal, Veterinary and Food Sciences (1 credit)

An overview of animal, veterinary and food sciences for first year AVFS students. An introduction of programs, courses, and facilities, including weekly faculty speakers, activities, discussions, and presentations of topics concerning issues facing animal, veterinary, and food scientists. Cooperative: open to WSU degree-seeking students.

AVFS 435 Fish Genetics (2 credits)

Joint-listed with AVFS 535

This course will cover most aspects of qualitative, quantitative, chromosomal and ecological aspects of fish genetics with emphasis on applications to aquaculture and fisheries management. Six major areas will be covered: 1) Inheritance of Qualitative/Quantitative Traits in Fish, 2) Selection, Breeding and Hybridization 3) Genetic Markers and Their Applications, 5) Cytogenetics of Fish Reproduction and Sex Control 6) Introduction to Gene Engineering and Genomics. A writing assignment is mandatory for graduate credit. Typically Offered: Spring.

Prereqs: BIOL 115 & 115L or equivalent

AVFS 503 (s) Workshop (1-16 credits)

Credit arranged

AVFS 535 Fish Genetics (2 credits)

Joint-listed with AVFS 435

This course will cover most aspects of qualitative, quantitative, chromosomal and ecological aspects of fish genetics with emphasis on applications to aquaculture and fisheries management. Six major areas will be covered: 1) Inheritance of Qualitative/Quantitative Traits in Fish, 2) Selection, Breeding and Hybridization 3) Genetic Markers and Their Applications, 5) Cytogenetics of Fish Reproduction and Sex Control 6) Introduction to Gene Engineering and Genomics. A writing assignment is mandatory for graduate credit. Typically Offered: Spring.

Prereqs: BIOL 115 & 115L or equivalent