Animal Science & Poultry Science (PhD): Poultry Science Concentration

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Degree Requirements

Required Courses10
Graduate Seminar In Poultry Science
Doctoral Supervised Teaching
Statistical Methods For Researchers I
Statistical Methods For Researchers II
Principles of Biochemistry
Biochemistry of Gene Expression
Graduate Electives / Research Courses62
"Graduate Electives / Research Courses" that will be applied to reach 72 credit hours will be determined in conjunction with the advisory committee.
Students are encouraged to choose these courses from the "Graduate Elective Courses" and "Graduate Research Courses" listed below
Total Hours72

Graduate Electives

Students are encouraged to select from the courses below:
PO 504Avian Anatomy and Physiology4
PO 506Physiological Aspects of Poultry Management3
PO 510Poultry Product Safety: An On-Farm Model3
PO 515Comparative Nutrition3
PO 524Comparative Endocrinology3
FM 525Feed Manufacturing Technology3
PO 533Poultry Processing and Products3
FM 580Feed and Ingrdient Quality Assurance3
PO 590Special Problems in Poultry Science1-6
FM 790Advanced Feed Formulation3
IMM 757Comparative Immunology3

Graduate Research Courses

Students are encouraged to choose from the following courses:
PO 893Doctoral Supervised Research1-9
PO 895Doctoral Dissertation Research1-9
PO 899Doctoral Dissertation Preparation1-9

Faculty

Full Professors

  • Glen William Almond
  • Kenneth E. Anderson
  • Christopher M. Ashwell
  • Donna K. Carver
  • Patricia Ann Curtis
  • Frank W. Edens
  • Joan Eisemann
  • Charlotte E Farin
  • Vivek Fellner
  • Peter R. Ferket
  • Williams Lucas Flowers, IV
  • Jesse Lee Grimes
  • Sung Woo Kim
  • Matthew D. Koci
  • Duane K. Larick
  • Hsiao-Ching Liu
  • Christian Maltecca
  • Melissa Schuster Merrill
  • Paul Edward Modziak
  • Jeannette A Moore
  • Jack Odle
  • Edgar Orlando Oviedo-Rondon
  • James N. Petitte
  • Shannon Elizabeth Phillips
  • Jorge A Piedrahita
  • Matt H Poore
  • Coby J. Schal
  • Miles T See
  • Paul David Siciliano
  • Eric VanHeugten

Associate Professors

  • Robert Byron Beckstead
  • Dana J. Hanson
  • Mark T. Knauer
  • Daniel Heath Poole
  • Korinn Edna Saker
  • Giuseppe Valacchi

Assistant Professors

  • Deborah A. Esposito
  • Adam Charles Fahrenholz
  • Jonathan Paul Holt
  • Jicai Jiang
  • Michael Vadakekara Joseph
  • Suzanne McKay Leonard
  • Casey C. Nestor
  • Carrie L. Pickworth
  • Mahmoud Ahmed Nabil Ahmed Naguib Sharara
  • Lin Walker
  • Xiaoqiu Wang
  • Stephanie Hill Ward

Practice/Research/Teaching Professors

  • Thomas J. Frost
  • Kimberly Dawn Ange-Van Heugten
  • Deidre Danielle Harmon
  • Francesco Tiezzi Mazzoni Della Stella Ma
  • Shweta Trivedi
  • Lin Xi

Emeritus Faculty

  • Brenda P Alston-Mills
  • Geoffrey A. Benson
  • Leonard S Bull
  • Thomas A. Carter
  • Vern L. Christensen
  • Roger G. Crickenberger
  • Eugene Eisen
  • Kenneth L. Esbenshade
  • Jimmy Dale Garlich
  • Winston Murry Hagler
  • Raymond W. Harvey
  • Gerald B. Havenstein
  • Brinton Alden Hopkins
  • Gerald B. Huntington
  • James R. Jones
  • Jean-Marie Luginbuhl
  • Roger Lee McCraw
  • William M Morrow
  • Richard M. Myers
  • Robert M. Petters
  • Odis Wayne Robison
  • Frank D. Sargent
  • Brian W. Sheldon
  • Jason C. Shih
  • Thomas David Siopes
  • Jerry Wayne Spears
  • Steven Paul Washburn
  • Michael David Whitacre
  • Lon Weidner Whitlow
  • Charles Michael Williams

Adjunct Faculty

  • Raymond Dean Boyd
  • Max T. Coffey
  • Kent A. Gray
  • William O. Herring
  • Elizabeth A. Koutsos
  • Michael Patrick Martin
  • Donald R. McIntyre
  • Teena F. Middleton
  • Douglas Wyatt Newcom
  • Basheer Nusairat
  • Hugo Romero-Sanchez
  • Simon M. Shane
  • Charles Robert Stark
  • Zehava Uni
  • Christopher J. Williams
  • Michael John Wineland