University Catalog 2024-2025

Poultry Science (Minor)

Plan Requirements

Master of Science Requirements

Required Courses9
Select nine hours of coursework approved in conjunction with the academic committee
Total Hours9

Doctoral Requirements

Required Courses12
Select twelve hours of coursework approved in conjunction with the academic committee
Total Hours12

Poultry Science Graduate Courses

PO 504Avian Anatomy and Physiology4
PO 506Physiological Aspects of Poultry Management3
PO 510Poultry Product Safety3
PO 515Comparative Nutrition3
PO 524Comparative Endocrinology3
PO 525Feed Manufacturing Technology3
PO 533Poultry Processing and Products3
PO 566Animal Cell Culture Techniques2
PO 580Feed and Ingrdient Quality Assurance3
PO 590Special Problems in Poultry Science1-6
PO 601Seminar1
PO 620Special Problems1-6
PO 757Comparative Immunology3
PO 775Mineral Metabolism3
PO 801Graduate Seminar In Poultry Science1
PO 820Special Problems In Poultry Science1-6


Department Head

  • Frank Siewerdt

Director of Graduate Programs

  • Kenneth E. Anderson

Department Research Leader

  • Matthew D. Koci

Department Extension Leader

  • Adam C. Fahrenholz

Director of Undergraduate Programs

  • Lynn Worley-Davis

Full Professors

  • Kenneth E. Anderson
  • Frank W. Edens
  • Peter R. Ferket
  • Jesse Lee Grimes
  • Hosni Moustafa Hassan
  • Aaron S. Keiss
  • Matthew D. Koci
  • Paul Edward Mozdziak
  • Edgar Orlando Oviedo-Rondon

Associate Professors

  • Lisa Bielke
  • Elaine Bohórquez
  • Adam C. Fahrenholz

Assistant Professors

  • Yan Campbell
  • Michael Vadakekara Joseph
  • Ramon D. Malheiros
  • Allison Pullin
  • Lin Walker
  • Lynn Worley-Davis

Research Scholars

  • Ishab Poudel

Emeritus Faculty

  • Thomas A. Carter
  • Vern L. Christensen
  • Patricia A. Curtis
  • Warren J. Croom Jr.
  • Jimmy Dale Garlich
  • Winston Murry Hagler
  • Gerald B. Havenstein
  • James N. Petitte
  • Brian W. Sheldon
  • Jason C. Shih
  • Thomas David Siopes
  • Charles Michael Williams
  • Michael Wineland

Adjunct Faculty

  • Tuoying Ao
  • Andrea Villanes Arellano
  • Jose Bruno-Barcena
  • Yewande Fasina
  • Tom Frost
  • Bartosz Kempisty
  • Zack Lowman
  • Donald R. McIntyre
  • Basheer Nusairat
  • Rasha Qudsieh
  • Muquarrab Qureshi
  • Hugo Romero-Sanchez
  • Ondulla Tyvette Toomer
  • Nelson E. Ward