The main objective of this study course is teaching fundamental principles in animal production science and food science of animal origin. Field of interest: husbandry, animal nutrition, breeding, reproductive physiology, management of livestock; food (meat and meat products, milk and dairy products, sh and sh products, egg, honey) production, collection, processing and distribution. Hazards along the food production chain, traceability. Risk analysis and HACCP along the production lines: laws and their implementation, compulsory and voluntary certification. Courses take place in Perugia and in the experimental farms of the University.
In order to enroll on the Degree Course in Animal Science, students must have a diploma from a Secondary School or another equivalent qualification obtained abroad and recognized suitable. Language requirement: minimum Italian Level B1.
Maximum: 7 students.
|Mathematics and Physics||100||10|
|Chemistry and Biochemistry||120||12|
|Livestock morphology, population structure and ethnology||60||6|
|Genetics and animal breeding||90||9|
|General agronomy and forage systems||120||12|
|Agricultural economy and policy||90||9|
|Livestock Feeding and Nutrition||90||9|
Priciples of veterinary pathology
|Food industrues and technologies of animal products||90||9|
|General and applied microbiology||60||6|
|Livestock health and hygiene||60||6|
|Non-ruminant livestock production systems||120||12|
|Ruminant production systems||60||6|
|Livestock buildings, facilities and equipment||600||6|
|Livestock health and hygiene||110||11|
Degree Course in Animal Production Science is
a 3 years course, the Bachelor’s degree program consists of 180 ECTS.
The subjetcs are distributed in two periods called semesters. First semester: from September till December; second semester: from February till end of May.