Dairy Management Minor

A minor in Dairy Management consists of 20 credits with C- or better and a 2.0 grade point average in subjects that the minor department approves. Courses taken on the pass/fail basis cannot be used for a minor. No more than 8 credits used to satisfy major requirements may be used for the minor.

A student should write a letter to the department in which he/she plans to minor declaring his/her interest in the earning a minor. This should be done during the junior year. He/she should file an application for a minor during his/her senior year.

For a minor in Dairy Management, students are required to register for:

  • AAS 425   - Introduction to  Dairy Herd Management
  • ANSC 710 - Dairy Nutrition
  • ANSC 715 - Physiology of Lactation

An additional eight credits of coursework, approved by the student's minor advisor, must also be taken. Acceptable courses used to satisfy this requirement may include (but are not restricted to):

  • AAS 423   - Dairy Cattle Selection
  • ANSC 698 - CREAM (Cooperative for Real Education in Agricultural Management) (Must be taken 2 semesters)
  • AAS 574   - Dairy Cattle Diseases
  • ANSC 728 - Advanced Diary Management II
  • ANSC 650 Dairy Industry Travel Course

Additional information and questions regarding the Animal Science Programs may be obtained by e-mailing Dr. Peter Erickson.

Questions? Contact:

Peter S Erickson, Ph.D.

Professor and Extension Dairy Specialist/Chair of Graduate Admissions
Keener Dairy Research Building
30 O'Kane Road
Durham, NH 03824
Phone: 
603-862-1909