Thompson School of Applied Science

The Thompson School’s Associate Degree in Applied Science (AAS degree) programs provide men and women a solid foundation of knowledge and practical experience in an exceptional learning environment emphasizing pathways for career entry upon graduation. The following programs are offered in the Thompson School (concentrations are offered under several program areas):

Applied Animal Science
Applied Business Management
Civil Technology
Community Leadership
Culinary Arts and Nutrition
Forest Technology
Horticultural Technology
Integrated Agriculture Management
Veterinary Technology

 

Choosing First-Semester Courses

Program requirements for all Thompson School students include the following: general education requirements are met through a combination of coursework in the sciences, including mathematics, arts and humanities, and the social sciences. A minimum of 20 credits are dedicated to this component of the degree. To complete the AAS degree requirement of a minimum 64 credit hours in four semesters, students follow an established sequence of courses for their respective program areas.

Thompson School General Education courses are built into the programs listed here for first-year students. Students should review the Thompson School section of the current Undergraduate Catalog.

Please Note: The Thompson School will be holding three Orientation sessions: June 6-7, June 13, and June 20.

A math placement assessment is administered to all incoming students as part of their orientation to UNH/TSAS. Bring a pen/pencil.

REQUIRED FIRST-SEMESTER COURSES BY MAJORS

 

APPLIED ANIMAL SCIENCE (AAS)

Dairy Management

AAS 228, Anatomy and Physiology of Domestic Animals: 4 credits
AAS 231, Introduction to Animal Science: 4 credits
AAS 425, Introduction to Dairy Herd Management: 4 credits
COM 209, Expository Writing and Reading: 4 credits

 

Equine Management    

AAS 228, Anatomy and Physiology of Domestic Animals: 4 credits
AAS 231, Introduction to Animal Science: 4 credits
AAS 437, Equine Management Techniques: 4 credits
ANSC 411, Animal Sciences Introduction to Equine Science: 1 credit
COM 209, Expository Writing and Reading: 4 credits

 

Small Animal Care

AAS 228, Anatomy and Physiology of Domestic Animals: 4 credits
AAS 230, Small Animal Breeds and Behavior: 4 credits
AAS 231, Introduction to Animal Science: 4 credits
COM 209, Expository Writing and Reading: 4 credits

 

APPLIED BUSINESS MANAGEMENT (ABM)

Business Management

ABM 205, Applied Financial Accounting: 4 credits
ABM 404, Principles of Management: 4 credits
COM 209, Expository Writing and Reading: 4 credits
SSCI 201, Human Relations: 4 credits

Restaurant Management

ABM 404, Principles of Management: 4 credits
CAN 201, Food Preparation Fundamentals: 3 credits
CAN 226, Dining Room Practicum: 3 credits
CAN 407, ServSafe Sanitation: 1 credit
COM 209, Expository Writing and Reading: 4 credits

CIVIL TECHNOLOGY (CT)

(all three concentrations)

AM 280, Computer Literacy/Internet Applications: 4 credits
CT 220, Professional Practice: 1 credit
CT 222, Computer Aided Design Level I: 4 credits
CT 423, Introduction to Surveying and Mapping: 4 credits
CT 424, Surveying and Mapping Applications: 2 credits
MTH 203, Algebra and Trigonometry: 3 credits

COMMUNITY LEADERSHIP (CSL)
(formerly Community Service and Leadership)

CSL 401, Introduction to Community Service and Leadership: 4 credits
CSL 405, Communication within Communities: 4 credits
COM 209, Expository Writing and Reading: 4 credits
MTH 202, College Algebra: 3 credits
TSAS 205, Computers in the Workplace: 2 credits

CULINARY ARTS AND NUTRITION (CAN)

Culinary Arts

CAN 201, Food Preparation Fundamentals: 2 credits
CAN 242, Culinary Skill Development: 4 credits
CAN 407, ServSafe Sanitation: 1 credit
CAN 422, Cuisine and Culture: 4 credits
MTH 202, College Algebra: 3 credits
TSAS 205, Computers in the Workplace: 2 credits

Dietetic Technician

CAN 201, Food Preparation Fundamentals: 3 credits
CAN 210, Introduction to the Dietetic Technician profession: 1 credit
CAN 407, ServSafe Sanitation: 1 credit
MTH 202, College Algebra: 3 credits
NUTR 400, Nutrition Health and Wellbeing: 4 credits
TSAS 205, Computers in the Workplace: 2 credits

FOREST TECHNOLOGY (FORT)

Forest Technician

FORT 261, Dendrology: 3 credits
FORT 263, Forest Ecology: 2 credits
FORT 263A, Forest Ecology Lab: 1 credit
FORT 265, Forest Orientation Seminar: 1 credit
COM 209, Expository Writing and Reading: 4 credits
MTH 203 Algebra and Trigonometry: 3 credits
TSAS 205, Computers in the Workplace: 2 credits

HORTICULTURAL TECHNOLOGY (HT)

Landscape Operations

HT 201, Freshman Seminar: 1 credit
HT 205, Plants, People and Place: 2 credits
HT 207, Plant Structure and Function: 4 credits
HT 415, Soils and Land Use (Half-term I): 2 credits
COM 209, Expository Writing and Reading: 4 credits
SSCT 203, Environmental Issues and Society: 2 credits
TSAS 205, Computers in the Workplace: 2 credits

Ornamental Horticulture

HT 201, Freshman Seminar: 1 credit
HT 205, Plants, People and Place: 2 credits
HT 207, Plant Structure and Function: 4 credits
HT 227A, Horticultural Facilities Management: 2 credits
HT 415, Soils and Land Use: (Half-term I): 2 credits
COM 209, Expository Writing and Reading: 4 credits
TSAS 205, Computers in the Workplace: 2 credits

Integrated Agriculture Management

Required Core Courses
FORT 261, Dendrology: 3 credits OR
HT 205, Plants, People and Place: 2 credits
HT 286, Fruit and Vegetable Production: 3 credits
HT 415, Soils and Land Use: 2 credits

General Education CourseB
Com 209, Expository Writing and Reading: 4 credits

Flexible Concentration Course
Determined in conjunction with advisor

Veterinary Technology

AAS 230, Small Animal Breeds and Behavior: 4 credits
AAS 231, Introduction to Animal Science: 4 credits
AAS 421, Large Animal Behavior and Handling Techniques: 2 credits
MTH 202, College Algebra: 3 credits
VTEC 228, Anatomy and Physiology of Domestic Animals: 4 credits

Dairy Management
AAS 228, Anatomy and Physiology of Domestic Animals: 4 credits
AAS 231, Introduction to Animal Science: 4 credits
AAS 425, Introduction to Dairy Herd Management: 4 credits
COM 209, Expository Writing and Reading: 4 credits

 

Equine Management                                                      
AAS 228, Anatomy and Physiology of Domestic Animals: 4 credits
AAS 231, Introduction to Animal Science: 4 credits
AAS 437, Equine Management Techniques: 4 credits
ANSC 411, Animal Sciences Introduction to Equine Science: 1 credit

COM 209, Expository Writing and Reading: 4 credits

 

COM 209, Expository Writing and Reading: 4 credits

 

Small Animal Care
AAS 228, Anatomy and Physiology of Domestic Animals: 4 credits
AAS 230, Small Animal Breeds and Behavior: 4 credits
AAS 231, Introduction to Animal Science: 4 credits
COM 209, Expository Writing and Reading: 4 credits

 

Veterinary Technology

AAS 228, Anatomy and Physiology of Domestic Animals: 4 credits

AAS 230, Small Animal Breeds and Behavior: 4 credits
AAS 231, Introduction to Animal Science: 4 credits
AAS 421, Large Animal Behavior and Handling Techniques: 2 credits

MTH 202, Math II: 3 credits

 

 

APPLIED BUSINESS MANAGEMENT ( ABM)
Business Management


ABM 205, Applied Financial Accounting: 4 credits
ABM 404, Principles of Management: 4 credits

COM 209, Expository Writing and Reading: 4 credits
SSCI 201, Human Relations: 4 credits

 

Restaurant Management
ABM 404, Principles of Management: 4 credits

CAN 201, Food Preparation Fundamentals: 3 credits
CAN 226, Dining Room Practicum: 3 credits
 

CAN 407, Hospitality ServSafe Sanitation and Safety: 21 credits
COM 209, Expository Writing and Reading: 4 credits

 


CIVIL TECHNOLOGY (CT)
(all three concentrations)
AM 280, Computer Literacy/Internet Applications: 4 credits
CT 220, Professional Practice: 1 credit

CT 222, Computer Aided Design Level I: 4 credits
CT 423, Introduction to Surveying and Mapping: 4 credits
CT 424, Surveying and Mapping Applications: 2 credits
MTH 203, Algebra and Trigonometry: 3 credits

COMMUNITY LEADERSHIP (CSL) (formerly Community Service and Leadership)
CSL 200, Technology for Community Service and Leadership: 2 credits
CSL 401, Introduction to Community Service and Leadership: 4 credits

CSL 405, Communication withing Communities: 4 credits
COM 209, Expository Writing and Reading: 4 credits

MTH 202, Math IICollege Algebra : 3 credits

TSAS 205, Computers in the Workplace: 2 credits

Culinary Arts and Nutrition (CAN)
Culinary Arts
CAN 201, Food Preparation Fundamentals: 2 credits
CAN 203, Introduction to Restaurant Management: 3 credits
CAN 242, Culinary Skill Development: 4 credits
CAN 407, Hospitality:ServSafe Sanitation and Safety: 21 credits
CAN 422, Cuisine and Culture: 4 credits
MTH 202, Math IICollege Algebra: 3 credits

TSAS 205, Computers in the Workplace: 2 credits

 

Dietetic Technician
CAN 201, Food Preparation Fundamentals: 3 credits

CAN 210, Introduction to the Dietetic Technician profession: 1 credit

CAN 407, Hospitality ServSafe Sanitation and Safety: 21 credits


MTH 202, Math IICollege Algebra: 3 credits
NUTR 400, Nutrition Health and Wellbeing: 4 credits 

TSAS 205, Computers in the Workplace: 2 credits 

 

 

FOREST TECHNOLOGY (FORT)
Forest Technician
FORT 261, Dendrology: 3 credits
FORT 263, Forest Ecology: 2 credits

FORT 263A, Forest Ecology Lab: 1 credit
FORT 265, Forest Orientation Seminar: 1 credit
COM 209, Expository Writing and Reading: 4 credits
MTH 203 Algebra and Trigonometry: 3 credits
TSAS 205, Computers in the Workplace: 2 credits


HORTICULTURAL TECHNOLOGY (HT)
Landscape Operations
HT 201, Freshman Seminar: 1 credit
HT 205, Plants, People and Place: 2 credits
HT 207, Plant Structure and Function: 4 credits
HT 415, Soils and Land Use (Half-term I): 2 credits
COM 209, Expository Writing and Reading: 4 credits
SSCT 203, Environmental Issues and Society: 2 credits

TSAS 205, Computers in the Workplace: 2 credits 

 

Ornamental Horticulture
HT 201, Freshman Seminar: 1 credit
HT 205, Plants, People and Place: 2 credits
HT 207, Plant Structure and Function: 4 credits

HT 227A, Horticultural Facilities Management: 2 credits
HT 415, Soils and Land Use: (Half-term I): 2 credits

COM 209, Expository Writing and Reading: 4 credits

TSAS 205, Computers in the Workplace: 2 credits 

 

Integrated Agriculture Management

Required Core Courses

FORT 261, Dendrology: 3 credits OR

HT 205, Plants, People and Place: 2 credits

HT 286, Fruit and Vegetable Production: 3 credits

HT 415, Soils and Land Use: 2 credits

General Education CourseB

Com 209, Expository Writing and Reading: 4 credits

Flexible Concentration Course

Determined in conjunction with advisor

 

Veterinary Technology

AAS 228, Anatomy and Physiology of Domestic Animals: 4 credits

AAS 230, Small Animal Breeds and Behavior: 4 credits
AAS 231, Introduction to Animal Science: 4 credits
AAS 421, Large Animal Behavior and Handling Techniques: 2 credits

MTH 202, Math IICollege Algebra: 3 credits

 

VTEC 228, Anatomy and Physiology of Domestic Animals: 4 credits