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Applied Animal Science Technology

Applied Animal Science Technology

A15280

This curriculum is designed to prepare students for careers in the production, processing, and distribution of livestock, swine, and poultry and their products according to scientific principles essential to efficient and profitable operation.

Students should learn skills necessary for the operation of efficient and profitable livestock, swine, and poultry enterprises. Coursework includes production practices, animal health, nutrition, reproduction, and management.
Graduates are qualified for entry-level jobs as herd or flock managers, field service persons, feed salespersons, equipment salespersons, feed mill workers, buyers of poultry and livestock, owners/operators, farm managers, department supervisors, field service representatives, and waste management technicians.

This program prepares individuals to select, breed, care for, process, and market livestock and small farm animals. Potential coursework includes instruction in basic animal science, animal nutrition, and animal health as applied to various species and breeds; design and operation of housing, feeding and processing facilities; and related issues of safety, applicable regulations, logistics, and supply.



ASSOCIATE OF APPLIED SCIENCE
A15280
Hours
PrefixCourse #Course TitleClassLabCredit
FIRST SEMESTER
ACA115Success &Study Skills OR021
ACA122College Transfer Success
ANS110Animal Science303
CIS111Basic PC Literacy OR122
CIS110Introduction to Computers
ANS140Swine Production223
ENG115Oral Communications OR303
COM231Public Speaking
9612
SECOND SEMESTER
ANS116Intro to Equine Industry303
ANS150Animal Health Management303
MAT110Math Measurement & Lit. OR223
MAT143Quantitative Literacy
ENG111Writing and Inquiry303
ANS130Poultry Production223
13415
THIRD SEMESTER
WBL113Work-Based Learning I0303 OR
WBL111Work-Based Learning0101 AND
WBL112Work-Based Learning I0202
0303
FOURTH SEMESTER
AGR150Ag-O-Metrics303
AGR214Agricultural Marketing303
ANS180Equine Production324
ANS120Beef Production223
ANS115Animal Feeds & Nutrition223
WLD112Basic Welding Processes132
14918
FIFTH SEMESTER
AGR212Farm Business Management303
BUS270Professional Development303
BUS110Introduction to Business303
SPA111Elementary Spanish I OR303
SPA120Spanish for the Workplace
Humanities/Fine Arts Elective*303
Behavioral/Social Science Elective**303
14215
*The Humanities/Fine Arts elective must be chosen from the following:
ART111Art Appreciation303
ART114Art History Survey I303
ART115Art History Survey II303
HUM110Technology and Society303
HUM115Critical Thinking303
HUM122Southern Culture303
HUM230Leadership Development303
MUS110Music Appreciation303
MUS112Introduction to Jazz303
PHI230Introduction to Logic303
REL110World Religions303
REL211Introduction to Old Testament303
REL212Introduction to New Testament303
**The Social/Behavioral Science elective must be chosen from the following:
ECO151Survey of Economics303
ECO251Principles of Microeconomics303
GEO111World Regional Geography303
PSY150General Psychology303
SOC210Introduction to Sociology303
SOC220Social Problems303
TOTAL SEMESTER HOURS CREDIT: 67

I do not believe there was ever a life more attractive than life on a cattle farm. -Theodore Roosevelt