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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 Skills021
ANS110Animal Science303
ANS115Animal Feeds and Nutrition223
ANS140Swine Production223
BUS110Introduction to Business303
ENG111Writing and Inquiry303
13616
SECOND SEMESTER
ANS116Intro to Equine Ind303
ANS150Animal Health Management303
BUS137Principles of Management303
CIS111Basic PC Literacy122
ENG115Oral Communication303
MAT110Math Measurement & Literacy223
15417
THIRD SEMESTER
WBL113Work-Based Learning I OR0303
WBL111Work-Based Learning AND0101
WBL112Work-Based Learning I0202
0303
FOURTH SEMESTER
AGR150Ag-O-Metrics303
AGR214Agricultural Marketing303
ANS130Poultry Production223
ANS180Equine Production324
BUS115Business Law I303
14416
FIFTH SEMESTER
AGR212Farm Business Management303
ANS120Beef Production223
SPA111Elementary Spanish I303
ÐÐHumanities/Fine Arts Elective*303
ÐÐBehavioral/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
ART116Survey of American Art303
HUM110Technology and Society303
HUM121The Nature of America303
HUM122Southern Culture303
HUM230Leadership Development303
MUS110Music Appreciation303
MUS112Introduction to Jazz303
MUS210History of Rock Music303
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