Animal Science, Associate of Science

Select the animals that will best fit a particular production system.

Identify key elements required to maintain healthy animals.

Describe production systems and explain why they are useful.

Use technology and explain how it improves animal production.

Create farm business plans and choose appropriate marketing models.

Explain how local, regional, and global forces affect agricultural markets.

Research, interpret, and communicate about animal agricultural issues and concerns.

Major Code: 1103S

**Alternative plans of study available by contacting your advisor

Fall Semester Freshman Year

AGRI 109Principles of Animal Science*

3 Credits

AGRI 109LPrinciples of Animal Science Lab*

1 Credit

AGRI 111Artificial Insemination of Cattle

2 Credits

GNED 101Introduction to General Education

3 Credits

MATH 143College Algebra*

3 Credits

PROG ELECProgram Electives

3 Credits

Total Credit Hours:15

Spring Semester Freshman Year

AGRI 158Applied Animal Nutrition*

4 Credits

AGRI 222Animal Reproduction and Breeding

3 Credits

COMM 101Fundamentals of Oral Communication

3 Credits

ECON 201Principles of Macroeconomics

3 Credits

AGRI 100Agribusiness Seminar

1 Credit

Total Credit Hours:14

Fall Semester Sophomore Year

AGRI 271Animal Anatomy and Physiology*

4 Credits

CHEM 101Introduction to Chemistry*

4 Credits

ENGL 101Writing and Rhetoric I

3 Credits

HUMA GE1Any General Education Humanistic & Artistic Way of Knowing

3 Credits

WELL Wellness

2 Credits

Total Credit Hours:16

Spring Semester Sophomore Year

ENGL 102Writing and Rhetoric II*

3 Credits

BIOL 201Biology 1*

4 Credits

HUMA GE2Any 2nd Gen. Ed. Humanistic & Artistic Way of Knowing Course

3 Credits

SOCS GEAny Gen. Ed. Social and Behavioral Way of Knowing Course

3 Credits

PROG ELECProgram Electives

3 Credits

Total Credit Hours:16

Social & Behavioral Way of Knowing courses must be from 2 different disciplines (prefixes).

Humanistic & Artistic Way of Knowing courses must be from 2 different disciplines (prefixes).

*Prerequisite or corequisite required

Program Electives

AGRI 104Agriculture Management

4 Credits

AGRI 160Introduction to Agriculture Selling

3 Credits

AGRI 203Principles of Range Management

3 Credits

AGRI 240Forage Crops

3 Credits

AGRI 255Entrepreneurship in Agriculture

3 Credits

Total Credit Hours:6

Students must complete two program electives from the list for a minimum of 6 credits.

Total Credit Hours: 61