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Animal Science

Associate of Applied Science Degree

You can earn an associate of applied science degree in animal science.
Note that not all courses for each program can be offered every semester.

You will need to successfully complete a minimum of 72.5 Credit Hours.

Courses

Recommended Core Courses

Core

57.5 Credit Hours
Course Number Course Name Credit Hours
AGRI 1005 Introduction to Agriculture Technology 3
AGRI 1010 Animal Science 3
AGRI 1030 Introduction to Soil Science 3
AGRI 1040 Introduction to Soil Science Lab 1
AGRI 1131 Plant Science 3
AGRI 1132 Plant Science Lab 1
AGRI 1230 Feeds and Feeding 3
AGRI 1290 International Agriculture and Agribusiness 3
AGRI 1310 Agricultural Marketing System 3
AGRI 1320 Animal Reproduction Physiology 3
AGRI 1340 Animal Science Lab 1
AGRI 1400 Farm and Environmental Safety 2
AGRI 2015 Farm and Ranch Management 4
AGRI 2210 Animal Health 3
AGRI 2260 Beef Feedlot Production Management 2
AGRI 2290 Agricultural Commodities Marketing 3
AGRI 2400 Forage, Pasture and Grassland Production 3
AGRI 2410 Forage, Pasture and Grassland Production Lab 1
AGRI 2830 Advanced Animal Nutrition 2
AGRI 2890 Agriculture Capstone Experience 1

Core Option Courses

Agriculture I

Select a minimum of 4 credit hours from the following
48 Credit Hours
Course Number Course Name Credit Hours
AGRI 1300 Cooperative Internship I 6
AGRI 2040 Livestock Production 3
AGRI 2050 Livestock Production Lab 1

Agriculture II

See your advisor to identify which semester is best for your interests
58 Credit Hours
Course Number Course Name Credit Hours
AGRI 1025 Farm Experience Lab .5

Agriculture III

Select two from the following
59 Credit Hours
Course Number Course Name Credit Hours
AGRI 2285 Swine Production Management 2
AGRI 2810 Horsemanship and Horse Care 2
AGRI 2840 Cow Calf Production Management 2

Agriculture IV

Select one
60 Credit Hours
Course Number Course Name Credit Hours
AGRI 1105 Issues in Agriculture I 1
AGRI 1120 Food-Agriculture-Natural Resources Systems 3

Required General Education Courses

Behavioral Science

3 Credit Hours
Course Number Course Name Credit Hours
AGRI 1420 Interpersonal Skills 3

Combination of Oral and Written Communication

3 Credit Hours
Course Number Course Name Credit Hours
ENGL 1050 Workplace Communication 3

Mathematics

3 Credit Hours
Course Number Course Name Credit Hours
MATH 1020 Technical Mathematics I 3

Science or Technology

select from list or any other Natural Science course
2-6 Credit Hours
Course Number Course Name Credit Hours
AGRI 1500 Microcomputer Applications in Agriculture 3

Social Science

3 Credit Hours
Course Number Course Name Credit Hours
AGRI 1410 Introduction to the Economics of Agriculture 3

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