Pet Science

Natural Sciences Division
Certificate T0104

This certificate program is designed to give students basic skills in production and marketing of pets at the wholesale and retail level. All courses are applicable for degree requirements.

Required Courses

AGAN 1Animal Science 3
AGAN 2Animal Nutrition 3
AGAN 51Animal Handling and Restraint 3
AGAN 94Animal Breeding 3
AGLI 96Animal Sanitation and Disease Control 3
AGPE 70Pet Shop Management 3
AGPE 71Canine Management 3
AGPE 72Feline Management 3
AGPE 73Tropical and Coldwater Fish Management 2
AGPE 74Reptile Management 2
AGPE 76Aviculture - Cage and Aviary Birds 3
BUSM 66Small Business Management 3
Total Units34

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Program Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this program, a student will:

  • Be able to identify the common species & breeds of livestock.
  • Be able to identify common breeds of small animals.
  • Be able to address animal welfare requirements when designing and implementing an animal management system.

    Review Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs) for this program.
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