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

Course PrefixCourse NameUnits
AGAN 1Animal Science3
AGAN 2Animal Nutrition3
AGAN 51Animal Handling and Restraint3
AGAN 94Animal Breeding3
AGLI 96Animal Sanitation and Disease Control3
AGPE 70Pet Shop Management3
AGPE 71Canine Management3
AGPE 72Feline Management3
AGPE 73Tropical and Coldwater Fish Management2
AGPE 74Reptile Management2
AGPE 76Aviculture - Cage and Aviary Birds3
BUSM 66Small Business Management3
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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