Animal Science (AS Degree S0854)

Natural Sciences Division
Degree S0854

The Animal Science Associates Degree focuses on animal behavior, husbandry, production, and services which; are a critical part of animal agriculture and related industries.  The curriculum provides a combination of technical knowledge and practical skills utilizing a hands-on approach to instruction.  Upon completion of the program students will be prepared for entry level employment opportunities and/or transfer to a four year institution. 

Required Courses
Course Prefix Course Name Units
ASCI 1Animal Science3
ASCI 2Animal Nutrition3
ASCI 14Swine Production3
ASCI 17Sheep Production3
ASCI 30Beef Production3
ASCI 59Work Experience in Agriculture 11-4
ASCI 96Animal Sanitation and Disease Control3
ASCI 97Artificial Insemination of Livestock3
Required Electives: Choose a minimum of six units6
Tractor and Landscape Equipment Operations
Small Engine Repair I
Irrigation Systems Management
Exotic Animal Management
Horse Production and Management
Horse Ranch Management
Horse Hoof Care
Horse Behavior and Training
Livestock Judging and Selection
Animal Handling and Restraint
Canine Management
Feline Management
Tropical and Coldwater Fish Management
Reptile Management
Aviculture - Cage and Aviary Birds
Animal Breeding
Introduction to Welding
Select one course from the following:3
Principles of Business
Small Business Management
Professional Selling
Principles of Marketing
Total Units31-34

1 Complete one to four units of ASCI 59 

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