Livestock Management (AS Degree S0103)

Natural Sciences Division
Degree S0103

This program is designed to give students basic skills in livestock management for employment opportunities on farms, ranches, and agriculture sales and services.

This degree requires the completion of General Education coursework plus the following:

Required Courses

Course Prefix Course Name Units
AGAG 1Food Production, Land Use, and Politics - A Global Perspective3
AGAG 59Work Experience in Agriculture 11-4
AGAN 1Animal Science3
AGAN 2Animal Nutrition3
AGAN 94Animal Breeding3
AGLI 14Swine Production3
AGLI 17Sheep Production3
AGLI 30Beef Production3
AGLI 34Livestock Judging and Selection2
AGLI 96Animal Sanitation and Disease Control3
AGLI 97Artificial Insemination of Livestock2
Required Electives
Agricultural Mechanics/Production
Choose three units from the following:3
Small Engine Repair I
Tractor and Landscape Equipment Operations
Introduction to Welding
Horse Production and Management
Business Management
Choose three units from the following:3
Principles of Business
Small Business Management
Professional Selling
Principles of Marketing
Recommended Electives
Agricultural Calculations
Total Units35-38

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Program Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this program, a student:

  • Will be able to design a comprehensive production/business plan for various livestock species
  • Can successfully transfer to the CSU and UC system.
  • Will address animals welfare requirements when designing and implementing a livestock management system.

    Review Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs) for this program.

Looking for guidance? A counselor can help.This Guided Pathways for Success (GPS) is a suggested sequence of coursework needed for program completion. It is not an official educational plan. Schedule an appointment with a counselor or advisor as soon as possible to create an individualized Mountie Academic Plan (MAP) specific to your goals and needs.

Plan of Study Grid
Fall Term 1Units
AGAN 1 Animal Science 3 3
AGLI 30 Beef Production 3 3
ENGL 1A Freshman Composition 4 4
AA/S LIFE Area E Lifelong Undrstg Course 3 3
 Units13
Spring Term 1
AGAN 2 Animal Nutrition 3 3
AGLI 17 Sheep Production 3 3
AA/S ARTS Area C-1 Arts Course 3 3
AA/S MATH Meet AA/AS Math Comptcy Req 5 5
 Units14
Summer Term 1
AA/S KINES Phys Ed (KIN) Activity Course .5 3
AA/S HUM Area C-2 Humanities Course 3 3-4
 Units6-7
Fall Term 2
AGLI 34 Livestock Judging and Selection 2 2
AGLI 96 Animal Sanitation and Disease Control 3 3
AGLI 97 Artificial Insemination of Livestock 2 2
AGAG 1 Food Production, Land Use, and Politics - A Global Perspective 3 3
AA/S SCNCE Area B-1 or B-2 Science Course 3 3-5
 Units13-15
Winter Term 2
AGAG 59 Work Experience in Agriculture 1 1-4
SPCH 1A Public Speaking 4 4
 Units5-8
Spring Term 2
AGLI 14 Swine Production 3 3
AGAN 94 Animal Breeding 3 3
AA/S USHIS Area D-1 Hist/Pol Sc Course 3 3
Livestock Management, AS S0103 3  
Certificate: Livestock Production Mngt. E0363 3  
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 Units9
 Total Units60-66
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