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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Guided Pathways of Study Suggested Course Sequence 

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.

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