Animal Science AAS Degree Courses

Award: Associate of Applied Science (AAS)
Required number of credits: 69
Program Start: Fall, Spring, Summer

2019–2020 Suggested Sequence of Study

The following suggested sequence of study is for new full-time students starting the program in the academic year listed.

When registering for classes refer to your Academic Evaluation to see your specific program requirements and ensure proper registration.

Courses and course cost calculations are subject to change.

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Semester 1
AGA-114 Principles of Agronomy -OR- 3 $607.50
Natural Science Elective 3
AGC-103 Ag Computers 3 $586.50
AGS-113 Survey of the Animal Industry 3 $586.50
PSY-111 Introduction to Psychology -OR- O E 3 $586.50
SOC-110 Introduction to Sociology -OR- O E 3 $586.50
SOC-115 Social Problems -OR- O E 3 $586.50
PSY-102 Human and Work Relations 3 $586.50
SPC-101 Fundamentals of Oral Communication O E 3 $586.50
Animal Science / Agriculture Elective 3
Total Credits 18

Semester 2
AGA-154 Fundamentals of Soil Science -OR- 3 $607.50
BIO-247 Applications of Biotechnology -OR- 3 $586.50
Natural Science Elective 3
AGS-225 Swine Science -OR- 8WK1 3 $586.50
AGS-226 Beef Cattle Science -OR- 8WK1 3 $586.50
AGS-216 Equine Science 8WK2 3 $586.50
AGS-319 Animal Nutrition 3 $586.50
ENG-105 Composition I -OR- O E 3 $586.50
COM-781 Written Communication in the Workplace 3 $586.50
MAT-772 Applied Math -OR- 3 $586.50
MAT-110 Math for Liberal Arts -OR- O E 3 $586.50
MAT-121 College Algebra 4 $782.00
Math Elective 3
Total Credits 15

Semester 3
ACC-131 Principles of Accounting I -OR- O E 4 $782.00
ACC-115 Introduction to Accounting 4 $782.00
AGB-235 Introduction to Agriculture Markets -OR- 3 $586.50
AGS-211 Issues Facing Animal Science -OR- 2 $391.00
Animal Science / Agriculture Elective 3
AGS-211 Issues Facing Animal Science 2 $391.00
AGS-218 Domestic Animal Physiology 4 $792.00
Animal Science or Agriculture Elective 3
Natural Science Elective 4
Total Credits 20

Semester 4
AGS-225 Swine Science -OR- 8WK1 3 $586.50
AGS-226 Beef Cattle Science -OR- 8WK1 3 $586.50
AGS-216 Equine Science 8WK2 3 $586.50
AGS-272 Foods of Animal Origin -OR- 8WK2 5 $1012.50
AGC-999 Study Abroad -OR- 1 $195.50
Animal Science / Agriculture Elective 3
AGT-805 Employment Experience 8WK2 5 $977.50
Animal Science / Agriculture Elective 3
Total Credits 16

Animal Science and Agriculture Electives
AGA-214 Cash Grains 3 $601.50
AGA-284 Pesticide Application Certification 3 $636.50
AGA-376 Integrated Pest Management 8WK2 3 $626.50
AGB-101 Agricultural Economics 3 $586.50
AGB-303 Agriculture Leadership 3 $586.50
AGB-330 Farm Business Management 8WK1 3 $586.50
AGB-336 Agricultural Selling 8WK1 3 $586.50
AGP-333 Precision Farming Systems 3 $586.50
AGP-450 Fundamentals of GIS 3 $586.50
AGS-216 Equine Science 8WK2 3 $586.50
AGS-225 Swine Science 8WK1 3 $586.50
AGS-226 Beef Cattle Science 8WK1 3 $586.50
AGS-275 Food Safety and Analysis 3 $586.50
AGS-305 Livestock Evaluation 3 $601.50
AGV-101 Veterinary Assisting 3 $636.50
AGV-121 Veterinary Medical Terminology 8WK1 2 $391.00
AGV-123 Companion Animal 8WK2 3 $586.50
AGV-140 Veterinary Pharmacology 3 $586.50
AGV-154 Veterinary Reception and Administration Skills 4 $782.00

Natural Science Electives
BIO-105 Introductory Biology E 4 $782.00
BIO-112 General Biology I 4 $782.00
BIO-113 General Biology II 4 $782.00
BIO-151 Nutrition O E 3 $586.50
BIO-163 Essentials of Anatomy and Physiology E 4 $782.00
BIO-168 Human Anatomy and Physiology I E 4 $782.00
BIO-186 Microbiology E 4 $782.00
CHM-122 Introduction to General Chemistry E 4 $782.00
CHM-132 Introduction to Organic and Biochemistry 4 $782.00
CHM-165 General Chemistry I 4 $782.00
CHM-175 General Chemistry II 4 $782.00
CNS-121 Environmental Conservation O 3 $606.50
ENV-115 Environmental Science O E 3 $586.50
PHS-120 Exploring Physical Science E 4 $782.00
PHS-152 Astronomy E 4 $782.00
PHY-162 College Physics I 4 $782.00
PHY-172 College Physics II 4 $782.00

Math Electives
MAT-128 Precalculus 4 $782.00
MAT-134 Trigonometry and Analytic Geometry 3 $586.50
MAT-156 Statistics O E 3 $586.50
MAT-210 Calculus I 4 $782.00
MAT-216 Calculus II 4 $782.00
MAT-219 Calculus III 4 $782.00

Course Cost Calculation

Resident tuition and fees x course credits + course fee if applicable.

The course cost calculation does not include:

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