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Animal Science AAS Degree Courses

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

2017–2018 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 Program Evaluation/Degree Audit to see your specific program requirements and ensure proper registration.

 Courses and course cost calculations are subject to change.

◆ General education course
▣ Non-transfer general education course
► Course has a prerequisite and/or corequisite.

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Semester 1
AGA-114 Principles of Agronomy -OR- 3 $577.25
Natural Science Elective 3
AGC-103 Ag Computers 3 $533.25
AGS-113 Survey of the Animal Industry 3 $533.25
AGS-305 Livestock Evaluation 3 $548.25
Animal Science or Agriculture Elective 3
PSY-111 Introduction to Psychology -OR- 3 $533.25
SOC-110 Introduction to Sociology -OR- 3 $533.25
SOC-115 Social Problems -OR- 3 $533.25
PSY-102 Human and Work Relations 3 $533.25
SPC-101 Fundamentals of Oral Communication 3 $533.25
Total Credits 18

Semester 2
AGA-154 Fundamentals of Soil Science -OR- 3 $554.25
Natural Science Elective 3
AGS-225 Swine Science -OR- 3 $533.25
AGS-226 Beef Cattle Science -OR- 3 $533.25
AGS-216 Equine Science
Must complete 6 credits total.
3 $533.25
AGS-319 Animal Nutrition 3 $533.25
ENG-105 Composition I -OR- 3 $533.25
COM-781 Written Communication in the Workplace 3 $533.25
MAT-772 Applied Math -OR- 3 $533.25
MAT-110 Math for Liberal Arts -OR- 3 $533.25
MAT-156 Statistics -OR- 3 $533.25
Math Electives 3
Total Credits 15

Semester 3
ACC-131 Principles of Accounting I -OR- 4 $711.00
ACC-115 Introduction to Accounting 4 $711.00
AGB-235 Introduction to Agriculture Markets -OR- 3 $533.25
Animal Science or Agriculture Elective 3
AGB-303 Agriculture Leadership 3 $533.25
Animal Science or Agriculture Elective 3
AGS-211 Issues Facing Animal Science 2 $355.50
AGS-218 Domestic Animal Physiology 4 $721.00
Natural Science Elective 4
Total Credits 20

Semester 4
AGB-336 Agricultural Selling -OR- 3 $533.25
Animal Science or Agriculture Elective 3
AGS-226 Beef Cattle Science -OR- 3 $533.25
AGS-225 Swine Science -OR- 3 $533.25
AGS-216 Equine Science
Must complete 6 credits total.
3 $533.25
AGS-272 Foods of Animal Origin -OR- 5 $923.75
AGC-999 Study Abroad -OR- 1 $177.75
Animal Science or Agriculture Elective 3
AGT-805 Employment Experience 5 $888.75
Total Credits 16

Animal Science and Agriculture Electives
AGA-214 Cash Grains 3 $533.25
AGA-284 Pesticide Application Certification 3 $579.25
AGA-376 Integrated Pest Management 3 $573.25
AGB-101 Agricultural Economics 3 $533.25
AGB-303 Agriculture Leadership 3 $533.25
AGB-330 Farm Business Management 3 $533.25
AGB-336 Agricultural Selling 3 $533.25
AGP-333 Precision Farming Systems 3 $533.25
AGP-450 Fundamentals of GIS 3 $533.25
AGS-216 Equine Science 3 $533.25
AGS-225 Swine Science 3 $533.25
AGS-226 Beef Cattle Science 3 $533.25
AGS-275 Food Safety and Analysis 3 $533.25
AGS-305 Livestock Evaluation 3 $548.25
AGV-101 Veterinary Assisting 3 $583.25
AGV-121 Veterinary Medical Terminology 2 $355.50
AGV-123 Companion Animal 3 $533.25
AGV-140 Veterinary Pharmacology 3 $533.25
AGV-154 Veterinary Reception and Administration Skills 4 $711.00

Math Electives
MAT-122 College Algebra 5 $888.75
MAT-128 Precalculus 4 $711.00
MAT-134 Trigonometry and Analytic Geometry 3 $533.25
MAT-210 Calculus I 4 $711.00
MAT-216 Calculus II 4 $711.00
MAT-219 Calculus III 4 $711.00

Natural Science Electives
BIO-105 Introductory Biology 4 $711.00
BIO-112 General Biology I 4 $711.00
BIO-113 General Biology II 4 $711.00
BIO-151 Nutrition 3 $533.25
BIO-163 Essentials of Anatomy and Physiology 4 $711.00
BIO-168 Human Anatomy and Physiology I 4 $711.00
BIO-186 Microbiology 4 $711.00
BIO-247 Applications of Biotechnology 3 $533.25
CHM-122 Introduction to General Chemistry 4 $711.00
CHM-132 Introduction to Organic and Biochemistry 4 $711.00
CHM-165 General Chemistry I 4 $711.00
CHM-175 General Chemistry II 4 $711.00
CNS-121 Environmental Conservation 3 $553.25
ENV-115 Environmental Science 3 $533.25
GEO-131 Physical Geography 3 $533.25
PHS-120 Exploring Physical Science 4 $711.00
PHS-152 Astronomy 4 $711.00
PHY-172 College Physics II 4 $711.00
PHY-212 Classical Physics I 5 $888.75
PHY-222 Classical Physics II 5 $888.75

Course Cost Calculation

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

The course cost calculation does not include:

Tracking Sheet

2016–2017 [pdf]

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