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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.

Note: 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
AGA114 Principles of Agronomy -OR- 3 $577.25
Natural Science Elective 3
AGC103 Ag Computers 3 $533.25
AGS113 Survey of the Animal Industry 3 $533.25
AGS305 Livestock Evaluation 3 $548.25
Animal Science or Agriculture Elective 3
PSY111 Introduction to Psychology -OR- 3 $533.25
SOC110 Introduction to Sociology -OR- 3 $533.25
SOC115 Social Problems -OR- 3 $533.25
PSY102 Human and Work Relations 3 $533.25
SPC101 Fundamentals of Oral Communication 3 $533.25
Total Credits 18

Semester 2
AGA154 Fundamentals of Soil Science -OR- 3 $554.25
Natural Science Elective 3
AGS225 Swine Science -OR- 3 $533.25
AGS226 Beef Cattle Science -OR- 3 $533.25
AGS216 Equine Science
Must complete 6 credits total.
3 $533.25
AGS319 Animal Nutrition 3 $533.25
ENG105 Composition I -OR- 3 $533.25
COM781 Written Communication in the Workplace 3 $533.25
MAT772 Applied Math -OR- 3 $533.25
MAT110 Math for Liberal Arts -OR- 3 $533.25
MAT156 Statistics -OR- 3 $533.25
Math Electives 3
Total Credits 15

Semester 3
ACC131 Principles of Accounting I -OR- 4 $711.00
ACC115 Introduction to Accounting 4 $711.00
AGB235 Introduction to Agriculture Markets -OR- 3 $533.25
Animal Science or Agriculture Elective 3
AGB303 Agriculture Leadership 3 $533.25
Animal Science or Agriculture Elective 3
AGS211 Issues Facing Animal Science 2 $355.50
AGS218 Domestic Animal Physiology 4 $721.00
Natural Science Elective 4
Total Credits 20

Semester 4
AGB336 Agricultural Selling -OR- 3 $533.25
Animal Science or Agriculture Elective 3
AGS226 Beef Cattle Science -OR- 3 $533.25
AGS225 Swine Science -OR- 3 $533.25
AGS216 Equine Science
Must complete 6 credits total.
3 $533.25
AGS272 Foods of Animal Origin -OR- 5 $923.75
AGC999 Study Abroad -OR- 1 $177.75
Animal Science or Agriculture Elective 3
AGT805 Employment Experience 5 $888.75
Total Credits 16

Animal Science and Agriculture Electives
AGA214 Cash Grains 3 $533.25
AGA284 Pesticide Application Certification 3 $579.25
AGA376 Integrated Pest Management 3 $573.25
AGB101 Agricultural Economics 3 $533.25
AGB303 Agriculture Leadership 3 $533.25
AGB330 Farm Business Management 3 $533.25
AGB336 Agricultural Selling 3 $533.25
AGP333 Precision Farming Systems 3 $533.25
AGP450 Fundamentals of GIS 3 $533.25
AGS216 Equine Science 3 $533.25
AGS225 Swine Science 3 $533.25
AGS226 Beef Cattle Science 3 $533.25
AGS275 Food Safety and Analysis 3 $533.25
AGS305 Livestock Evaluation 3 $548.25
AGV101 Veterinary Assisting 3 $583.25
AGV121 Veterinary Medical Terminology 2 $355.50
AGV123 Companion Animal 3 $533.25
AGV140 Veterinary Pharmacology 3 $533.25
AGV154 Veterinary Reception and Administration Skills 4 $711.00

Math Electives
MAT122 College Algebra 5 $888.75
MAT128 Precalculus 4 $711.00
MAT134 Trigonometry and Analytic Geometry 3 $533.25
MAT210 Calculus I 4 $711.00
MAT216 Calculus II 4 $711.00
MAT219 Calculus III 4 $711.00

Natural Science Electives
BIO105 Introductory Biology 4 $711.00
BIO112 General Biology I 4 $711.00
BIO113 General Biology II 4 $711.00
BIO151 Nutrition 3 $533.25
BIO163 Essentials of Anatomy and Physiology 4 $711.00
BIO168 Human Anatomy and Physiology I 4 $711.00
BIO186 Microbiology 4 $711.00
BIO247 Applications of Biotechnology 3 $533.25
CHM122 Introduction to General Chemistry 4 $711.00
CHM132 Introduction to Organic and Biochemistry 4 $711.00
CHM165 General Chemistry I 4 $711.00
CHM175 General Chemistry II 4 $711.00
CNS121 Environmental Conservation 3 $553.25
ENV115 Environmental Science 3 $533.25
GEO131 Physical Geography 3 $533.25
PHS120 Exploring Physical Science 4 $711.00
PHS152 Astronomy 4 $711.00
PHY172 College Physics II 4 $711.00
PHY212 Classical Physics I 5 $888.75
PHY222 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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