Animal Science AAS Degree Courses

Award: Associate of Applied Science (AAS)
Required number of credits: 66
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 are subject to change.

Semester 1
AGA-114 Principles of Agronomy -OR- 3
Natural Science Elective 3
AGC-103 Ag Computers 3
AGS-113 Survey of the Animal Industry 3
AGS-305 Livestock Evaluation -OR- 3
Animal Science / Agriculture Elective 3
PSY-111 Introduction to Psychology -OR- Course offered 100% online Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 3 Gen Ed
SOC-110 Introduction to Sociology -OR- Course offered 100% online Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 3
SOC-115 Social Problems -OR- Course offered 100% online Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 3
PSY-102 Human and Work Relations 3
SPC-101 Fundamentals of Oral Communication Course offered 100% online Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 3 Gen Ed
Total Credits 18

Semester 2
AGA-154 Fundamentals of Soil Science -OR- 3
PHS-120 Exploring Physical Science -OR- Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 4
Natural Science Elective 3
AGS-225 Swine Science -OR- 3
AGS-226 Beef Cattle Science -OR- 3
AGS-216 Equine Science 3
AGS-319 Animal Nutrition 3
ENG-105 Composition I -OR- Course offered 100% online Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 3 Gen Ed
COM-781 Written Communication in the Workplace 3
MAT-772 Applied Math -OR- 3
MAT-110 Math for Liberal Arts -OR- Course offered 100% online Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 3
MAT-121 College Algebra 4
Math Elective 3
Total Credits 15

Semester 3
ACC-131 Principles of Accounting I -OR- Course offered 100% online Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 4 Gen Ed
ACC-115 Introduction to Accounting 4
AGS-211 Issues Facing Animal Science 2
AGS-211 Issues Facing Animal Science -OR- 2
AGB-235 Introduction to Agriculture Markets -OR- 3
AGB-330 Farm Business Management -OR- 3
AGV-121 Veterinary Medical Terminology -OR- 2
Animal Science or Agriculture Elective 3
AGS-218 Domestic Animal Physiology 4
AGV-121 Veterinary Medical Terminology -OR- 2
Animal Science / Agriculture Elective 3
Natural Science Elective 3
Total Credits 17

Semester 4
AGS-225 Swine Science -OR- 3
AGS-226 Beef Cattle Science -OR- 3
AGS-216 Equine Science 3
AGS-272 Foods of Animal Origin -OR- 5
AGB-330 Farm Business Management -OR- 3
AGC-999 Study Abroad -OR- 1
Animal Science / Agriculture Elective 3
AGT-805 Employment Experience 5
Animal Science / Agriculture Elective 3
Total Credits 16

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

Natural Science Electives
BIO-105 Introductory Biology Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 4 Gen Ed
BIO-112 General Biology I 4 Gen Ed
BIO-113 General Biology II 4 Gen Ed
BIO-151 Nutrition Course offered 100% online Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 3 Gen Ed
BIO-163 Essentials of Anatomy and Physiology Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 4 Gen Ed
BIO-168 Human Anatomy and Physiology I Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 4 Gen Ed
BIO-186 Microbiology Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 4 Gen Ed
CHM-122 Introduction to General Chemistry Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 4 Gen Ed
CHM-132 Introduction to Organic and Biochemistry 4 Gen Ed
CHM-165 General Chemistry I 4 Gen Ed
CHM-175 General Chemistry II 4 Gen Ed
CNS-121 Environmental Conservation Course offered 100% online 3 Gen Ed
ENV-115 Environmental Science Course offered 100% online Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 3 Gen Ed
PHS-120 Exploring Physical Science Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 4 Gen Ed
PHS-152 Astronomy Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 4 Gen Ed
PHY-162 College Physics I 4 Gen Ed
PHY-172 College Physics II 4 Gen Ed

Math Electives
MAT-128 Precalculus 4 Gen Ed
MAT-134 Trigonometry and Analytic Geometry 3 Gen Ed
MAT-156 Statistics Course offered 100% online Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 3 Gen Ed
MAT-210 Calculus I 4 Gen Ed
MAT-216 Calculus II 4 Gen Ed
MAT-219 Calculus III 4 Gen Ed

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