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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

2020–2021 Suggested Sequence of Study

The following suggested sequence of study is for new full-time students starting the program in the academic year listed. Part-time students should visit with a program advisor for a modified sequence of study.

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
PSY-111 Introduction to Psychology -OR- O E 3
SOC-110 Introduction to Sociology -OR- O E 3
SOC-115 Social Problems -OR- O E 3
PSY-102 Human and Work Relations 3
SPC-101 Fundamentals of Oral Communication O E 3
Animal Science / Agriculture Elective 3
Total Credits 18

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

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

Semester 4
AGS-225 Swine Science -OR- 8WK1 3
AGS-226 Beef Cattle Science -OR- 8WK1 3
AGS-216 Equine Science 8WK2 3
AGS-272 Foods of Animal Origin -OR- 8WK1 5
AGC-999 Study Abroad -OR- 1
Animal Science / Agriculture Elective 3
AGT-805 Employment Experience 8WK2 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 8WK2 3
AGB-101 Agricultural Economics 3
AGB-303 Agriculture Leadership 3
AGB-330 Farm Business Management 8WK1 3
AGB-336 Agricultural Selling 8WK1 3
AGP-333 Precision Farming Systems 3
AGP-450 Fundamentals of GIS 3
AGS-216 Equine Science 8WK2 3
AGS-225 Swine Science 8WK1 3
AGS-226 Beef Cattle Science 8WK1 3
AGS-275 Food Safety and Analysis 3
AGS-305 Livestock Evaluation 3
AGV-101 Veterinary Assisting 3
AGV-121 Veterinary Medical Terminology 8WK1 2
AGV-123 Companion Animal 8WK2 3
AGV-140 Veterinary Pharmacology 3
AGV-154 Veterinary Reception and Administration Skills 4

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

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

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