Animal Science AAS Degree Courses

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

2018–2019 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 are subject to change.

General education course.
Non-transfer general education course.
Course has a prerequisite and/or corequisite.
Course meets 100% online.
Course meets face-to-face after 5:00pm.
Recommended transfer course.
Course suggested for degree seeking students only.

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
AGB-330 Farm Business Management -OR- 3
Animal Science or Agriculture Elective 3
PSY-111 Introduction to Psychology Recommended transfer course. -OR- Course offered 100% online Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 3 Gen Ed
SOC-110 Introduction to Sociology Recommended transfer course. -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
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 Recommended transfer course. -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-156 Statistics Recommended transfer course. -OR- Course offered 100% online Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 3
Math Electives 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
AGB-235 Introduction to Agriculture Markets -OR- 3
Animal Science or Agriculture Elective 3
AGB-303 Agriculture Leadership 3
Animal Science or Agriculture Elective 3
AGS-211 Issues Facing Animal Science 2
AGS-218 Domestic Animal Physiology 4
Natural Science Elective 4
Total Credits 20

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 or Agriculture Elective 3
AGT-805 Employment Experience 5
Animal Science or 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-121 Veterinary Medical Terminology 2
AGV-123 Companion Animal 3
AGV-140 Veterinary Pharmacology 3
AGV-154 Veterinary Reception and Administration Skills 4

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

Natural Science Electives
BIO-105 Introductory Biology Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 4 Gen Ed
BIO-112 General Biology I Recommended transfer course. 4 Gen Ed
BIO-113 General Biology II Recommended transfer course. 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 Recommended transfer course. Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 4 Gen Ed
BIO-247 Applications of Biotechnology 3 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 Recommended transfer course. 4 Gen Ed
CHM-175 General Chemistry II Recommended transfer course. 4 Gen Ed
CNS-121 Environmental Conservation Course suggested for degree seeking students only. 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
GEO-131 Physical Geography Course offered 100% online 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-172 College Physics II 4 Gen Ed
PHY-212 Classical Physics I 5 Gen Ed
PHY-222 Classical Physics II 5 Gen Ed

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