Applied Animal Science Technology

Applied Animal Science Technology DiplomaApplied Animal Science Technology Certificate

Applied Animal Science Technology

The Applied Animal Science Technology program prepares individuals to select, breed, care for, process, and market livestock and small farm animals. Potential course work includes instruction in basic animal science, animal nutrition, and animal health as applied to various species and breeds; design and operation of housing, feeding, and processing facilities; and related issues of safety, applicable regulations, logistics, and supply.

Graduates should qualify for entry-level jobs as herd or flock managers, field service persons, feed salespersons, equipment salespersons, feed mill workers, buyers of poultry and livestock, owners/operators, farm managers, department supervisors, field service representatives, and waste management technicians.

Courses

Course Course Name LEC LAB CREDIT
Total Credits Total Credits NA

Courses

Course Course Name LEC LAB CREDIT
Total Credits Total Credits NA
Fall Fall
ACA 111 College Student Success 1 0 0 1
ACM 110 Intro to Animal Care 3 0 0 3
AGR-139 Intro to Sustainable Ag 3 0 0 3
ANS 110 Animal Science 3 0 0 3
ANS 115 Animal Feeds & Nutrition 2 2 0 3
BUS 137 Princ of Management 3 0 0 3
ENG 111 Writing and Inquiry 3 0 0 3
Spring Spring
AGR-111 Basic Farm Maintenance 1 3 0 2
ANS 120 Beef Production 2 2 0 3
ANS 130 Poultry Production 2 2 0 3
ANS-140 Swine Production 2 2 0 3
ANS 150 Animal Health Mgmt 3 0 0 3
ENG 112 Writing/Res in Disciplines 3 0 0 3
HUM 110 Technology and Society 3 0 0 3
This certificate is offered to high school students through the Career and College Promise program (D15280X).

Courses

Course Course Name LEC LAB CREDIT
Total Credits Total Credits NA
Fall Fall
ACM 110 Intro to Animal Care 3 0 0 3
ANS 110 Animal Science 3 0 0 3
ANS 115 Animal Feeds & Nutrition 2 2 0 3
Spring Spring
ANS 120 Beef Production 2 2 0 3
ANS 130 Poultry Production 2 2 0 3
ANS 150 Animal Health Mgmt 3 0 0 3
This certificate is offered to high school students through the Career and College Promise program (C15280X).

Available Courses


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Additional Classes

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the Applied Animal Science Technology certificate, a graduate should be able to:

  • Demonstrate and apply knowledge of fundamental animal husbandry practices.
  • Understand the role of nutrition in animal production.
  • Develop and analyze various production systems for livestock and poultry.
  • Critically evaluate animal production by integrating knowledge of anatomy, physiology, reproduction, health, and genetics on animal management systems and the environment.
  • Identify and solve animal health issues.
  • Communicate effectively about the global, regional, and local impact of agricultural animal production.

Estimated Cost

Certificate In-State Out-of-State
Tuition and Fees $1,472.00 $4,928.00
Books and Supplies $418.00 $418.00
Total Cost $1,890.00 $5,346.00
Diploma In-State Out-of-State
Tuition and Fees $2,626.00 $8,962.00
Books and Supplies $706.50 $706.50
Total Cost $3,332.50 $9,668.50

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Lead Instructor - Applied Animal Science
(336) 386-3295


Division Chair - Sciences
(336) 386-3391

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