The Associate of Science in Animal Science is an agricultural degree that allows students to gain knowledge and experience in this multi-disciplinary field, including opportunities to focus on livestock production, equine science or pre-veterinary preparation. Students build upon a foundation of science with hands-on, practical animal science courses in their area of interest.
Animal Science Program Outcomes:
- Design solutions to real-world agricultural issues using the scientific method
- Analyze how governmental regulations apply to animal science
- Assess feed nutrients and how they are necessary for the health, growth and development of livestock.
- Evaluate various types of livestock and their nutritional and economic contributions nationally and globally.
Required Course of Study for AS Degree