Certificate in Animal Science

Animal Science


The Certificate in Animal Science provides a broad exposure to all types of agriculture pertinent to the animal industries, including animal production and nutrition. An internship experience is also included to provide a practical knowledge in animal science. While the Certificate in Animal Science may be completed as a stand alone certificate program, courses in this certificate may also be used to complete the Associate of Science in Agriculture or the Associate of Applied Science in General Agriculture. Courses included in this certificate may also be applied toward bachelor degrees at some four-year institutions.

Animal Science Certification RequirementsCredit Hours
Select 27 credit hours from the following:
AGR 101 Animal Science 4
  • AGR 103 Plant Science
  • AGR 115 Sustainable Agriculture and the Environment
AGR 144 Agricultural Economics I 4
AGR 196 Dairy/Meat Animal Evaluation 2
AGR 202 Reproductive Physiology 3
AGR 206 Veterinary Science 3
AGR 215 Soils 3
AGR 252 Beef Cattle Production 3
AGR 275 Forage Production 3
AGR 299 Agricultural Internship 3
Total Hours Required 27