Certificate prepares students for entry level employment in food animal production and animal management and care. This program prepares students for careers in Animal Science and entry level production jobs such as feed mill technician, beef technician, swine technician, poultry technician, animal groomer, small animal assistant technician, and pet store employee.
To Achieve the Certificate of Achievement
Upon completion of the following courses with at least a ‘C’ grade in each course, the student will be awarded an Animal Science Certificate of Achievement.
To Transfer Coursework
A minimum of 30 semester units in the major with a grade of ‘C’ or better while maintaining a minimum grade point average of at least 2.0 in all California State University transferable coursework.
Program Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion, the student will:
Total Units: 30
|AGRI B1||Agriculture, Environment & Society||3.0|
|ANSC B1||Introduction to Animal Science||3.0|
|AGRI B49||Agriculture Leadership Training||2.0|
|ANSC B2||Beef Production||3.0|
|ANSC B3||Sheep Production||3.0|
|ANSC B4||Dairy Production||3.0|
|ANSC B6||Applied Animal Nutrition||4.0|
|ANSC B7||Animal Diseases||3.0|
|ANSC B10||Horse Production||3.0|
|ANSC B11||Livestock Selection and Evaluation||3.0|
|ANSC B22||Animals and Society||3.0|
|ANSC B83||Introduction to Veterinary Technology||4.0|
|ANSC B84||Small Animal Diseases||1.5|
|ANSC B86||Pharmacology for Veterinary Technician||1.5|
|ANSC B88||Surgery, Dental, Anesthesiology for Veterinary Technicians||1.5|
|ANSC B90||Emergency Medicine, Surgery/Nursing Procedures for Veterinary Technicians||2.0|
|ANSC B92||Clinical Pathology for Veterinary Technicians||2.0|
|ANSC B94||Caged Birds, Laboratory, and Exotic Animal Medicine||2.0|
|ANSC B96||Radiology, Ultrasound, and Diagnostic Imaging for Veterinary Technology||1.5|
|WEXP B248||Occupational Work Experience Education||3.0|
**The courses and unit values on this page are representative of the typical values and courses required by this program. They are taken from the most current catalog, and therefore may not be accurate for the degree or certificate requirements for some students, depending on your year of catalog rights. Please refer to your appropriate catalog or see a counselor for accurate degree requirements.