The Animal Science major prepares students for occupations in those areas of agriculture involving production, managing, and marketing of livestock. Both the scientific and practical aspects of the production of horse, beef, sheep, swine, dairy cattle and companion animals are stressed in the courses.
To Achieve the Associate in Arts
Upon completion of the following courses with at least a ‘C’ grade in each course, the student will be awarded an Animal Science Associate in Arts.
To Transfer Coursework
A minimum of 23 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.
|Course Number||Course Title||Units|
|AGBS B2||Agricultural Economics||3.0|
|AGRI B1||Agriculture, Environment & Society||3.0|
|ANSC B1||Introduction to Animal Science||3.0|
|ANSC B2||Beef Production||3.0|
|or ANSC B3||Sheep Production||3.0|
|or ANSC B4||Dairy Production||3.0|
|or ANSC B5||Swine Production||3.0|
|or ANSC B10||Horse Production||3.0|
|ANSC B6||Applied Animal Nutrition||3.0|
|ANSC B7||Animal Diseases||3.0|
|AGRI B49||Agriculture Leadership Training||2.0|
|ANSC B11||Livestorck Selection & Evaluation||3.0|
|or CRPS B2||Forage Crops||3.0|
|or NRES B1||Range Management||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.
Upon successful completion, the student will: