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|Animal Science Certificate
||Agriculture & Natural Resources
Total Units: 35
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The Animal Science Career Certificate provides training related to the selection, feeding and management of livestock and dairy cattle.
This program of study is also available as an Associate degree major option. Students interested in a suggested order for taking classes in this program, can view the recommended course sequence. For more information see the Agriculture Department website.
California needs over 8,000 additional trained people each year for employment in agriculture. The training program at SRJC prepares the student for a choice of jobs on the farm as well as related jobs off the farm. Working conditions in agricultural positions are ideal for those individuals who enjoy working with animals.
The requirements for the Animal Science Certificate program are:
Complete 35 units from
- Animal Science Certificate Requirements
|Animal Science Certificate Requirements - complete 35.00 units|
|AG 70||Introduction to Agriculture Business and Economics||3.00|
|AG 75||Agriculture Management||3.00|
|AG 73||Agricultural Records Systems||3.00|
|AG 51||Introduction to Plant Science||3.00|
|AG 67||Veterinary Practices||3.00|
|AG 60||Basic Animal Science||3.00|
|AG 66A||Livestock Evaluation||3.00|
|AG 62||Beef Production||3.00|
|AG 61||Feeds & Feeding||3.00|
|Complete any combination totaling at least 2.00 units from the following:|
|AG 86||Machinery & Equipment Skills||2.00|
|WELD 70A||Beginning Welding- Introduction to Basic Fundamentals||2.00|
|Complete any combination totaling at least 3.00 units from the following:|
|AG 63||Sheep Production||3.00|
|AG 64||Dairy Production||3.00|
The requirements for this program of study are effective beginning the semester shown above. If you began working on this program before the effective semester, you may not be affected by the changes. Consult with the program contact person or the department chair to determine your eligibility to complete the program under previous requirements.
Course Prerequisites and Advisories:
Courses in a program of study may have prerequisites or advisories;
that is, courses that must or should be completed before taking that course.
Please check for prerequisites or advisories by clicking on the course numbers
in the Program Requirements section.