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Animal Science Certificate Agriculture & Natural Resources Total Units: 35
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Term Effective: Fall 1981


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.

Program Requirements:

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 70Introduction to Agriculture Business and Economics3.00
AG 75Agriculture Management3.00
AG 73Agricultural Records Systems3.00
AG 51Introduction to Plant Science3.00
AG 67Veterinary Practices3.00
AG 60Basic Animal Science3.00
AG 66ALivestock Evaluation3.00
AG 62Beef Production3.00
AG 61Feeds & Feeding3.00
Complete any combination totaling at least 2.00 units from the following:
AG 86Machinery & Equipment Skills2.00
WELD 70ABeginning Welding- Introduction to Basic Fundamentals2.00
Complete any combination totaling at least 3.00 units from the following:
AG 63Sheep Production3.00
AG 64Dairy Production3.00

Term Effective: Fall 1981

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.

Term Inactive: Fall 2006

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.

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