Animal Science

Animal Science Courses

Award: Associate of Applied Science (AAS)
Required number of credits: 69
Program Start: Fall, Spring, Summer

2017–2018 Suggested Sequence of Study

The Animal Science program requires a mix of general education and hands-on courses. The following list of courses is the suggested sequence of study for a full-time student.

When registering for classes refer to your Program Evaluation/Degree Audit to see your specific program requirements and ensure proper registration.

Courses and course cost calculations are subject to change.

General Education courses
Course has a prerequiste and/or corequisite. See the course description for more details.

Semester 1
AGA114 Principles of Agronomy -OR- 3 $549.50
Natural Science Elective 3
AGC103 Ag Computers 3 $505.50
AGS113 Survey of the Animal Industry 3 $505.50
PSY111 Introduction to Psychology -OR- 3 $505.50
SOC110 Introduction to Sociology -OR- 3 $505.50
SOC115 Social Problems -OR- 3 $505.50
PSY102 Human and Work Relations 3 $505.50
SPC101 Fundamentals of Oral Communication 3 $505.50
Animal Science or Agriculture Elective 3

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Total Credits 18
Semester 2
AGA154 Fundamentals of Soil Science -OR- 3 $505.50
Natural Science Elective 3
AGS225 Swine Science -OR- 3 $505.50
AGS226 Beef Cattle Science -OR- 3 $505.50
AGS216 Equine Science
Must complete 6 credits total.
3 $505.50
AGS319 Animal Nutrition 3 $505.50
ENG105 Composition I -OR- 3 $505.50
COM781 Written Communication in the Workplace 3 $505.50
MAT772 Applied Math -OR- 3 $505.50
MAT110 Math for Liberal Arts -OR- 3 $505.50
MAT156 Statistics -OR- 3 $505.50
Math Electives 3

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Total Credits 15
Semester 3
ACC131 Principles of Accounting I -OR- 4 $674.00
ACC115 Introduction to Accounting 4 $674.00
AGB235 Introduction to Agriculture Markets -OR- 3 $505.50
Animal Science or Agriculture Elective 3
AGS211 Issues Facing Animal Science 2 $337.00
AGS218 Domestic Animal Physiology 4 $674.00
Natural Science Elective 4
Animal Science or Agriculture Elective 3

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Total Credits 20
Semester 4
AGS226 Beef Cattle Science -OR- 3 $505.50
AGS225 Swine Science -OR- 3 $505.50
AGS216 Equine Science
Must complete 6 credits total.
3 $505.50
AGS272 Foods of Animal Origin -OR- 5 $842.50
AGC999 Study Abroad -OR- 1 $168.50
Animal Science or Agriculture Elective 3
AGT805 Employment Experience 5 $842.50
Animal Science or Agriculture Elective 3

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Total Credits 16
Animal and Agriculture Electives
AGA214 Cash Grains 3 $505.50
AGA284 Pesticide Application Certification 3 $551.50
AGA376 Integrated Pest Management 3 $505.50
AGB101 Agricultural Economics 3 $505.50
AGB303 Agriculture Leadership 3 $505.50
AGB330 Farm Business Management 3 $505.50
AGB336 Agricultural Selling 3 $505.50
AGP333 Precision Farming Systems 3 $505.50
AGP450 Fundamentals of GIS 3 $505.50
AGS216 Equine Science 3 $505.50
AGS225 Swine Science 3 $505.50
AGS226 Beef Cattle Science 3 $505.50
AGS275 Food Safety and Analysis 3 $505.50
AGS305 Livestock Evaluation 3 $505.50
AGV101 Veterinary Assisting 3 $555.50
AGV121 Veterinary Medical Terminology 2 $337.00
AGV123 Companion Animal 3 $505.50
AGV140 Veterinary Pharmacology 3 $505.50
AGV154 Veterinary Reception and Administration Skills 4 $722.00
Math Electives
MAT122 College Algebra 5 $842.50
MAT128 Precalculus 4 $674.00
MAT134 Trigonometry and Analytic Geometry 3 $505.50
MAT210 Calculus I 4 $674.00
MAT216 Calculus II 4 $674.00
MAT219 Calculus III 4 $674.00
Natural Science Electives
BIO105 Introductory Biology 4 $674.00
BIO112 General Biology I 4 $674.00
BIO113 General Biology II 4 $674.00
BIO151 Nutrition 3 $505.50
BIO163 Essentials of Anatomy and Physiology 4 $674.00
BIO168 Human Anatomy and Physiology I 4 $674.00
BIO186 Microbiology 4 $674.00
BIO247 Applications of Biotechnology 3 $505.50
CHM122 Introduction to General Chemistry 4 $674.00
CHM132 Introduction to Organic and Biochemistry 4 $674.00
CHM165 General Chemistry I 4 $674.00
CHM175 General Chemistry II 4 $674.00
CNS121 Environmental Conservation 3 $525.50
ENV115 Environmental Science 3 $505.50
GEO131 Physical Geography 3 $505.50
PHS120 Exploring Physical Science 4 $674.00
PHS152 Astronomy 4 $674.00
PHY172 College Physics II 4 $674.00
PHY212 Classical Physics I 5 $842.50
PHY222 Classical Physics II 5 $842.50

Course Cost Calculation:
2016–2017 resident tuition and fees x course credits + course fee if applicable.

The course cost calculation does not include:

Program Contacts

Department Secretary

Dianne Lellig
Butler Hall 131
319-296-4011
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Student Success Specialist

Laurie Plum
Bremer Hall 124
319-296-2329 ext.1065
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Program Advisors

Ole Cleveland
Bremer Hall 111C
319-296-2329 ext.1414
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Dresden Wulf
Bremer Hall 111D
319-296-2329 ext.1084
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Dean

Dave Grunklee
Butler Hall 131A
319-296-4042
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