Animal Science

Animal Science

The Animal Science program provides students with opportunities to develop skills and knowledge required for entering a career in animal science and transferring to the university level.

Students gain hands-on training on Hawkeye’s 400-acre Farm Lab in the latest production and management techniques. Students participate in livestock judging teams, field trips, and presentations from industry representatives.

Veterinary Assisting is a three-semester, diploma option of the Animal Science program.

Experience and Training

The Animal Science eight-week Employment Experience allows students to gain real work experience at an employment site. This ensures that students acquire the skills they need to succeed on the job.

Transfer Information

Many state and private colleges and universities accept up to 65 credits. For more information, contact a program advisor.

Program Contacts

Department Secretary

Dianne Lellig
Butler Hall 131
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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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Dave Grunklee
Butler Hall 131A
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