Oct 16, 2021  
College Catalog & Student Handbook 2020-2021 
College Catalog & Student Handbook 2020-2021 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Animal Science, A.S.

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Associate of Science Degree in Animal Science

Offered on Centerville Campus

Students who intend to complete an Associate of Science Degree in Animal Science and transfer to a four-year institution should consult with an Indian Hills Academic Advisor and the four-year institution to determine any additional requirements at the four-year institution. 

The Animal Science Transfer Major provides a foundation for students interested in the life sciences. Graduates of the Animal Science Transfer Major will receive an Associate of Science Degree in Animal Science.  This degree is designed to give students the skills and knowledge necessary to start or further deveop an agricultural business, and/or work in an animal science related field. During the course of this program students will be exposed to strategies designed for profitability for the farmer, environmental protection, and animal husbandry.

Program Learning Outcomes

  1. Develop students' knowledge of animal science.
  2. Develop students' skill in implementation of animal husbandry.
  3. Define basic agricultural terminology.
  4. Develop a sustainable breeding program.
  5. Develop a sustainable nutrition program.
  6. Analyze Expected Progeny Differences (EPD) for their value to the animal enterprise.
  7. Evaluate the quality of feedstuffs.
Program Total: 64 Credits

Total: 13 Credits

Total: 12 Credits

Term III

Total: 12 Credits

Total: 9 Credits

Term V

Total: 8 Credits

Term VI

Total: 10 Credits

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