Non-Discrimination Policy: It is the policy of Indian Hills Community College not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age (employment), sexual orientation, gender identity, creed, religion, and actual or potential parental, family, or marital status in its programs, activities, or employment practices as required by the Iowa Code §§216.6 and 216.9, Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (42 U.S.C. §§ 2000d and 2000e), the Equal Pay Act of 1973 (29 U.S.C. § 206, et seq.), Title IX (Educational Amendments, 20 U.S.C §§ 1681 – 1688), Section 504 (Rehabilitation Act of 1973, 29 U.S.C. § 794), and Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act (42 U.S.C. § 12101, et seq.). Read the full policy here.
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
Develop students' knowledge of animal science.
Develop students' skill in implementation of animal husbandry.
Define basic agricultural terminology.
Develop a sustainable breeding program.
Develop a sustainable nutrition program.
Analyze Expected Progeny Differences (EPD) for their value to the animal enterprise.