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Agriculture Science combines the fields of biology and chemistry with a practical understanding of livestock production and management. The primary objectives of the program are to offer students technical knowledge in the areas of animal health and disease prevention, feed and nutrition practices, livestock and carcass evaluation and general agriculture safety practices and management. These objectives are accomplished with lecture/discussion periods, lab exercises, and field trips to production enterprise areas. Business management is emphasized in each area of study. The Agriculture Science curriculum is reviewed by an advisory committee composed of local and regional industry members and adheres to national and state skill standards.
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Students may earn an Associate in Applied Arts and Sciences Degree in Animal Science, upon completion of a two-year program of study. The Animal Science option focuses on livestock production, animal nutrition and health, and carcass evaluation. An Animal Science Certificate is available upon completion of the first year of study.
For those students interested in attending a baccalaureate institution, WWCC offers a number of direct transfer degrees in Agriculture Science. This allows students to complete the first two-years at WWCC before transferring to a baccalaureate institution.