Livestock Management & Merchandising

Course Sequence - Associate in Applied Science

Livestock Management & Merchandising - Associate in Applied Science

Career & Technical Education Division 

This program includes learning in basic animal science, animal nutrition, and animal health as applied to various species and breeds. Design and operation of housing, feeding, processing facilities, related issues of safety, applicable regulations, logistics, and marketing management are included. Recent graduates hold positions in farm and ranch management, agricultural sales and teaching or transferred to a four year institution. Below is the four semester suggested curriculum for the Livestock Management and Merchandising degree.

First Semester 17 Hours:

 Course Title (CRN) Hours 
 Principles of Animal Science (AG 102)
 Agriculture Economics (AG 120)
 Agriculture in Society (AG 111)
 Feeder Livestock Management (AG 108)
 Financial Management in Agriculture (AG 215)
 Related Elective (See list below)

Second Semester 17 Hours: 

Course Title (CRN) Hours 
 Fundamentals of Livestock Nutrition (AG 211)
 Microcomputers in Agriculture (AG 107)
 Crop Science (AG 220) 4
 Breeding Livestock Management (AG 109)
 Related Elective (See list below)

Third Semester 17 Hours:

Course Title (CRN) Hours 
 English Composition I (EG 101)
 Math Requirement (MA 114 or MA 131 or MA 135) 3  
 Related Electives (See list below) 11 

Fourth Semester 12 Hours:

Course TItle (CRN) Hours 
 English Composition II (EG 102 or EG 112) OR Speech  Communication (SP 101 or SP 102)
 Related Electives (See list below)

 

Related Electives:

  • Microcomputers in Agriculture
  • Feeder Livestock Prod. Mgmt.
  • Breeding Livestock Prod. Mgmt.
  • Agriculture in Society
  • Livestock Selection I
  • Crop and Soil Management
  • Meat Science Fundamentals
  • Livestock Health and Disease
  • Marketing Agriculture Products
  • Swine Management
  • Beef Management
  • Range Management
  • Livestock Rations
  • Horse Science
  • Equine Production
  • Internship I-II
  • Cooperative Education I-IV
  • Directed Independent Study in Agriculture
  • Livestock Judging I-IV