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The animal science transfer pathway provides students with opportunities to earn Associate of Science (AS) degrees, which transfer to many four-year institutions. The animal science transfer major is appropriate for students who are interested in pursuing careers in animal care, livestock production, animal transport, livestock sales, animal feeds and feeding, animal pharmaceuticals, and more.

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AS Associate of Science Degree

Students interested in transferring for certain science- or math-related majors may benefit from earning the Associate of Science degree. This degree totals 64 credits of general education from the following academic areas–communication, humanities/social sciences, math, science, and electives–with an emphasis in math or science.  As an Associate of Science student, your chosen major could include biology, chemistry, environmental science, physics, pre-dentistry, pre-engineering, pre-med, pre-physical therapy, pre-vet, etc. 

Associate of Science (AS) Degree Sheet

Potential Careers

  • Agricultural manager
  • Farmer
  • Livestock sales
  • Sales supervisor
  • Veterinary assistant

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  • AGS 112 Survey of the Animal Industry
  • BIO 112 General Biology I
  • ENG 105 Composition I
  • AGS 226 Beef Cattle Science
  • BIO 113 General Biology II
  • ENG 106 Composition II
  • MAT 156 Statistics
  • AGS 225 Swine Science
  • CHM 166 General Chemistry I
  • PHI 105 Introduction to Ethics
  • PSY 111 Introduction to Psychology
  • SPC 101 Fundamentals of Oral Communication
  • BIO 186 Microbiology
  • ECN 130 Principles of Microeconomics

Click on the course number in the list above to view the course description. This may not be a complete list of courses that may be included for the animal science transfer pathway. To see all courses in a semester-by-semester plan, view the Animal Science transfer pathway outline.

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