Applied Animal Science Technology Program

This curriculum is designed to prepare students for careers in the production, processing, and distribution of livestock, swine, and poultry and their products according to scientific principles essential to efficient and profitable operation. Students should learn skills necessary for the operation of efficient and profitable livestock, swine, and poultry enterprises. Coursework includes production practices, animal health, nutrition, reproduction, and management.

Graduates should qualify for entry-level jobs as herd or flock managers, field service persons, feed salespersons, equipment salespersons, feed mill workers, buyers of poultry and livestock, owners/operators, farm managers, department supervisors, field service representatives, and waste management technicians.

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Program Information

  • Applied Animal Science Technology
  • Poultry Management Technology
  • Equine
  • Beef Production
  • Animal Health
  • Ag Mechanization
  • Sheep and Goats
  • Agronomy
  • Farm Maintenance
  • Poultry Production
  • Animal Feeds and Nutrition
  • Farm Structures
  • Swine
  • Alternative Ag Production
Graduates of the WCC Applied Animal Science Technology Program will: 

  • Understand basic animal husbandry practices.
  • Evaluate production, management, and marketing decisions and be able to effectively communicate those decisions.
  • Understand the impact the livestock and poultry industries have on local, state, national, and international levels.
  • Identify and describe different production systems for livestock and poultry.
  • Recognize the effects of animal health, management, genetics, environment, and nutrition in livestock production and their interactions.

Appalachian State University
University of Mount Olive
NC A&T University

Contact Information

Image of Matt Greene
Matt Greene, BS
Lead Instructor - Animal Science
Phone: 336-838-6226
Image of Frank Blevins
Frank Blevins, BS
Instructor - Animal Science/Horticulture
Phone: 336-838-6188
Image of Stacie Taylor
Stacie Taylor, BS
Chair of Applied Engineering Tech Area
Phone: 336-838-6551
Image of Ronald Dollyhite
Ronald Dollyhite, MA
Dean of Applied Career Technologies (ACT)
Phone: 336-838-6149
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