Applied Animal Science Technology Program

The Applied Animal Science Technology program will give you the foundation you need to begin a career in the animal science industry. Animal science is the science and business of producing livestock such as beef cattle, dairy cattle, horses, poultry, sheep, goats, swine, and other careers related to the animal science industry.

Graduates should qualify for employment opportunities in farm, herd, flock, and hatchery management; equipment and feed sales; field service; processing facilities, lab technician; reproduction technician; agri-business manager; state or federal inspector; quality control/assurance; waste management technician; ag education and more.

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Program Information

  • 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.

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