Apr 21, 2024  
2023-2024 WWCC College Catalog 
2023-2024 WWCC College Catalog

Animal Science Certificate

Location(s): Walla Walla

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This technical certificate prepares the student for a career in the animal production industry. This program is also designed for the individual who is interested in improving their current animal science skills and knowledge.

Certificate Outcomes:

  • Recognize and discuss the management procedures within specific production schemes for each species of farm animals (as studied in this program).
  • Develop a working knowledge of animal anatomy and physiology (those animals studied in this program). Use this knowledge to help in diagnosing certain physical ailments and common health problems of farm animals.
  • Develop a working knowledge of animal nutrition and health as it relates to animal feeds and ration requirements for common farm animals (cattle, sheep, hogs, horses).
  • Identify the basic principles of animal development for the production of meat products for human consumption, to include food safety, nutritive value, inspection, and grading.

Year One

Grand Total: 46

PLAN CODE: ALPASC45 (Previously EPC: 107C)
REQUIRED: FYE (3 credits) required to be taken as well.
* Advisor approved AGBS, AGSC, GIS, EV, or IRR elective.
The following courses meet the related instruction requirements of this certificate/degree (one course per category required):
(W) - AENG 100 , ENGL& 101 
(M) - AMATH 105 , MATH& 141 , MATH& 146 
(O) - ACOM 102 , CMST& 210 

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