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2023-2024 WWCC College Catalog 
2023-2024 WWCC College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Animal Science, AAS

Location(s): Walla Walla, Online (partial)

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This technical degree 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.

Degree 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.
  • Develop a basic understanding of the factors involved in the marketing of farm animals for profit.

Year One

Year Two

Grand Total: 103

PLAN CODE: ALPASAPT (Previously EPC: 107)
REQUIRED: FYE (3 credits) required to be taken as well.
* ANSC 116  is only offered during fall quarter of odd number years. Student may need to enroll in class during year one or year two of degree sequence based upon calendar year. Student can enroll in either ANSC 110  or ANSC 116  for certificate completion.
** Electives as approved by advisor. (these are acceptable prefixes: AGBS, AGSC, ANSC, IRR, TURF, EV, WELD, BUS, EST, JD, DT.
*** Ag Electives: 5-15 credits. Must choose either AGBS 221  or AGBS 220 . Additional elective credit may include AGBS 211, 220, or IRR 112.
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) (R) - ACOM 102 , CMST& 210 

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