Student ID:__________________________ Student Name:_______________________ Counselor Name:_______________________ Catalog: 2023-2024 San Joaquin Delta College Catalog Program: Agriculture Business - Animal Science Certificate of Achievement

Agriculture Business - Animal Science Certificate of Achievement

Upon successful completion of the Animal Science certificate, the student demonstrates skill, knowledge and training in preparing for employment in animal production and science and certain careers require education and experience beyond the A.A. Degree. Animal science careers for an advanced degree include Production, Science, Agribusiness, Food Industry, and Equine-Related Fields include Dairy Herdsman, Feed-lot Herdsman, Poultry Operations, Meat Grading and Marketing, Feeding and Manufacturing, Animal Boarding, Animal Breeding, Animal Training, Association Representatives, Livestock Publications, Meat Inspections.

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate effective habits of time management.
  2. Use technology to learn, live and work in an animal science setting.
  3. Think critically and analytically to solve animal science problems.
  4. Listen actively and communicate clearly and coherently about animal science concepts.
  5. Demonstrate proficiency in basic computer applications, in career specific contexts related to animal science.

Core Requirements

Complete 23 units

Course NameUnits:Term TakenGradeGen Ed
AGBUS 10 Agricultural Accounting Units: 3
AGBUS 12 Agricultural Economics Units: 3
AGBUS 15 Agribusiness Computer Applications Units: 3
AGBUS 46 Agricultural Sales and Communications Units: 3
AGBUS 96V Work Experience: Agricultural Business Units: 1-4
ASCI 10 Principles of Animal Science Units: 3
ASCI 10L Principles of Animal Science Laboratory Units: 1
ASCI 11A Introduction to Livestock Evaluation Units: 2
ASCI 25A Introduction to Livestock Presentation Units: 2
ASCI 25B Beginning Livestock Presentation Units: 2

Minimum Units Required: 23

Complete all courses with a grade of “C” or better.

Related Program

Agriculture Animal Science, AS-T 

For more information:

Contact the Agriculture Transfer and Career Pathway (TrAC)