Program Summary

The beef production program is designed for a student planning on a career in agriculture with the intention of transferring to a four-year college to get a bachelor's degree in animal science, general agriculture, or ag business. The following represents a suggested program of study and is intended to meet typical requirements within these disciplines of a transfer institution. 

Degree Offered:

Associate of Science in Beef Production

Classes Addressing Student Outcomes

AG106 Principles of Agricultural Economics
AG126 Principles of Livestock Nutrition
AG149 Principles of Animal Science
AG150 Principles of Animal Science Lab
AG153 Reproduction of Farm Animals
AG232 Farm and Ranch Management I
AG233 Farm and Ranch Management II
AG290 Agriculture Equipment Safety

Suggested Program of Study

AG101Agriculture Orientation1
EN176English Composition I3
EN177English Composition II3
 Oral Communications - Gen. Ed. 3
 Mathematics - Gen. Ed.3
 Natural Science with Lab - Gen. Ed.5
 Social/ Behavioral Science - Gen. Ed.3
 Social/ Behavioral Science - Gen. Ed.3
 Arts/ Humanities - Gen. Ed.3
 Arts/ Humanities - Gen. Ed.3
 Physical Education - Lifestyle or Skill1
 Additional AS Courses
A total of at least 22 additional credit hours of general education courses.
hours minimum
See advisor for appropriate course work selection.
AG106Principles of Agriculture Economics3
AG126Principles of Livestock Nutrition4
AG149Principles of Animal Science4
AG150Principles of Animal Science Lab3
AG153Reproduction of Farm Animals5
AG226Applied Livestock Nutrition5
AG290Agriculture Equipment Safety5
BI100General Biology with Lab3
Suggested AG/ Farm & Ranch Program Elective8
AG232Farm and Ranch Mgmt Techniques I4
AG233Farm and Ranch Mgmt Techniques II4
 AS Agricultural Component 1
Min. Credit Hours to Graduate: 62