Principles of Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources
Veterinary Medical Applications
Advanced Animal Science or
Practicum in Agriculture
[NOTE: Practicum is
Principles of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources (1 Credit)
In this introductory course, students learn about the diverse career opportunities available in agriculture through experiences in leadership development (FFA), plant science, animal industry, food technology, and agriculture mechanics. Certification: OSHA 10-Hour
Livestock Production (1 Credit)
Course explores the health and nutrition, reproduction, and management of livestock and poultry. Students develop skills to evaluate livestock, learn breeds, feed types and feeding techniques, breeding innovations and animal management. Live animals may be used in this class.
Veterinary Medical Applications (1 Credit)
This course is hands-on introduction to the concepts and skills related to the veterinary science industry. Students develop competencies in the health, nutrition and safe handling of small and large animals, as well as surgical preparations, vaccine predation and injection technique, and medical terminology related to the anatomy, physiology, and infectious diseases of animals. Live animals will be used in this class for skill development. Certification: Certified Veterinary Assistant, Level 1
Advanced Animal Science (1 Credit)
Students learn, reinforce, apply, and transfer their knowledge and skills in a variety of settings. Course examines the correspondence of human, scientific, and technological aspects of animal science through field and laboratory experience. Students must meet the 40% laboratory and fieldwork requirement. This course satisfies a high school science graduation requirement and will be included in the calculation of the weighted GPA.
Practicum in Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources [Internship] (2 Credits)
This course is designed to give students supervised and practical application of knowledge and skills. Practicum experiences can occur in a variety of locations appropriate to the nature and level of experiences such as employment, independent study, internships, mentorships, or laboratories.