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2011-12 Online Catalogue

Animal Science: Dairy Production/Farm Management (Bachelor of Science)

Overview

The Animal Science program deals with a range of options from basic sciences through companion and zoo animal care to farm management.

General Requirements

Specific Requirements

Designed for the student seeking in-depth training in dairy herd management and milk production with strong links to agribusiness. Experiential learning is emphasized through the CREAM program and the FARMS program.

For students interested in dairy production, the UVM/VTC Dairy Farm Management 2 + 2 Program provides Vermont residents with scholarships and the opportunity to earn a B. S. after a two-year Associate's Degree in Dairy Farm Management from the Vermont Technical College Link out of catalogue site..

Curriculum

The following is a possible curriculum.

First Year
Course Credits
CALS 001/CALS 002 Foundations 6
Diversity Elective 3
ASCI 001 Introductory Animal Sciences 4
Organic Chemistry 4
Inorganic Chemistry 4
Mathematics 3
CDAE 166 Intro to Community Entrepreneurship 3
Written English 001 - 099 3
General Electives1 3-6
Total 33-36
Sophomore Year
Course Credits
ASCI 110 Animal Nutrit, Metab & Feeding 4
ASCI 043 Fundamentals of Nutrition 3
ASCI 134 CREAM 8
Biology 4
Financial Management 3
Statistics 3
ASCI 122 Animals in Society/Animal Welfare 3
ASCI 181 Animal Sciences Career Seminar 1
General Electives1 0-3
Total 33-36
Junior Year
Course Credits
ASCI 141 Anat & Physiol Domestic Animals 4
ASCI 004 Dairy Cattle Judging 2
Advanced Feeds 3
ASCI 234 Advanced Dairy Management 15
Accounting 3
Diversity Elective 3
General Electives1 6-9
Total 36-39
Senior Year
Course Credits
ASCI 215 Physiology of Reproduction 4
CDAE 266 Dec Making for Community Entrepreneurs 3
Marketing 3
ASCI 220 Lactation Physiology 3
Senior Project 4-8
CDAE 264 Risk Anyl & Forecast Procedures 3
General Electives1 9-15
Total 29-39
1Include courses to meet college requirements and advanced courses for specific options.

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