Animal Science: Dairy Production (Bachelor of Science)
The Animal Science program deals with a range of options from basic sciences through companion and zoo animal care to farm management.
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 Cooperative for Real Education in Agricultural Management (CREAM) Program and the Vermont Technical College/UVM 2+2 FARMS Program.
For students interested in dairy production, the Vermont Technical College/UVM 2+2 FARMS Program provides Vermont residents with scholarships and the opportunity to earn a bachelor’s degree after a two-year Associate Degree in Dairy Farm Management from the Vermont Technical College .
A possible curriculum in Dairy Production:
|CALS 001/CALS 002 - Foundations||6|
|ASCI 001 - Intro to Animal Sciences||4|
|CDAE 166 - Intro to Community Entrepreneurship||3|
|Written English 001 - 099||3|
|ASCI 110 - Animal Nutrition, Metab & Feeding||4|
|ASCI 134 - CREAM||8|
|ASCI 122 - Animals in Society/Animal Welfare||3|
|ASCI 181 - Animal Sciences Career Seminar||1|
|ASCI 141 - Anat & Physiol Domestic Animals||4|
|ASCI 004 - Dairy Cattle Judging||2|
|ASCI 234 - Advanced Dairy Management||15|
|ASCI 215 - Physiology of Reproduction||4|
|CDAE 266 - Decision Making||3|
|ASCI 220 - Lactation Physiology||3|
|CDAE 264 - Risk Analysis & Forecast Procedures||3|