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A.S. Livestock Management 

A.S. Livestock Management Industry

Why Livestock Management & Industry?

This two-year (65 credit) emphasis provides students with a foundation in the biological and natural sciences. Students will learn reproductive physiology, animal breeding, nutrition, and livestock management. This option incorporates courses in economics and business to prepare graduates to manage livestock enterprises, or to be employed by companies producing and marketing livestock, animal feeds and health products. Students should consult the catalog of the institution to which they expect to transfer and select appropriate courses in consultation with their advisor.

Upon completion of this program, graduates will demonstrate:

  • Understand the Basics of livestock management;
  • Have an understanding of animal nutrition;
  • Know types of livestock operations and how to manage them.

NOTE: 3 credits of either Humanities & Fine Arts or History & Social Sciences must meet the Cultural Diversity requirement.
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Total Credits for Program Completion: 65

  First Year - Fall Semester     15 Credits Credits
Intro to Ag & Env Resources1
Introduction to Animal Science3
Natural Resource Conservation3
Montana Range Plants1
Principles of Living Systems & Lab4
College Writing I3
  First Year - Spring Semester     16 Credits Credits
Introduction to Public Speaking3
Leadership Development for Agriculture(3)
Livestock in Sustainable Systems3
College Algebra4
College Writing II3
Intro to Technical Writing(3)
Humanities & Fine Arts Core Requirement3
  Second Year - Fall Semester     18 Credits Credits
Principles of Financial Accounting4
Anatomy and Physiology of Domestic Animals & Lab4
Intro to General Chemistry & Lab4
Principles of Microeconomics3
Natural Resource Ecology3
  Second Year - Spring Semester     16 Credits Credits
Intro to Organic & Biochemistry & Lab4
Livestock Feeding & Nutrition3
Introduction to Statistics3
Principles of Macroeconomics3
Humanities & Fine Arts Core Requirement3

Please refer to the the Current Catalog for specific program details.