Skill Certificate in Dairy Science
Students completing this certificate will acquire skills in and knowledge of dairy computer applications, dairy cattle nutrition, husbandry and breeding, and selection of cattle.
- Demonstrate skills needed to successfully manage the modern dairy herd.
- Implement an effective reproductive management plan.
- Evaluate dairy cattle based upon their dairy characteristics and type and understand the selection of cattle based on reproduction and reproduction traits.
Upon successful completion of this certificate, students will be prepared for employment in the following jobs: dairy technician, dairy retail sales, dairy pharmaceutical sales, dairy breeders/assistants, dairy feeders, cattle handlers.
|REQUIRED CERTIFICATE COURSES|
|AGMT 108||AG Business Computer Apps||3|
|DSCI 101||Introduction to Dairy Science||3|
|DSCI 103||Commercial Dairy Herd Mgmt||3|
|DSCI 104||Breed/Select of Dairy Cattle||3|
|DSCI 108||Dairy Nutrition||3|
|WEXP 193 F||Agriculture Wrk Exp-1st Sem||2|
The Skill Certificate requirements include completion of the certificate courses with a “C” or better grade in each course. Required and support courses may be substituted with the approval of the Agriculture Division Chair.