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Animal science | Meat science option

Associate of Science Degree

The Associate of Science in Agriculture – Animal Science Option, Range Management Option or Meat Science Option prepares the student for a bachelor's degree in Agriculture. Program electives allow the student to select additional coursework to complement this degree.

Course Number Course Credits
AGEC 2020Farm and Ranch Business Management4
ANSC 1010Intro to Animal Science4
BADM 1020Business Communications3
BIOL 1010General Biology I4
CHEM 1000Intro to Chemistry4
COMM 2010Public Speaking3
ECON 1020Microeconomics3
FDSC 1410Scientific Study of Food3
FDSC 1500Meat Animal Fabrication9
FDSC 1510Livestock Harvest3
FDSC 2040Principles of Meat Animal Evaluation3
MATH 1400College Algebra4
STAT 2050Fundamentals of Statistics4
STAT 2070Intro Statistics for the Social Sciences4
Student must choose a minimum of four (4) credits from the following courses:
Course Number Course Credits
AECL 1000Agroecology4
AGEC 2010Farm and Ranch Business Records3
ANSC 2020Feeds and Feeding4
REWM 1000Intro to Range Management1

Students must complete general education requirements that will provide students a general knowledge to help them complete a degree at CWC.

Writing Level I (WR1) 3 credits
Writing Level II (WR2) (in program)
American & Wyoming Government (POLS 1000) 3 credits
Student must complete six (6) credits of General Education courses distributed over two (2) different general education areas, ARTS/HUM/SOC. (SOC is in the program) 3 credits
SOC (in program)
LSCI (in program)
MATH (in program)
ORAL (in program)
UNST 1 credits

Total Credit Hours: 60


The Meat Processing Certificate II is designed to provide training for the student who wants a job in the meat fabrication industry. The student will learn about food safety, harvesting and fabrication of beef, swine, sheep/goat, poultry, and wild game animals.

Course Requirements

Course Number Course Credits
FDSC 1410Scientific Study of Food3
FDSC 1500Meat Animal Fabrication9
FDSC 1510Livestock Harvest3

Total Credit Hours: 15

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Instructor of Agriculture and Meat Science

Amanda Winchester is an instructor of agriculture and meat science faculty