Morrisville State CollegeDepartment of Agricultural Sciences

 
Animal Science - Dairy A.A.S. Program

 

FIRST YEAR 

Fall Semester

Course Code

Course Title

Credits

AGBS 100 Agricultural Economics 3
DANS 100 Dairy Nutrition 3
DANS 140 Dairy Cattle Judging 1
DANS 150 Dairy Farm Practicum 1
  -or-
DANS 151 Dairy Techniques
DANS 160 Introduction to Dairy Science 3
ENGL 101 Language and Composition 3
ACCT 100 Accounting Information & Management Decisions 3
  Total (Fall Semester) 17

 Spring Semester

AGBS 200 Marketing of Agricultural Products 3
AGRO 110 Soil Science 3
DANS 110 Dairy Breeding 3
DANS 115 Dairy Artificial Insemination 1
DANS 120 Anatomy and Physiology of the Dairy Cow 3
DANS 150 Dairy Farm Practicum 1
  -or-
DANS 151 Dairy Techniques
DANS 250 Dairy Perspectives 1
ENGL English (as advised) 3
  Total (Spring Semester) 18
SECOND YEAR 

 Fall Semester

AGBS 210 Farm Management 3
AGRO 210 Field Crop Management 3
AGSC 132 Introduction to Computer Applications in Precision Farming 2
  -or-
OFFT 110

OFFT 100
OFFT 106
OFFT 109
Introduction to Spreadsheet Software
And 1 of the following 3 OFFT courses
Introduction to Word Processing Software
Personal Computer Keyboarding I
Introduction to Presentation Software
DANS 210 Dairy Health 3
DANS 220 Dairy Herd Management 3
HIST/SOCS History or Social Science (as advised) 3
  Total (Fall Semester) 17
Spring Semester 
DANS 225 Dairy Production and Management 3
HIST/SOCS History or Social Science (as advised) 3
Elective Agricultural Science or Dairy Science Electives 5
Elective Open Elective 3
  Total (Spring Semester) 14

Total Required

66
 
SUGGESTED ELECTIVES
Fall Semester 
DANS 300 Internship in Dairy Husbandry 4
AGEN 105 Principles of Farm Machinery 2
CITA 100 Introduction to Computer Concepts and Applications 2
AGRO 310 Pasture Management and Forages Production 3
AGBS 230 Agricultural Business Management 3
AGEN 100 Equipment Care and Maintenance 2
AGEN 102 Agricultural Equipment Operation 2
Spring Semester 
CITA 123 Information Systems Concepts and Applications 3
AGBS 220 Agricultural Finance 1
AGEN 105 Principles of Farm Machinery 2
AGEN 125 Electrification 3
AGEN 140 Welding 3
DANS 200 Nutritional Management of Dairy Cattle 2
DANS 235 Dairy Production Seminar 1
DANS 255 Dairy Management Fellowship 2
DANS 260 Introduction to the Student Heifer Applied Research and Raising Program (SHARP) 3
DANS 305 Heifer Raising Management 3
AGSC 137 Analysis and Interpretation of Agricultural Data 2
Students who plan to transfer to a four-year program should elect appropriate science courses such as biology and/or chemistry, and mathematics.

 


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