Agriculture Animal Science

Associate in Science for Transfer

The Associate in Science in Agriculture Animal Science for Transfer is intended for students who plan to complete a bachelor’s degree in Agriculture Business at a CSU campus. Students completing this degree are guaranteed admission to the CSU system with junior status, but not to a particular campus or major. Students transferring to a CSU campus that does accept this degree will be required to complete no more than 60 units after transfer to earn a bachelor’s degree. 

The Associate in Science in Agriculture Animal Science for Transfer degree requirements (as stated in SB1440 law) requires students to complete the following:

  • a minimum of 18 semester in the major or area of emphasis as determined by the community college district.
  • 60 semester CSU transferable units
  • California State University General Education-Breadth (CSU GE-Breadth) pattern of 39 units; OR the Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC) pattern of 37 units.
  • Obtainment of a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 2.0.
  • Earn a grade of “C” or better in all courses required for the major or area of emphasis.

Students should consult with a counselor for more information on university admission and transfer requirements.

Program Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to:
  1. Evaluation of agricultural data as it relates to animal production, draw reasonable conclusions, recognize the environmental implications of these conclusions, and apply these conclusions to examples used in industry.
  2. Evaluate and apply scientific knowledge into working skills used in animal sciences.
Program Requirements:

Required Core Courses
Course Block Units: (25 Required)
AG5 Agriculture Economics 3
AG11 Agricultural Accounting 3
AG43 Beef Cattle Science 3
AG45L Principles of Animal Science 4
AG46 Animal Feeds and Nutrition 3
CHEM2A Introductory Chemistry 5
STAT1 Introduction To Statistical Methods 4
Total: 25