Program Credit Hour Total: 63 Credits
The information below is intended to be a guide, and does not guarantee regional job placement, job availability, or a specific wage after completion of the program.
The Animal Science program is intended for students who are wishing to transfer to a university and obtain a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree. Most of the potential jobs listed below require you to transfer and continue your education at the next level.
Potential job opportunities for individuals with degrees in animal science may include agricultural scientists, agriculturists, animal geneticists, animal nutritionists, assistant general manager, barn manager, beef cattle nutritionists, dairy bacteriologists, dairy scientist, extension educator, feedlot manager, food preservation scientists, food processing scientists, food safety scientists, food scientists, food technologists, livestock buyer, livestock manager, meat inspector, poultry scientists, ranch foremen, sale representative, swine genetics researchers, and viticulturists.
Additional information on careers in Animal Science is available through Career Coach.
LCCC courses may transfer to institutions in addition to those with which there are formal articulation agreements. Students are strongly encouraged to determine the degree requirements and transfer policy of the specific college/university and program to which they plan to transfer. Students should consult with their advising team regarding questions about articulation.