Through practical, hands-on experience, this program prepares students for career opportunities and/or college admissions in the Animal Science field. Over the course of two years, students learn about the anatomy and physiology of large and small animals, animal feeding and handling, livestock production, agribusiness management, and much more.
Exciting Career Opportunities in the Animal Science Field:
Grooming and Handling
Assistive Therapy & RehabilitationCenters
Animal Feed Industry
Farm and Animal Publications
The Animal Science Program includes, but is not limited to, the study of horses, dairy, beef, swine, sheep, poultry, and small animals. The "learning lab" for this program is located at Stone Wall Farms in Jeffersonville.
New Vision Program
This program is an exploratory program which is offered to select seniors who wish to pursue post-secondary education in Agricultural Education. Exploratory experiences and instruction will concentrate on careers in Vet Tech and Veterinary Medicine. Students will receive an enhanced second year Animal Science curriculum. The New Vision Program provides students the opportunity to receive three college credits for a Public Affairs 101 course through SyracuseUniversity and dual enrollment.