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Animal Science

Campus Location:

Calmar

Program Entry: Fall, Spring, Summer

Award: Associate of Science

Description:

Meat production is a multi-billion dollar economic force in agriculture. Beef, pork, poultry and lamb production are key in the effort to feed an ever-increasing world population with growing food demands. Northeast Iowa Community College has expanded its leadership in agriculture education to include the management of food animal production locally, regionally, nationally and globally.

Students enrolling in this program can expect to immediately enter into the workforce after completion of their two-year degree or they can transfer to a four-year college to pursue a B.S. degree. Career options for graduates include:

  • Return to and modernizing family operations
  • Management positions on feedlots, farrowing units or large cow/calf operations
  • Industry jobs with AI firms or local producer-owned cooperatives
  • Beginning producers starting their own operations

Animal Science

Admissions Requirements:

See the Associate of Science program.

Animal Science

Academic Requirements:

See the Associate of Science program.

Animal Science

Employment Information:

See the Associate of Science program.

Animal Science

Additional Information:

Additional Resources

NICC AgriSciences Blog

Contacts

Lenny Graves
Dean of Career and Technical Education
800.728.2256, ext. 240
gravesl@nicc.edu

Dave Lawstuen
Dairy Science Instructor
866.474.4692, ext. 112
lawstuend@nicc.edu

Chris Harvey
Dairy Science Instructor
866.474.4692, ext. 118
harveyc@nicc.edu