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School of Animal Science

School of Animal Science

Vet posing with a dog and a goatThe Animal Science Pathway focuses on the science, research, and business of animals and other living organisms. It teaches CTE learners how to apply biology and life science to real-world life processes of animals and wildlife, either in laboratories or in the field, which could include a veterinary office, a farm or ranch, or any outdoor area harboring animal life. Students may also research and analyze the growth and destruction of species and research or diagnose diseases and injuries of animals.

What You Can Learn:

  • Livestock Animal Management

  • Animal Welfare

  • Animal Handling

  • Animal Body System

  • Reproduction, Growth,Development, and Disease

What You Can Gain:

  • Certified Veterinarian Assistant  

What You Can Become:
(with additional education and training)

  • Animal Breeder

  • Animal Scientists

  • Medical Scientists

  • Veterinarian

  • Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

What You Can Take: 

  • Principles of Ag - Animal Science

  • Small Animal Management

  • Equine Science

  • Veterinary Medical Applications

  • Advanced Animal Science

  • Practicum in Ag - Certified Veterinary Assistant

View the Animal Science Program of Study Guide (PDF opens in a new window).

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