Oct 19, 2021  
2020-2021 Catalog & Student Handbook 
    
2020-2021 Catalog & Student Handbook Archived Catalog

Agriculture-Animal Science (A.S.) TTP


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Natural Science
Associate of Science Degree

Agriculture-Animal Science A.S. Tennessee Transfer Pathway

The Agriculture-Animal Science A.S. major prepares students for transfer to a four-year institution. Students will gain a basic understanding of the management, marketing, production, and farming of livestock and crops. On-ground courses for this program are currently offered at our Fayetteville campus and can be used as part of the Agricultural Science 2+2 program with Tennessee State University. For more information on this program, please contact Lisa Sanders, Assistant Dean, Fayetteville Campus: lsanders@mscc.edu.

Practical Experience

Students will be introduced to the following:

  • Critical thinking
  • In-depth research and analysis
  • Interaction with students and instructors
  • Exposure to fascinating coursework, lectures, and classroom interaction

Career Opportunities

Our Associate of Science Degree in Agriculture-Business qualifies you for transfer to any one of Tennessee’s four-year-college or university programs. Completion of a four-year baccalaureate program prepares you for further study toward a master’s degree or higher in Agriculture-Business. Students who hold a higher degree and acquire necessary licensing could anticipate a career in any one of the following areas:

  • Animal scientist
  • Animal geneticist
  • Breeding technician
  • Farm owner
  • Livestock manager

GENERAL EDUCATION (41 credit hours)


History (6 credit hours)


Natural Science (8 credit hours)


Mathematics (3 credit hours)


AREA OF EMPHASIS REQUIREMENTS (19 credit hours)


Semester Hours Credit: 60 OR (see notes below)


All animal science majors who are required to take Learning Support must also complete MSCC 1300 First-Year Experience , and the degree program will require 63 credit hours.

 

Fall or Spring Start - Recommended Full-Time Schedule


The following is a recommended full-time schedule. Learning Support, pre-requisites, and other academic factors may impact this schedule.  See your advisor to create a degree plan.

GPS (Graduation Planning System), along with the correct catalog, should be utilized by students for all of their educational planning.  Students can monitor their progress toward a degree or certificate and view missing requirements with the GPS audit, which is accessible through MyMotlow.

Semester Two (16 credit hours)


Semester Three (16 credit hours)


Semester Four (16 credit hours)


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