AAS Technical Degree
The JWCC animal science degree program is designed to prepare an individual for a career in the world of animal agriculture by providing skills and knowledge attractive to a wide variety of employers. The program reflects changes in the growing area of animal care and currently emphasizes a strong background in the sciences of behavior, genetics, breeding, reproduction, nutrition and health. Two four-credit-hour internships offer JWCC students the opportunity to explore and apply their knowledge in an actual work setting.
Workforce Preparation: Ready to enter a career in the world of animal agriculture by providing skills and knowledge attractive to a wide variety of employers.
Transferability: Many courses are accepted by other state university agriculture programs. Check with the agriculture transfer advisor at a chosen university.
Leadership Development: Leaders are developed through coursework, Post-Secondary Ag Student (PAS) competitions and involvement in student-driven campus organizations.
Financial Assistance: In addition to traditional financial aid options, JWCC has an extensive agriculture scholarship program. JWCC’s agriculture students receive over $25,000 in scholarship awards annually.
Department Advisor: Students work one-on-one with an agriculture program advisor for class scheduling and university transfer coordination.