PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS

Swine Specialist Certificate
Suggested Class Schedule for Successful Completion
(30 Semester Hours)

This certificate combines workplace training with classroom knowledge and skill development associated specifically with pork production. This curriculum is designed to be completed in less than 12 months.

 First Semester

AGR 161 Animal Evaluation & Selection I 2

AGR 171 Intro to Electricity OR

AGR 172 Intro to Welding OR

AGR 173 Adv. Welding* (2-4 cr. hrs.)

 

 

2

AGR 176 Pork Production Practicum 2
AGR 202 Introduction to Animal Science 4
FYE 101 Blazing Your Trail 1
Approved Elective(s)* 1-4
      Total  12-15

 

Second Semester

AGR 164 Animal Nutrition & Health 3

AGR 171 Intro to Electricity OR

AGR 172 Intro to Welding OR

AGR 173 Adv. Welding* (2-4 cr. hrs.)

 

 

2

AGR 174 Artificial Insem-Swine 1
AGR 175 Computer Appl in Agribusiness 3

AGR 180 Swine Mgmt-Breed & Gen OR  

AGR 181 Swine Mgmt-Farrow to Market#

 

2

AGR 182 Applied Pork Production Skills 2
Approved Elective(s)* 1-4
     Total  14-17


Summer

AGR 199 Occupational Internship I 4

 

*Approved Electives: See college catalog

#AGR 180 available during odd years; AGR 181 available during even years