Agriculture & Animal Science Class Information

Length of Course

1 year (Students may choose to continue in agriculture by enrolling in Natural Resources & Agriscience)

Sessions Offered

Morning: 8:00 - 10:00 or 8:00 - 10:45 (depending on the high school)
Afternoon 12:00 - 2:00 or 12:00 - 2:45 (depending on the high school)

Main Areas of Focus

Animal Health
  Welfare
  Reproduction
  Nutrition

Agriculture Best Practices
  Beekeeping
  Composting
  Horticulture
  Greenhouse Systems

State of Michigan Curriculum Segments

Safety
Animal Anatomy & Physiology
Animal Genetics and Reproduction
Domestic Animal Production
Animal Health & Nutrition
Plant Anatomy Physiology
Soils & Plant Nutrition
Plant Culture and Propagation
Natural Resources Systems
Environmental Service Systems
Agricultural Business & Marketing
Career Readiness & Leadership

Student Leadership

Agriculture & Animal Science students have the opportunity for leadership, competition, and community service through membership in FFA (Future Farmers of America - National Organization).

High School Credit

Credit is earned at the local high schools when the course is completed. Students may be eligible to earn 4th year math-related credit, 3rd year science credit, VPAA credit, and credit for an online learning experience. Check with your counselor for the number of credits your high school offers for this class.