Dairy Science

A.A.S. Degree and/or Certificate
Dairy students complete the 13 core Agriculture classes and five additional Agricultural courses, as well as the general education requirements of Kaskaskia College. The four dairy courses focus on the area of dairy production. They include live animal evaluation, diseases, waste management and physiology of reproduction and lactation.
Field Internship
Students enrolled in the Dairy Program in the Agriculture Department at Kaskaskia College complete a total of 600 hours of Supervised Occupational Experience.



Representative Job Titles
  • Professional Farm Manager
  • Operations Manager
  • Production Manager
  • Livestock Production Manager
    (Swine, Beef, Dairy, Poultry, Sheep)
  • Feed Sales/Management
  • Livestock Equipment Sales/Mgt.
  • Livestock Procurement
  • A.I. Breeding Technician
  • Livestock Feedlot Operator
  • Livestock Marketing Specialist
Semester Offerings

Since many of the AGRC courses are offered only once each year, students should attempt to follow the program schedule as closely as possible.

Approved Substitution

Course substitutions will be handled on an individual basis. All course substitutions must be approved by the appropriate dean or vice-president.

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Gainful Employment Info
For more information about our graduation rates, the median debt of students who have completed the below program, and other important information, please visit the link(s) below or see the full disclosure listing.
AGRC 0553 Dairy Science Certificate



 
NOTE: The program requirements presented here are effective Fall 2014. Previous versions of the KC Catalog are available in their entirety at our catalog archive. If you are uncertain about which catalog you should reference, please contact an academic advisor. Please contact an academic advisor with questions regarding course registration or degree/certificate completion.
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