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Dairy Science

Associate in Applied Science


Modes of Instruction

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Our Dairy Science program will provide you with solid training in areas important to a successful career in the dairy industry. Whatever your plans are: Planning a dairy enterprise. Seeking a bachelor’s degree in dairy science or its related disciplines. KC's program will prepare you, no matter your choice.

While a student in the Dairy Science Program you will receive training in areas such as:

  • Live animal evaluation
  • Diseases
  • Waste management
  • Physiology of reproduction and lactation

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Program Outcomes

Field Internship

While enrolled in the Dairy Program at Kaskaskia College, you will complete a total of 450 hours of Supervised Occupational Experience.

Program Student Learning Outcomes:

  • Explain Dairy Science production and industry best-practices.
  • Apply key concepts of Dairy Science to provide solutions to common industry challenge and basic farm management.
  • Demonstrate the use of technological advancements and applications in Dairy Science and how it impacts dairy output and efficiency.
  • Complete a successful Supervised Occupational Experience. Additionally, students will identify, develop, and support their knowledge of career opportunities in Agriculture through intra- and extracurricular exposure to career pathways.

What You Can Do

Upon successful completion of this certificate you will be prepared for employment in the following fields:

  • 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

Program Details

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Agriculture Faculty

Aaron Heinzmann

Aaron Heinzmann

Assistant Professor of Agriculture
William Waggoner

William Waggoner

Assistant Professor of Agriculture

Agriculture Contacts

Aaron Heinzmann

Assistant Professor of Agriculture

Phone  |  618-545-3381

Admissions

Phone  |  618-545-3040

Fax  |  618-545-3393

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