PRINCIPLES OF AGRICULTURE, FOOD AND NATURAL RESOURCES Grade: 9-12
To be prepared for careers in agriculture, food, and natural resources, students must attain academic
skills and knowledge in agriculture. This course is a prerequisite for all following Agriculture classes.
SMALL ANIMALMANAGEMENT Grade: 10-12
To be prepared for careers in the field of animal science, students need to enhance academic knowledge
and skills. Suggested animals which may be included in the course of study include, but are not limited
to, small mammals, amphibians, reptiles, avian, dogs and cats.
EQUINE SCIENCE Grade: 10-12
This course will prepare students for careers in the field of animal science. Students need to enhance
academic knowledge and skills related to animal systems. The following animals may be included in the
course of study, horses, donkeys and mules.
LIVESTOCK PRODUCTION Grade: 10-12
In Livestock Production, students will acquire knowledge and skills related to livestock and the livestock
production industry. Livestock Production may address topics related to beef cattle, dairy cattle, swine,
sheep, goats, and poultry.PRACTICUM IN AGRICULTURE, FOOD AND NATURAL RESOURCE Grade: 11-12
This course is a paid or unpaid capstone experience for students participating in a coherent sequence of
career and technical education courses in Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources
Fundamentals of Animal Science Certification (Adv. Animal Science)
This certification includes general animal science, animal nutrition, animal breeding, animal management practices and animal health & wellness.
Equine Management & Evaluation Certification (Equine Science)
This certification includes Equine Industry skills, equine diseases, breed identification, equine management, equine anatomy & Physiology, and horse evaluation.