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Technical Program - Livestock Production - Lake Land College, Mattoon, IL

Livestock Production (CRT.LVST)

Certificate

The specialized Livestock Production certificate is designed to prepare students for employment positions in a variety of livestock areas. These jobs include herdsman positions, A.I. technicians, livestock managers and home farm operators. The SOE internship provides added experience in livestock management and production.

 


For more information contact:
Ryan Orrick
217 234 5360
sorrick@lakeland.cc.il.us

* There are prerequisites or course requisites for this course
** Electives must be approved by Ryan Orrick
one cross Course only offered fall semester
Footnote 2 Course only offered spring and summer semester
Footnote 3 Course only offered spring semester
Footnote 4 Courses offered in odd numbered years only
Footnote 5 Courses offered in even numbered years only
Footnote 6 SOS 050 Human Relations and PSY 271 Introduction to Psychology cannot be used as a social science elective
Footnote 7 Consult Academic Advisor for appropriate course
1 Course offered in Summer Term Only
2 N/A




First Year
First Semester
AGR 040 Agriculture Math +
2.5
--- or Math 116 or higher *  
AGR 052 Crop Production +
3
AGR 060 Animal Husbandry +
3
AGR 050 Soils +
3.5 - 4
AGR 205* or Soil Science +++  
AGR 122* Farm Managment +
2.5
AGR 061 Livestock Evaluation +
3
  Total Semester Hours:
17.5 - 18
 
Second Semester
AGR 111 Introduction to Ag Software +++
2
AGR 049 OSHA Ag Machinery Safety +++
1
AGR 123 Agriculture Marketing +++
2.5
AGR 063 Animal Nutrition +++
2.5
AGR 124 Farm Credit and Finance +++
2
AGR 064 Beef and Dairy Skills +++
1.5
AGR 070 Swine Skills +++
1.5
AGR 065 Beef A.I. +++
1.5
AGR 071 or Swine A.I. +++  
AGR 041 S.O.E. I +++
3
  Total Semester Hours:
17.5
 
Summer Term
AGR 120 Agriculture Economics 1
3
Elective
2
  Total Semester Hours:
5
 

Suggested Electives
Suggested Electives
AGR 066 Meat Science +++
2
AGR 053 Integrated Pest Management 1
3
AGR 121 Farm Business Records +++
2.5
AGR 090 Agriculture Mechanics +
2.5
AGR 042 S.O.E. II 1
2
   

Total Program Hours: 40 - 40.5

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