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The COS Animal Science Department is dedicated to serving the needs of all students interested in furthering their Animal Science Education at the college level. Our department provides educational opportunities for students seeking job skills needed for employment, transferable credits for students who plan on transferring to a university, and opportunities for persons wishing to upgrade their skills to advance in their current jobs. The Animal Science Division of Agriculture prides itself on teaching students through hands experience allowing students to handle cattle, sheep, pigs, and horses. The Animal Science Division stresses quality teaching/ learning through formal classroom lecture/discussion methods as well as plenty of hands-on “learn-by-doing” in well-equipped laboratory facilities.
Below you will find a video of the Animal Science Program, and additional program information.  For a virtual tour of the Animal Science Department click here​​​​​​​ SEE INSIDE! 



Russell McKeith
Tulare College Center - B202
(559) 688-3136


Upon successful completion of this certificate students will be prepared for employment in the following fields: Animal Health Technician, Drug and Feed Sales, Government Livestock Specialists, Livestock Manager, Livestock Operator, Livestock Procurement, Meat Inspector or Grader, Nutrition Specialist, Processing and Marketing of Animal Products, Sales Representative, Service Staff for Pharmaceutical or Livestock Focused Company. 

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Last Updated: 5/4/2018 12:22 PM