Career and Technology Education- CTE » Agriculture Science

Agriculture Science

Current Classes Offered:

Principles of Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources

TSDS PEIMS Code: 13000200 (PRINAFNR) 

Grade Placement: 9–12 Credit: 1 Prerequisite: None. 

Principles of Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources will allow students to develop knowledge and skills regarding career and educational opportunities, personal development, globalization, industry standards, details, practices, and expectations.


Livestock Production 

TSDS PEIMS Code: 13000300 (LIVEPROD) 

Grade Placement: 10–12 Credit: 1 Prerequisite: None. 

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.


Small Animal Management 

TSDS PEIMS Code: 13000400 (SMANIMGT) 

Grade Placement: 10–12 Credit: .5 Prerequisite: None. 

In Small Animal Management, students will acquire knowledge and skills related to small animals and the small animal management industry. Small Animal Management may address topics related to small mammals such as dogs and cats, amphibians, reptiles, and birds.


Advanced Animal Science 

TSDS PEIMS Code: 13000700 (ADVANSCI) 

Grade Placement: 11–12 Credit: 1 Prerequisites: Biology and Chemistry or Integrated Physics and Chemistry (IPC); Algebra l and Geometry; and either Small Animal Management, Equine Science, or Livestock Production. Recommended Prerequisite: Veterinary Medical Applications. 

Advanced Animal Science examines the interrelatedness of human, scientific, and technological dimensions of livestock production. Instruction is designed to allow for the application of scientific and technological aspects of animal science through field and laboratory experiences. Note: This course satisfies a science credit requirement for students on the Foundation High School Program.