Wyoming Works The Beef Production Certificate program is an intensive curriculum designed to train the student for an entry-level management position in the Production-Livestock Industry. The program emphasizes hands-on learning through labs and practicum experience. New technologies used include: computer-assisted ration formulation and record-keeping, ultrasound equipment, software for cowherd management and farm management, and GPS.

Students must complete all program requirements, including approved electives, with a grade of ā€œCā€ or better.

Freshman Year ā€“ Fall Semester

Class Credit Hours
AGEC 1970 – Internship 2
AGRI 1000 – Issues in Agriculture 3
AGRI 1010 – Computers in Agriculture 3
ANSC 1210 – Livestock Judging I 2
ANSC 2030 – Principles of Livestock Feeding 4
ANSC 2110 – Beef Production 3
Total Credit Hours: 17

Freshman Year ā€“ Spring Semester

Class Credit Hours
AECL 1000 – Agroecology 4
AGEC 2010 – Farm-Ranch Business Records 3
ANSC 1100 – Management of Reproduction 4
ANSC 1550 – Livestock Health 3
REWM 2000 – Principles of Range Management 3
Outcomes Assessment:
HMDV 2411 – Assessment Requirement 0
Total Credit Hours: 17

Beef Production program course substitutions with adviser approval:

Class Credit Hours
AGEC 2020 – Farm-Ranch Business Management 3
AGEC 2150 – Agri-Business Finance 3
AGEC 2300 – Agricultural Marketing 2
AGEC 2350 – Agricultural Commodities in Marketing 2
ANSC 1010 – Introduction to Animal Science 4
CROP 2300 – Crop Science 3