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 with a “C” grade or better.

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Freshman Year – Fall Semester

Class Credit Hours
AECL 1000 – Agroecology or BIOL 1000 – Principles of Biology or BIOL 1010 – General Biology 4
AGRI 1010 – Computers in Agriculture 3
ANSC 1210 – Beg. Livestock Judging 2
ANSC 2030 – Principles of Livestock Feeding 4
ANSC 2110 – Beef Production and Management 3
AGRI 1000 – Issues in Agriculture 1
Total Credit Hours: 17

Freshman Year – Spring Semester

Class Credit Hours
AGEC 1970 – Ag Internship 2
AGEC 2010 – Farm-Ranch Business Records 3
ANSC 1550 – Livestock Health 3
ANSC 1100 – Mgmt of Reproduction 4
REWM 2000 – Princ. of Range Mgmt 3
Written Exam (Outcomes Assessment)
Total Credit Hours: 15

 

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 – Livestock Production I 4
CROP 2200 – Forage Crop Science 3

 For more information about this certificate program, links to occupational information, estimated program cost, normal time for program completion, median
debt at program completion (if available), please visit EWC’s website at: http://ewc.wy.edu/future-students/financial-aid/career/