New for Fall 2019: AST will have 4 majors
Launch your future in the livestock industry with Lakeland’s animal science livestock science major.
You’ll gain a broad view of different sectors from both the production and business side.
Specialized livestock courses are also your student-managed team options. They are:
  • beef production
  • dairy production
  • sheep and goat production
In your first year you’ll choose either beef or dairy production. Which course you take determines one of your Student-Managed Farm powered by New Holland team options.  In second year you’ll take the other production course.
You’ll learn stockman’s practices as part of animal husbandry. Your courses will follow the production cycle from calving and lambing through to selling livestock.
In addition to feeding, breeding and animal welfare, you’ll also study the livestock business. You’ll learn about key economics and business records, to how-to business plans.
When you graduate, you’ll have the hands-on and leadership skills to work successfully anywhere in the livestock industry