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This course focuses on the basic scientific principles and processes that are involved in animal physiology, breeding, nutrition, and care in preparation for an animal science career major. Skills in biology, language, writing, computers, math, and physics are reinforced throughout the course.

Work-based learning strategies include: field trips, job shadowing, agriscience projects, and supervised agricultural experience. Supervised agricultural experience programs and FFA leadership activities are integral components of the course and provide many opportunities for practical application of instructional competencies. 

 Animal Science Concepts:
  • Agricultural awareness and literacy

  • Leadership and FFA

  • Careers and employability skills

  • Animal Science Issues

  • Introduction to Animal 

    • Anatomy & Physiology

    • Breeds

    • Genetics

    • Nutrition

    • Diseases


***Emphasis is placed on livestock animals such as cattle, swine, and poultry.



Welcome to Animal Science I

Remind 101:                  

As a tool to assist students and parents, a Remind 101 text message system has been set up for this class. Text messages will be sent to remind students of upcoming tests and assignments.To join, text @SLHSANS1 to 81010.

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