Ranch & Feedlot Operations Program

Education: It's What You Want For The Future, Today.

The face of ranching and feedlot operations is changing with advances in technology. Today's livestock producers can still be found working horseback, but are also realizing the need for up-to-date production and marketing technology.

Ranch & Feedlot Operations (RFO) at Clarendon College will allow students who are interested in a Ranch or Feedlot career to gain new knowledge and technical skills needed in coping with today's complex agricultural problems. The courses in this program are designed to present to the student technical and management skills used by efficient producers and successful managers.

 

Job Opportunities

The Ranch & Feedlot Operations program helps one develop the knowledge and skills necessary to take advantage of the many employment opportunities in the industry. Graduates of the program are employed in a variety of agricultural areas.

 

 

RANCH AND FEEDLOT OPERATIONS

Associate of Applied Science* 1 2 3

Completion of the curriculum outlined below leads to the Associate of Applied Science degree and qualifies the student to pursue further college training or seek employment in the field of ranch and feedlot operations.

 

FRESHMAN YEAR

First Semester

Sem. Hrs.

Second Semester

Sem. Hrs.

AGAH 1353 Beef Cattle Production

3

AGAH 1447 Animal Reproduction

4

AGAH 2309 Ranch & Feedlot Jobs

3

AGEQ 2311 Equine Science

3

AGAH 1343 Animal Health

3

AGAH 2313 Principles of Feeds & Feeding

3

AGCR 2313 Soil & Water Conservation

3

AGMG 2406 Livestock & Meat Marketing

4

AGCR 1307 Range Management

3

AGAH 1341 Sheep & Goat Production

3

AGMG 1444 Ag. Records Management

4

AGMG 2301 Livestock Business Management

3

 

19


20

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SOPHOMORE YEAR

First Semester

Sem. Hrs.

Second Semester

Sem. Hrs.

ENGL 1301 English Composition I

3

SPCH 1315 Public Speaking

3

Social & Behavioral Science Elective

3

Visual & Performing Arts Elective

3

MATH 1314 College Algebra

3

COSC 1401 Microcomputer Applications

4

Electives

3-7

Electives

3-7


12-16


13-17

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Notes:

*AAS Degree - TSI Completion or Exemption Required

*Students seeking the AAS in Ranch and Feedlot Operations Program must have completed the Ranch and Feedlot Operations Certificate Program. The Ranch and Feedlot Operations Certificate Program is a limited enrollment program and specialized admission requirements apply. Students must meet the general institutional admission requirements and the specialized admission requirements for the Ranch and Feedlot Operations Certificate Program. See Ranch and Feedlot Operations Certificate Program.

Capstone Experience: AGMG 2301

 

Option I:  The student should select electives that will best contribute to his/her future career.

Option II: For students planning to complete a Bachelor of Applied Arts and Sciences (BAAS) Degree at a four-year institution, students should complete all technical courses listed above and the general education component of the degree. Electives should be selected in consultation with college advisor.

Option III: For students planning to complete a Bachelor of Science in Agriculture at a four-year institution, the student should consult the degree requirements for agriculture majors and select appropriate electives in consultation with a college advisor.

 

Contact Us:

Clarendon College Ranch & Feedlot Operations Program

PO Box 968 | 1122 College Dr.

Clarendon, Texas 79226

806-874-3571 | 800-687-9737