Animal Systems Science

Animal Systems

Animal Systems Science instructor



Industry Recognized Credentials:

Students will examine the fundamental principles of animal science including; genetics, anatomy and physiology, growth, reproduction, artificial insemination, lactation, nutrition, animal disease, and animal research. Instruction is designed to allow for the application of scientific and technological aspects of animal science through field and laboratory experiences. For at least 40% of the time, students will conduct field and laboratory investigations using safe, environmentally appropriate and ethical practices. These investigations involve actively obtaining and analyzing data with physical equipment and may also involve experimentation in a simulated environment as well as field experiments using large animals. Students must be able to work with large animals. 

This is a one-year program. Students completing one year of Animal Systems Science must continue to Health Sciences 1 to be considered an NCCC Completer.

Program Advisory Committee


Sarah Damsell, Orleans County Natural Resources                       

Conservation District Manager

Maria Young, Northwoods Stewardship Center 

Executive Director

Mike Thrasher, Morrison's Custom Feeds

NOFA-VT Board Chair

Sebastian LaTraverse, Spring Brook Farm


Jackie Young, Veterinarian Technician

NCCC Graduate

Elyse PeramboGreen Mountain Farm-to-School                              


Fern Fontaine, Retired NCCC Animal Science Instructor

Former FFA Advisor, Honoring Stewardship

Ben Leskey,  AmeriCorps Farm-to-School Coordinator

CTE Graduate & Former FFA Chapter President

Effie Brown, Retired Dairy Farmer, NEK Rocks!

Community Member



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FY 21-22