Advanced Animal Science


The Advanced Animal Science course examines the interrelatedness of human, scientific, and technological dimensions of livestock production. This course is to prepare students for a career in the field of animal science. Students will cover topics like Advanced Animal Genetics, Management Practices, and much more.

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Kristi Greer
Office Manager, Global Genetics & Biologicals

Michael Heaton, Ph.D.
Molecular Genomics Livestock Researcher, U.S. Meat Animal Research Center

Scott Sprague
Biologist, Research Branch Arizona Game & Fish Department

SAMPLE LESSON | Advanced Animal Genetics

Each lesson includes media-rich presentations, a pre-made lesson plan, assessments and engaging real-world projects and activities. To get an idea of what iCEV offers, explore the sample lesson and resources below.


  • Scientific Procedures & Safety
  • The Livestock Industry
  • Farm to Plate
  • Field Trip: U.S. Meat Animal Research Center
  • Livestock Judging Fundamentals
  • Beef Grading: Quality
  • Advanced Quality Grading: Slaughter Cattle
  • Evaluating Ready-to-Cook Turkeys & Broilers
  • Basic Reproduction of Animals
  • Livestock Reproduction
  • Advanced Animal Genetics
  • Animal Behavior
  • Beef Cattle Management Practices
  • Sheep Management Practices
  • Swine Management Practices
  • Goat Management Practices
  • Livestock Breeding Systems
  • External Anatomy of Livestock: Terms & Terminology
  • Nervous, Skeletal & Muscular Systems
  • Basic Animal Reproduction
  • Basic Poultry Reproduction
  • Digestive System
  • Circulatory & Respiratory Systems
  • Endocrine, Immune & Integumentary Systems
  • Advanced Livestock Nutrition
  • Digestive Systems of Livestock: A Basic Look
  • Common Animal Diseases
  • Parasites of Livestock
  • Prenatal Animal Growth & Development
  • Introduction to Biotechnology
  • Biotechnology: Fetal Programming
  • Animals & Society
  • Hot Topics - Animal Welfare
  • Environmental Issues: Animal Systems
  • Harvesting of Livestock
  • EXCEL Beef Plant: Slaughter
  • EXCEL Pork Plant: Slaughter
  • Retail Cut ID
  • Agricultural Business: Marketing & Pricing
  • The World of Agriculture
  • Environmental Resources: Renewable & Non-Renewable Resources & Energy
  • Environmental Resources: Habitat Destruction
  • Environmental Resources: Human Activity
  • Career Cluster: Agriculture, Food & Natural Resources
  • Exploring Careers: Agriculture, Food & Natural Resources
  • Animal Systems
  • Formulas for Career Success: Career Testing & Investigation
  • Internships 101: The Importance of Internships
  • Employability Skills
  • Workplace Issues
  • Citizenship Basics
  • Internet Basics
  • Blue & Gold Basics: SAE Programs
  • Introduction to Record Keeping
  • Blue & Gold Basics: What is FFA?
  • Blue & Gold Basics: FFA Officers & Meetings
  • Blue & Gold Basics: Career Development Events
  • English Applications