Animal Science


The Animal Science course prepares students for a career in the field of animal science. Students will cover topics like Advanced Animal Genetics, Management Practices and much more.


Dell Allen
VP Technical Services & Food Safety, Cargill Meat Solutions

Chance Brooks, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Meat Science, Texas Tech University

Jacob Nelson, M.S.
Meat Processing Specialist, Oklahoma State University

Rusty Gosz, M.S.
Youth Livestock Specialist, Oklahoma State University

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.


  • 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