In the Animal Science, students will be learning to importance of understanding animal agriculture. The class will begin by looking at the history of animal agriculture and how we got to where we are today. Students will also be taking a look into the issues that animal agriculturalists face. Evaluation is a key component in making sure that consumers are provided with a wholesome quality product. Students will learn how to evaluate an animal for both breeding and market segments of agriculture. In the spring semester, the class will transition to agricultural business where students will explore the business concepts used to run a farm or ranch. These principles will help students to look at a business and evaluate a businesses financial health.