Agricultural Sciences - Animal

Agriculture Science: Animal Pathway and Plant Pathway

Students explore plant systems, animal systems, and natural resources over the course of the four year program.  Throughout this course of study, hands-on, practical, and theoretical applications of agriculture are emphasized through school-based enterprises and work-based learning expeditions to local farms and with local organizations in conjunction with participation in state, regional, and national FFA activities.   

Topics learned and certifications received (pathway dependent):

OSHA 10 certification, Pet CPR and First Aid training Plant propagation techniques Greenhouse management Landscape and floral design Animal health, care, and husbandry techniques Animal/food production industry

Recent FFA Accomplishments

2019: American Degree Recipient State Contest Winner- Employment Skills

2018: State Contest Winners and National Competitors: Employment Skills Extemporaneous Public Speaking Floriculture Veterinary Science

2017: State Contest Winners and National Competitors: Employment Skills Prepared Public Speaking Extemporaneous Public Speaking

2016: State Contest Winners and National Competitors: Dairy Showmanship Employment Skills Prepared Public Speaking

Recent Internships:

Earth Care Farm

Canine Behavioral Services

Dr. Cara Kneser DVM-Veterinarian

Ayers Foundation- Hillandale Farm

URI Entomology Lab

Roger Williams Zoo

Reynolds Dairy Farm

URI Agronomy Farm

North Kingstown Animal Shelter

Recent Graduates have attended the following institutions:

Delaware Valley University University of Maine University of Rhode Island Community College of Rhode Island