Student working in the school greenhouse

Animal & Plant Sciences

The Animal & Plant sciences program teaches students to expertly care for living things and apply knowledge of animal and plant science to the agricultural industry. Students will engage in animal classification and selection, anatomy and body systems, animal behavior and safe handling including daily care and management of program animals. Students will also learn principles of plant science such as identification, anatomy and physiology, the role of nutrition, insects and disease and the growing environment of plant production. The program explores animal welfare, reproduction and zoonoses, plant propagation, greenhouse management, sales and marketing, career planning. An emphasis is placed on business management to enhance the entrepreneurial skills of the students.

Ms. Stevens

Mrs. Deborah Stevens

Animal & Plant Sciences Teacher

"Life gives us opportunities that open doors of influence. Career & Technical Education is where it starts."

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Leadership Organizations

  • Future Farmers of America (FFA)

  • National Technical Honor Society

Suggested Sequence of Courses

  • Intro to Agri-Science (0.5 credit)

  • Animal & Plant Sciences I (2 credits)

  • Animal & Plant Sciences II (2 credits)