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Animal Science (AS)

The Agriculture program at CNCC offers two Associate of Science degrees. The AS degree with designation in Animal Sciences introduces students into the animal sciences field with emphasis on the livestock industry. Courses include Introduction to Animal Science, Anatomy and Physiology, Feeds and Feeding in addition to Live Animal and Carcass Evaluation. The AS degree with designation in Agribusiness focuses on the business aspect of animal and agriculture industries. Agribusiness students can expect to take courses in Macroeconomics, Statistics, Agriculture Finance and Management as well as specific industry courses in animal science and crops & soils. Courses in both disciplines are designed to encourage independent learning and critical thinking skills.

  • CNCC is surrounded by farming and ranching in Northwest Colorado
  • Financial aid available
  • On-campus housing
  • Extra-curricular programs in collegiate level rodeo and horse show teams
  • Guaranteed Transfer to CSU

Both degrees have a statewide articulation agreement with Colorado State University. Upon degree completion at CNCC, a student will be thoroughly prepared to transfer directly to CSU to continue with their Bachelor’s Degree as a junior. .

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Equine/Agriculture Instructor  
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About CNCC

Colorado Northwestern is one college in two Colorado communities. Depending on what you want to study, CNCC has the perfect surroundings and facilities to meet your needs. Founded in 1962 as “Rangely College,” CNCC now serves nearly 1,800 students on two campuses, two service centers and online. Our two main campuses in Craig and Rangely are 90 miles apart in the mountains and canyons of Northwestern Colorado, with one service center located in Meeker.

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