Agricultural Sciences Department

Agricultural Sciences Department

Animal Science Career Exploration Event

Free Webinar, May 17, 2023, 3:00-5:00pm.  Follow this link to view the flyer!

Work Experience Zoom Orientation 

June 5, 2023
3:00pm- 4:30pm
Zoom link will be sent to you

Work Experience Programs requires student to attend a zoom orientation on June 5, 2023 from 3:00pm- 4:30pm to obtain required paperwork for the course. Only those students enrolled in the course will receive a zoom invite. Students that fail to attend zoom orientation may be in jeopardy of losing their seat in the class. Work Experience documents will be issued via canvas to only those student enrolled in the course. For questions regarding orientation, please contact Arnita Champion at 909-274-6080 or via email at

The Mt. SAC agricultural sciences program consists of coursework, laboratory work, and practical, hands-on experience in animal science, horticulture, and veterinary technician instruction. Our outstanding on-campus facilities and industry-experienced faculty give students a practical, real-world experience in a classroom setting.

Each year animal science students buy and sell farm animals, and our award-winning horticulture students grow and sell hundreds of varieties of trees, plants, and ground covers. Students also attend field trips and can intern with nearby industry in Los Angeles County, which is one of the largest dollar-volume users of horticultural products in the world.  

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Animal Sciences Program
Mt. San Antonio College has one of the largest animal science programs in California and the most comprehensive in Southern California. Students who are considering transferring to a four-year degree program can earn an Associate in Science Degree in Animal Science with specialization in Livestock and Horse Ranch Management and Agri-Technology. In addition, our program offers certificates in Livestock Management, Horse Ranch Management and Pet Science.
Horticulture Program
This program offers many degree and certificate programs designed to prepare students for careers in the broad field of ornamental horticulture, park & sports turf management, integrated pest management, plant science, and equipment technology. Students learn basic theory in the classroom and then apply it in hands-on learning outdoors.
Veterinary students evaluating a smiling dog
Veterinary Technician Program
Mt. San Antonio College offers an Associate of Science degree in Registered Veterinary Technology. The rigorous curriculum integrates lectures with hands-on labs in our 26,000 square foot agriculture building with animal hospital, and our 150-acre working farm. Students are given many opportunities to work with a wide variety of domestic animals and livestock.

Our Staff

  • Jennifer Hinostroza
  • Chaz Perea
  • Jamie Phillips
Agricultural Sciences Department

M-F 8:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Building 80-2301