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Animal Science Program

Mt. San Antonio College has one of the largest animal science programs in California and the most comprehensive in Southern California. 

Why Mt. SAC?

The Mt. SAC Animal Science program offers numerous benefits, including:

  • A practical approach to Animal Science with hands on experience and interaction with the animal science industry. We use local industries for numerous field trips and job placement.
  • Diverse class scheduling allows individuals to maintain employment while studying towards a degree or certificate. Most classes are offered in blocks (meet one or two days per week).
  • Work experience programs where students can earn units of credit while gaining on-the-job experience.
  • Individualized and personalized instruction with low student-to-teacher ratio.
  • Full- and part-time faculty with nearly 100 years of practical industry experience.
  • Students assist with the production and marketing of animals produced on the 150 acre school farm maintained by the College. 

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.

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Descanso Gardens Fall Plant Sale - October
Poinsettia Sale - Annually in late November/Early December
Salsa Sale - March 
Descanso Gardens Spring Plant Sale - April
Farm Day - 5/4/19
Mother's Day Plant Sale - 5/5-5/8/19
Horticulture Career Night - 5/16/19
Ag Banquet - 5/31/19
Work Experience Orientation for summer classes (Animal Science, RVT, Horticulture) 6/3/19 12:00pm