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Large Animal Care & Handling LAC.S.STC

Short-term Technical Certificate - 16 Credit Hours

Division: Business and Public Services
Department: Agriculture
Effective as of Fall 2019

What is the program about?

This program is designed to introduce the student to working within the agricultural field and will provide a baseline of business, communication, and animal handling knowledge.

Program Outcomes

  • Demonstrate safe animal handling techniques and maintain a safe agricultural environment.
  • Obtain a position at an agricultural facility, and/or improve their status or income at a facility.
  • Improve the communication, productivity, working conditions, animal conditions and/or profit of their current or new employment.

Career Opportunities

Holders of this certificate will be better able to obtain employment, or increase their status as a Farm Worker, Farm Manager, Feed Store Worker, Farm Bureau Representative, or Farm Banking Assistant.


Students within Tech Prep Affiliated Environmental Science, Agricultural Science, Equine Science, and Veterinary Science programs, who successfully complete their high school program will be awarded a credit for VET 1100. This short term certificate feeds a long term certificate course of study as well as a pending agricultural AAS degree. Additionally, most of the courses within this certificate are OTM credit courses that will transfer to other institutions. VET 1120 mirrors a course at the University of Findlay, and may also be considered a transferable course at that institution.


Course Title Credits
AGR 1160 Introduction to Agriculture Science 1
ENG 1101 English Composition I 3
MAN 1107 Foundations of Business 3
MAT 1120 (Business Mathematics) OR MAT 1130 (Mathematics in Health Sciences) OR Ohio Transfer 36: Mathematics Elective 3
VET 1120 Introduction to Large Animal Sciences: Handling & Husbandry 3
COM 2206 (Interpersonal Communication) OR COM 2211 (Effective Public Speaking) OR COM 2225 (Small Group Communication) 3
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This information is for planning purposes only. Sinclair College will make every effort to offer curriculum listed above but reserves the right to change, add and cancel curriculum offerings for unforeseen circumstances.