Summer Courses – Professional Swine Manager
Summer Semester Courses
Swine Record Systems
Credit Hours: 3 credits
Approximate Cost: $635
Description: This course covers record keeping systems for all types of swine enterprises with an emphasis on interpretation. Swine record use and analysis to maintain efficient productivity in all parts of the swine enterprise is stressed. Computerized record systems are compared, and students have an opportunity to utilize PigChamp or PigCare, Porcitec record information, as well as other computerized records in swine production systems.
Credit Hours: 1 – 6 credits
Approximate Cost: $179 per credit
Description: This course is a cooperative educational program between the student, faculty and selected internship site/business. Students apply competencies gained from previous coursework in an agribusiness industry workplace. Specific tasks to be completed by the student are identified in an individual training plan developed by the student, faculty and internship supervisor. Each training plan is specific to the individual student and business enterprise where the student is employed. (Prerequisite: Prior approval by the instructor and cooperating business supervisor along with a signed internship agreement.)
NOTE: All courses require computer with speakers or a headset, as well as internet access.