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ANSC 1120 Sustainable Animal Husbandry

Course description

(summer only) This course is only offered in the Summer Session.

Students completing this course will understand the many roles of domestic animals and the importance of their interdependence with humans; appreciate the scope, diversity, and problems related to domestic animal systems; be able to design and operate simple sustainable animal systems; and know how to continue learning about sustainable animal systems. This intensive course includes 25 hours of lecture and 39 hours of hands-on laboratory/demonstrations at various field sites and facilities all within a three-week period. Topics include domestication, sustainability, dogs, cats, rabbits, sheep, genetics, swine, nutrition, beef cattle, grazing, dairy cattle, dairy products, goats, poultry, aquaculture, camelids, horses, draft animals, animal systems modeling, Third World limited resource animal systems, toxicology, lab animals, toxicology, veterinary medicine, and ethics of human interactions with domestic animals. Outcome 1: Compare and contrast various domestic animal production systems. Outcome 2: Apply basic knowledge of animal nutrition, genetics, reproduction and physiology to domestic animal species. Outcome 3: Practice proper handling of livestock. Outcome 4: Research and critique various perspectives of issues related to domestic animal production systems using scientific journal articles. Outcome 5: Produce a researched outline and debate an agricultural issue of interest. Outcome 6: Exchange scientific ideas with classmates. Outcome 7: Synthesize a viewpoint based on research and discussion.


ANSC 1120 001-LEC On-campus Extra-session

Class dates:June 25-July 13, 2018
Days/times:M-F 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM Morrison Hall 163
Related:ANSC 1120 401-LAB

ANSC 1120 401-LAB On-campus Extra-session

Class dates:June 25-July 13, 2018
Exam dates:Will be provided by instructor (see Final exams)
Days/times:TWR 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM Morrison Hall 174
Grade:Student option
Instructor:Soberon, M. (mas329)
Max. enroll:30
To enroll:Enrollment for this class is closed.
Related:You will be auto-enrolled in ANSC 1120 001-LEC

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