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Animal Science (AN SC)

AN SC 100 (GN) Introduction to Animal Industries (3) Students will study the biology, production systems, terminology, and emerging issues of the N. American animal industries.

AN SC 100 Introduction to Animal Industries (3)

This course will introduce students to the breadth and scope of animal agriculture in North America with emphasis on food producing animals. Additionally, fiber producing animals, pets, pleasure animals, and alternative livestock will also be studied. Students will be exposed to biological concepts and their relationship to contemporary production systems, economics, terminology and industry issues to enhance understanding of and appreciation for various uses of animals in North America. The course would be available in a web-based format with extensive use of video tours of animal housing facilities, expert interviews, and explanations of the biology behind common production practices and will be offered annually during spring and summer semesters. Student performance will be assessed via unit quizzes, popular press article critiques, and a final paper.

General Education: GN
Diversity: None
Bachelor of Arts: None
Effective: Summer 2013

Note : Class size, frequency of offering, and evaluation methods will vary by location and instructor. For these details check the specific course syllabus.


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