Courses


Agriculture: Animal Health Technology (AGHE)
    • AGHE 54  Veterinary Office Procedures

      3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU)
      Lecture: 54   
      Prerequisite: Eligibility for ENGL 1A

      Veterinary medical records, client relations, medical terminology, filing of governmental reports, legal responsibilities of registered veterinary technicians, and veterinary medical ethics.

    • AGHE 60  Medical Nursing and Animal Care

      4 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU)
      Lecture: 54   Lab: 54
      Prerequisite: AGHE 86 and AGHE 64 and Formal admittance to the Registered Veterinary Technology program

      Animal examination for health and disease conditions in the animal hospital, including sanitation, administration of medicine, emergency treatment, therapeutic techniques, dental prophylaxis, venipuncture, electrocardiology, application of casts, splints and other appliances. Includes diseases both infectious and zoonotic, their causes and effects, and immunology of animals. Formal admittance to the Registered Veterinary Technology program required.

    • AGHE 61  Surgical Nursing

      4 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU)
      Lecture: 54   Lab: 54
      Prerequisite: AGHE 60 and Formal Admittance to the Registered Veterinary Technology Program

      Surgical preparation, surgical assistance, post-operative care, administering and monitoring anesthesia, dentistry, CPR, sterilization and the maintenance of a sterile environment.

    • AGHE 62A  Clinical Pathology

      4 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU)
      Lecture: 54   Lab: 54
      Prerequisite: AGHE 86 and Formal Admittance to the Registered Veterinary Technology Program

      Hematology, clinical chemistries, internal parasites, immunology, serology, and vaginal cytology of domestic animals.

    • AGHE 62B  Clinical Pathology

      4 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU)
      Lecture: 54   Lab: 54
      Prerequisite: AGHE 86 and Formal Admittance to the Registered Veterinary Technology Program

      Bacteriology, clinical chemistry, urinalysis, external parasites and cytology of domestic animals.

    • AGHE 64  Veterinary Pharmacology

      3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU)
      Lecture: 54   
      Prerequisite: AGHE 86, MATH 71, MATH 71B, or MATH 71X

      Pharmaceuticals and biologics commonly used in the maintenance of animal health. Includes generic terminology, abbreviations for prescriptions, labeling requirements, state and federal laws, classification of materials, weights and measures, drug dosage flow rates, pharmacological mathematics and the metric system, side effects and drug interactions.

    • AGHE 65  Veterinary Radiography

      2 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU)
      Lecture: 18   Lab: 54
      Prerequisite: AGHE 86 and formal admittance to the registered veterinary technology program

      Concepts and skills of veterinary positioning of canine, feline, avian, reptilian species, and livestock for radiography; processing of the radiograph; radiation safety; technique and instrumentation; contrast radiography, dental radiology and advanced imaging such as ultrasound, MRI, CT scan, nuclear isotopes scans. Emphasizes performance of x-ray procedures for the veterinary practitioner.

    • AGHE 79  Laboratory Animal Medicine and Care

      3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU)
      Lecture: 36   Lab: 54

      Laboratory animal medicine, care and procedures, rules and regulations governing laboratory animals.

    • AGHE 83A  Work Experience in Animal Health

      1-4 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU)
      (May be taken for Pass/No Pass only)
      Lab: 75-300
      Prerequisite: AGAN 51 and Compliance with Work Experience regulations as designated in the College Catalog

      This course is designed to provide Registered Veterinary Technician majors with actual on-the-job experience at an approved work station which is related to classroom instruction. A minimum of 75 paid clock hours or 60 non-paid clock hours per semester is required for each one unit of credit. It is recommended that the hours per week are equally distributed throughout the semester. Instructor approval required.

    • AGHE 84B  Applied Animal Health Procedures

      1 Unit (Degree Applicable)
      Lab: 54
      Prerequisite: Formal Admittance to the Registered Veterinary Technology Program

      A field study course that emphasizes practical experience in applied clinical procedures and techniques, including treatments, preventive health care and minor surgical procedures with school owned domestic farm animals. Experiences with animals will vary due to seasonal changes and different husbandry practices during fall and spring.

    • AGHE 85  Seminar in Registered Veterinary Technology

      1 Unit (Degree Applicable)
      Lecture: 18   
      Prerequisite: AGHE 60 and completion of the Registered Veterinary Technology program.

      Prepares students for national and state veterinary technician registration examinations. Includes exposure to the types of questions encountered in registration examinations, question analysis strategies, and review of important anatomical, physiological, and nursing concepts.

    • AGHE 86  Anatomy and Physiology of Domestic Animals

      4 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU)
      Lecture: 54   Lab: 54
      Advisory: BIOL 1

      Analyzes the body structures and systems, comparing domestic animals commonly found in veterinary medicine. The physiology section will emphasize functions of internal organs and body systems.


Agriculture: Animal Science - General (AGAN)
    • AGAN 1  Animal Science

      3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)
      Lecture: 54   

      A scientific approach to the livestock industry encompassing aspects of animal anatomy, physiology, nutrition, genetics, and epidemiology. Emphasis on the origin, characteristics, adaptations, and contributions of livestock to the modern agriculture industry. Field trips may be required.

    • AGAN 2  Animal Nutrition

      3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)
      Lecture: 54   

      Composition of feeds and their utilization by domestic animals, including digestive physiology, animal assessment, feed appraisal and compiling of rations.

    • AGAN 51  Animal Handling and Restraint

      3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU)
      Lecture: 36   Lab: 54

      Methods of proper handling for large and small animals, including chemical and physical techniques of restraint. Field trip required.

    • AGAN 94  Animal Breeding

      3 Units (Degree Applicable)
      Lecture: 54   

      The science of animal breeding, including fundamentals of inheritance, reproduction and breeding systems for domestic animals. Artificial insemination, embryo manipulation and current topics in reproductive biotechnology will also be included.


Agriculture: General Subjects (AGAG)
    • AGAG 1  Food Production, Land Use and Politics - A Global Perspective

      3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)
      Lecture: 54   

      Surveys the world's food producing systems in terms of economic, political and cultural forces. Emphasizes ethical, sustainable food producing agriculture.

    • AGAG 59  Work Experience in Agriculture

      1-4 Units (Degree Applicable)
      (May be taken for Pass/No Pass only)
      Lab: 75-300
      Prerequisite: Compliance with Work Experience regulations as designated in the College Catalog

      This course is designed to provide Animal Science majors with actual on-the-job experience in an approved work station which is related to classroom instruction. A minimum of 75 paid clock hours or 60 non-paid clock hours per semester is required for each one unit of credit. It is recommended that the hours per week are equally distributed throughout the semester. Instructor approval required.

    • AGAG 91  Agricultural Calculations

      3 Units (Degree Applicable)
      Lecture: 54   
      Prerequisite: Eligibility for MATH 51

      Calculating the proper dosages of veterinary drugs, application rates of farm and horticultural chemicals inclusive of fertilizer and pesticide materials, feed rations, land area and volume measurements, calibrating application equipment, plotting production rates and feed conversion, determining proper concentrations and dilutions.

    • AGAG 99  Special Projects in Agriculture

      2 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU)
      (May be taken for Pass/No Pass only)
      Lecture: 36   

      In order to offer selected students recognition for their academic interests and ability and the opportunity to explore their disciplines to greater depth, the various departments from time to time offer Special Projects courses. The content of each course and the methods of study vary from semester to semester and depend on the particular project under consideration.


Agriculture: Livestock Production (AGLI)
    • AGLI 12  Exotic Animal Management

      3 Units (Degree Applicable)
      Lecture: 54   

      Care and management of exotic and alternative livestock species with emphasis on identification, health maintenance, handling techniques, nutrition and reproduction. Includes analysis of industry trends and principal marketing uses of exotic animals.

    • AGLI 14  Swine Production

      3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU)
      Lecture: 36   Lab: 54

      Study of the principles and practices in the purebred and commercial pork production industries; emphasis on the importance of breeds, breeding principles, selection, nutrition, environmental management, health, marketing and recordkeeping to ensure scientifically-based management decisions and consumer product acceptance.

    • AGLI 16  Horse Production and Management

      4 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)
      Lecture: 54   Lab: 54

      Selection, utilization, and management of the light horse. Emphasis is on evaluation, health care, and handling skills.

    • AGLI 17  Sheep Production

      3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU)
      Lecture: 36   Lab: 54

      Survey of the sheep and goat industries; management of commercial, purebred and small farm flocks; selecting, feeding, breeding, and basic care of small ruminants plus marketing of sheep, goats and their products. Laboratory and field trips required.

    • AGLI 18  Horse Ranch Management

      4 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU)
      Lecture: 54   Lab: 54
      Prerequisite: AGLI 16

      Skills and procedures used in the management of an equine business. Includes business plans and record keeping, staff and financial management, horse care and training , and farm design for a variety of horse operations.

    • AGLI 19  Horse Hoof Care

      2 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU)
      Lecture: 18   Lab: 54

      Proper horse hoof care; shoeing, trimming and disease recognition and control.

    • AGLI 20  Horse Behavior and Training

      2 Units (Degree Applicable)
      Lecture: 18   Lab: 54
      Corequisite: AGLI 16

      Breaking and starting young horses. Concentrates on halter training of foals, ground work on yearlings, and green-breaking two-year-olds and up. Includes lunging techniques, driving, and breaking to a saddle. Training in collection, turning, backing, leads, and trailer loading.

    • AGLI 30  Beef Production

      3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU)
      Lecture: 36   Lab: 54

      Purebred and commercial beef cattle production; emphasis on the importance of breeds, breeding principles, selection, nutrition, environmental management, health, marketing, and recordkeeping to ensure scientifically based management decisions and consumer product acceptance as applied to beef cattle. Laboratory required. Field trips required.

    • AGLI 34  Livestock Judging and Selection

      2 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)
      Lecture: 18   Lab: 54

      Study of form and appearance of farm animals as related to their function. Includes judging of breeding and terminal livestock as well as carcass evaluation.

    • AGLI 96  Animal Sanitation and Disease Control

      3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU)
      Lecture: 54   

      Prevention and control of infectious diseases affecting domestic animals including basic disease concepts, transmission of infectious diseases, principles of sanitation, and fundamentals of immunology.

    • AGLI 97  Artificial Insemination of Livestock

      2 Units (Degree Applicable)
      Lecture: 18   Lab: 54

      Theory and application of artificial insemination of domestic animals, including semen evaluation and processing, heat synchronization, and pregnancy diagnosis.


Agriculture: Ornamental Horticulture (AGOR)
    • AGOR 1  Horticultural Science

      3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU)
      Lecture: 54   

      Horticulture skills and techniques for use in gardening, nursery, and landscape applications. Emphasis on propagation, cultural practices, and the study of plant relationships, structure, growth and development. Off-campus meetings required.

    • AGOR 2  Plant Propagation/Greenhouse Management

      3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU)
      Lecture: 36   Lab: 54

      Plant propagation and production practices with emphasis on florists' plants, woody ornamentals, and fruits. Commercial techniques include seed propagation, cuttings, grafting and budding, layering, fern sporing, and division. Stresses greenhouses and other environmental structures for plant propagation and production.

    • AGOR 4  Park Management

      3 Units (Degree Applicable)
      Lecture: 54   

      Management and operation of municipal park departments. Includes the development of budgets, purchasing, park policies, planning and scheduling.

    • AGOR 5  Park Facilities

      3 Units (Degree Applicable)
      Lecture: 54   

      Management and operation of different types of park facilities. Includes the management of sports fields, recreation centers, campgrounds, aquatic facilities and golf courses.

    • AGOR 13  Landscape Design

      3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)
      Lecture: 36   Lab: 54

      Landscape design for residential and small commercial sites including the design process, drafting, graphics, site evaluation, landscaping materials, and plant usage. Field trips and off-campus assignments required.

    • AGOR 14  Advanced Landscape Design

      3 Units (Degree Applicable)
      Lecture: 36   Lab: 54
      Prerequisite: AGOR 13

      Computer Assisted Design and Drafting (CAD) with applications for landscape horticultural businesses. Includes applied CAD for plan, detail, elevation, and section drawings with exposure to CAD associated databases and plant selection programs.

    • AGOR 15  Interior Landscaping

      3 Units (Degree Applicable)
      (May be taken for option of letter grade or Pass/No Pass)
      Lecture: 54   

      Design, installation and maintenance practices used in interior landscaping. Includes identification, culture and care of plants suitable for interior use. Field trip required.

    • AGOR 24  Integrated Pest Management

      3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU)
      Lecture: 36   Lab: 54

      Common agricultural pests in Southern California and physical, biological, and chemical pest control principles and practices, including integrated pest management (IPM). Stresses use, safety, equipment, laws, and regulations of pesticides. Field trips are required.

    • AGOR 29  Ornamental Plants - Herbaceous

      3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)
      Lecture: 36   Lab: 54

      Identification, growth habits, culture and ornamental use of landscape annuals, biennials, perennials, ferns, indoor plants, groundcovers and vines adapted to climates of California. Plants emphasized will come from the California Association of Nurseries and Garden Centers (CANGC) and California Landscape Contractors Association (CLCA) certification test plant lists. Off campus meetings required.

    • AGOR 30  Ornamental Plants - Trees and Woody Shrubs

      3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)
      Lecture: 36   Lab: 54

      Identification, growth habits, culture and ornamental use of landscape trees and shrubs adapted to climates of California. Plants emphasized will come from the California Association of Nurseries and Garden Centers (CANGC) and California Landscape Contractors Association (CLCA) certification test plant lists. Off campus meetings required.

    • AGOR 32  Landscaping and Nursery Management

      3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU)
      Lecture: 36   Lab: 54

      Operation and management of wholesale and retail nurseries. Includes site location and layout of areas; greenhouse management; soil mixes and proper use of fertilizers, insecticides, fungicides, herbicides and growth regulators; irrigation; mechanization; financing; personnel management; retail displays, advertising and customer relationships; federal, state and local laws and regulations. Field trips are required.

    • AGOR 35  Ornamental Plants for Southwest Climates

      3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU)
      Lecture: 36   Lab: 54

      Identification, growth habits, culture and ornamental use of annuals, perennials, groundcovers, shrubs, trees, cacti, and succulents which are native to California and the Southwest, or drought tolerant in Southern California.

    • AGOR 39  Turf Grass Production and Management

      3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU)
      Lecture: 36   Lab: 54

      Introduction to cultivation, maintenance, and management of turfgrasses utilized for athletic fields, golf courses, parks, cemeteries, and commercial and residential lawns. Identification, installation, cultural requirements, and maintenance practices are emphasized. Field trips required.

    • AGOR 40  Sports Turf Management

      3 Units (Degree Applicable)
      (May be taken for option of letter grade or Pass/No Pass)
      Lecture: 36   Lab: 54
      Prerequisite: AGOR 39 or equivalent experience

      Prepares students to work in the sports turf industry. Emphasizes turf cultural techniques used in sports turf management. Includes turf surfaces used on baseball, football, soccer, tennis, golf courses, driving ranges, and other sports fields in both professional and amateur sports. Field trips required.

    • AGOR 50  Soil Science and Management

      3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)
      Lecture: 36   Lab: 54

      Principles of soil management, including management of air, water, nutrients, organic matter. Study of soil including physical, chemical, and biological properties, classification, derivation, use, function, and management including erosion, moisture retention, structure, cultivation, organic matter, and microbiology as they pertain to optimized plant growth. Laboratory topics include soil type, classification, soil reaction, soil fertility, and physical properties of soil. Laboratory required. Field trips are required.

    • AGOR 51  Tractor and Landscape Equipment Operations

      3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU)
      (May be taken for option of letter grade or Pass/No Pass)
      Lecture: 36   Lab: 54

      Selection, operation, repair and maintenance of power equipment used in the agriculture and landscape industry. Includes two- and four-wheel drive tractors, skip loaders, skid steer loaders, backhoes, lawnmowers, edgers, weed eaters, blower vacuums, rototillers, chainsaws, spraying equipment and all-terrain vehicles. Laboratory includes use of this equipment.

    • AGOR 52  Hydraulics

      3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU)
      Lecture: 36   Lab: 54

      Operation, maintenance, and repair of hydraulic systems used for agriculture and industrial equipment. Emphasis on pumps, valves, cylinders, flow control, reservoirs, lines, motors, and hydrostatic transmissions.

    • AGOR 53  Small Engine Repair I

      3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU)
      (May be taken for option of letter grade or Pass/No Pass)
      Lecture: 36   Lab: 54

      Principles and repair of small engines used in landscape, industrial and agricultural applications. Includes repairs of lawnmowers, chainsaws, 2-cycle engines, 4-cycle engines, spraying equipment, all-terrain vehicles, and other related gas-powered equipment.

    • AGOR 54  Small Engine Repair II

      3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU)
      (May be taken for option of letter grade or Pass/No Pass)
      Lecture: 36   Lab: 54
      Prerequisite:AGOR53

      Advanced repair and maintenance of mid-horsepower gasoline and diesel engines. Multi-cylinder air- and water-cooled engines used in landscape, industrial and agricultural applications. Repair of riding mowers, generator engines, air compressor engines, 2-cycle and 4-cycle engines, spraying equipment, all-terrain vehicles, and other related gas-powered equipment.

    • AGOR 55  Diesel Engine Repair

      3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU)
      (May be taken for option of letter grade or Pass/No Pass)
      Lecture: 36   Lab: 54

      Repair and maintenance of diesel engines used to power industrial, landscape, and agricultural equipment. Includes hands-on experience maintaining, servicing, and repairing diesel engines.

    • AGOR 56  Engine Diagnostics

      3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU)
      (May be taken for option of letter grade or Pass/No Pass)
      Lecture: 36   Lab: 54

      Analysis and evaluation of tractor engine power failures with hands-on experience in the proper diagnostic procedures of power equipment. Includes service, maintenance and repair of tractor electrical systems: electrical wiring, voltage regulators, generators, alternators, switches, gauges, batteries, and test equipment. Field trips are required.

    • AGOR 57  Power Train Repair

      3 Units (Degree Applicable)
      (May be taken for option of letter grade or Pass/No Pass)
      Lecture: 36   Lab: 54

      Service, maintenance, and repair of power trains. Includes hands-on experience with clutches, transmissions, differentials, power take-off units, and final drives used to transmit power on tractors and other outdoor power equipment. Field trips are required.

    • AGOR 62  Irrigation Principles and Design

      3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU)
      (May be taken for option of letter grade or Pass/No Pass)
      Lecture: 36   Lab: 54

      Principles of irrigation, design techniques, sprinkler system components, and hydraulic principles used in nursery management, interior design, residential, and commercial landscapes. Special emphasis is given to water conservation. Field trips are required.

    • AGOR 63  Irrigation Systems Management

      3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU)
      (May be taken for option of letter grade or Pass/No Pass)
      Lecture: 36   Lab: 54

      Systematic approach to water conservation in landscapes. Soil-plant-water relationships, evapotranspiration, irrigation schedules, salinity and drainage, and irrigation efficiency. Water measurement, soil moisture measurement, irrigation systems, and practical constraints affecting scheduling. California water supply and budget, water rights, local, state, and federal water institutions, and California water issues. Irrigation efficiency testing will be incorporated to demonstrate proper methods of water audits and system evaluation. Field trips are required.

    • AGOR 64  Irrigation - Drip and Low Volume

      3 Units (Degree Applicable)
      (May be taken for option of letter grade or Pass/No Pass)
      Lecture: 36   Lab: 54

      Conservation of water in landscapes by utilization of drip and low-flow irrigation practices. Design, installation techniques, operation, and maintenance of drip and low-flow irrigation systems, including determination of irrigation requirements, selection of emitters and low-flow devices, and uniformity of water distribution. Includes hands-on experience in design and installation techniques. Field trips are required.

    • AGOR 71  Construction Fundamentals

      3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU)
      (May be taken for option of letter grade or Pass/No Pass)
      Lecture: 36   Lab: 54

      Construction techniques and tools used in landscaping with construction projects that include surveying techniques, utilities (gas, water, and electricity), woodworking, and masonry.

    • AGOR 72  Landscape Hardscape Applications

      3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU)
      (May be taken for option of letter grade or Pass/No Pass)
      Lecture: 36   Lab: 54

      Landscape construction pertaining to hardscape featured in the landscape. Estimation and installation of fences, walks, planters, patios, lighting, barbecues, gazebos, decks, ponds, spas, fountains and pools. Students will gain hands-on experience in the laboratory activities.

    • AGOR 73  Landscaping Laws, Contracting, and Estimating

      3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU)
      (May be taken for option of letter grade or Pass/No Pass)
      Lecture: 54   

      Landscape laws, contracting, and estimating as they pertain to landscape construction. Information covered will be helpful for the Landscape Contractor's (C-27 classification) licensing exam administered by the state of California. Off campus assignments required.

    • AGOR 75  Urban Arboriculture

      3 Units (Degree Applicable)
      (May be taken for option of letter grade or Pass/No Pass)
      Lecture: 36   Lab: 54

      Care and management of ornamental trees. Includes pruning techniques, fruit tree care, bracing, cabling, and pest control. Safe practices in the use of equipment including the use of ropes, chippers, boom trucks, chain saws, and identification and evaluation of common trees. Prepares students for the tree worker and arborist certification exams.

    • AGOR 91  Work Experience in Nursery Operations

      1-4 Units (Degree Applicable)
      (May be taken for Pass/No Pass only)
      Lab: 75-300
      Prerequisite: Compliance with Work Experience regulations as designated in the College Catalog.

      This course is designed to provide majors with actual on-the-job experience at an approved work site using skills and knowledge from classroom instruction. A minimum of 75 paid clock hours or 60 non-paid clock hours per semester is required for each one unit of credit. It is recommended that the hours per week are equally distributed throughout the semester. This course is available to students achieving advanced standing (minimum 12 units in major or equivalent experience.)


Agriculture: Pet Science (AGPE)
    • AGPE 70  Pet Shop Management

      3 Units (Degree Applicable)
      Lecture: 54   

      Pet shop operations and the economic aspects of the pet industry. Organization and operation of pet shops, animal care practices, and sound business management practices.

    • AGPE 71  Canine Management

      3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU)
      Lecture: 36   Lab: 54

      Selection, feeding, housing, breeding and management of dogs, including commercial aspects of the dog as a domestic pet. Laboratory work will include practical experience in the handling and training of dogs. May include field trips.

    • AGPE 72  Feline Management

      3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU)
      Lecture: 54   
      Advisory: Eligibility for ENGL 68

      Care and management of cats including breed identification and characteristics, grooming, showing, nutrition, practical care, behavior, breeding, and housing.

    • AGPE 73  Tropical and Coldwater Fish Management

      2 Units (Degree Applicable)
      Lecture: 36   
      Advisory: Eligibility for ENGL 68

      Care and keeping of marine and freshwater aquarium fishes, plants, and invertebrates. Guidance on setting up aquariums, choosing compatible species, feeding, health care, breeding and raising fish.

    • AGPE 74  Reptile Management

      2 Units (Degree Applicable)
      Lecture: 36   
      Advisory: Eligibility for ENGL 68

      Care and maintenance of reptiles and amphibians, including snakes, lizards, turtles, tortoises, newts, salamanders and frogs. Identification and characteristics of reptiles commonly kept as pets. Housing, feeding, health maintenance, breeding and raising of reptiles.

    • AGPE 76  Aviculture - Cage and Aviary Birds

      3 Units (Degree Applicable)
      Lecture: 54   

      Cage and aviary birds marketed in the wholesale and retail pet trade. Identification, nutrition, breeding, disease prevention and control, aviary construction. Psittacines, soft bills, finches, game birds, poultry and ornamental waterfowl.