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Student Learning Outcomes

Discipline: Certificate: Animal Science Fundamentals - E0360
Course Name Course Number Objectives
Animal Breeding AGAN 94 (VOC)
  • Course completers should be able to recognize & discuss current topics dealing with artificial insemination, embryo manipulation and reproductive biotechnology
  • Course completers should be able to recognize major breeding systems for domestic animals
Animal Handling and Restraint AGAN 51 (VOC)
  • Students completing this course will be able to correctly place a halter on a horse.
  • Students completing this course will be able to demonstrate the correct restraint method for canine jugular venipuncture.
Animal Nutrition AGAN 2 (VOC)
  • Students will be able to demonstrate an understanding of positive and negative aspects of nutritional supplements and additives.
  • 80% of the students will be able to formulate a ration for a livestock animal, utilizing the Parson Square Method.
  • Students will demonstrate an understanding of nutritional requirements of various life stages of the canine.
Animal Sanitation and Disease Control AGLI 96 (VOC)
  • Students will demonstrate an understanding of key nutritional factors that would influence disease conditions.
  • Students will be able to identify poisonous plants that are commonly poisonous to animals.
  • Students will be able to describe appropriate sanitation procedures for animal confinement areas.
Animal Science AGAN 1 (VOC)
  • Course completers should be able to discuss the major current agricultural industry issues
  • Course completers should be able to identify the common species & breeds of livestock