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Discipline: Degree: AS - Livestock Management - S0103
Course Name Course Number Objectives
Agricultural Calculations AGAG 91
  • Calculate the amount of cement, sand, and gravel to mix concrete of a given area
  • Completers will be able to calculate the area of a pasture to determine acreage, fertilizer and seed quantities
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
Beef Production AGLI 30 (VOC)
  • Students who complete this course will be able to give a professional quality oral presentation.
  • Course completers should be able to identify all common beef breeds
Food Production, Land use and Politics - A Global Perspective AGAG 1 (VOC)
  • Students completing AGAG 1 will be able to demonstrate an understanding of the interdependence of world agriculture systems.
  • Students completing AGAG 1 will be able to formulate possible solutions to the conflicting demands for land use between suburban development and agriculture.
  • Students completing AGAG 1 will be able to prepare and present an argument in favor of, or in opposition to, a variety of controversial topics in the arena of agriculture.
  • Students completing AGAG 1 will be able to identify and describe the key elements in sustainable agriculture.
  • Students completing AGAG 1 will be able to evaluate the sustainability of current food production systems.
  • Students completing AGAG 1 will be able to explain how water issues impact world agriculture
  • Students completing AGAG 1 will be able to discuss the impact that the endangered species act has on current agricultural practices.
  • GEO - Students completing relevant assignments in Area D2 courses will analyze the relationship between social, political, and/or economic institutions and human behavior.
  • Students completing AGAG 1 will be able to give a brief, coherent presentation of their current event summary in front of the class.
Horse Production AGLI 16 (VOC)
  • Students completing AGLI 16 will be able to explain the structural changes that occurred during the evolution of the horse.
  • Students completing AGLI 16 will be able to follow the vaccination schedule recommended by the American Association of Equine Practitioners.
  • Students completing AGLI 16 will be able to distinguish between different breeds of the modern horse.
Landscape Construction Fundamentals AGOR 71 (VOC)
  • Identify and correctly use the proper tool needed for landscape projects. Understand basic electrical concepts for low voltage landscape lighting projects
  • Students will prepare site and properly install bricks on sand for a walkway project.
Livestock Judging and Selection AGLI 34 (VOC)
  • Course completers will be able to give a professional quality oral set of reasons for any live animal livestock class.
  • Course completers will be able to identify all the proper external parts of any livestock species.
Principles of Business BUSM 20 (VOC)
  • I am able to list and explain the foundations upon which business is built and the economic challenges facing the United States
  • I am able to explain the global dimensions affecting businesses today and in the future
  • I am able to describe and explain social responsibility and business ethics
Principles of Marketing BUSS 36 (VOC)
  • I have developed a working knowledge of marketing terminology
  • I am able to recall and apply promotional strategies used in the marketing of products and services.
  • I am able to recall and apply distribution strategies used in the marketing of products and services
Professional Selling BUSS 35 (VOC)
  • I am able to list the characteristics of a successful salesperson
  • I am able to compare and contrast customer needs, wants, product features and benefits
  • I am able to evaluate my own potential as a professional salesperson and set goals for improvement
Sheep Production AGLI 17 (VOC)
  • Students will be able to identify major meat and wool breeds of sheep.
  • Students completing AGLI 17 will present on a specific facet of the sheep industry.
Small Business Management BUSM 66 (VOC)
  • I am able to describe business planning for small business
  • I am able to discuss the legal forms of business ownership
  • I am able to discuss the marketing research process
Small Engine Repair I AGOR 53 (VOC)
  • Students completing the course will learn component and tool identification
  • Students completing the course will learn engine disassembly, evaluation of components, and reassembly of small air-cooled gasoline engine
Swine Production AGLI 14 (VOC)
  • Course completers should be able to identify all common breeds of swine
  • Course completers will be able to give a professional quality oral presentation
Work Experience in Agriculture AGAG 59
  • Employers of Agricultural Science Work Experience Students will rate the technical skills of their students as above average.
  • Employers of Agricultural Sciences Work Experience Students will rate them at 85% or higher for their work habits as above average.