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AGRI 1419 - INTRODUCTORY ANIMAL SCIENCE

Scientific animal agriculture. Importance of livestock and meat industries. Selection, reproduction, nutrition, management, and marketing of livestock. 48 lecture hours + 32 laboratory hours

Upon completion, students will be able to:

  • Explain the role of animal agriculture in providing benefits for mankind
  • Identify common livestock breeds and classes
  • Define terminology specific to animal science disciplines
  • Demonstrate understanding of fundamental animal science principles including selection, reproduction, nutrition, and health
  • Apply animal science principles by solving common problems
  • Identify animal issues of interest to society, and related responsibilities
  • Apply scientific reasoning to investigate questions and utilize animal science tools to collect and analyze data and demonstrate methods
  • Use critical thinking and scientific problem-solving to make informed decisions
  • Communicate effectively the results of scientific investigations

Grade Basis: L
Credit Hours: 4