AGRI 1419 - INTRODUCTORY ANIMAL SCIENCE

Scientific animal production and the importance of livestock and meat industries. Selection, reproduction, nutrition, management, and marketing of livestock. Laboratory activities will reinforce scientific animal production and the importance of livestock and meat industries. Selection, reproduction, nutrition, management, and marketing of livestock.

Lab fees apply

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
Lecture hours: 48.0
Lab hours: 32.0