Department Overview

  • Equine Science (EQUINSCI) (13000500)

    concurrently enrolled with:

    Livestock Production (LIVEPROD) (13000300)

    • Grade: 11-12
    • Credit: 2
    • Prerequisite(s): Small Animal Management
    • Licensure or Certification Opportunity: NO
    • Course Expenses: NO

     

    Equine Science Course Description:  To be prepared for careers in the field of animal science, students need to enhance academic knowledge and skills, acquire knowledge and skills related to animal systems, and develop knowledge and skills regarding career opportunities, entry requirements, and industry expectations. To prepare for success, students need opportunities to learn, reinforce, apply, and transfer their knowledge and skills in a variety of settings. Suggested animals which may be included in the course of study include, but are not limited to, horses, donkeys, and mules.

    Livestock Production Course Description:  To be prepared for careers in the field of animal science, students need to attain academic skills and knowledge, acquire knowledge and skills related to animal systems and the workplace, and develop knowledge and skills regarding career opportunities, entry requirements, and industry expectations. To prepare for success, students need opportunities to learn, reinforce, apply, and transfer their knowledge and skills in a variety of settings. Animal species to be addressed in this course may include, but are not limited to, beef cattle, dairy cattle, swine, sheep, goats, and poultry.

     

     Veterinary Medical Applications (VETMEDAP) (13000600)

    concurrently enrolled with:

    Advanced Animal Science (ADVANSCI) (13000700)

    • Grade: 12
    • Credit: 2
    • Prerequisite(s): Small Animal Management, and preferably Equine Science/ Livestock Production
    • Licensure or Certification Opportunity: YES
    • Course Expenses: NO

    Veterinary Medical Applications Course Description:  To be prepared for careers in the field of animal science, students need to attain academic skills and knowledge, acquire technical knowledge and skills related to animal systems and the workplace, and develop knowledge and skills regarding career opportunities, entry requirements, and industry expectations. To prepare for success, students need opportunities to learn, reinforce, apply, and transfer knowledge and skills and technologies in a variety of settings. Topics covered in this course include, but are not limited to, veterinary practices as they relate to both large and small animal species.

    Advanced Animal Science Course Description:  To be prepared for careers in the field of animal science, students need to attain academic skills and knowledge, acquire knowledge and skills related to animal systems, and develop knowledge and skills regarding career opportunities, entry requirements, and industry standards. To prepare for success, students need opportunities to learn, reinforce, apply, and transfer their knowledge and skills in a variety of settings. This course examines the interrelatedness of human, scientific, and technological dimensions of livestock production. Instruction is designed to allow for the application of scientific and technological aspects of animal science through field and laboratory experiences.

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