ANS3319CSYLAB_Fall_2011_V1 - ANS 3319C Spring 2011...

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ANS 3319C – Spring 2011 Reproductive Physiology and Endocrinology in Domestic Animals Instructor: Dr. Joel V. Yelich Office Hours: Open & by appointment Office: Room 125h Animal Science Bldg. Voice: 352-392-7560 E-Mail: [email protected] Web Page: Lecture Information Time: Monday, Wednesday, & Friday (Period 4) 10:40 - 11:30 AM, Animal Sciences Room 156 Objectives: 1) Familiarize students with the reproductive anatomy, physiology, & endocrinology of male & female domesticated animals including the bovine, porcine, equine, ovine, feline, canine, avian, and homo sapiens. 2) Introduce and discuss the interrelationships between reproductive hormones produced by the brain and reproductive glands and how they interact to control the reproductive processes of male and female domesticated animals including the bovine, porcine, equine, ovine, feline, canine, avian, and homo sapiens. 3) Utilize the knowledge learned from Objectives 1 and 2 to introduce and discuss reproductive management practices that optimize reproductive efficiency of domesticated animals and humans. Textbook: Pathways to Pregnancy and Parturition (2nd Revised Edition 2005, P. L. Senger) is required since I will lecture directly from it in addition to extensive use of the pictures & diagrams. I will provide copies of lecture notes. There is a copy of the textbook on reserve in the Marston Science Library on main campus. A Lab Notebook will be distributed the first week of the course and the lab notes will be posted on the course web page. Students are responsible for reading handouts before lab and bringing handouts to lab. Grading & Your final grade will consist of a several components including lecture exams, lab exercises, and a comprehensive Exams: final exam. Actual grades on all exercises will be the sum of the points received for correct responses as a percentage of total points possible. Final course grade will be based on the following percentage grade scale: A ≥ 94 B+ ≥ 87 to < 90 C+ ≥ 77 to < 80 D+ ≥ 67 to < 70 E < 60 A- ≥ 90 to < 94 B ≥ 83 to < 87 C ≥ 73 to < 77 D ≥ 63 to < 67 B- ≥ 80 to < 83 C- ≥ 70 to < 73 D- ≥ 60 to < 63 Components Percent contribution to final grade Three lecture exams (100 pts each) & Quizzes (25 pts each) 60 Comprehensive final exam (200 pts) 20 Lab grade (50 pts per lab; two lab exams worth 200 pts each) 20 Information regarding University Policy on grade point equivalencies and calculation of grade points is located at the following web address ( ). Exams dates: # 1: Feb. 4 (Friday) # 2: Mar 2 (Wednesday) #3: April 6 (Wednesday) Final: April 29 (Friday): 7:30 AM - 9:30 AM will be true/false, matching, short answer, and essay questions. For short answer and essay questions, a legible, organized, concise and grammatically correct answer will be expected in order to receive full credit; although, partial credit will be given. Outlining your answers into pertinent points is
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This note was uploaded on 07/16/2011 for the course ANS 3319 C taught by Professor Yelich during the Spring '11 term at University of Florida.

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ANS3319CSYLAB_Fall_2011_V1 - ANS 3319C Spring 2011...

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