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AGRICULTUR AS 501 Introduction to Animal Science

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    May 29, 2016
    | Would highly recommend.

    Pretty easy, overall.

    Course Overview:

    If you're wanting to major in animal science, pre-veterinary medicine, or become a veterinary technician, this course is a prerequisite in order for you to graduate. You learn much about cattle, sheep, goats, horses, and chickens. You also have to work on the farm, I believe 2 hours a week if it hasn't changed since I was in this course.

    Course highlights:

    I learned a lot on how to manage a farm, diseases of cattle, sheep, goats, chickens, and what is normal for these farm animals regarding weight, structure, temperature, pulse and respiration.

    Hours per week:

    6-8 hours

    Advice for students:

    Study hard. Pay attention. Read the book. Quizlet helped.

    • Spring 2014
    • Dr. Shapiro
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    May 06, 2016
    | Would highly recommend.

    Not too easy. Not too difficult.

    Course Overview:

    This is a beginners course to those who wish to advance their education in the Animal Science/Pre-Veterinary/Agriculture fields.

    Course highlights:

    You will learn about different animals (companion, exotic), the terminology used to identify animals (age, sex, color, height, by feed, etc), reproduction, nutritional needs, housing needs, different breeds, statistics of nation/states.

    Hours per week:

    3-5 hours

    Advice for students:

    Its a good foundation for those who wish to learn the basics of animals and their functions, care and terminology.

    • Spring 2016
    • Dr. Dao
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    • Great Intro to the Subject Participation Counts Meetings Outside of Class

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