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ANS 101 Animal Industry
Credit Hours:  3
Effective Term: Fall 2015
SUN#: None
AGEC: None  
Credit Breakdown: 2 Lectures, 3 Labs
Times for Credit: 1
Grading Option: A/F Only
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Description: Fundamental principles of animal, dairy, equine and poultry science focusing on production, marketing and distribution.

Prerequisites: RDG 094

Corequisites: None

Recommendations: None

Measurable Student Learning Outcomes
1. (Analysis Level) Recognize the trends in animal and poultry science as they relate to today's livestock production.
2. (Analysis Level) Examine important import and export product in the livestock industry and how this effects the U.S. Gross National Product.
3. (Comprehension Level) Identify and describe US and world regions of poultry and livestock production.
4. (Analysis Level) Recognize the importance of reproduction and relate its place in the management of the livestock herd.
5. (Application Level) Classify essential feed nutrients needed by livestock for proper growth and development.
6. (Comprehension Level) Describe proper selection procedures to select breeding stock including judging, pedigrees and production records.
7. (Comprehension Level) Identify and explain grades and grading systems used for live animal and carcass evaluation.
8. (Comprehension Level) Identify and describe some of the diseases associated with livestock production in Pinal County and Arizona.
9. (Knowledge Level) Describe the place of the American horse in today's society.
10. (Analysis Level) Recognize and relate the importance of reproduction, management, feeding and selection in the equine and poultry industry.
Internal/External Standards Accreditation
None