Aug 09, 2022  
2022-2023 College Catalog and Student Handbook 
    
2022-2023 College Catalog and Student Handbook

AGRI1050

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AGRI 1050 - Animal Science Management


Academic Division:

Health Sciences


Academic Discipline:

Agriculture


Assistant Dean: Leesa Cox, MBA, PTA
3 Credit(s)
This course introduces students to various species of domestic livestock to develop a deeper appreciation of the animal agriculture industry and animal management. This course will cover animal products, reproduction, breeding and genetics, nutrition, animals and the environment, animal health, animal behavior, issues in animal agriculture and careers in animal agriculture. Semesters Available: Su - Eve UG
3 Lecture Hour(s);
College Wide Outcomes
College-Wide Learning Outcome Assessments - - How it is met & When it is met
Communication – Written  
Communication – Speech  
Intercultural Knowledge and Competence  
Critical Thinking  
Information Literacy  
Quantitative Literacy  

 



Student Learning Outcomes for Course
Outcomes Assessments – How it is met & When it is met

1. Describe the animal contributions to the needs of humans.

Quizzes throughout semester Mid-term and final exam

2. Describe the reproduction of livestock in the United States and the role of technology.

Quizzes throughout semester Mid-term and final exam

3. Outline the various approaches to selection and the role of selection tools in genetic improvements.

Quizzes throughout semester Mid-term and final exam Student report

4. Describe the roles of nutrients and nutrition in the role of animal production and by products.

Quizzes throughout semester Mid-term and final exam Homework Computations

5. Discuss the effects that animal production may have on the environment and the role that the environment plays on animal production.

Quizzes throughout semester Mid-term and final exam

6. Describe the differences between normal and sick animals and discuss the interrelationships between preventative management and treatment.

Quizzes throughout semester Mid-term and final exam

7. Discuss the current issues affecting animal agriculture.

Quizzes throughout semester Mid-term and final exam

8. Recognize the different types of animal behavior and predict animal response to ensure safe animal handling.

Quizzes throughout semester Mid-term and final exam

9. Differentiate between animal welfare and animal rights.

Quizzes throughout semester Mid-term and final exam

10. Outline the hormone process through estrus, breeding, parturition and lactation.

Quizzes throughout semester Mid-term and final exam Student report

 



Standard Grading Scale
93-100      A

90 - 92      A-

87- 89       B+

83 - 86      B

80 -82       B-

77- 79       C+

73 - 76      C

70 -72       C-

67- 69       D+

63 - 66      D

60 -62       D-

00- 59       F


Statement on Diversity
North Central State College believes that every student is a valued and equal member of the community.*  Every student brings different experiences to the College, and all are important in enriching academic life and developing greater understanding and appreciation of one another. Therefore, NC State College creates an inclusive culture in which students feel comfortable sharing their experiences. Discrimination and prejudice have no place on the campus, and the College takes any complaint in this regard seriously. Students encountering aspects of the instruction that result in barriers to their sense of being included and respected should contact the instructor, assistant dean, or dean without fear of reprisal. 

*Inclusive of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, national origin (ancestry), military status (past, present or future), disability, age (40 years or older), status as a parent during pregnancy and immediately after the birth of a child, status as a parent of a young child, status as a foster parent, genetic information, or sexual orientation, 


Standard NCSC Course Policies
Important information regarding College Procedures and Policies can be found on the syllabus supplement located at this link

 

 


TEXTBOOK INFORMATION
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