ANS 110 Animal Science
This course introduces the livestock industry. Topics include nutrition, reproduction, production practices, diseases, meat processing, sustainable livestock production, and marketing. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate a basic understanding of livestock production practices and the economic impact of livestock locally, regionally, state-wide, and internationally. Competencies Student Learning Outcomes 1. Describe the importance of animal production and explain the major issues related to the production of livestock on an international, national, and state level. 2. Explain the relationship of science and animal production through the studies of biotechnology, technology, genetics, physiology, nutrition, and health. 3. Describe the basic physiology and terminology of the animal industries. 4. Describe the production (including sustainable production) methodologies of the swine, beef, dairy, sheep and horse industries. 5. Recognize the requirements of production animals, and the benefits of proper care, nutrition, genetics, and environment to the animal?s productivity levels.