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Animal Husbandry Sciences


AH SC 10 Principles of Animal Science Units 3
Prerequisites: Reading level II.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to provide an overview of the principles of animal science and the interrelationships of domestic animals and mankind. The course investigates various disciplines including anatomy and physiology, reproduction, nutrition, animal health, animal products, animal behavior, and genetics. (UC, CSU, CAN AG 6)

AH SC 10L Principles of Animal Science Laboratory Units 1
Prerequisites: AH SC 10, or concurrent enrollment in AH SC 10.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to provide an introduction to the empirical methods including data collection and analysis as well as an investigation of the basic management concepts associated with animal science. (CSU)

AH SC 11A Introduction to Livestock Evaluation Units 2
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to introduce the student to the basic factors involved in evaluation and selection of breeding, feeder and market animals, and the application of these factors in the livestock industry. The visual appraisal of live animals and carcasses combined with production records are used to determine the practical usefulness and productivity of livestock. (UC, CSU)

AH SC 11B Beginning Livestock Evaluation Units 2
Prerequisites: AH SC 11A with a grade of "C" or better.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to introduce the student to the basic factors involved in evaluation and selection of breeding, feeder and market animals, and the application of these factors in the livestock industry. The visual appraisal of live animals and carcasses combined with production records are used to determine the practical usefulness and productivity of livestock. (UC, CSU)

AH SC 11C Intermediate Livestock Evaluation Units 2
Prerequisites: AH SC 11B with a grade of "C" or better.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to introduce the student to the basic factors involved in evaluation and selection of breeding, feeder and market animals and the application of these factors in the livestock industry. The visual appraisal of live animals and carcasses, combined with production records, will be used to determine the practical usefulness and productivity of livestock. (UC, CSU)

AH SC 11D Advanced Livestock Evaluation Units 2
Prerequisites: AH SC 11C with a grade of "C" or better.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to introduce the student to the basic factors involved in evaluation and selection of breeding, feeder and market animals, and the application of these factors in the livestock industry. The visual appraisal of live animals and carcasses combined with production records are used to determine the practical usefulness and productivity of livestock. (UC, CSU)

AH SC 19 Feeds and Feeding Units 3
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to introduce animal nutrition and its application to livestock feeding programs. The course includes composition and nutritional value of animal feeds, digestion, assimilation, and utilization of feeds. The nutritional requirements of farm animals and economical feeding programs are presented. (CSU, CCAg 240)

AH SC 21 Livestock Production Units 3
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course introduces students to the beef, sheep, and swine industry in California and in the United States. The breed, market classes, grades, and selection of marketing and breeding animals are stressed. The feeding, care, management, and marketing of the different segments of the industry are discussed. (CSU)

AH SC 25A Introduction to Livestock Presentation Units 2
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to prepare the student to apply animal husbandry practices and procedures that are involved with domestic farm animals. The use of equipment and facilities, handling of animals, and preparation of a budget and calendar of operations are discussed. The planning and purchase of feeder animals are covered. (CSU)

AH SC 25B Beginning Livestock Presentation Units 2
Prerequisites: AH SC 25A with a grade of "C" or better.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to prepare the student to apply animal husbandry practices and procedures that are involved with domestic farm animals. The use of equipment and facilities, handling of animals, and preparation of a budget and calendar of operation are discussed. The planning and purchase of feeder animals are covered. (CSU)

AH SC 25C Intermediate Livestock Presentation Units 2
Prerequisites: AH SC 25B with a grade of "C" or better.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to prepare students to apply animal husbandry practices and procedures that are involved with domestic farm animals. The use of equipment and facilities, handling of animals, and preparation of a budget and calendar of operation are discussed. The planning and purchase of feeder animals are covered. (CSU)

AH SC 25D Advanced Livestock Presentation Units 2
Prerequisites: AH SC 25C with a grade of "C" or better.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to prepare the student to apply animal husbandry practices and procedures that are involved with domestic farm animals. The use of equipment and facilities, handling of animals, and preparation of a budget and calendar of operation are discussed. The planning and purchase of feeder animals are covered. (CSU)

AH SC 28 Basic Horse Husbandry Units 3
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to provide an introduction to the horse industry in the United States. The student studies types, breeds, selection, care, and management of the light horse. (CSU, CAN AG 26)

AH SC 34 Animal Health and Sanitation Units 3
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is an overview of elementary anatomy and physiology of livestock including preventive measures for common diseases and parasites. The safe use of various vaccines, equipment, and restraint techniques used in the routine treatment of farm animals and the selection of proper treatment techniques, veterinary terminology, and handling practices are included. (CSU, CCAg 245)

AH SC 36 Livestock Breeding Units 3
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to introduce the student to the anatomy and physiology of farm animal reproduction and the basic principles of genetics and their application to livestock production. Gestation, parturition, lactation, artificial insemination, embryo transfer, inheritance, breeding systems, production testing, and selection for breeding are included. (CSU)

AH SC 50H Special Studies: Animal Husbandry Sciences Units 1-2
Prerequisites: Completion of survey course with grade of "B" or better and presentation of a project acceptable to the instructor and division chairperson.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is open to the student qualified to do advanced work in the field. The course may include research, directed reading, field work, or other advanced study, and the course may be repeated for a maximum total of 4 units. (CSU)

AH SC 69V Internship: Animal Science Units 1-8
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: The student must enroll in a course that is directly related to the animal science internship. The student must enroll in a minimum of 7 units during the semester including internship units. For summer session, the student must enroll in one related course in addition to internship. The combined total number of units a student may take in internship, work experience, and occupational practice may not exceed a maximum of 16 units. Participation requires submission and approval of internship program objectives and an employer internship agreement.
Advisories: GUID 30, 31, 32, 33.

This course is designed for the student participating in an occupational internship in animal science. Application of discipline-related skills and knowledge of Secretaries Commission on Achieving Necessary Skills (SCANS) competencies is emphasized. Each student is engaged in a specific research project or on-the-job learning activities under the supervision of a worksite supervisor and a college internship instructor. (CSU)

AH SC 75 Selected Topics: Animal Husbandry Science Units 1-2
Prerequisites: None; exempt from assessment testing.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to offer instruction in one of the specialized areas of animal husbandry not already covered by existing curriculum. Units in this course do not count toward an associate degree.

AH SC 96V Work Experience: Animal Husbandry Science Units 1-8
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: The student must enroll in a course that is directly related to the agricultural engineering work experience. The student must enroll in a minimum of 7 units during the semester including work experience units. For summer session, the student must enroll in one related course in addition to work experience. The combined total number of units a student may take in internship, work experience, and occupational practice may not exceed a maximum of 16 units. Participation requires submission and approval of work experience program objectives and an employer work experience agreement.
Advisories: GUID 30, 31, 32, 33.

This course is designed for the student employed in the area of animal science. The course objectives are developed by the students in consultation with his or her supervisor. The student is engaged in a specific research project or on-the-job learning activities under the supervision of a worksite supervisor and a college work experience instructor.




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