Animal Science Pathway

Animal Science Pathway

 

180020 Introduction to Agricultural Industry

 A basic applied course designed to enhance students’ perceptions of agriculture, its applications, career opportunities, and the FFA. Includes FFA and supervised agricultural experience (SAE) as graded component.

Available: 9th/10th

181011 Animal Science

A course designed to develop knowledge and skills pertaining to nutrition, reproduction, diseases, breeding, genetics, anatomy, and physiology in livestock. Includes FFA and supervised agricultural experience (SAE) as graded component.

Available: 9th/10th

Prerequisites: Successful completion of Intro to Ag. Industries with a C or better or instructor recommendation.

 

 

181040 Equine Science

A course of instruction designed to provide science and practical management instruction in the care of horses. The applied science curriculum component has a focus on physiology, anatomy, nutrition, genetics, health and reproduction. Includes FFA and supervised agricultural experience (SAE) as graded component.

Available: 10th/11th

Prerequisites: Successful completion of Intro to Ag. Industries with a C or better, Animal Science with B or higher or instructor recommendation.

 

 

181020 Small Animal Care

A course that focuses on the care and management of small animals. Animal nutrition, health, behavior, reproduction and breeding, anatomy, physiology, facilities, handling and training, and grooming are typical areas of study.Includes FFA and supervised agricultural experience (SAE) as graded component.

Available: 10th/11th

Prerequisites: Successful completion of Intro to Ag. Industries with a C, Animal Science with B or higher or instructor recommendation.

 

181041 Advanced Equine Science

A course designed to focus on the uniqueness of the equine, focusing on the species specific needs in areas of physiology, anatomy, nutrition, genetics, health, reproduction, diseases, breeding, as well as the anatomy and physiology of equine reproduction.Includes FFA and supervised agricultural experience (SAE) as graded component.

Available: 11th/12th

 

 

 

 

181018 Veterinary Science (Capstone)

A course designed to impart information about the causes, diagnosis, and treatment of diseases and injuries in animals, typically emphasizing domestic and farm animals. Business management and interpersonal skills required for a successful veterinary practice will also be emphasized. Includes FFA and supervised agricultural experience (SAE) as graded component.

Prerequisites: Successful completion of Intro to Ag. Industries with a C or better or instructor recommendation

Available: 12th

 

 

181017/181070 Animal Systems/Zoology (Not required, HIGHLY RECOMMENDED)

An agricultural biology course that focuses on molecular structure and function, animal systems, and environmental ecosystems. Includes FFA and supervised agricultural experience (SAE) as graded component.

Available 11th/ 12th

Prerequisites: Successful completion of Intro to Ag. Industries with a C or better or instructor
Recommendation.