ANSC 1120

ANSC 1120

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2022-2023.

Students completing this course will explore the many roles of domestic animals and the importance of their interdependence with humans; appreciate the scope, diversity, and problems related to domestic animal systems; practice using scientific literature to research issues in sustainable agriculture. This intensive course includes 25 hours of lecture and 27 hours of hands-on laboratory/ demonstrations at various field sites and facilities all within a three-week period. Topics include domestication, sustainability, companion animals, sheep, goats, swine, beef cattle, dairy cattle, nutrition, genetics, grazing, dairy products, poultry, horses and draft animals, Third World limited-resource animal systems, toxicology and lab animals. 

When Offered Winter, Summer.

Course Attribute (CU-SBY)

  • Students will be able to compare and contrast various domestic animal production systems.
  • Students will be able to apply basic knowledge of animal nutrition, genetics, reproduction and physiology to domestic animal species.
  • Students will be able to practice proper handling of livestock.
  • Students will be able to research and critique various perspectives of issues related to sustainable domestic animal production systems using scientific journal articles.
  • Students will be able to produce a researched outline and debate an agricultural issue of interest in sustainable agriculture.
  • Students will be able to exchange scientific ideas with classmates.
  • Students will be able to synthesize a viewpoint on an issue in sustainable agriculture based on research and discussion.

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Syllabi: none
  •   Three Week - Second. 

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1301 ANSC 1120   LEC 001

    • MTF Online Meeting
    • Jun 20 - Jul 7, 2023
    • Soberon, M

  • Instruction Mode: Online
    This Online Summer Session class is offered by the School of Continuing Education and Summer Sessions. For details visit