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Distance Education · Agricultural Sciences · Agriculture - AGRI

Animal Science
AGRI-1319

  • Summer II 2021
  • Section N01 CRN-40844
  • 3 Credits
  • 07/12/2021 to 08/09/2021
  • Modified 07/12/2021

Meeting Times

Flex Online

This is an asynchronous fully online course.  

Contact Information

Instructor/ Livestock Judging Coach: Brice Mund

Office Hours

  • MW
  • Monday, Wednesday, 8:30 AM to 1:00 PM, RACC 121

Emails should be returned in an orderly fashion and responses within 48 hrs.

Description

Scientific animal production and the importance of livestock and meat industries. Selection, reproduction, nutrition, management, and marketing of livestock

 

Requisites

Prerequisites:

Corequisites:

Core Curriculum Statement

This course is not a core curriculum course.

Outcomes

 

1. Explain the role of animal agriculture in providing benefits for mankind.

2. Identify common livestock breeds and classes.

3. Define terminology specific to animal science disciplines.

4. Demonstrate understanding of fundamental animal science principles including selection, reproduction, nutrition, and health.

5. Apply animal science principles by solving common problems.

6. Identify animal issues of interest to society, and related responsibilities.

 

Materials

Animal Science Lecture Notes

  • Availability: Online within course

Course Requirements

Evaluation

Criteria

Types of evaluations and related weights
Type Weight Topic Notes
 
HW/Quizzes 100 points  

Weekly Quizzes, Extra Credits

       
Major Exams 400 points  

4 major exam grades administered during the semester.

Final 100 points  

A comprehensive final exam administered at the end of the semester.

Grading Scale    

Grading Scale: 

A540+ 

B480-539

C420-479

D360-419

F= 359 and below 

Blinn College Policies

All policies, guidelines, and procedures in the Blinn College CatalogBlinn College Board Policies, and the Blinn College Administrative Regulations are applicable to this course.

Specific information on civility, attendance, add/drop, scholastic integrity, students with disabilities, final grade appeal, alternative retailers, campus carry and proctoring arrangements and cost.

Notice of any action taken under these protocol and procedures, by Blinn College or its employees, may be delivered by hand, through the U.S. Postal Service, or electronically to the student’s Blinn Buc e-mail account. Notice shall be deemed received upon actual receipt, on deposit in the U.S. Mail, or upon entering the information processing system used by Blinn College for Blinn Buc e-mail accounts, whichever first occurs.

Information about the changes Blinn has made to the May Minimester, Summer I, and Summer II semesters: Back with Blinn.

Course Policies

Schedule

Week One

Meeting Details

Weekly

Monday, July 12, 2021

Start Summer Il 2021
Read Syllabus prepare for Quiz

Weekly Discussion Opens

 

Tuesday, July 13, 2021

Take syllabus quiz (eCampus)due by 11:59 PM;

Post in Discussion Board (eCampus) due by 11:59 PM

Read notes/watch lectures under Exam 1 tab in table of contents. Take Livestock Terminology, Beef Cattle, and Beef Cattle Breeds Quizzes by Friday July 16, 2021 (11:59PM)

 

Wednesday, July 14, 2021

Read notes/watch lectures under Exam 1 tab in table of contents. Take Livestock Terminology, Beef Cattle, and Beef Cattle Breeds Quizzes by Friday July 16, 2021 (11:59PM)

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Thursday, July 15, 2021

Read notes/watch lectures under Exam 1 tab in table of contents. Take Livestock Terminology, Beef Cattle, and Beef Cattle Breeds Quizzes by Friday July 16, 2021 (11:59PM)

 

Friday, July 16, 2021

Exam 1 Quizzes Due by 11:59 PM.

Exam 1 (eCampus) Due 11:59 PM

Exam 2 notes & quizzes open Saturday July 17, 2021

Weekly Discussion Closed

Week Two

 MODULE 2

Weekly

Monday, July 19, 2021

Read notes/watch lectures under Exam 2 tab in table of contents. Take Sheep & Goat Breeds, Swine, Livestock Marketing Quizzes. Due Friday July 23, 2021 (11:59PM)

Weekly Discussion Opens

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Tuesday, July 20, 2021

Read notes/watch lectures under Exam 2 tab in table of contents. Take Sheep & Goat Breeds, Swine, Livestock Marketing Quizzes. Due Friday July 23, 2021 (11:59PM)

Wednesday, July 21, 2021

Read notes/watch lectures under Exam 2 tab in table of contents. Take Sheep & Goat Breeds, Swine, Livestock Marketing Quizzes. Due Friday July 23, 2021 (11:59PM)

Thursday, July 22, 2021

Read notes/watch lectures under Exam 2 tab in table of contents. Take Sheep & Goat Breeds, Swine, Livestock Marketing Quizzes. Due Friday July 23, 2021 (11:59PM)

Friday, July 23, 2021

Exam 2 Quizzes Due by 11:59PM.

Exam 2 (eCampus) Due 11:59 PM

Exam 3 opens Saturday July 24, 2021

Weekly Discussion Closed

Week Three

 MODULE 3

Weekly

Monday, July 26, 2021

Read notes/watch lectures under Exam 3 tab in table of contents. Take Mating Systems, Reproductive Structures & AI/Reproductive Technology Quizzes. Due Friday July 30, 2021 (11:59PM)

Weekly Discussion Opens

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Tuesday, July 27, 2021

 

Read notes/watch lectures under Exam 3 tab in table of contents. Take Mating Systems, Reproductive Structures & AI/Reproductive Technology Quizzes. Due Friday July 30, 2021 (11:59PM)

Wednesday, July 28, 2021

 

Read notes/watch lectures under Exam 3 tab in table of contents. Take Mating Systems, Reproductive Structures & AI/Reproductive Technology Quizzes. Due Friday July 30, 2021 (11:59PM)

Thursday, July 29, 2021

 

Read notes/watch lectures under Exam 3 tab in table of contents. Take Mating Systems, Reproductive Structures & AI/Reproductive Technology Quizzes. Due Friday July 30, 2021 (11:59PM)

Friday, July 30, 2021

Exam 3 Quizzes Due by 11:59 PM.

Exam 3 (eCampus) Due 11:59 PM

Exam 4 opens Saturday July 31, 2021

Weekly Discussion Closed

Week Four

 MODULE 4

Weekly

Monday, August 2, 2021

Read notes/watch lectures under Exam 4 tab in table of contents. Take Nutrition Quiz. Due Friday August 6, 2021 (11:59PM)

Weekly Discussion Opens

 

Tuesday, August 3, 2021

Read notes/watch lectures under Exam 4 tab in table of contents. Take Nutrition Quiz. Due Friday August 6, 2021 (11:59PM)

 

Wednesday, August 4, 2021

Read notes/watch lectures under Exam 4 tab in table of contents. Take Nutrition Quiz. Due Friday August 6, 2021 (11:59PM)

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Thursday, August 5, 2021

Read notes/watch lectures under Exam 4 tab in table of contents. Take Nutrition Quiz. Due Friday August 6, 2021 (11:59PM)

 

Friday, August 6, 2021

Exam 4 Quizzes Due by 11:59 PM.

Exam 4 (eCampus) Due 11:59 PM

Weekly Discussion Closed

 

Week Five

 

Weekly

Monday, August 9, 2021

Comprehensive final over Exams 1,2,3,4 (eCampus) Due 11:59 PM.

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Total Contract Hours

48