Internet Explorer 7, 8, and 9 are no longer supported. Please use a newer browser.
Concourse works best with JavaScript enabled.
Blinn College District logo

Distance Education · Agricultural Sciences · Agriculture - AGRI

Animal Science
AGRI-1319

  • Summer II 2021
  • Section N02 CRN-40952
  • 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: Douglas Pierce

Office Hours

E-mail me with any questions

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

Content is provided by instructor for all course needs

Course Requirements

Evaluation

Criteria

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

Weekly Quizzes, Discussion Boards.   Any student who misses 7 quizzes will be dropped from the course.

       
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

* I will only count the top 10 of the 16 quizzes

* Attendance will be recorded by quizzes taken.  If you miss 7 quizzes you will be dropped from course

* Final Exam is Mandatory

* The schedule is subject to change at discretion of instructor.  Students will be notified of any changes. 

Schedule

Week One

MODULE 1

Weekly

Monday, July 12, 2021

Start Summer Il 2021

Read Syllabus prepare for Quiz

Begin reading notes/watching lectures under Major #1 Power Point Notes and Major #1 Online Lectures tab in table of contents. By Friday July 16, 2021 (11:59 pm) complete Quizzes 1-6 that can be found in the Major #1 Quizzes Tab in the table of contents. 

 

Tuesday, July 13, 2021

Take syllabus quiz (eCampus)due by 11:59 PM (quiz can be found in the Major #1` Quizzes tab in the table of contents).

Continue reading notes/watching lectures under Major #1 Power Point Notes and Major #1 Online Lectures tab in table of contents.

Continue taking quizzes. 

 

Wednesday, July 14, 2021

Continue reading notes/watching lectures under Major #1 Power Point Notes and Major #1 Online Lectures tab in table of contents.

Continue taking quizzes. 

10

Thursday, July 15, 2021

Continue reading notes/watching lectures under Major #1 Power Point Notes and Major #1 Online Lectures tab in table of contents.

Continue taking quizzes. 

Friday, July 16, 2021

Saturday, July 17, 2021

Sunday, July 18, 2021

Weekly Discussion Closed Friday July 16, 2021 (11:59 pm)

Continue reading notes/watching lectures under Major #1 Power Point Notes and Major #1 Online Lectures tab in table of contents.

Continue taking quizzes. 

Major #1 Quizzes 1-6 due by Friday July 16,2021 (11:59 pm)

Major #1 Quiz Answers Lecture opens Saturday July 17, 2021 (12:01 am)

Read/Watch Major #1 Review Sheet and Review Lecture

Major #1 Opens Saturday July 17, 2021 (12:01 am)

Major #1 Closes Sunday July 18, 2021 (11:59 pm)

Week Two

 MODULE 2

Weekly

Monday, July 19, 2021

Begin reading notes/watching lectures under Major #2 Power Point Notes and Major #2 Online Lectures tab in table of contents. By Friday July 23, 2021 (11:59 pm) complete Quizzes 7-11 that can be found in the Major #2 Quizzes Tab in the table of contents. 

Weekly Discussion Opens

10

Tuesday, July 20, 2021

Continue reading notes/watching lectures under Major #2 Power Point Notes and Major #2 Online Lectures tab in table of contents.

Continue taking quizzes. 

Wednesday, July 21, 2021

Continue reading notes/watching lectures under Major #2 Power Point Notes and Major #2 Online Lectures tab in table of contents.

Continue taking quizzes. 

Thursday, July 22, 2021

Continue reading notes/watching lectures under Major #2 Power Point Notes and Major #2 Online Lectures tab in table of contents.

Continue taking quizzes. 

Friday, July 23, 2021

Saturday, July 24, 2021

Sunday, July 25, 2021

Weekly Discussion Closes Friday July 23, 2021 (11:59 pm)

Continue reading notes/watching lectures under Major #2 Power Point Notes and Major #2 Online Lectures tab in table of contents.

Continue taking quizzes. 

Major #2 Quizzes 7-11 due by Friday July 23,2021 (11:59 pm)

Major #2 Quiz Answers Lecture opens Saturday July 24, 2021 (12:01 am)

Read/Watch Major #2 Review Sheet and Review Lecture

Major #2 Opens Saturday July 24, 2021 (12:01 am)

Major #2 Closes Sunday July 25, 2021 (11:59 pm)

Week Three

 MODULE 3

Weekly

Monday, July 26, 2021

Begin reading notes/watching lectures under Major #3 Power Point Notes and Major #3 Online Lectures tab in table of contents. By Friday July 30, 2021(11:59 pm) complete Quizzes 12-14 that can be found in the Major #3 Quizzes Tab in the table of contents. 

Weekly Discussion Opens

12

Tuesday, July 27, 2021

Continue reading notes/watching lectures under Major #3 Power Point Notes and Major #3 Online Lectures tab in table of contents.

Continue taking quizzes. 

Wednesday, July 28, 2021

Continue reading notes/watching lectures under Major #3 Power Point Notes and Major #3 Online Lectures tab in table of contents.

Continue taking quizzes. 

Thursday, July 29, 2021

Continue reading notes/watching lectures under Major #3 Power Point Notes and Major #3 Online Lectures tab in table of contents.

Continue taking quizzes. 

Friday, July 30, 2021

Saturday, July 31, 2021

Sunday, Aug. 1, 2021 

Weekly Discussion Closes Friday July 30, 2021 (11:59 pm)

Continue reading notes/watching lectures under Major #3 Power Point Notes and Major #3 Online Lectures tab in table of contents.

Continue taking quizzes. 

Major #3 Quizzes 12-14 due by Friday July 30,2021 (11:59 pm)

Major #3 Quiz Answers Lecture opens Saturday July 31, 2021 (12:01 am)

Read/Watch Major #3 Review Sheet and Review Lecture

Major #3 Opens Saturday July 31, 2021 (12:01 am)

Major #3 Closes Sunday August 1, 2021 (11:59 pm)

Week Four

 MODULE 4

Weekly

Monday, August 2, 2021

Begin reading notes/watching lectures under Major #4 Power Point Notes and Major #4 Online Lectures tab in table of contents. By Friday August 6, 2021(11:59 pm) complete Quizzes 15-16 that can be found in the Major #4 Quizzes Tab in the table of contents. 

Weekly Discussion Opens

 

Tuesday, August 3, 2021

Continue reading notes/watching lectures under Major #4 Power Point Notes and Major #4 Online Lectures tab in table of contents.

Continue taking quizzes. 

 

Wednesday, August 4, 2021

Continue reading notes/watching lectures under Major #4 Power Point Notes and Major #4 Online Lectures tab in table of contents.

Continue taking quizzes. 

12

Thursday, August 5, 2021

Continue reading notes/watching lectures under Major #4 Power Point Notes and Major #4 Online Lectures tab in table of contents.

Continue taking quizzes. 

 

Friday, August 6, 2021

Saturday, August 7,2021

Sunday, August 8, 2021

Weekly Discussion Closes Friday August 6, 2021 (11:59 pm)

Continue reading notes/watching lectures under Major #4 Power Point Notes and Major #4 Online Lectures tab in table of contents.

Continue taking quizzes. 

Major #4 Quizzes 14-16 due by Friday August 6 ,2021 (11:59 pm)

Major #4 Quiz Answers Lecture opens Saturday August 8, 2021 (12:01 am)

Read/Watch Major #4 Review Sheet and Review Lecture

Major #4 Opens Saturday August 7, 2021 (12:01 am)

Major #4 Closes Sunday August 8, 2021 (11:59 pm)

Read /Watch Final Exam Sheet and Review Lecture

 

Week Five

 FINAL EXAM

Weekly

Monday, August 9, 2021

Read /Watch Final Exam Review Sheet and Review Lecture 

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

4

   

 

 

 

 

 

Total Contract Hours

48