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Courses in Animal Science (ANS)

Lower Division

1. Domestic Animals and People (4)

Lecture—3 hours; laboratory—3 hours. Animal domestication and factors affecting their characteristics and distribution. Animal use for food, fiber, work, drugs, research and recreation; present and future roles in society. Laboratory exercises with beef and dairy cattle, poultry, sheep, swine, laboratory animals, fish, horses, meat and dairy products. GE credit: SciEng, Wrt | SE, WE.—F. (F.) Hovey

2. Introductory Animal Science (4)

Lecture—3 hours; laboratory—3 hours. Prerequisite: course 1 recommended, Biological Sciences 2A recommended. Open to students in Animal Science, Animal Science and Management, Agricultural and Environmental Education, and Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems majors. Growth, reproduction, lactation, inheritance, nutrition, and disease control in domesticated animals and species used in aquaculture; the application of sciences to animal production. GE credit: SciEng, Wrt | SE, SL, VL, WE.—S. (S.) Murray

12. Animal Science: Basic Principles and Application (3)

Lecture—3 hours. Overview of domestic and global animal industries. Exploration of production systems, animal biology, genetics, anatomy, physiology, reproduction, health, behavior, research, biotechnology and welfare. GE credit: SciEng | SE.

15. Introductory Horse Husbandry (3)

Lecture—3 hours. Introduction to care and use of light horses emphasizing the basic principles for selection of horses, responsibilities of ownership, recreational use and raising of foals. GE credit: SciEng | QL, SE, VL.—W. (W.) Mienaltowski

17. Canine Behavior: Learning and Cognition (3)

Lecture—3 hours. Domestic dog behavior from basic principles of learning to complex cognitive behaviors; interaction between learning and cognition including how these processes contribute to interactions with humans; basic genetic correlates of learning and cognition.

18. Introductory Aquaculture (4)

Lecture—3 hours; discussion—1 hour. Historical and contemporary aquacultural practices. Interaction between the aqueous culture environment and the biology of aquatic animals. Impact of economics and governmental policies on the development of aquaculture. Interaction of aquacultural practices with larger societal goals. GE credit: SciEng | SE, OL, QL, VL, WE.—F. (F.) Kueltz

21. Livestock and Dairy Cattle Judging (2)

Laboratory—6 hours. Prerequisite: course 1 or 2 recommended. Evaluation of type as presently applied to light horses, meat animals and dairy cattle. Relationship between form and function, form and carcass quality, and form and milk production. GE credit: SciEng | OL, SE.—S. (S.) Van Liew

22A. Animal Evaluation (2)

Laboratory—3 hours; fieldwork—30 hours (total). Prerequisite: course 21 or the equivalent. Attendance at 3 one-day weekend field trips required. Domestic livestock species with emphasis on visual appraisal, carcass evaluation, and application of performance information. Emphasis on accurate written and oral descriptions of evaluations. Prerequisite to intercollegiate judging competition. Offered in alternate years. (P/NP grading only.) GE credit: OL, SE.—(F.) Van Liew

22B. Animal Evaluation (2)

Laboratory—3 hours; fieldwork—30 hours (total). Prerequisite: course 22A or the equivalent. Attendance at 3 one-day weekend field trips required. Continuation of course 22A with emphasis on specific species: swine, beef cattle and sheep. Application of animal science principles to selection and management problem-solving scenarios. Prerequisite to intercollegiate judging competition. Offered in alternate years. (P/NP grading only.) GE credit: OL, SE.—(W.) Van Liew

41. Domestic Animal Production (2)

Lecture—2 hours. Principles of farm animal management, including dairy and beef cattle, sheep, and swine. Industry trends, care and management, nutrition, and reproduction. GE credit: SciEng | SE.—F. (F.) Mitloehner

41L. Domestic Animal Production Laboratory (2)

Discussion—1 hour; laboratory—3 hours. Prerequisite: course 41 can be concurrent. Animal production principles and practices, including five field trips to dairy cattle, beef cattle, sheep, and swine operations and campus labs. (P/NP grading only.) GE credit: QL, SE, SL, VL, WE.—F, W. (F, W.) Mitloehner, Pettey

42. Introductory Companion Animal Biology (4)

Lecture—3 hours; discussion—1 hour. Companion animal domestication. Historical, contemporary perspectives. Legislation concerning companion animals. Selected topics in anatomy, physiology, genetics, nutrition, behavior and management. Scientific methods in studying the human-animal bond. Discussions: application of biological concepts to problems related to companion animals. GE credit: SciEng, Wrt | QL, SE, SL, WE.—W. (W.) Oberbauer

49A. Animal Management Practices: Aquaculture (2)

Discussion—1 hour; laboratory—3 hours. Application of the principles of elementary biology to the management of a specific animal species. Up to four different topics may be taken. (P/NP grading only.)

49B. Animal Management Practices: Beef (2)

Discussion—1 hour; laboratory—3 hours. Application of the principles of elementary biology to the management of a specific animal species. Up to four different topics may be taken. (P/NP grading only.)—F, S. (F, S.) 

49C. Animal Management Practices: Dairy (2)

Discussion—1 hour; laboratory—3 hours. Application of the principles of elementary biology to the management of a specific animal species. Up to four different topics may be taken. (P/NP grading only.)—F, W, S. (F, W, S.) 

49D. Animal Management Practices: Goats (2)

Discussion—1 hour; laboratory—3 hours. Application of the principles of elementary biology to the management of a specific animal species. Up to four different topics may be taken. (P/NP grading only.)—F, S. (F, S.) 

49E. Animal Management Practices: Horses (2)

Discussion—1 hour; laboratory—3 hours. Application of the principles of elementary biology to the management of a specific animal species. Up to four different topics may be taken. (P/NP grading only.)—F, W. (F, W.) 

49F. Animal Management Practices: Laboratory Animals (2)

Discussion—1 hour; laboratory—3 hours. Application of the principles of elementary biology to the management of a specific animal species. Up to four different topics may be taken. (P/NP grading only.)—F, S. (F, S.) 

49G. Animal Management Practices: Meats (2)

Discussion—1 hour; laboratory—3 hours. Application of the principles of elementary biology to the management of a specific animal species. Up to four different topics may be taken. (P/NP grading only.)—F, W, S. (F, W, S.) 

49H. Animal Management Practices: Poultry (2)

Discussion—1 hour; laboratory—3 hours. Application of the principles of elementary biology to the management of a specific animal species. Up to four different topics may be taken. (P/NP grading only.)—F, W, S. (F, W, S.) 

49I. Animal Management Practices: Sheep (2)

Discussion—1 hour; laboratory—3 hours. Application of the principles of elementary biology to the management of a specific animal species. Up to four different topics may be taken. (P/NP grading only.)—F, W. (F, W.) 

49J. Animal Management Practices: Swine (2)

Discussion—1 hour; laboratory—3 hours. Application of the principles of elementary biology to the management of a specific animal species. Up to four different topics may be taken. (P/NP grading only.)—F, W, S. (F, W, S.) 

49K. Animal Management Practices: Captive and Companion Avian (2)

Discussion—1 hour; laboratory—3 hours. Application of the principles of elementary biology to the management of a specific animal species. Up to four different topics may be taken. (P/NP grading only.)—F, W. (F, W.) 

90C. Research Group Conference (1)

Discussion—1 hour. Prerequisite: lower division standing, consent of instructor. Restricted to lower division standing. Weekly conference on research problems, progress and techniques in the animal sciences. May be repeated for credit. (P/NP grading only.)—F, W, S. (F, W, S.)

92. Internship in Animal Science (1-12)

Internship—3-18 hours. Prerequisite: consent of instructor. Restricted to lower division standing.Internship off and on campus in dairy, livestock, and aquaculture production, research and management; or in a business, industry, or agency associated with these or other animal enterprises. All requirements of Internship Approval form must be met. (P/NP grading only.)—F, W, S. (F, W, S.)

98. Directed Group Study (1-5)

Prerequisite: consent of instructor. Restricted to lower division standing. (P/NP grading only.)

99. Special Study for Undergraduates (1-5)

Prerequisite: consent of instructor. Restricted to lower division standing. (P/NP grading only.)

Upper Division

100. Animal Physiology (5)

Lecture—4 hours; discussion—1 hour. Prerequisite: Biological Sciences 2A, Chemistry 2B. Pass One restricted to students in the Animal Science and Animal Science and Management majors. Basic principles of animal physiology in domesticated and captive animals with a comparative approach. Molecular, biochemical, chemical and physical aspects and their influences on function of physiological systems in animals. Not open for credit to students who have taken Neurobiology, Physiology and Behavior 101. GE credit: SciEng | SE.—S. (S.) Todgham

103. Animal Welfare (4)

Lecture—2 hours; discussion—2 hours. Prerequisite: course 104 or Neurobiology, Physiology, and Behavior 102 or Wildlife, Fish, and Conservation Biology 141 or consent of instructor. Restricted to upper division standing. Application of principles of animal behavior and physiology to assessment and improvement of the welfare of wild, captive, and domestic animals. Topics include animal pain, stress, cognition, motivation, emotions, and preferences, as well as environmental enrichment methods. GE credit: SciEng | SE, SL.—F. (F.) Makagon

104. Principles and Applications of Domestic Animal Behavior (4)

Lecture—3 hours; discussion—1 hour. Prerequisite: course 2 or Biological Sciences 2B. Basic principles of animal behavior as applied to domesticated species. Emphasis placed on application of the principles of animal behavior. GE credit: SciEng | SE.—F. (F.) Tucker

106. Domestic Animal Behavior Laboratory (2)

Laboratory—6 hours. Prerequisite: course 104 or Neurobiology, Physiology, and Behavior 102 or consent of instructor. Research experience with the behavior of large domestic animals. Experimental design, methods of data collection and analysis, and reporting of experimental results. GE credit: SciEng, Wrt | QL, SE, SL, VL, WE.—W. (W.) Tucker

112. Sustainable Animal Agriculture (3)

Lecture/discussion—3 hours. Prerequisite: course 1 or Biological Sciences 2B; Statistics 100 or Plant Sciences 120 recommended. Current applications of sustainable animal agriculture including the challenges of animal production, animal needs, animal well-being, and protection of the environment and resources for future food supply systems. Various scenarios for meeting sustainability objectives are evaluated using computing modeling. GE credit: SciEng or SocSci | OL, QL, SE or SS.—S. (S.) Kebreab

115. Advanced Horse Production (4)

Lecture—3 hours; laboratory—3 hours. Prerequisite: course 15, 100 or Neurobiology, Physiology, and Behavior 101, Biological Sciences 101, Nutrition 115; or consent of instructor. Feeding, breeding, and management of horses; application of the basic principles of animal science to problems of production of all types of horses. Designed for students who wish to become professionally involved in the horse industry. GE credit: SciEng | QL, SE, SL, WE.—F. (F.) 

118. Fish Production (4)

Lecture—3 hours; discussion—1 hour. Prerequisite: Wildlife, Fish, and Conservation Biology 120. Current practices in fish production; relationship between the biological aspects of a species and the production systems, husbandry, management, and marketing practices utilized. Emphasis on species currently reared in California. GE credit: SciEng | SE.

119. Invertebrate Aquaculture (4)

Lecture—3 hours; discussion—1 hour. Prerequisite: Biological Sciences 2B. Management, breeding and feeding of aquatic invertebrates; application of basic principles of physiology, reproduction, and nutrition to production of mollusks and crustaceans for human food; emphasis on interaction of species biology and managerial techniques on production efficiencies. GE credit: SciEng | SE.

120. Principles of Meat Science (3)

Lecture—3 hours. Prerequisite: course 2. Restricted to upper division standing. Anatomical, physiological, developmental, and biochemical aspects of muscle underlying the conversion of muscle to meat. Includes meat processing, preservation, microbiology, and public health issues associated with meat products. (Same course as Food Science and Technology 120.) GE credit: SciEng | SE. 

120L. Meat Science Laboratory (2)

Discussion—1 hour; laboratory—3 hours. Prerequisite: course 2, 120 can be concurrent. Restricted to upper division standing. Laboratory exercises and student participation in transformation of live animal to carcass and meat, structural and biochemical changes related to meat quality, chemical and sensory evaluation of meat, and field trips to packing plant and processing plant. GE credit: SciEng | SE.

123. Animal Growth and Development (4)

Lecture—3 hours; lecture/discussion—1 hour. Prerequisite: course 100 or Neurobiology, Physiology, and Behavior 101, Animal Biology 103 or Biological Sciences 103. Growth and development of animals from conception to maturity, viewed from practical and biological perspectives; includes genetic, metabolic, nutritional control of cell and organism function. GE credit: SciEng | OL, QL, SE, VL, WE.—S. (S.) Ross

124. Lactation (4)

Lecture—3 hours; laboratory—3 hours. Prerequisite: course 100 or Neurobiology, Physiology, and Behavior 101, Animal Biology 103 can be concurrent or Biological Sciences 103 can be concurrent. Consideration of the biochemical, genetic, physiological, nutritional, and structural factors relating to mammary gland development, the initiation of lactation, the composition of milk and lactational performance. GE credit: SciEng, Wrt | SE, SL.—W. (W.) Hovey

125. Equine Exercise Physiology (3)

Lecture—3 hours. Prerequisite: course 15, 100 or Neurobiology, Physiology, and Behavior 101. Basic and applied physiology of the exercising horse. Includes physiological systems, gait analysis, lameness, pharmacology, sports medicine; sport horse performance evaluation and conditioning. Offered in alternate years. GE credit: SciEng | SE.—S.

127. Advanced Equine Reproduction (3)

Lecture—3 hours. Prerequisite: course 115; 100 or Neurobiology, Physiology, and Behavior 101. Reproductive physiology, anatomy and endocrinology of the mare and stallion. Emphasis on structure/function relationships as they are applied to improving equine reproductive management and efficiency. GE credit: SciEng | SE, WE.—S. (S.) 

128. Agricultural Applications of Linear Programming (4)

Lecture—2 hours; laboratory—2 hours; discussion—1 hour. Prerequisite: Plant Sciences 21 or Engineering Computer Science 15 or consent of instructor. Restricted to upper division standing. Applications of linear programming in agriculture, emphasizing resource allocation problems and decision making. Problems include crop production, ration formulation, and farm management. Hands-on experience in developing linear programs and interpreting the results. GE credit: SciEng | QL, SE, SL.—W. (W.) Fadel

129. Environmental Stewardship in Animal Production Systems (3)

Lecture—3 hours. Prerequisite: Biological Sciences 10 or 1A and 1B, Chemistry 2A, 2B, 8A, 8B. Class size limited to 24 students. Management principles of environmental stewardship for grazing lands, animal feeding, operations and aquaculture operations; existing regulations, sample analyses, interpretation and utilization of data, evaluation of alternative practices, and policy development. Offered in alternate years. GE credit: SciEng | SE, SL.—W. (W.) Meyer

131. Reproduction and Early Development in Aquatic Animals (4)

Lecture—3 hours; laboratory—3 hours. Prerequisite: Molecular and Cellular Biology 150 and Wildlife, Fish and Conservation Biology 120; or consent of instructor. Physiological and developmental functions related to reproduction, breeding efficiency and fertility of animals commonly used in aquaculture. GE credit: SciEng | SE, WE.

136. Techniques and Practices of Fish Culture (3)

Lecture—1 hour; laboratory—6 hours. Prerequisite: general biology and chemistry; course 2. Daily care and maintenance of fish in residential aquariums, research and commercial facilities. Biological and environmental factors important to sound management of fish. Laboratories focus on fish culture including growth trials and biochemical assays. Not open for credit to students who have previously completed course 136A or 137. GE credit: SciEng, Wrt | QL, SL, VL, WE.—F. (F.) Hung

137. Techniques and Practices of Avian Culture (3)

Lecture—1 hour; laboratory—6 hours. Prerequisite: basic understanding of general biology and chemistry; course 2. Not open for credit to students who have previously completed course 136B or 137. Daily care and maintenance of birds for research, commercial production and companion or hobby uses. Biological and environmental factors important to sound management of birds. Laboratories focus on bird husbandry, management and care and include growth trials and biochemical assays. GE credit: SciEng | QL, SE, SL, VL, WE.—S. (S.) Hung

139. Experimental Animal Physiology (3)

Lecture—1 hour; laboratory—3 hours; fieldwork—3 hours. Prerequisite: Animal Biology 102, Biological Sciences 101, or consent of instructor. Restricted to seniors in the Animal Science and Animal Science and Management majors. Combination of theory and hands-on experiences in animal physiology using various experimental techniques. Practical laboratory skill development from cellular level to whole animal, in areas such as genetics, endocrinology, histology and physiological function. GE credit: SciEng | SE, WE.—S. (S.)

140. Management of Laboratory Animals (4)

Lecture—3 hours; laboratory—3 hours. Prerequisite: course 100 or Neurobiology, Physiology & Behavior 101. Laboratory animal management procedures in view of animal physiology, health and welfare, government regulations, and experimental needs. Clinical techniques using rodents and rabbits as models. GE credit: SciEng | SE.—F. (F.)

141. Equine Enterprise Management (4)

Lecture/discussion—4 hours. Prerequisite: course 115; Economics 1A, 1B recommended. Examination of the concepts and principles involved in the operation of an equine enterprise. Essential aspects of equine enterprise management, including equine law, marketing, cash flow analysis, and impact of state and federal regulations. Offered in alternate years. GE credit: SocSci, Wrt | SS.—W. 

142. Companion Animal Care and Management (4)

Lecture—3 hours; discussion—1 hour. Prerequisite: course 42, Biological Sciences 101, course 100 or Neurobiology, Physiology, and Behavior 101; Animal Biology 102 or Biological Sciences 102 and Animal Biology 103 or Biological Sciences 103 recommended. Management and production of companion animals. Integration of the disciplinary principles of behavior, genetics, nutrition, and physiology as related to the care of companion animals. GE credit: SciEng | OL, QL, SE, SL, VL, WE.—F. (F.) Oberbauer

143. Pig and Poultry Care and Management (4)

Lecture—3 hours; laboratory—3 hours. Prerequisite: course 41, Nutrition 115, course 100 or Neurobiology, Physiology, and Behavior 101 or consent of instructor. Care and management of swine, broilers and turkeys as related to environmental physiology, nutrition and metabolism, disease management and reproduction. Saturday field trips. Offered in alternate years. GE credit: SciEng | SE, SL.—(F.) King, Pettey

144. Beef Cattle and Sheep Production (4)

Lecture—3 hours; laboratory—3 hours. Prerequisite: course 41, Nutrition 115 or consent of instructor; Animal Genetics 107 recommended. Genetics, physiology, nutrition, economics and business in beef cattle and sheep production. Resources used, species differences, range and feedlot operations. Emphasis on integration and information needed in methods for management of livestock enterprises. One or two Saturday field trips. GE credit: SciEng | OL, QL, SE, SL, VL, WE.—S. (S.) Sainz, Zinn

145. Meat Processing and Marketing (4)

Lecture—3 hours; laboratory—3 hours. Prerequisite: course 2; consent of instructor. Distribution, processing and marketing of meat and meat products. Meat and meat animal grading and pricing. Government regulations and social/consumer concerns. Future trends and impact on production management practices. Includes poultry. GE credit: SciEng | SE.

146. Dairy Cattle Production (5)

Lecture—3 hours; laboratory—3 hours; fieldwork—1 hour; discussion—1 hour. Prerequisite: Nutrition 115, or consent of instructor; Animal Genetics 107 recommended. Scientific principles from genetics, nutrition, physiology, and related fields applied to conversion of animal feed to human food through dairy animals. Management and economic decisions are related to animal biology considering the environment and animal well-being. Mandatory Saturday field-trip. GE credit: SciEng, Wrt | OL, QL, SE, SL, VL, WE.—S. (S.) DePeters

147. Dairy Processing and Marketing (3)

Lecture—2 hours; laboratory—3 hours. Prerequisite: course 146 or consent of instructor. Examination of distribution systems, processing practices, product quality, impact of government policy (domestic and foreign), marketing alternatives, and product development. GE credit: SciEng | SE.

148. Enterprise Analysis in Animal Industries (4)

Lecture/discussion—4 hours. Restricted to students with upper division standing. Examination and application of decision making and problem solving in the production enterprise. The areas of production analysis, problem solving, risk analysis and cost-benefit analysis will be examined in terms of the total enterprise. GE credit: SocSci, Wrt | OL, QL, SS, WE.—S. (S.) Pettey

149. Farrier Science (3)

Lecture—3 hours. Prerequisite: course 115. In-depth examination of the structure-function relationship of the equine hoof and how it relates to conformation, injury and performance. Offered irregularly. GE credit: SciEng | SE.

149L. Farrier Science Laboratory (1)

Laboratory—3 hours. Prerequisite: course 149 (may be taken concurrently) or consent of instructor. Art and science of horseshoeing in equine related fields. Proper use of the tools, materials and techniques in the fabrication of shoes and safe preparation of the hoof for application of shoes. (P/NP grading only.)

170. Ethics of Animal Use (4)

Lecture—3 hours; discussion—1 hour. Prerequisite: any basic course in composition or speech, or completion of college English requirement. Ethical issues relating to animal use in contemporary society. Integration of philosophical theories with scientific evidence relating to animal behavior, mentality, and welfare. Uses of animals in agriculture, research, and as companions. Ethical responsibilities regarding wildlife and the environment. GE credit: SocSci, Wrt | SL, SS, WE.—S. (S.) Makagon

190C. Research Group Conference (1)

Discussion—1 hour. Prerequisite: advanced standing; consent of instructor. Weekly conference on research problems, progress and techniques in the animal sciences. May be repeated for credit. (P/NP grading only.)—F, W, S. (F, W, S.)

192. Internship in Animal Science (1-12)

Internship—3-36 hours. Prerequisite: completion of 84 units and consent of instructor. Internship off and on campus in dairy, livestock and aquaculture production, research and management; or in a business, industry, or agency associated with these or other animal enterprises. All requirements of Internship Approval Form must be met. (P/NP grading only.)—F, W, S. (F, W, S.)

194. Research in Animal Science (3)

Laboratory—6 hours; discussion—1 hour. Prerequisite: course 106 or 133 or 135 or 136 or 137 or 139 or Animal Genetics 111 and consent of instructor. Research with a faculty mentor. Weekly discussion and laboratory on specific research topic. May include a seminar to research group. Choose from sections: (1) Animal Behavior; (2) Animal Genetics; (3) Animal Nutrition; (4) Animal Physiology. May be repeated for credit for a total of four times.—F, W, S. (F, W, S.)

194HA. Undergraduate Honors Thesis in Animal Science (4)

Lecture—1 hour; laboratory—9 hours. Prerequisite: course 100 or Neurobiology, Physiology and Behavior 101, Animal Biology 103 or Biological Sciences 103; minimum cumulative GPA of 3.200 and selection by the Honors Selection Committee; consent of instructor. Students will carry out a research project (chosen from faculty-suggested or approved proposals) during the academic year under the guidance of a faculty member. Upon completion, student will write a thesis and present a public seminar describing his/her research. (Deferred grading only, pending completion of sequence.) GE credit: SciEng | OL, SE.

194HB. Undergraduate Honors Thesis in Animal Science (4)

Lecture—1 hour; laboratory—9 hours. Prerequisite: course 100 or Neurobiology, Physiology and Behavior 101, Animal Biology 103 or Biological Sciences 103; minimum cumulative GPA of 3.200 and selection by the Honors Selection Committee; consent of instructor. Students will carry out a research project (chosen from faculty-suggested or approved proposals) during the academic year under the guidance of a faculty member. Upon completion, student will write a thesis and present a public seminar describing his/her research. (Deferred grading only, pending completion of sequence.) GE credit: SciEng | SE, VL.

194HC. Undergraduate Honors Thesis in Animal Science (4)

Lecture—1 hour; laboratory—9 hours. Prerequisite: course 100 or Neurobiology, Physiology, and Behavior 101, Animal Biology 103 or Biological Sciences 103; minimum cumulative GPA of 3.200 and selection by the Honors Selection Committee; consent of instructor. Students will carry out a research project (chosen from faculty-suggested or approved proposals) during the academic year under the guidance of a faculty member. Upon completion, student will write a thesis and present a public seminar describing his/her research. (Deferred grading only, pending completion of sequence.) GE credit: SciEng | SE, WE.

197T. Tutoring in Animal Science (1-2)

Tutorial—1-2 hours. Prerequisite: Animal Science or related major; upper division standing; consent of instructor. Tutoring of students in lower division animal science courses; weekly conference with instructors in charge of courses; written critiques of teaching procedures. May be repeated one time for credit. (P/NP grading only.)

198. Directed Group Study (1-5)

Prerequisite: consent of instructor. (P/NP grading only.)

199. Special Study for Advanced Undergraduates (1-5)

Prerequisite: consent of instructor. Restricted to students with upper division standing. (P/NP grading only.)

Graduate

200. Strategies in Animal Production (4)

Lecture/discussion—4 hours. Prerequisite: consent of instructor. Examines the forces and issues in animal agriculture through the strategic management process.

206. Models in Agriculture and Nutrition (3)

Lecture—2 hours; laboratory—3 hours. Prerequisite: Mathematics 16B; Statistics 108. Basic model building principles and techniques for statistical and systems simulation models. Optimization techniques for non-linear experimental designs and management models are presented. Quantitative analysis and evaluation of linear and non-linear equations used in agriculture and nutrition.

259. Literature in Animal Science (1)

Seminar—1 hour. Prerequisite: graduate standing. Critical presentation and analysis of recent journal articles in animal science. May be repeated for credit up to nine times. (S/U grading only.)

290. Seminar (1)

Seminar—1 hour. Reports and discussions of topics of interest in genetics, nutrition, and physiology as they apply to animal science. (S/U grading only.)—F, W, S. (F, W, S.)

290C. Research Group Conference (1)

Discussion—1 hour. Prerequisite: graduate standing. Weekly conference on research problems, progress and techniques in the animal sciences. May be repeated for credit. (S/U grading only.)—F, W, S. (F, W, S.)

291. Current Research in Animal Science (1)

Seminar—1 hour. Prerequisite: graduate standing. Current research in animal science explored at weekly seminars presented by guest lecturers. Discussion of research presented. May be repeated for credit. (S/U grading only.)—F, W, S. (F, W, S.)

297. Supervised Teaching in Animal Science (2)

Supervised teaching—6 hours. Prerequisite: consent of instructor. Practical experience in teaching Animal Science at the University level; curriculum design and evaluation; preparation and presentation of material. Assistance in laboratories, discussion sections, and evaluation of student work. An evaluation letter sent to the Graduate Adviser with a copy to the student. (S/U grading only.)—F, W, S. (F, W, S.)

298. Group Study (1-5)

Prerequisite: consent of instructor. (Sect. 1, 2, 3—letter grading; from Sect. 4 on—S/U grading only.)

299. Research (1-12)

(S/U grading only.)

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