Avian Sciences (Graduate Group) College of Agricultural & Environmental Sciences

Annie King, Ph.D., Chairperson of the Group

Group Office

1249 Meyer Hall; 530-752-2382; Avian Sciences; Faculty

Avian Sciences (AVS)

AVS 203 — Advanced Avian Development & Genomics (1 unit)

Course Description: In consultation with the instructor, students develop a lecture and associated instructional materials, i.e., lesson plan, including justification, reading and presentation and evaluation aids. Topic must complement a topic covered in AVS 103.

Prerequisite(s): AVS 103 (can be concurrent); graduate standing.

  • Learning Activities: Discussion 1 hour(s).
  • Grade Mode: Letter.

AVS 290 — Seminar (1 unit)

Course Description: Reports and discussions of recent advances and selected topics of current interest in avian genetics, physiology, nutrition, and poultry technology.

  • Learning Activities: Seminar 1 hour(s).
  • Grade Mode: Letter.

AVS 290C — Research Conference (1 unit)

Course Description: Major professors lead research discussions with their graduate students. Research papers are reviewed and project proposals presented and evaluated. Format will combine seminar and discussion.

Prerequisite(s): Consent of instructor; graduate standing.

  • Learning Activities: Discussion 1 hour(s).
  • Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory only.

AVS 297T — Supervised Teaching in Avian Sciences (1-4 units)

Course Description: Tutoring of students in lower, upper division, and graduate courses in Avian Sciences; weekly conference with instructor in charge of course; written critiques of teaching methods in lectures and laboratories.

Prerequisite(s): Consent of instructor; graduate standing.

  • Learning Activities: Tutorial 1-4 hour(s).
  • Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory only.

AVS 298 — Group Study (1-5 units)

Course Description: Group study.

Prerequisite(s): Consent of instructor.

  • Learning Activities: Variable 1-5 hour(s).
  • Grade Mode: Letter.

AVS 299 — Research (1-12 units)

Course Description: Research.

Prerequisite(s): Consent of instructor.

  • Learning Activities: Variable 1-12 hour(s).
  • Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory only.