Emphasis on the literature of science, design of a problem, methods and techniques for investigation and scientific writing. Prereq: Grad standing.
Recent advances in research in mammalian reproduction. Prereq: 3160 (318), or Grad standing, or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 610 or 710.
An introduction to the Animal Sciences discipline and the scholarly activities required to pursue a graduate studies in the field. Prereq: Grad standing.
Integration of multiple factors influencing value-added product development including: raw material quality and procurement, processing, packaging, distribution, and complexity of market development and current consumer trends in niche marketing. Prereq: 3110, 355.01, or MeatSci 3110; and completion of a second writing course. Not open to students with credit for 555.03 or MeatSci 5810. Cross-listed in MeatSci.
Exposes students to behavior, welfare, and health conditions of food production and exotic animals found in South Africa. This is a short-term study abroad course that will include visits to a range of animal systems: intensive production, open-range, semi-contained, sanctuaries, and zoo settings. The class activities take place primarily in field settings. Prereq: 5400.01.
Introduces students to key social, political and economic issues that have shaped Australia to its contemporary identity and to investigate issues of exploration, economic development, social and community standards and processes. Prereq: Permission of instructor.
Part of the long-term study abroad program in Australia. It will investigate animal production systems including: comparing production practices, economic issues and environmental constraints between Australia and the United States. Prereq: 3130 (330), and 3140 (310) or 3140H (310H), and 3150 (320), and permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 697.02.
This course is part of the long-term study abroad program in Australia. It investigates the role of animal welfare in production and recreational animals and how animal welfare issues will impact the future of global food animal agriculture. Prereq: 3130 (330), and 3140 (310) or 3140H (310H), and 3150 (320), and permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 697.01.
A variety of approaches, therapeutic settings and client populations will be addressed with an emphasis on equine behavior and body language. Students will gain experience in the development and practical application of an equine assisted therapy program.
Principles of nutrient metabolism as influenced by anatomical evolution and diet selection. Includes comprehensive discussions of nutrient handling in domesticated, captive and wild animal populations. Prereq: 3130 (330) or HumnNtr 2310 (310), and Biochem 4511 (511).