Fall 2012 Class Schedule (CRC)



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ANSC 300    Introduction to Animal Science    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area IV
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course provides a survey of the livestock industry, including the supply of animal products and their uses. A special emphasis is placed on the origin, characteristics, adaptation and contributions of farm animals to the agriculture industry. Students analyze the economic trends and career opportunities in animal agriculture.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC H.Lewis Jr.          CRC MAIN NTB 111         13780 
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ANSC 301    Introduction to Equine Science    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area IV
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: A survey of the equine industry including equine evolution, selection, nutrition and feeding, breeding, facilities, handling and health management. Emphasis on sound management practices. This course may include field trips and the instructor may or may not provide transportation.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20
TBA       TBA             LEC D.Howe               CRC MAIN Online          14582 
Textbook
Online class.
Enrolled students must e-mail instructor Dawn Howe by August 25, 2012 at howed@crc.losrios.edu
Login to the eLearning Web site at https://d2l.losrios.edu
To take this class, you may use the CRC Computer Lab in LRC-204; otherwise, you must have access to a computer with the following minimum requirements: 1) Connection to the Internet 2) e-mail account



ANSC 305    Equine Health    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course introduces the major organ systems of the horse. Emphasis is on preventive maintenance and necessary managerial practices needed to keep the equine athlete, broodmare or family horse in good health.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20
TBA       TBA             LEC C.Thunes             CRC MAIN Online          19191 
Textbook
Online class.
Enrolled students must e-mail instructor Clair Thunes by August 25, 2012 at thunesc@crc.losrios.edu
Login to the eLearning Web site at https://d2l.losrios.edu
To take this class, you may use the CRC Computer Lab in LRC-204; otherwise, you must have access to a computer with the following minimum requirements: 1) Connection to the Internet 2) e-mail account



ANSC 306    Basic Equine Handling    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LAB
Description: This course offers an introduction to the fundamentals of horse handling, with an emphasis on safety. Course covers identification of equine behavioral patterns, handling skills such as catching, haltering, tying, lunging and round-pen training, and recognizing how human/horse interactions affect equine behavior.

Schedule: Other Term, Aug 25-Oct 27
Sa        09:00AM-02:15PM LAB D.Howe               CRC MAIN VT 101          19192 
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This class meets for 10 consecutive Saturdays, August 25, 2012 - October 27, 2012. Time includes a lunch break.



ANSC 498    Work Experience in Animal Science    1-4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 300 hours LAB
Description: This course provides students with opportunities to develop marketable skills in preparation for employment or advancement within their current job. Course content will include understanding the application of education to the workforce; completion of required forms, which document the student's progress and hours spent at the work site; and developing workplace skills and competencies. During the course of the semester, the student is required to fulfill an 18 hour orientation and 75 hours of related paid work experience, or 60 hours of unpaid work experience for one unit. An additional 75 or 60 hours of related work experience is required for each additional unit. The course may be taken again when there is new or expanded learning on the job for a maximum of 16 units.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN Online          20355 
Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on campus Orientation: Friday, August 31, 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. T-115
Login to the eLearning Web site at https://d2l.losrios.edu/
For information, e-mail Professor Amy Avalos avalosa@crc.losrios.edu
To take this class, you may use the CRC Computer Lab in LRC-204; otherwise, you must have access to a computer with the following minimum requirements: 1) Connection to the Internet, 2) e-mail account



Fall 2012 Class Schedule

Updated: January 22, 2013