Fall 2015 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 22-Dec 17
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC H.Lewis Jr.          CRC MAIN WIN 104         13778 
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ANSC 303    Equine Business Management    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: Fundamentals of equine business operations, including taxes, liability, insurance, software, and facility design. The class will emphasize the skills necessary to manage a ranch, barn, stable, boarding, breeding, or training facility. This course may include field trips and the instructor may or may not provide transportation.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 22-Dec 17
TBA       TBA             LEC D.Howe               CRC MAIN Online          14958 
Textbook
Online class.
Enrolled students must e-mail instructor Dawn Howe by August 23, 2015 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 22-Dec 17
TBA       TBA             LEC C.Thunes             CRC MAIN Online          19561 
Textbook
Online class.


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 29-Oct 31
Sa        09:00AM-02:15PM LAB D.Howe               CRC MAIN NTB 104         19562 
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This Equine class meets for 10 consecutive Saturdays, August 29th through October 31st. Time includes a lunch break.


ANSC 498    Work Experience in Animal Science    1-4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b)
Enrollment Limitation: Students must be in a paid or unpaid internship, volunteer position or job related to career goals in Animal Science.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 300 hours LAB
Description: This course provides students with opportunities to develop marketable skills in preparation for employment in their major field of study or advancement within their career. It is designed for students interested in work experience and/or internships in transfer level degree occupational programs. Course content includes 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. Appropriate level learning objectives are established by the student and the employer. During the semester, the student is required to participate in a weekly 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. Work Experience may be taken for a total of 16 units when there are new or expanded learning objectives. Only one Work Experience course may be taken per semester.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 22-Dec 17
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN Online          14767 
Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on campus Orientation: Friday, August 28th, 10:00 a.m.-12:15 p.m. WIN-106
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 2015 Class Schedule

Updated: November 12, 2015