Spring 2011 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, Jan 15-May 18
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC H.Lewis Jr.          CRC MAIN T 113A          18820 
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ANSC 302    Equine Reproduction    2 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 32 hours LEC ; 12 hours LAB
Description: This course combines the study of basic genetic principles with the study of the anatomical and physiological aspects of reproduction as they relate to equine reproduction, emphasizing genetic principles and reproductive aspects. Artificial insemination, embryo manipulation, and current innovations in productive biotechnology will also be examined. This course may include field trips and off-site laboratories and the instructor may or may not provide transportation.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
M         06:00PM-07:50PM LEC D.Howe               CRC MAIN BS 160          20918 
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M         08:00PM-08:40PM LAB D.Howe               CRC MAIN BS 160            
Class includes one or more required Saturday field trips from 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. Information, destinations and meeting dates will be available at the first class meeting.


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, Jan 15-May 18
TBA       TBA             LEC C.Thunes             CRC MAIN Online          30164 
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Online class.
Enrolled students must e-mail instructor Clair Thunes by January 15, 2011 at thunesc@crc.losrios.edu
Log in to the eLearning Web site at www.crc.losrios.edu/de
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, Jan 29-Mar 19
Sa        09:00AM-05:05PM LAB D.Howe               CRC MAIN T 118           30165 
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Class meets on seven Saturdays: January 29, February 5, 19, 26, March 5, 12 and 19. Field Trips are required. Information will be available at the first class meeting.


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, Jan 15-May 18
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             Off Campus Job Site      31601 
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Online class. Required attendance at on campus Orientation: Friday, January 21, 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. T-113A
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

Spring 2011 Class Schedule

Updated: April 27, 2011