Agriculture: Pet Science (AGPE)

AGPE 70  Pet Shop Management

3 Units (Degree Applicable)
Lecture: 54   

Pet shop operations and the economic aspects of the pet industry. Organization and operation of pet shops, animal care practices, and sound business management practices.

AGPE 71  Canine Management

3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU)
Lecture: 36   Lab: 54

Selection, feeding, housing, breeding and management of dogs, including commercial aspects of the dog as a domestic pet. Laboratory work will include practical experience in the handling and training of dogs. May include field trips.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Fall 201620748AGPE:71F9:00am - 11:05amB. Crane80-1431
F11:30am - 2:40pmB. Crane80-1431
Fall 201621107AGPE:71R4:30pm - 6:35pmA. Monugian80-1431
R7:00pm - 10:10pmA. Monugian80-1431

AGPE 72  Feline Management

3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU)
Lecture: 54   
Advisory: Eligibility for ENGL 68

Care and management of cats including breed identification and characteristics, grooming, showing, nutrition, practical care, behavior, breeding, and housing.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Fall 201620749AGPE:72M9:45am - 12:35pmS. Deskin80-1421

AGPE 73  Tropical and Coldwater Fish Management

2 Units (Degree Applicable)
Lecture: 36   
Advisory: Eligibility for ENGL 68

Care and keeping of marine and freshwater aquarium fishes, plants, and invertebrates. Guidance on setting up aquariums, choosing compatible species, feeding, health care, breeding and raising fish.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Fall 201623435AGPE:73W5:45pm - 10:00pmB. Crane80-1200

AGPE 74  Reptile Management

2 Units (Degree Applicable)
Lecture: 36   
Advisory: Eligibility for ENGL 68

Care and maintenance of reptiles and amphibians, including snakes, lizards, turtles, tortoises, newts, salamanders and frogs. Identification and characteristics of reptiles commonly kept as pets. Housing, feeding, health maintenance, breeding and raising of reptiles.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Fall 201623436AGPE:74W5:45pm - 10:00pmB. Crane80-1200

AGPE 76  Aviculture - Cage and Aviary Birds

3 Units (Degree Applicable)
Lecture: 54   

Cage and aviary birds marketed in the wholesale and retail pet trade. Identification, nutrition, breeding, disease prevention and control, aviary construction. Psittacines, soft bills, finches, game birds, poultry and ornamental waterfowl.

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