Agriculture: Animal Science - General (AGAN)
AGAN 1 Animal Science
3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC, C-ID #: AG-AS 104)
A scientific approach to the livestock industry encompassing aspects of animal anatomy, physiology, nutrition, genetics, and epidemiology. Emphasis on the origin, characteristics, adaptations, and contributions of livestock to the modern agriculture industry. Field trips may be required.
AGAN 2 Animal Nutrition
3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)
Composition of feeds and their utilization by domestic animals, including digestive physiology, animal assessment, feed appraisal and compiling of rations.
AGAN 51 Animal Handling and Restraint
3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU)
Lecture: 36 Lab: 54
Methods of proper handling for large and small animals, including chemical and physical techniques of restraint. Field trip required.
AGAN 94 Animal Breeding
3 Units (Degree Applicable)
The science of animal breeding, including fundamentals of inheritance, reproduction, and breeding systems for domestic animals. Artificial insemination, embryo manipulation, and current topics in reproductive biotechnology will also be included.