Pet Science (Certificate N0630)
Natural Sciences Division
The Pet Science Certificate focuses on the proper care and management of various pets. This includes: breed identification and characteristics, grooming, showing, nutrition, practical care, behavior, breeding, and housing. Consideration will be given to the economic influence of the pet industry.
|Course Prefix||Course Name||Units|
|ASCI 70||Pet Shop Management||3|
|ASCI 71||Canine Management||3|
|ASCI 72||Feline Management||3|
|ASCI 73||Tropical and Coldwater Fish Management||2|
|ASCI 74||Reptile Management||2|
|ASCI 76||Aviculture - Cage and Aviary Birds||3|
Program Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this program, a student will:
- Demonstrate knowledge of the various species of pets, pet management systems, and the different industry opportunities associated with the respective species.
- Understand the scientific principles of animal production in relation to genetics, reproduction, nutrition, physiology, and environment.
- Demonstrate competency in the areas of animal health, disease, welfare and handling and understand how these factors influence animal stress and welfare.
- Demonstrate knowledge of the economic influence of the pet industry in today's society.
- Be competent with the use of technology and have abilities in the areas of critical thinking and decision-making. In addition, they must have strong oral and written communication skills, and a sense of the importance of responsibility and work ethic.
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