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BIO 178 Introduction to Animal Science 4cr

This course focuses on the biology, husbandry, and human uses of domestic animals and will be of special interest to pre-veterinary students and to those interested in small scale animal agriculture. Topics include domestication, reproduction, basic genetics, artificial selection and breeding, animal health and disease, the husbandry (management) of major domesticated animal species, and animal welfare. Laboratory exercises and field trips will be incorporated into the schedule.
Triad: Natural Science
Prerequisite: BIO 116 General Biology