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2015-2016 General Catalog 
    
2015-2016 General Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Course Descriptions


 

American History

  
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    AMH 2097 Race/ethnicity In Us


  
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    AMH 3402 The Old South To 1865 (3)


    Prerequisite: AMH 2010 . Exploration Of Development Of Slavery, Agrarianism, And Sectionalism Through Civil War.

  
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    AMH 3403 The New South: 1865 To Present (3)


    Prerequisite: AMH 2010  Or AMH 3402 . Study Of The South From Beginning Of Reconstruction To Present With Emphasis On Impact Of Industrialization, Urbanization And Civil Rights Movement.

  
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    AMH 3470 Organized Crime


    This Course Discusses The Evolution Of Organized Crime In The United States, The Social And Legal Factors That Contributed To Its Development, And The Ethnic Groups Involved

  
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    AMH 3540 American Military


    Examines Development Of American Military Strategy And Tactics, Both In Theory And Practice, Integrating Concept Of Strategy As Political, Economic, Diplomatic And Psychological Means For Attaining War Aims With Actual Application Of Strategic Thought In War.

  
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    AMH 3560 Women In American History (3)


    Historical Inquiry Into Role And Significance Of Women In Structuring Of American Society.

  
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    AMH 3571 Afro-American History I (3)


    Prerequisite: AMH 2010 . African-Americans in colonization of America, its settlement and its growth from colonial era to 1865.

  
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    AMH 3572 Afro-American History II (3)


    Contributions of Afro-Americans from Reconstruction to present.

  
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    AMH 4202 Twentieth Century U.S. History (3)


    This Course Is A Survey Of American Society During The 20th Century With Emphasis On Industrialization, The Rise Of Big Business, Imperialism, World War I, The Progressive Era, The Great Depression And New Deal, World War II, The Cold War Era And The Civil Rights Movement. In Addition, Students Must Understand The Role Of Minorities, Women And The Significance Of Cultural Diversity In Historical Context. Student Enrolled In This Class Are Expected To Show Analytical. Critical Thinking And Skills In Technology Through Written Examinations, Class Recitation And One Term Paper On An Approved Topic, Which Must Be At Least Fifteen (15) Pages In Length.

  
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    AMH 4311 U.s. Social History: From Colonial Times To CIVil War (3)


    Prerequisite: AMH 2010 . Analysis Of Social Growth And Development With Emphasis Placed On Role Of Minorities And Women.

  
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    AMH 4313 U.s. Social History: From CIVil War To Present (3)


    Prerequisite:  AMH 4312  Or AMH 2025 . Analysis Of Social Growth And Development By Concentrating On Theme Of Cultural Diversity In Modern America.

  
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    AMH 4373 American Business History (3)


    Prerequisite: AMH 2010  Or AMH 2025 . Analysis On Historical Growth And Development Of American Economy, With Emphasis Placed On Period Since Industrialization.

  
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    AMH 4420 History Of Florida (3)


    A Survey Of Florida’s Historical Development From Spanish Colonial Possession To Leading Southeastern State, With Attention To Its Economic, Social And Cultural Diversity.

  
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    AMH 4511 History Of American Diplomacy Since 1898 (3)


    Prerequisite: AMH 2025 . Traces Episodes Of American Diplomacy From Spanish American War, Through Imperialism, Wars And Foreign Affairs Involving The United States, Cold War, Revolution In American Diplomacy, Dissent And The Impact Of Diplomacy On American Politics, Intellectual Life, And Society At Large.

  
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    AMH 4550 Constitutional History (3)


    Prerequisite: AMH 2010  Or AMH 2025 . History And Development Of U.s. Constitution From Colonial Period To Present. Emphasis On Principle, Practices, Reactions Of The People And Changing Interpretations.

  
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    AMH 4573 Black Americans In Twentieth Century (3)


    Prerequisite: AMH 2010 , AMH 2025 . Focuses On Critical Problems Of Black Americans From Washington-dubois Controversy, Through Segregation, Rise Of Racial Organizations And Civil Rights Era.

  
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    AMH 4575 The CIVil Rights Movement


    US Civil Rights Movement From Its Roots In The 19th Century To Present

  
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    AMH 4930 Sel Topics Amer His


  
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    AMH 5116 CIVil War Reconstruction (3)


    Intensive Analysis Of Recent Interpretation Of Causes Of Civil War And Problems Of Reconstruction. Oral And Written Reports On Selected Topics Required.

  
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    AMH 5169 Middle Period In American History (3)


    Focuses On Rise Of West, Jacksonian Democracy, Industrialization, Slavery And Sectionalism Between 1820 And 1860.

  
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    AMH 5176 Problems Colonial America History (3)


    A Survey Of English Background And Growth Of Religious, Social, And Political And Economic Institutions From 1607-1763.

  
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    AMH 5336 Us Intellec To 1880


    This Course Is An Interdisciplinary Study Of American Thought From The Puritans To The Late Nineteenth Century, Asking, “what Mission America Assigned Itself?” Among Other Questions. Among The Ideas Examined Are Puritanism, The Revolutionary Ideology, Federalism, The American Enlightenment, Romanticism, Individualism, And Manifest Destiny.

  
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    AMH 5392 Seminar In U.s. Social History (3)


    Selected Topics In American Social History, Emphasizing Conflicting Interpretations.

  
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    AMH 5409 Problems In History Of South (3)


    A Critical Analysis Of Selective Issues Which Influenced Development Of Southern History From Jamestown To Present.

  
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    AMH 5559 Prob Amer Consti His


  
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    AMH 5578 Problems In African American History (3)


    Selected Topics In Black History, With Emphasis On Historiography And Interpretations.

  
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    AMH 5579 Problems In American Constitutional History (3)


    Survey Of Origin, Fundamental Concepts, And Principles Of Constitutional History. Identification And Development Of Research Topics. All Students Research And Write Substantial Papers Based Largely On Primary Sources.

  
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    AMH 5930 Selected Topics In United States History (3)


    Emphasis On Critical Problems In American History, Research And Interpretations.


American Literature

  
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    AML 2000 American Literature


    American Literature: This Is A Course Derived From Appropriate Test Scores (i.e. Ap) Approved By Articulation Coordinating Committee On Credit-by-exam Equivalents

  
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    AML 2010 American Literature I (3)


    Prerequisite: ENC 3320  Studies in American literature from colonial days to present.

    Course Attribute: General Education
    Course Attribute Value: Humanities
  
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    AML 2600 Intro To Afr-amr Lit


  
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    AML 3041 American Literature II (3)


    Prerequisite: ENC 3320  Studies in American literature from colonial days to present.

    Course Attribute: General Education
    Course Attribute Value: Humanities
  
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    AML 3311 Major Figures In American Literature (3)


    Study Includes, But Is Not Limited To, Figures Such As Dickinson, Faulkner, Hawthorne, Baldwin, And Walker.

  
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    AML 3630 Latino/a Lit In Eng


  
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    AML 4101 The Amer Novel I


  
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    AML 4121 The American Novel II


    A Study Of Selected Novels Produced By Major U.s. Writers Which Introduces Students To Extended Analysis Of The Literary Genre Of The Novel.

  
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    AML 4155 Modern American Poetry


  
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    AML 4233 Amer Realism & Natur


  
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    AML 4276 African American Novel I (3)


    Prerequisite: ENC 3320   The Most Significant Black American Novelists From William Wells Brown To Alice Walker.

  
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    AML 4604 Legacy Of African American Literature I (3)


    Prerequisite: ENC 3320   Selected Readings From The Literature Of African Americans From The Pre-civil War Era Through Present Day.

  
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    AML 4605 Legacy Of African American Literature II (3)


  
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    AML 4610 African American Novel II (3)


    Prerequisite: ENC 3320   The Most Significant Black American Novelists From William Wells Brown To Alice Walker.

  
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    AML 4934 Seminar In African American Literature (3)


    Prerequisite: ENC 3320  Current Topics Organized Around Selected Writers Or Themes Which Reflect The Political And Artistic Values Of Afro-american Culture.

  
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    AML 4936 Spec Topics Amer Lit


  
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    AML 5216 Early American Literature (3)


    American Literature From Its Beginning To 1815, Including Religious, Social And Political Influences.

  
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    AML 5226 American Romanticism


  
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    AML 5236 Studies In American Realism And Naturalism (1850-1910) (3)


    A Study Of The Intellectual, Social And Literary Developments Of This Realistic-naturalist Period. Emphasis Is Placed Upon The Literary Achievements Of Such Writers As Howells, Twain, James, Crane, And Garland.

  
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    AML 5246 Twentieth Century American Literature (3)


    In-depth Study Of One Or Two Major Literary Figures Of The Twentieth Century, Selected From The Following List: T.s. Eliot, William Faulkner, Richard Wright, Theodore Dreiser, Ernest Hemingway, James Baldwin.

  
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    AML 5608 Stds In Afr.amer.lit


  
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    AML 5616 The Afro-american Novel (3)


    Includes Charles Chesnutt, James Weldon, Jean Toomer, Zora Neale Hurston, Richard Wright, Ralph Ellison, James Baldwin, Toni Morrison, Alice Walker.

  
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    AML 5935 Seminar In Afro-american Literature (3)


    Current Readings And Individualized Research Organized Around Selected Writers Or Themes Which Reflect The Political And Artistic Values Of Afro-american Culture.

  
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    AML 5936 Intro Afro-amer Lega


  
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    AML 5938 Seminar In American Literature (3)


    Current Topics In American Literature Organized Around Selected Writers And Themes Which Reflect The Political, Cultural, And Artistic Values Of Our Society.


American Sign Language

  
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    ASL 2160C Adv Amer Sign Lang


  
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    ASL 2510 American Sign Language II


  
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    SPA 1612C Begin Amer Sign Lang


  
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    SPA 2620 Intro Sign Lang Syst


  
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    SPA 3002 Intro Spch/lang/hear


  
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    SPA 4104 Neuro Bases Of Comm



Animal Science

  
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    ANS 3006 Introduction To Animal Science (4)


    Prerequisite: BSC 1005  Or Higher Biological Science. A Study Of The Basic Principles Of Breeding, Feeding, Care And Management Of Animals And The Marketing And Processing Of Animals And Their Products. Also Includes A Survey Of The Cattle, Swine, Poultry, Dairy And Other Animal Industries.

  
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    ANS 3080 Animal Science Expermentation


    This Course Is A Set Of Laboratories Designed To Provide Students In The Animal Science Program With Scientific, Technical, Experiential Learning And Hands-on Experiences That Will Supplement Lectures And Give Students Requisite Skills That Will Prepare Them For Industry, And Graduate And Veterinary School. The Faculty Will Provide A Series Of Exercises, Activities And Lab Techniques Applicable To Working With Animals, Primarily Large Animals

  
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    ANS 3204 Future Global Dem For LIVes


    Discussion On Meeting The Projected Demand For Foods Derived From Animals In The Year 2020. Examination Of The Current Animal Production Worldwide And Current Consumer Demand For Animal Products. Economic Aspects Of Application Of Technologies To Improve Animal Production, Harvesting, Handling, Processing And Marketing Of Animal P

  
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    ANS 3207 Animal Prod Sys In Global En


    To Present Sound Principles, Concepts And Facts That Enhances Student’s Appreciation For The Livestock And Poultry Production Systems. To Exposed The Student To The Production And Management Of Farm Animals, As Well As The Marketing And Processing Of Farm Animals. To Give Students A General Understanding Of Animal Production Systems

  
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    ANS 3231 Equ Mgmt & Training


  
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    ANS 3231L Equ Mgmt & Training


  
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    ANS 3234 Equine Sci & Hum DIV


  
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    ANS 3234L Equine Sci Hum DIV L


  
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    ANS 3235C Equi Sci II App Trng


  
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    ANS 3244 Cattle Production (3)


    Prerequisite: ANS 3006 . Place Of Beef Cattle In Modern Ranch Operations: Methods Of Selection, Breeding, Feeding And Management For Maximum Economic Production. Lecture/lab.

  
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    ANS 3244C Beef Cattle Producti


  
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    ANS 3244L Beef Cattle Prod-lab


  
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    ANS 3252 Dairy Hrd-milk Prod


  
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    ANS 3264 Swine Science (3)


    Prerequisite: ANS 3006 . Place Of Swine On The Farm And Modern Methods And Trends In Selection, Feeding, Housing And Managing Swine For Efficient Production.

  
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    ANS 3264L Swine Sciences-lab


  
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    ANS 3273 Small Rumi Mgmt


  
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    ANS 3301 Intro To Genetics


  
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    ANS 3311C Reprod Frm Animals


  
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    ANS 3463 Feeds & Feeding


  
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    ANS 3463C Feeds And Feeding (3)


    Prerequisite: ANS 3006 ; CHM 1045 , CHM 1046 . Various Types Of Feeds And Their Value In Feeding Livestock, And Cost Of Ration.

  
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    ANS 3614 Meat Science And Meat Processing. (4)


    Prerequisite: BSC 1010 , CHM 1045 , Or Permission. Examines The Structure, Composition, Biochemistry And Function Of Muscle And Its Conversion To Meat. Sensory And Nutritive Properties Of Fresh And Processed Meat, Are Also Studied Together With Methods Of Meat Preservation, Inspection, And Sanitation.

  
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    ANS 3614L Meats-lab


  
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    ANS 3905 Directed IndIV Study


  
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    ANS 4080C Animal Sci Experimentation


    This Course Is A Set Of Laboratories Designed To Provide Students In The Animal Science Program With Scientific, Technical, Experiential Learning And Hands-on Experiences That Will Supplement Lectures And Give Students Requisite Skills That Will Prepare Them For Industry, And Graduate And Veterinary School. The Faculty Will Provide A Series Of Exercises, Activities And Lab Techniques Applicable To Working With Animals, Primarily Large Animals

  
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    ANS 4291C Poultry Production. (4)


    Prerequisite: ANS 3006 ; ASG 3413 . Role Of Poultry In Agricultural Economy, Incubation And Brooding, Types Of Feeds, Poultry Ration Formulation And Production Of Poultry Meat And Eggs.

  
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    ANS 4381 Animal Breeding (3)


    General Principles Of Breeding And Genetics In Farm Animals, Emphasis On Reproduction Ion And Genetics As They Influence Livestock Production, Application Of Genetics In Animal Production.

  
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    ANS 4385 Adv Animal Breeding


  
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    ANS 4445 Animal Nutrition (3)


    Prerequisite: CHM 1046 ; ANS 3006 . The Application Of Nutrition To Farm Animals Including The Nutrient Requirements And Functions. Discussion Of Types Of Feeds And Their Value In Feeding Livestock, Cost Of Ration, And Formulation Of Ration. Lecture/lab.

  
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    ANS 4445L Animal Nutrition-lab


  
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    ANS 4931 Seminar (1)


    Prerequisite: ANS 3006 ; ANS 3264 ; ANS 3244 . Preparation And Presentation Of Oral And Written Reports On Past And Present Subjects In Animal Science Or Selected Areas.

  
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    ANS 4932 Sp Prob In Animal Sc


  
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    ANS 4949 Animal Science Internship (1-6)


    Senior Majors Only, With Departmental Approval. Practical Work In Feeding And Care Of Common Species Of Farm Animals, Including Daily Handling, Breeding, And Record Keeping.

  
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    ANS 5202 Monogastric Farm Animals (3)


    Prerequisite: ANS 3006 . A Comprehensive Study Of Monogastric Animals On The Farm, Mainly Swine And Equine As Related To Breed, Reproduction, Feeds And Nutrition, Production, Health And Sanitation, Management, And Marketing.

  
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    ANS 5205 Adv Animal Product


  
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    ANS 5205C Advanced Animal Production (3)


    Prerequisite: ANS 3006 . Survey Of The Latest Systems Of Production And The Use Of Modern Technology In Breeding, Feeding And Managing Meat Animals. Emphasis Will Be On The Anatomical And Physiological Systems Of The Animal And Their Relationships To Efficient Livestock Production.

  
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    ANS 5446 Advanced Animal Nutrition (3)


    Prerequisite: ANS 4445 . The Thrust Of This Course Is To Integrate The Physiology And Biochemistry Of Protein, Carbohydrate, Lipid, Vitamin And Mineral Metabolism In The Whole Animal.

  
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    ANS 5447 Ruminant Nutrition (3)


    Prerequisite: ANS 4445 . Physiological And Microbiology Of Ruminant Digestion, Biochemical Process In The Utilization Of Absorbed Nutrients And The Manipulation Of Biochemical Processes To Improve/enhance Animal Productivity.

  
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    ANS 5454 Animal Science Experimentation (3)


    Prerequisite: ANS 3006 ; ANS 4445 . Discussion And Application Of Laboratory Procedures Frequently Used In Nutrition And Physiology Research. Introduce Students To Various Analytical Procedures Including Analysis, Surgery, Collection And Handling Of Blood And Tissues And Hormones/enzymes Measurements. By Permission Only.


Animal Science General

  
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    ASG 2000C Intro Agri Biotechno


  
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    ASG 3413 Feeds & Feeding


  
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    ASG 3413L Feeds & Feeding Lab


 

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