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Applied Animal Health
ANIMAL HEALTH
CLASS CODE: AS 315 CREDITS:  3 FEE:  $10.00
DIVISION: AGRICULTURAL AND LIFE SCIENCES
DEPARTMENT: ANIMAL SCIENCE
GENERAL EDUCATION: This course does not fulfill a General Education requirement.

CATALOG DESCRIPTION: Provide basic information on animal health and disease prevention.
DESCRIPTION: Introduce and categorize basic principles of disease prevention and prevention programs. The course will include information on the nature of disease, agents, clinical signs, prevention, treatment, nutrition, sanitation, disinfectants, immunization, quarantine, and basic animal husbandry. Class time is combined with practice time to learn basic preventative techniques and application.
TOPICS: Nature of disease and disease prevention. Structure and function of the various systems of the animal body and corresponding signs of disturbances and diseases that affect the digestive, genitourinary, respiratory, circulatory, and nervous system. Parasitology covering the internal and external parasites common to livestock
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REQUIREMENTS:
PREREQUISITES: Suggest AS 215
OTHER: Lab classes will involve live animals, blood, manure, etc. It is suggested that students wear coveralls, waterproof boots, warm clothing when needed.
EFFECTIVE DATE: August 2002