SRJC Course Outlines

3/1/2024 1:56:12 AMANHLT 150 Course Outline as of Fall 2010

Inactive Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  ANHLT 150Title:  CARE/MAINT SMALL ANIMALS  
Full Title:  Care and Maintenance of Small Animals
Last Reviewed:4/19/2004

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum1.00Lecture Scheduled3.006 max.Lecture Scheduled18.00
Minimum1.00Lab Scheduled04 min.Lab Scheduled0
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total3.00 Contact Total18.00
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  36.00Total Student Learning Hours: 54.00 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade or P/NP
Repeatability:  39 - Total 2 Times
Also Listed As: 
Formerly:  AG 168.1

Catalog Description:
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Course is designed to enable pet owners to have a better understanding of companion animals. Anatomy, physiology, and behavioral patterns will be studied. Nutrition, housing, medical attention and use of proper terminology for communicating with veterinarians will be addressed. Responsibility of owners, city, state, and county will be discussed.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:
Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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Course is designed to enable pet owners to have a better understanding of companion animals. Anatomy, physiology, and behavioral patterns will be studied. Nutrition, housing, medical attention and use of proper terminology for communicating with veterinarians will be addressed. Responsibility of owners, city, state and county will be discussed.
(Grade or P/NP)

Prerequisites:
Recommended:Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:
Repeatability:39 - Total 2 Times

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
 Area:
 
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
CSU Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Certificate Applicable Course



COURSE CONTENT

Outcomes and Objectives:
At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
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The student will:
1. Identify primary nutritional requirements, preventative medical actions
  and basic housing needs of small animals.
2. Identify common diseases and parasites which may be transmitted from
  animal to human and/or human to animal.
3. Research liability and responsibility from both a legal and moral point
  of view as owners of animals studied.
4. Determine the emotional status of animal studied via observation of
  body language displayed.
5. List what denotes a medical emergency and the proper action to be
  taken.
6. Demonstrate skill to properly restrain animal studied.
7. List basic external anatomy.

Topics and Scope
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A. Dogs
  1. Nutritional requirements for different ages and activities
  2. Common medical practices and transmitted diseases
  3. Responsibility of owner, city, county, and state
  4. Animal behavior patterns
  5. Proper restraint and medical emergency techniques
  6. Basic anatomy
  7. Basic Training Practices
B. Cats
  1. Nutritional requirements for different ages and activities
  2. Common medical practices and transmitted diseases
  3. Responsibility of owner, city, county, and state
  4. Animal behavior patterns
  5. Proper restraint and medical emergency techniques
  6. Basic anatomy
  7. Basic Training Practices
C. Rabbits and Rodents
  1. Common medical practices
  2. Restraint
  3. Diseases
  4. Common behavioral problems
  5. Basic anatomy
D. Birds and Exotics
  1. Common medical practices
  2. Restraint
  3. Diseases
  4. Common behavioral problems
  5. Basic anatomy

Assignments:
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1. Student will read approximately twenty pages per week from industry
  handouts.
2. Student will prepare and present an oral report.

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
0 - 0%
None
This is a degree applicable course but assessment tools based on writing are not included because problem solving assessments and skill demonstrations are more appropriate for this course.
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
20 - 50%
Quizzes, Exams
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
30 - 55%
Class performances, Performance exams
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
20 - 50%
Multiple choice, True/false, Matching items, Completion
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
0 - 0%
None


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Current industry publications will be provided.

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