SRJC Course Outlines

1/27/2023 10:34:04 AMANSCI 129 Course Outline as of Summer 2011

Inactive Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  ANSCI 129Title:  PACK LVSTKWILD TRAV  
Full Title:  Packing Livestock for Wilderness Travel
Last Reviewed:1/26/2009

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum3.00Lecture Scheduled3.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled52.50
Minimum3.00Lab Scheduled017.5 min.Lab Scheduled0
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total3.00 Contact Total52.50
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  105.00Total Student Learning Hours: 157.50 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade or P/NP
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As: 
Formerly:  AG 248

Catalog Description:
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Fundamental packing techniques such as tying pack hitches (Box and Diamond) over bulky loads and caring for livestock on the trail for extended periods will be emphasized. Land and trail preservation techniques will be discussed in addition to safety, first aid, and camp management.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:
Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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Fundamental packing techniques such as tying pack hitches (Box and Diamond) over bulky loads and caring for livestock on the trail for extended periods will be emphasized. Land and trail preservation techniques will be discussed in addition to safety, first aid, and camp management.
(Grade or P/NP)

Prerequisites:
Recommended:Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP

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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Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. Identify disease and ailments of pack animals.
2. Analyze government regulations pertaining to packing.
3. Evaluate selection techniques for pack animals.
4. Analyze basic husbandry practices for overnight camping.
5. Demonstrate fundamental packing techniques for pack animals.

Topics and Scope
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  1.  Pack saddles and equipment
        a. selection
        b. fitting pack saddle to animal
 2.  Selecting pack animals
 3.  Packing
        a. sorting loads
        b. pack hitches (Box/Diamond)
        c. pack slings (Barrel/Basket)
 4.  Managing livestock on the trail
        a. arranging the order of pack animals and tying them into a "string"
        b. safely leading a string of pack animals
        c. loose herding
        d. minimal impact on the terrain
        e. watering stock
 5.  Camping
        a. government regulations
        b. selecting camp site
        c. minimal impact camping
        d. arranging a horse camp
        e. safe hunting camp
        f. feeding pellets, grain, salt, and hay
 6.  Caring for livestock overnight
        a. feeding
        b. grazing
        c. picket line
        d. hobbling
        e. staking
        f. tracking livestock in morning
 7.  First aid for livestock
        a. bruised back
        b. bleeding injuries
 8.  Disease/ailments
        a. dehydration
        b. exhaustion
        c. colic
        d. tying up syndrome

Assignments:
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Read periodicals, handouts, and texts, 10-20 pages per week.
Tests, approximately 2, and quizzes, approximately 5; 1 midterm and final exam.
Performance of packing skills.
Practice of implementing skills in a variety of pack type settings.

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 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
0 - 20%
Field work
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
50 - 60%
Class performances, Field work, Performance exams
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
30 - 40%
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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Instructor prepared materials

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