SRJC Course Outlines

10/1/2020 5:38:57 AMEQSCI 51 Course Outline as of Fall 2020

Inactive Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  EQSCI 51Title:  EQUINE NUTRITION  
Full Title:  Equine Nutrition
Last Reviewed:3/9/2015

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum1.00Lecture Scheduled1.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled17.50
Minimum1.00Lab Scheduled06 min.Lab Scheduled0
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total1.00 Contact Total17.50
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  35.00Total Student Learning Hours: 52.50 

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 60.1

Catalog Description:
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This course will enable a student to develop a horse feeding program with regard to horse type, level of activity, available feedstuffs, cost factors and basic nutritional requirements. Feeding for maintenance, growth and reproduction as well as feeding methods.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:
Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
Description: Untitled document
This course will enable a student to develop a horse feeding program with regard to horse type, level of activity, available feedstuffs, cost factors and basic nutritional requirements. Feeding for maintenance, growth and reproduction as well as feeding methods.
(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: Both Certificate and Major Applicable



COURSE CONTENT

Student Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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1.   Develop a horse feeding program with consideration given to horse types, level of activity, available feedstuffs, cost factors and basic nutritional requirements.  
2.   Develop a feeding plan for maintenance, growth and reproduction.
3.  Explain the factors and relationships which may affect the digestive process.
 

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Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
1.  Identify various primary and by-product feeds.
2.  Analyze and comprehend various procurement of feed stuffs.
3.  Formulate rations for various horse activities.
4.  Demonstrate differences in equine digestive systems.
5.  Apply changing nutritional requirements based upon animal physiological development.
6.  Collect and calculate data used in ration formulation.

Topics and Scope
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A.  Introduction
   1.  Digestion
   2.  Common Feedstuffs
   3.  Typical Problems
B.  Critical Nutrients
   1.  Protein
   2.  Minerals
   3.  Vitamins
   4.  Others
C.  Influences of Nutrient Requirements
   1.  Maintenance
   2.  Reproduction
   3.  Growth
   4.  Exercise
D.  Feedstuffs for Horses
   1.  Forage
   2.  Energy feeds (grains)
   3.  By-Products
   4.  Protein supplements
   5.  Water
E.  Methods of Feeding
F.  Ration Formulation & Feed Additives
G.  Feed Preparation
H.  Digestive Disturbances

Assignments:
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1.  Reading assignments will be taken from periodicals and text.  Average 15 pages a week.
2.  Worksheets, class and field work notes, and study guides will be the basis for problem solving assignments.
3.  Field work performing ration balancing and other material taught in class.
4.  4 - 6 quizzes.
5.  Final exam at end of course.

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
25 - 35%
Homework problems
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
20 - 40%
Field work performing ration balancing and other material taught in class
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
30 - 50%
Quizzes and final exam; Multiple choice, True/false, Matching items, Completion
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
5 - 15%
Participation


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Industry handouts and class handouts will be utilized.
Nutrient Requirements of Horses, National Research Council, 2008.
Equine Nutrition and Feeding, Fourth Edition, Blackwell Massey, 2010.

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