SRJC Course Outlines

11/20/2019 9:42:19 PMANSCI 51 Course Outline as of Fall 2018

Changed Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  ANSCI 51Title:  ANAT & PHYS FARM ANIMALS  
Full Title:  Anatomy and Physiology of Farm Animals
Last Reviewed:5/8/2017

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum3.00Lecture Scheduled2.5017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled43.75
Minimum3.00Lab Scheduled1.508 min.Lab Scheduled26.25
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total4.00 Contact Total70.00
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  87.50Total Student Learning Hours: 157.50 

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

Catalog Description:
Untitled document
An introduction to the fundamental  structure and function of four-legged farm animals. Emphasis is placed on the practical aspects of anatomy and physiology of different farm animal species. Discussion will include tissues, organs, and body systems that make up the farm animal so the information can be applied to their daily care and management.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:
Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
Description: Untitled document
An introduction to the fundamental  structure and function of four-legged farm animals. Emphasis is placed on the practical aspects of anatomy and physiology of different farm animal species. Discussion will include tissues, organs, and body systems that make up the farm animal so the information can be applied to their daily care and management.
(Grade Only)

Prerequisites:
Recommended:Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:CSU;
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:TransferableEffective:Fall 2010Inactive:
 
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:
Untitled document
1.  Identify major body systems and describe their function
2.  Discuss how the cardiovascular, endocrine and excretory systems work together to maintain
    homeostasis
3.  Compare ruminant and monogastric digestive anatomy and physiology
 

Objectives: Untitled document
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
1. Explain basic cell biology
2. Define terminology used in large animal veterinary practice
3. Identify normal anatomy and physiology of farm animals   
4. Describe the function of the major organ systems
5. Recognize and identify various tissues and bones when presented with them

Topics and Scope
Untitled document
I. Introduction
    A. Word structure, roots, prefixes, suffixes, and combinations
    B. Body planes and cavities and application of directional terms
    C. Overview of body structure and organization defined in terms of anatomy and physiology
         of the tissues, organs, and organ systems
    D. Animal Health Careers
II. Biology of the Cell
     A. Organelles
    B. Cell membranes and osmosis
III. Support and Movement
    A. Integument
    B. The Skeletal System
         1. Function of bones
         2. Microscopic anatomy and formation of bone
         3. Axial skeletal bones
         4. Appendicular skeletal bones
         5. Ossification
         6. Fractures and fracture healing
         7. Other pathological conditions
    C. The Joints
         1. Joints structure
         2. Classification of joints
         3. Pathology of joints and related structures
    D. The Muscular System
         1. Microscopic anatomy of muscle cells
         2. Major types of muscle in the body
              i) Skeletal muscle
              ii) Smooth muscle
              iii) Cardiac muscle
         3. Major flexor and extensor muscle groups in the body
         4. Muscle Contraction
IV. Cardiovascular System
    A. Heart
          1. Anatomy
         2. Regulation of cardiac function
    B. Major arteries and veins
     C. Major lymph nodes
V. The Respiratory System
    A. Thoracic cavity and lungs
    B. Structures and functions
    C. Respiratory gases
    D. Regulation of respiration
VI. The Digestive System
    A. Dental anatomy
    B. Accessory glands
    C. Gastro Intestinal (GI) Tracts
          1. Simple stomached animals
          2. Hind gut fermenters
         3. Ruminants
    D. Regulation of metabolism
VII. The Urinary System
    A. Kidneys
    B. Ureters, urinary bladder and urethra
    C. Micturation
    D. Regulation of acid-base balance
VIII. Endocrine System
    A. Hormones
         1. Origin
         2. Function
         3. Receptors
    B. Positive and negative feedback mechanisms
IX. Immune System
    A. Organs, tissues, and cells
    B. Inflammation
    C. Specific immune system responses
    D. Allergic reactions
X. The Reproductive System
    A. Male reproductive structures and function
    B. Female reproductive structures and functions
    C. Process by which ova and sperm are made
    D. Gestation, parturition and lactation
         1. Length
         2. Placental types
         3. Udder
     E. Heat cycles
XI. Eye
     A. Anatomy
    B. Physiology of the visual pathway
XII. Ear
    A. Anatomy
    B. Physiology of the auditory pathway
XIII. The Nervous System
    A. Neurons and synapses
    B. Central nervous system
         1. Anatomy of the brain
         2. Anatomy of the spinal column
    C. Peripheral nervous system
    D. Autonomic nervous system
    E. Enteric nervous system
 
Laboratory Activities: All topics are covered in both the lecture and lab parts of the course. Laboratory activities will include:
1. Dissections
2. Case studies

Assignments:
Untitled document
Lecture Related Assignments:
1. Reading in text and handouts
2. Writing assignments: reading reports, worksheets, study guide, class notes
3. Quizzes (2-6), midterms and final
 
Lab Related Assignments:
1. Laboratory dissection and accompanying reports

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
10 - 20%
Writing assignments, lab reports
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
10 - 20%
Laboratory dissection reports
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
10 - 20%
Laboratory dissection performances
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
60 - 70%
Quizzes, midterm, and final
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
0 - 5%
Attendance and participation


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
Untitled document
McCurnin's Clinical Textbook for Veterinary Technicians. 8th ed. Basset, Joanna and Thomas, John. Saunders. 2013
Workbook for McCurnin's Clinical Textbook for Veterinary Technicians. 8th ed. Basset, Joanna  and Thomas, John. M.Saunders. 2013
Anatomy and Physiology of Farm Animals. 7th ed. Frandson, Rowen and Wilke, W. and Fails, Anna. Wiley-Blackwell. 2009 (classic)
Anatomy of Domestic Animals, 11th ed. Pasquini, Chris and Spurgeon, Tom and Pasquini, Susan. Sudz Publishing. 2007 (classic)
Spurgeon's Color Atlas of Large Animal Anatomy: The Essentials. McCracken, Thomas and Kainer, Robert and Spurgeon, Thomas. Wiley-Blackwell. 1999 (classic)

Print PDF