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5/5/2021 11:52:21 PMANSCI 51 Course Outline as of Fall 2010

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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
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Catalog Description:
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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 which 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 which 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

Outcomes and Objectives:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
1.  Demonstrate an understanding of 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
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1.    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
2.    Biology of the cell
       a.  Organelles
      b.  Cell membranes and osmosis
3.    Support and movement
      a.  Integument
      b.  The Skeletal System:
            i.      Function of bones
           ii.      Microscopic anatomy and formation of bone
           iii.      Axial skeletal bones
          iv.      Appendicular skeletal bones
           v.      Ossification
          vi.      Fractures and fracture healing
          vii.      Other pathological conditions
      c.  The Joints:
            i.      Joints structure
           ii.      Classification of joints
          iii.      Pathology of joints and related structures
      d.  The Muscular System:
            i.      Microscopic anatomy of muscle cells
           ii.      Major types of muscle in the body
               1)  Skeletal muscle
               2)  Smooth muscle
               3)  Cardiac muscle
           iii.      Major flexor and extensor muscle groups in the body
           iv.      Muscle Contraction
4.    Cardiovascular System
      a.  Heart
             i.      Anatomy
           ii.      Regulation of cardiac function
      b.  Major arteries and veins
       c.  Major lymph nodes
5.    The Respiratory System:
      a.  Thoracic cavity and lungs
      b.  Structures and functions
      c.  Respiratory gases
      d.  Regulation of respiration
6.    The Digestive System:
      a.  Dental anatomy
      b.  Accessory glands
      c.  GI tracts
             i.      Simple stomached animals
            ii.      Hind gut fermenters
           iii.      Ruminants
      d.  Regulation of metabolism
7.    The Urinary System:
      a. Kidneys
      b.  Ureters, urinary bladder and urethra
      c.  Micturation
      d.  Regulation of acid-base balance
8.    Endocrine System:
      a.  Hormones
            i.      Origin
            ii.      Function
           iii.      Receptors
      b.  Positive and negative feedback mechanisms
9.    Immune System
      a.  Organs, tissues, and cells
      b.  Inflammation
      c.  Specific immune system responses
      d.  Allergic reactions
10.  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
           i.      Length
           ii.      Placental types
           iii.      Udder
        e.  Heat cycles
11.  Eye
       a.  Anatomy
      b.  Physiology of the visual pathway
12.  Ear
      a.  Anatomy
      b.  Physiology of the auditory pathway
13.  The Nervous System:
      a.  Neurons and synapses
      b.  Central nervous system
            i.      Anatomy of the brain
           ii.      Anatomy of the spinal column
      c.  Peripheral nervous system
      d.  Autonomic nervous system
      e.  Enteric nervous system
14.  Large Animal Health Clinic
      a.  Lab tests
       b.  Pharmacology
            i.      Terminology
           ii.      Routes of medication administration
         iii.      Prescription format.

Assignments:
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1.  Reading in text and handouts.
2.  Writing assignments: reading reports, worksheets, study guide, class notes.
3.  Quizzes (2-6), midterms and final.
4.  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:
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Clinical Textbook for Veterinary Technicians, by Dennis M. McCurnin D.V.M.M.S., Publisher: W B Saunders, 2005 (Classic)
 
Anatomy and Physiology of Farm Animals, 5th Edition by Frandson, R.  Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, Philadelphia, PA  1992  (Classic)
 
Spurgeon's Color Atlas of Large Animal Anatomy:  The Essentials, by McCracken, Robert Kainer, Thomas Spurgeon.  Blackwell Publishing.  2006
 
Anatomy of Domestic Animals, 7th Edition, by Pasquini, Spurgeon. Sudz Publishing 1989 (Classic)

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