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Last approved: Wed, 25 Jan 2017 09:01:51 GMT

Last edit: Wed, 25 Jan 2017 09:01:51 GMT

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Major
ANS (Animal Science)
110
000510
Dual-Level Course
Cross-listed Course
No
Introduction to Equine Science
Intro Equine Sci
College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Animal Science (11ANS)
Term Offering
Fall, Spring and Summer
Offered Every Year
Spring 2017
Previously taught as Special Topics?
No
 
Course Delivery
Face-to-Face (On Campus)
Distance Education (DELTA)

Grading Method
Graded with S/U option
3
16
Contact Hours
(Per Week)
Component TypeContact Hours
Lecture3.0
Course Attribute(s)
GEP (Gen Ed)

If your course includes any of the following competencies, check all that apply.
University Competencies

Course Is Repeatable for Credit
No
 
 
Dr. Shannon Pratt-Phillips
Associate Professor

Open when course_delivery = campus OR course_delivery = blended OR course_delivery = flip
Enrollment ComponentPer SemesterPer SectionMultiple Sections?Comments
Lecture105105NoN/A
Open when course_delivery = distance OR course_delivery = online OR course_delivery = remote
Delivery FormatPer SemesterPer SectionMultiple Sections?Comments
LEC5050NoN/A
Prerequisite: Freshman standing or Sophomore standing
Is the course required or an elective for a Curriculum?
No
Introduction to Equine Science is a course designed for Freshmen and Sophomores of any major. There are no pre-requisites for this course. We will discuss terminology, impact of horses on history and society, breeds, uses, management, genetics, reproduction, health, nutrition, behavior, and business aspects of the horse industry. Restricted to Freshmen and Sophomores.

Being re-evaluated for inclusion on the GEP Natural Sciences list


No

Is this a GEP Course?
Yes
GEP Categories
Natural Sciences
Humanities Open when gep_category = HUM
Each course in the Humanities category of the General Education Program will provide instruction and guidance that help students to:
 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

Mathematical Sciences Open when gep_category = MATH
Each course in the Mathematial Sciences category of the General Education Program will provide instruction and guidance that help students to:
 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

Natural Sciences Open when gep_category = NATSCI
Each course in the Natural Sciences category of the General Education Program will provide instruction and guidance that help students to:
 
 
At the end of this course, the student will be expected to be able to:
Outline how science and technology are applied to the production and management
of horses through the study of discipline areas such as equine genetics, nutrition,
reproduction, behavior, and health.
 
 
Outcomes will be measured using questions on the 4 exams and multiple quizzes given throughout the semester.

Example:

Describe how the fecal egg flotation test is conducted. Explain how you would use these results to determine the deworming protocol you would implement at your farm.
 
 
At the end of this course, the student will be expected to be able to:
Outline how science and technology are applied to the production and management
of horses through the study of discipline areas such as equine genetics, nutrition,
reproduction, behavior, and health.
 
 
Outcomes will be measured using questions on the 4 exams and multiple quizzes given throughout the semester.

Example:

Given your knowledge about the genetics associated with overo colored horses, explain why it is better to breed an overo colored horse with a solid colored horse compared to breeding two overo colored horses.
Social Sciences Open when gep_category = SOCSCI
Each course in the Social Sciences category of the General Education Program will provide instruction and guidance that help students to:
 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

Interdisciplinary Perspectives Open when gep_category = INTERDISC
Each course in the Interdisciplinary Perspectives category of the General Education Program will provide instruction and guidance that help students to:
 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

Visual & Performing Arts Open when gep_category = VPA
Each course in the Visual and Performing Arts category of the General Education Program will provide instruction and guidance that help students to:
 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

Health and Exercise Studies Open when gep_category = HES
Each course in the Health and Exercise Studies category of the General Education Program will provide instruction and guidance that help students to:
 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

 
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Global Knowledge Open when gep_category = GLOBAL
Each course in the Global Knowledge category of the General Education Program will provide instruction and guidance that help students to achieve objective #1 plus at least one of objectives 2, 3, and 4:
 
 

 
 

 
Please complete at least 1 of the following student objectives.
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

US Diversity Open when gep_category = USDIV
Each course in the US Diversity category of the General Education Program will provide instruction and guidance that help students to achieve at least 2 of the following objectives:
Please complete at least 2 of the following student objectives.
 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

Requisites and Scheduling
0
 
a. If seats are restricted, describe the restrictions being applied.
 
Seats are restricted to freshmen and sophomores only as this is an introductory-level course. A few (~10) seats are restricted to non-degree students who are working on their undergraduate certificate in animal nutrition, of which this course is an option.
 
b. Is this restriction listed in the course catalog description for the course?
 
yes
 
List all course pre-requisites, co-requisites, and restrictive statements (ex: Jr standing; Chemistry majors only). If none, state none.
 
Restrictions: Freshman and sophomore standing
 
List any discipline specific background or skills that a student is expected to have prior to taking this course. If none, state none. (ex: ability to analyze historical text; prepare a lesson plan)
 
None
Additional Information
Complete the following 3 questions or attach a syllabus that includes this information. If a 400-level or dual level course, a syllabus is required.
 
Title and author of any required text or publications.
 
No required text
 
Major topics to be covered and required readings including laboratory and studio topics.
 
Please see attached syllabus
 
List any required field trips, out of class activities, and/or guest speakers.
 
None
No additional resources needed as this is part of Dr. Phillips' normal teaching load.

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Describe the historical and current relationship between humans and the horse, including specific examples of how horses have influenced human society.


2. Explain the importance of the equine industry and sport on an international, national, and state level.


3. Outline how science and technology are applied to the production and management of horses through the study of discipline areas such as equine genetics, nutrition, reproduction, behavior, and health (GEP).


4. Describe the proper care of horses for the purpose of maintaining animal health, comfort and usefulness.


5. Define and explain terms used in the equine industry, including parts of the horse and tack, horse colors, markings (face, leg, body), conformation, health, nutrition, genetics, reproduction, and behavior.


Evaluation MethodWeighting/Points for EachDetails
Multiple exams3 exams at 15% each of final grade3 exams at 15% each
Final Exam25% of final grade25% of final grade
Quizzes5% of final gradeIn class
Quizzes20% of final gradeOnline
Attendance5% of final gradeAttendance & participation
This course is being submitted for review to remain on the NS GEP list.
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