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Last approved: Wed, 28 Sep 2016 08:02:00 GMT

Last edit: Wed, 28 Sep 2016 08:02:00 GMT

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ANS (Animal Science)
240A
031829
Dual-Level Course
Cross-listed Course
No
Livestock Merchandising
Livestock Merchandising
College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Animal Science (11ANS)
Term Offering
Spring Only
Offered Every Year
Previously taught as Special Topics?
No
 
Course Delivery
Face-to-Face (On Campus)

Grading Method
Graded with S/U option
3
16
Contact Hours
(Per Week)
Component TypeContact Hours
Lecture2.0
Laboratory3.0
Course Attribute(s)


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Course Is Repeatable for Credit
No
 
 
Gary Gregory
Lecturer

Open when course_delivery = campus OR course_delivery = blended OR course_delivery = flip
Enrollment ComponentPer SemesterPer SectionMultiple Sections?Comments
Lecture1515Non/a
Laboratory1515Non/a
Open when course_delivery = distance OR course_delivery = online OR course_delivery = remote
Prerequisite: ANS 101; Restrictive Statement: AGI Students Only
Is the course required or an elective for a Curriculum?
Yes
SIS Program CodeProgram TitleRequired or Elective?
11LPMAASAgricultural Institute-Livestock & Poultry ManagementElective
This course is designed to acquaint students with different methods for merchandising livestock and with strategies for adding value to products produced from livestock. Students will learn new ways to promote a farming operation. Required visits to Animal Educational Units outside of normal class time and student must provide own transportation. Two required mandatory Saturday events. The animal auction held on the 2nd Saturday of April and the Open House held either one or two Saturdays (varies depending on the Spring Holiday) prior to the animal auction.

No

Is this a GEP Course?
No
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Requisites and Scheduling
 
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This course is part of the instructor's teaching responsibility, so no new resources are required.

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Describe three different ways to effectively promote a farm using correct Livestock production terminology.


2. Compare and contrast general management practices as they relate to merchandising livestock or their products.


3. Explain how options for merchandising, promoting, and marketing livestock will impact profit or loss from a farming operation.


4. Distinguish where the different cuts of meat are located on particular animals.


5. Explain current topics related to livestock production and merchandising.


Evaluation MethodWeighting/Points for EachDetails
Attendance14 classes (2 points each)Class Attendance
28 points
Attendance14 classes (2 points each)Lab Attendance
28 points
Other7 (50 points each)Assignments and Quizzes
350 points
Participation200 pointsClass Participation
200 points

A+ {100%) Outstanding effort. Student meets and exceeds all criteria for an "A"

A {95%) Student shows ability to perform tasks with their sale animals without being told. Works well with other group members. Desire to do extra work.

B {85%) Student usually performs tasks with their sale animals without being told. Usually works well with others in group. Does what group leader asks them to do. Arrives to class and lab on time.

C {75%) Usually shows up to class and lab on time. Usually does what group leader asks.

D {65%) Arrives to class and lab late more than 50% of the time. Does not work well with other group members. Does not follow safety rules.

F (0%) Shows up for class and lab on regular basis. Does not follow group leader directions. Disruptive to the group.
Other100 pointsPaper
100 points
TopicTime Devoted to Each TopicActivity
Introduction, Course Objectives1 classJanuary 12
Equine Unit1 labJanuary 14
Beef Unit, Small Ruminant Unit1 labJanuary 21
Advertising and Promotion1 classJanuary 26

Reading: Chapter 2,3,4

Assignment: Promotion
Work Sale Animals1 labJanuary 28
Photography & Videos1 classFebruary 2

Reading: Chapter 5

Assignment: Picture Eval.
Work Sale Animals1 labFebruary 4
Catalogs, Brochures1 classFebruary 9

Readings: Catalogs, Brochures

Assignment: Ad
Work Sale Animals1 labFebruary 11
Purebred Sales1 classFebruary 16
Work Sale Animals1 labFebruary 18
Direct Sales1 classFebruary 23

Assignment: Animal Info
Work Sale Animals1 labFebruary 25
Pork & Poultry Industry1 classMarch 2

Assignment: Pictures
Work Sale Animals1 labMarch 4
Auction Sales1 classMarch 16
Work Sale Animals1 labMarch 18
Added Value Dairy Industry1 classMarch 23
Work Sale Animals1 labMarch 25
Open House1 lab/classMarch 28
Video Auctions, Computer Sales1 classMarch 30
Work Sale Animals1 labApril 1
Practice Sale1 classApril 6
Work Sale Animals1 labApril 8
Wolfpack Roundup1 classApril 11
Sale1 labApril 12
Sale Review1 classApril 13
Class Review1 classApril 20
This course was approved by UCCC 2.11.2015. Because portions were approved as the old CAF, this form was filled out by OUCC, with syllabus and CAF attached. Approval memos sent via email to Registration & Records and college liaisons.GMN 3.2.2015

This course is equivalent to ANS 240 and carries same course ID but may require update in CIM separately to both records when edit being made. Send email to courseleaf-help@ncsu.edu for assistance. Catalog description edited to mirror ANS 240 description.
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