II. COURSE DESCRIPTION
Anatomy and physiology of domestic animals, indications of health and disease, development of immunity, specific infectious and non-infectious diseases of cattle and sheep, basic veterinary skills and equipment.
In a course of this nature it is imperative that the student have an agricultural background. They must make arrangements for a personal interview with the director or assistant director of the program. The interview must be requested and completed between January 15 and May 1 for the class starting the following fall semester.
IV. COURSE OBJECTIVES:
Student awareness of the many aspects of Animal Health and Reproduction with a practical and financially feasible objective in mind.
* Become familiar with the anatomy and physiology of the different body systems of the domestic animal.
* Understanding of immunology.
* Understanding of infectious agents.
* Ability to recognize the signs of health or disease in domestic animals.
* Become familiar with specific infectious and non-infectious diseases that affect cattle and sheep.
* Introduction to basic veterinary skills and equipment
V. INSTRUCTIONAL PROCEDURES
1. Comments on and explanation of the topic under consideration.
2. Exploring all aspects pertaining to economics and practicality.
1. Visiting ranches, feedyards, pharmaceuticals, and diagnostic labs within a
200-mile radius of
C. Individual guidance on assignments.
D. Discussion and questions.
VI. INSTRUCTIONAL MEDIA:
A. Overhead projection
C. Slide projector
E. Networked computers (1 per student)
F. Guest Speakers
G. Field trips
VII. STUDENT REQUIREMENTS:
IX. GRADING SYSTEM:
Mr. Laban W. Tubbs
Office # (806) 874-3571 ext. 249
Home # (806) 874-2486