5070 Advanced Life Science, Animals (L)

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2 semester course, 2 semesters required, 1 credit per semester, 2 credits maximum
Counts as: 
An elective or directed elective for all diplomas.
Course Description: 

Advanced Life Science: Animals is a two-semester course that provides students with opportunities to participate in a variety of activities including laboratory work. Students will explore concepts related to history and trends in animal agriculture as related to animal welfare, husbandry, diseases and parasites, laws and practices relating to handling, housing, environmental impact, global sustainable practices of animal agriculture, genetics, breeding practices, biotechnology uses, and comparative knowledge of anatomy and physiology of animals used in animal agriculture.

Local Learning Opportunities
Recommended Grade: 
Grade 11
Grade 12
Industry or Service: 
Health Sciences
Program Type: 
Next Level Programs of Study Courses
Course Code: 
Required Prerequisites: 
Principles of Agriculture
Recommended Prerequisites: 
Introduction to Agriculture; Animal Science; Food and Natural Resources; Biology; Chemistry; Integrated Chemistry Physics
Fulfills a science requirement for all diplomas. Qualifies as a quantitative reasoning course.