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Animal Science

81531-81532 Animal Science Grades 10 11 12 1 credit
Prereq: Tech Ag. This course will use a practical approach to the study of animals. It will integrate the concepts of biology with the field of agriculture. Animal Science will broaden a student’s view and understanding of animal and biological science principles of focusing on daily life applications. Learning is enhanced through the on-site hands learning lab. Lab activities include artificial insemination, embryo transfer work and general livestock health-care training. Science and vocational outcomes will be incorporated into the course. Students will be introduced to the FFA organization, have the opportunity to become an active member and compete in related CDEs (career development experience) and encouraged to develop (supervised agricultural experience) programs. Eligible for Regents Qualified Admissions – Natural Science. Jr. & Sr. concurrent enrollment with HCC – NO TUITION This course MAY count as one of the required science credits for graduation. A student may select Animal Science, Horticulture I or Horticulture II as one of the three science credits.