• 89712000 Animal Science 1A (Principles of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources)

    Course Description:

    Animal Science will allow students to develop knowledge and skills regarding career and educational opportunities, personal development, globalization, industry standards, details, practices, and expectations. To prepare for careers in agriculture, food, and natural resources, students must attain academic skills and knowledge in agriculture. To prepare for success, students need opportunities to learn, reinforce, experience, apply, and transfer their knowledge and skills in a variety of settings. (Must sign up simultaneously for Animal Science 1A, 1B and 1C). *Offered only at TECC-West **Fees may be required ***Recommended prerequisite for Vet Tech Program

    Prerequisite & Recommendations:

    Prerequisite: None

    Grades: 9-12

     

    89710400 Animal Science 1B (Small Animal Management)

    Course Description:

    Animal Science will allow students to develop knowledge and skills regarding career and educational opportunities, personal development, globalization, industry standards, details, practices, and expectations. To prepare for careers in agriculture, food, and natural resources, students must attain academic skills and knowledge in agriculture. To prepare for success, students need opportunities to learn, reinforce, experience, apply, and transfer their knowledge and skills in a variety of settings. (Must sign up simultaneously for Animal Science 1A, 1B and 1C). *Offered only at TECC-West **Fees may be required ***Recommended prerequisite for Vet Tech Program

    Prerequisite & Recommendations:

    Prerequisite: None

    Grades: 9-12

     

    89711900 Animal Science 1C (Equine Science)

    Course Description:

    Animal Science will allow students to develop knowledge and skills regarding career and educational opportunities, personal development, globalization, industry standards, details, practices, and expectations. To prepare for careers in agriculture, food, and natural resources, students must attain academic skills and knowledge in agriculture. To prepare for success, students need opportunities to learn, reinforce, experience, apply, and transfer their knowledge and skills in a variety of settings. (Must sign up simultaneously for Animal Science 1A, 1B and 1C). *Offered only at TECC-West **Fees may be required ***Recommended prerequisite for Vet Tech Program

    Prerequisite & Recommendations:

    Prerequisite: None

    Grades: 9-12

     

    89714100 Wildlife, Fisheries, and Ecology Management 1A (Wildlife, Fisheries, and Ecology Management)

    Course Description:

    Wildlife, Fisheries, and Ecology Management examines the management of game and non-game wildlife species, fish, and aquacrops and their ecological needs as related to current agricultural practices. To prepare for careers in natural resource systems, students must attain academic skills and knowledge, acquire technical knowledge and skills related to natural resources, and develop knowledge and skills regarding career opportunities, entry requirements, and industry expectations. To prepare for success, students need opportunities to learn, reinforce, apply, and transfer their knowledge and skills in a variety of settings. (Must be simultaneously enrolled for Wildlife Fisheries and Ecology Management 1A and 1B). *Offered only at TECC-West **Fees may be required

    Prerequisite & Recommendations:

    Prerequisite: None

    Grades: 10-12

     

    89714800 Wildlife, Fisheries, and Ecology Management 1B (Practicum in Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources)

    Course Description:

    Wildlife, Fisheries, and Ecology Management examines the management of game and non-game wildlife species, fish, and aquacrops and their ecological needs as related to current agricultural practices. To prepare for careers in natural resource systems, students must attain academic skills and knowledge, acquire technical knowledge and skills related to natural resources, and develop knowledge and skills regarding career opportunities, entry requirements, and industry expectations. To prepare for success, students need opportunities to learn, reinforce, apply, and transfer their knowledge and skills in a variety of settings. (Must be simultaneously enrolled for Wildlife Fisheries and Ecology Management 1A and 1B). *Offered only at TECC-West **Fees may be required

    Prerequisite & Recommendations:

    Recommended: A minimum of one credit from the courses in the Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources Career Cluster

    Grades: 10-12

     

    89712300 Advanced Animal Science 1A (Livestock Production/Animal Science)

    Course Description:

    This course is designed to introduce all students at the high school level to the fundamentals of veterinary science, measures to control diseases in animals, and the impact of toxins and poisons on animal health. The students will explore the history of veterinary science and the skills and requirements for a successful career in the veterinary industry. They will also explore the physiology and anatomy of animals, learn how to evaluate animal health and determine effective treatments for infectious and noninfectious diseases in animals. (Must sign up simultaneously for Livestock Production and Advanced Animal Science). *Offered only at TECC-West **Program fees may apply ***Attire: Scrubs, closed toed shoes

    Prerequisite & Recommendations:

    Recommended Prerequisite: Animal Science 1A, 1B, 1C

    Grades: 11 & 12

     

    89712200 Advanced Animal Science 1B (Advanced Animal Science)

    Course Description:

    This course is designed to introduce all students at the high school level to the fundamentals of veterinary science, measures to control diseases in animals, and the impact of toxins and poisons on animal health. The students will explore the history of veterinary science and the skills and requirements for a successful career in the veterinary industry. They will also explore the physiology and anatomy of animals, learn how to evaluate animal health and determine effective treatments for infectious and noninfectious diseases in animals. (Must sign up simultaneously for Livestock Production and Advanced Animal Science). *Offered only at TECC-West **Program fees may apply ***Attire: Scrubs, closed toed shoes ****Counts as a Science Credit 

    Prerequisite & Recommendations:

    Prerequisite: Biology and Chemistry or Integrated Physics and Chemistry (IPC); Algebra I and Geometry; and either Animal Science 1C (Equine Science), Animal Science 1B (Small Animal Management), or Advanced Animal Science 1A (Livestock Production)

    Grades: 11 & 12

     

    89712600 Practicum in Animal Science

     

    Grades 11 & 12