Courses of Study 2022-2023 
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Courses of Study 2022-2023 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ANSC 3100 - Introduction to Animal Welfare

Fall. 2 credits. Letter grades only.

Prerequisite: BIOAP 1100  or equivalent. Co-meets with ANSC 5100 .

D. Cherney.

Animal welfare issues are discussed, mainly for farm animals, but companion animals are also considered. Both animal specific and general areas of animal welfare are discussed.

Outcome 1: Students will be able to stand up in public and describe the pros and cons of animal systems in rational scientific fashion.

Outcome 2: Students will be able to decide what standards a food company purchasing animal agricultural inputs might apply to their purchasing. (Is McDonald’s justified in purchasing cage free eggs?)

Outcome 3: Students will be able to determine what is an animal welfare issue based on scientific grounds.

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