Courses of Study 2023-2024 
    Jul 25, 2024  
Courses of Study 2023-2024 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ANSC 4290 - Current Topics in Cat and Dog Nutrition

Spring. 1 credit. S/U grades only (no audit).

Prerequisite: ANSC 2120 . Enrollment limited to: juniors and seniors. Recommended prerequisite: ANSC 4200 . Co-meets with ANSC 6290 .

N. Trottier.

This course presents current topics presented by experts in the field. The speakers are scientists from the pet food industry, academia, government, and veterinary practice. Speakers discuss with each of you about topics they have extensive expertise in. This course is a unique opportunity for each of you to learn about the structure of the pet food industry, the role of research in advancing our understanding of cat and dog nutrition, the regulatory and safety aspects of pet food manufacturing, novel feed ingredient applications and health consequences, efficacy of supplements, and learning from exotic canids and felids. The purpose of this course is to provide students with an overview of the industry of cat and dog nutrition.

Outcome 1: Explain the safety and compliance regulations for manufacturing pet foods.

Outcome 2: Describe the diverse areas of work and disciplines available in the pet food industry.

Outcome 3: Explain the role of research in the pet food industry.

Outcome 4: Evaluate the quality of resources on pet food information.

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