Normally Offered: In the Fall and Spring semesters as well as during the Summer Session.
Prerequisites: No prerequisites. Students should contact Ms. Laura Comerford (732-932-9350; email@example.com) to receive a Special Permission Number for registration.
Other Registration Restrictions: Medical clearance to work with animals is required prior to registering. For information on obtaining this clearance, please read our Working With Animals information sheet. Contact Dr. Aparna Zama (firstname.lastname@example.org) with questions.
Format: Times (two, 3-hour blocks per week) to work with Animal Care Program staff is arranged prior to granting registration permission. Hands-on experience is obtained by working with staff in the day-to-day care and management of the college swine herd.
Description: Practical experience is provided in the daily care of swine. Formal lectures on animal products/production, nutrition, reproduction, behavior/welfare, health/diseases and field trips supplement and enhance the practical experience.
Examinations: Students will now receive letter grades when taking this course (no longer pass/no credit). Please see the syllabus below for grading specifics.
Additional Information: Contact Ms. Laura Comerford (732-932-9350; email@example.com).
Syllabus (may be subject to change)