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Cattle Practicum (11:067:201)

EBE COURSE (2 credits)

Typically Offered: In the Fall, Spring, and Summer semesters.

Prerequisites: No prerequisites. Students should contact Ms. Laura Comerford (848-932-9350; or Dr. Anna Hausmann (848-932-9240; with questions.

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 (64k PDF) information sheet. Contact Dr. Aparna Zama ( with questions.

Format: Once a week, 80-minute demonstration component with all students registered in cattle practicum.? Once a week students will also take a three-hour block of the hands-on component of the course.

Description: Experience based education course that provides hands-on education in the management, breeding, husbandry, nutrition, marketing, etc. of beef cattle.? There will be some discussion of similarities and differences between beef and dairy cattle.

Examinations: Please see the syllabus below for grading specifics.

Syllabus (124k PDF) (may be subject to change)


Ms. Laura Comerford

Dr. Anna Hausmann