The Department of Animal Science endeavors to train its majors to understand and critically evaluate production and companion animal nutrition, health status and physiology. The depth and breadth of these programs should adequately prepare them for graduate/professional school or a career in industry.
SLO #1. The students will have the knowledge of domesticated production and companion animal nutrition, health status and physiology.
*Student Learning Outcome Competencies for SLO # 1.
At the time of graduation, an Animal Science student should be able to master and demonstrate core discipline knowledge and skills in the following areas:
Student learning measures: Formative assessment; Students will score 70% or better to advance to the next level of summative assessment. Senior Summative Assessment; Students will score 70% or better on the senior exit examination. Individual areas of deficiencies will be assessed.
Senior Student projects will be evaluated. Students will score 70% or better to meet the assessment criteria of this SLO
SLO #2. The students will learn to evaluate and understand the factors that influence the impact of animal health, animal welfare and animal care on; other animals, people, society and the environment.
*Student Learning Competencies for SLO # 2.
At the time of graduation students will have knowledge of and be able to critically evaluate the factors affecting: