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Agriculture and Food Systems 020
Animal Science 067
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Biochemistry 115
Bioenvironmental Engineering 117
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New Brunswick Undergraduate Catalog 2022-2024 School of Environmental and Biological Sciences Programs of Study Animal Science 067 Learning Goals  

Learning Goals

Learning goals for students who successfully complete the program in animal science:

  1. Students will gain a broad knowledge of the animal science discipline to understand the future of the field and its diversity
  2. Students will apply biological and chemical principles and quantitative reasoning to concepts presented in core subject areas in animal science such as physiology, nutrition, genetics, and reproduction.
  3. Students will develop an in-depth understanding of option-specific subject areas such as preveterinary medicine, equine and production animal science, companion animal science, and lab animal science.
  4. Students will acquire skills for handling and caring for laboratory animals and livestock species.
  5. Students will develop critical thinking skills to identify scientific questions and devise solutions, including designing experiments, analyzing and interpreting research data, and summarizing findings.
  6. Students will develop oral and written communication skills to effectively deliver scientific and technical information to scientists as well as the public.
  7. Students will develop an understanding of the principles of animal welfare and the ethical treatment of animals.
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