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ANSC 207 BN3 - Science of Pets and Their Care

Campus: Urbana-Champaign


An introduction to companion animal biology through consideration of the physical structure, nutrition, behavior, and reproduction of animal species most commonly kept as companions. The basic information is applied to discussion of basic preventive health care. Course content is largely focused on cats and dogs, although other mammals, birds and reptiles will be briefly considered. Legal and economic issues, and ethical considerations associated with companion animals are also incorporated into the course discussion. Course Information: Credit is not given for both ANSC 207 and ANSC 307. Class Schedule Information: Each week students will be guided through asynchronous lecture/background materials online, and will complete tasks online through the week (Monday through Friday). Students will also log in to one synchronous discussion session per week.

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Number of Required Visit(s): 0

Course Level: Undergraduate

Credit: 3

Term(s): Fall


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