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Animal Industry Report

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2015 Equine Program Review, Peggy M. Auwerda, Nikki Ferwerda Jan 2016

2015 Equine Program Review, Peggy M. Auwerda, Nikki Ferwerda

Animal Industry Report

The Department of Animal Science equine program provides the highest quality active learning environment that promotes life-long learning in both career and life skills for students. Courses accommodate the range of experiences by incorporating the science with the “hands-on” activity. In addition the equine community is served through extension and outreach activities


Update From The Animal Science Undergraduate Teaching Section—2015, Jodi A. Sterle Jan 2016

Update From The Animal Science Undergraduate Teaching Section—2015, Jodi A. Sterle

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Undergraduate student enrollment in the Animal Science department continues to increase. A total of 1,112 undergraduate students set another new record this fall (2015). Placement numbers also remain high, with over 97% of graduates either entering graduate or professional school or gaining employment within six months of graduation.


Equine Program Review, Peggy M. Auwerda, Nicole S. Ferwerda Jan 2015

Equine Program Review, Peggy M. Auwerda, Nicole S. Ferwerda

Animal Industry Report

The Department of Animal Science equine program provides a high quality active learning environment that promotes life-long learning in both career and life skills for students. Courses accommodate the range of experiences by incorporating the science with the “hands-on” activity. In addition the equine community is served through extension and outreach activities.


Update From The Animal Science Undergraduate Teaching Section, Jodi A. Sterle Jan 2014

Update From The Animal Science Undergraduate Teaching Section, Jodi A. Sterle

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Undergraduate student enrollment in the Animal Science department continues to increase. A total of 1,051 undergraduate students set another new record this fall. Placement numbers also remain high, with over 97% of graduates either entering graduate or professional school or gaining employment within six months of graduation


Utilization Of A Modified Delphi Method To Perform A Needs Assessment And Curriculum Revision Of A Senior-Level Beef Systems Management Course, Erika L. Lundy, Daniel D. Loy, Patrick J. Gunn Jan 2014

Utilization Of A Modified Delphi Method To Perform A Needs Assessment And Curriculum Revision Of A Senior-Level Beef Systems Management Course, Erika L. Lundy, Daniel D. Loy, Patrick J. Gunn

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Recent, new instructorship of the senior-level beef systems management course (An S 426) presented the opportunity to conduct a thorough evaluation and potential revision of the course curriculum. The objective of this study was to conduct a structured, critical evaluation of the course using a modified Delphi method, and utilize the results to update course objectives and student outcomes. Based on stakeholder feedback, the course is implementing heightened emphases on business and financial planning in addition to the basic managerial principals in the beef production process.


Update From Animal Science Teaching Section, M. Douglas Kenealy Jan 2005

Update From Animal Science Teaching Section, M. Douglas Kenealy

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Student admissions, placement rates and starting salaries for graduates of animal and dairy science remained strong in 2004. Curricula have been revitalized by the creation of new sophomore courses in animal production and the refocus of senior coursework to enhance emphasis on enterprise management. New faculty members joining the teaching program and planning for both a new multi-purpose animal pavilion and a dairy farm near campus have heightened the enthusiasm about the future of animal science education for students and faculty.