NEW MEXICO JUNIOR COLLEGE
Introduction to Veterinary Science
|A.||Course Title:||Introduction to Veterinary Science|
|B.||Course Number:||ANSC 113 - 10623|
|G.||Office:||Ag Pavilion ()|
|I.||Office Phone:||(575) 492-4715|
|J.||Office Hours:|| Monday: 8:30:00 AM-5:00:00 PM (MST);
Tuesday: 8:30:00 AM-5:00:00 PM (MST);
Wednesday: 8:30:00 AM-5:00:00 PM (MST);
Thursday: 8:30:00 AM-5:00:00 PM (MST);
Friday: 8:30:00 AM-5:00:00 PM (MST);
Saturday: 8:30:00 AM-5:00:00 PM (MST);
|K.||Time Zone:||Mountain Time|
This course is an introductory course in veterinary science. It will cover basic information about animal health, handling, nutrition, reproduction, genetics, facilities, maintenance, anatomy and physiology, and business management. This is a three credit hour course.
This course is part of the New Mexico Junior College Animal Science Program; however, it is important to check with the institution to which you plan to transfer to determine transferability. All students are encouraged to keep a copy of the course syllabus, as it will help determine the transferability of this course to another institution.
Introduction to Veterinary Science 3rd Ed
Cengage Learning; Lawhead
You can buy your books online at the NMJC Bookstore.
Students attending New Mexico Junior College will be evaluated according to the following grading scale:
90 - 100% = A 80 - 89% = B 70 - 79% = C 60 - 69% = D 0 - 59% = F
-Assignments- 1400 pts
-Discussions- 420 pts
-Tests- 500 pts
-Research Paper- 150 pts
Total points: 2470 pts
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4. Keep up with readings and assignments.
5. Ask questions when you do not understand something.
6. Utilize your professor’s office hours and e-mail.
7. Read the text.
8. Adhere to the deadlines posted in the course outline.
New Mexico Junior Colleges institutional student learning outcomes represent the knowledge and abilities developed by students attending New Mexico Junior College. Upon completion students should achieve the following learning outcomes along with specific curriculum outcomes for respective areas of study:
This introductory course in veterinary science will cover basic information about animal health, handling, nutrition, reproduction, genetics, facilities maintenance, anatomy and physiology, and business and careers management.
After completing this course, students should be able to:
-Practice appropriate animal handling and job safety
-Have introductory knowledge of animal body systems
-Have introductory knowledge of animal diseases
-Have introductory knowledge of animal parasites
-Be familiar with veterinary surgical procedures and surgical instruments
-Understand career opportunities
If you have not already received login information for Canvas/T-BirdWeb Portal/E-mail, you will need to contact the Enrollment Management office at (575) 492-2546.
Check first-time login page for instructions at www.nmjc.edu/distancelearning/coursescourseschedules/canvasinstructions.aspx.
You must have access, on a regular basis, to a computer that supports the Canvas minimum specifications and has an active connection to the Internet. See the minimum computer specification requirements at www.nmjc.edu/distancelearning/coursescourseschedules/Canvasinstructions.aspx.
Late assignments will be accepted for 1 week after due date for 75% credit.
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Each student is expected to maintain the highest standards of honesty and integrity in online academic and professional matters. The College reserves the right to take disciplinary action, up to and including dismissal, against any student who is found guilty of academic dishonesty or otherwise fails to meet these standards. Academic dishonesty includes, but is not limited to, dishonesty in quizzes, tests, or assignments; claiming credit for work not done or done by others; and nondisclosure or misrepresentation in filling out applications or other College records. Cheating or gaining illegal information for any type of graded work is considered dishonest and will be dealt with accordingly.
Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Information
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Attendance Policy and Participation Expectations
It is expected that you regularly log into class at least three times weekly and check your Canvas mail to ensure you have not missed any changes/updates. Students are expected to complete discussions/quizzes/tests/ assignments before deadlines expire.
If you experience difficulty with Canvas you may reach the Canvas Helpdesk at firstname.lastname@example.org, or by calling the 24 hour helpdesk phone at (575) 399-2199.
The professor is responsible for monitoring and evaluating student conduct and student behavior within the Canvas course. By registering for this class, the student is assumed to have entered into an agreement with New Mexico Junior College and the professor to log into the class regularly and to behave in an appropriate manner at all times. Disruptive behavior may result in the student being removed from the class and dropped for the semester. For comprehensive information on the common rules of netiquette and other online issues, please review the NMJC Online Student Handbook.
Online Learning Environment
By participating in an online class, you undertake responsibility for your own progress and time management.
Offering the work of another as ones own, without proper acknowledgment, is plagiarism; therefore, any student who fails to give credit for quotations or essentially identical expression of material taken from books, encyclopedias, magazines and other reference works, or from the themes, reports, or other writings of a fellow student, is guilty of plagiarism. Plagiarism violates the academic honesty policy and is considered cheating.
Free tutoring services are available to all NMJC students through Brainfuse and the Academic Success Center located in Mansur Hall room 123 and 124.
The instructor has the right to drop any student who has failed to log on to Canvas for two weeks or more, but it is not guaranteed that the instructor will drop you. If the student chooses to stop attending a class, he/she should withdraw from the class by accessing your student account in the T-Bird Web Portal at www.nmjc.edu, or submitting the required paperwork to the Registrar’s Office by 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, April 20, 2017. Failure to withdraw yourself from a course by this date may result in your receiving an “F” in the course. All students are encouraged to discuss their class status with the professor prior to withdrawing from the class.
Comparative Anatomy and Physiology
Chapter 1: Basic Cell Biology
Chapter 2: Tissue Types and Functions
Chapter 3: The Musculoskeletal System
Chapter 4: The Circulatory System
Chapter 5: The Respiratory System
Chapter 6: The Renal System
Chapter 7: The Digestive System
Chapter 8: The Reproductive System
Chapter 9: The Nervous System
Chapter 10: The Endocrine System
Chapter 11: The Immune System
Chapter 12: Basic Nutrients
Chapter 13: Species Comparison
Chapter 14: Principles of Infectious Disease
Chapter 15: Disease Prevention
Chapter 16: Classification of Diseases
Chapter 17: Zoonoses
Chapter 18: Diagnosis of Disease
Parasitology and Endoparasitology
Chapter 19: Principles of Surgery
o Veterinary Tool Identification
o Veterinary Terminology
o Animal Handling and Restraining
o Medications of Animals
o Clinical Examinations
WEEK 15: Professionalism and Careers
Chapter 20: Safety
Chapter 21: Careers and Decision Making in Veterinary Science
FINAL EXAM REVIEW
FINAL EXAM- MAY 8-10