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ANSC101: Principles of Animal Science
A comprehensive overview of the application of biology in the care and use of animals that live in close association with humans including food animals, companion animals, lab animals, zoo animals, etc. The role of science in modern food production using animals will be emphasized.
**The following courses may involve the use of animals. Students who are concerned about the use of animals in teaching have the responsibility to contact the instructor, prior to course enrollment, to determine whether animals are to be used in the course, whether class exercises involving animals are optional or required and what alternatives, if any, are available.
This course is open to UMD and non-UMD undergraduate students. Register in Testudo for the following three credit courses:
This course will include a blend of synchronous and asynchronous learning (check Testudo for more details).
Previous terms offered: Fall 2020
Professor Sarah Balcom joined the department of Animal and Avian Sciences at the University of Maryland in August of 2010 as a full-time lecturer. The following fall, she became the director of its undergraduate program. Since joining the department, Sarah has taught many courses and advised many students. It is a joy for her to work with the next generation of animal scientists, veterinarians, and animal lovers. For general questions, please contact the Global Classrooms team.
Course costs are calculated based on the university’s standard tuition and fee rates.