TEKS-ALIGNED COURSE

Advanced Animal Science

ABOUT THE COURSE

The Advanced Animal Science course examines the interrelatedness of human, scientific, and technological dimensions of livestock production. This course is to prepare students for a career in the field of animal science. Students will cover topics like Advanced Animal Genetics, Management Practices, and much more.

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ico_totallessons.svg Total Lessons 57
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FEATURED EXPERTS

Kristi Greer
Office Manager, Global Genetics & Biologicals

Michael Heaton, Ph.D.
Molecular Genomics Livestock Researcher, U.S. Meat Animal Research Center

Scott Sprague
Biologist, Research Branch Arizona Game & Fish Department

SAMPLE LESSON | Advanced Animal Genetics

Each lesson includes media-rich presentations, a pre-made lesson plan, assessments and engaging real-world projects and activities. To get an idea of what iCEV offers, explore the sample lesson and resources below.

COURSE LESSONS

  • Scientific Procedures & Safety
  • The Livestock Industry
  • Farm to Plate
  • Field Trip: U.S. Meat Animal Research Center
  • Livestock Judging Fundamentals
  • Beef Grading: Quality
  • Advanced Quality Grading: Slaughter Cattle
  • Evaluating Ready-to-Cook Turkeys & Broilers
  • Basic Reproduction of Animals
  • Livestock Reproduction
  • Advanced Animal Genetics
  • Animal Behavior
  • Beef Cattle Management Practices
  • Sheep Management Practices
  • Swine Management Practices
  • Goat Management Practices
  • Livestock Breeding Systems
  • External Anatomy of Livestock: Terms & Terminology
  • Nervous, Skeletal & Muscular Systems
  • Basic Animal Reproduction
  • Basic Poultry Reproduction
  • Digestive System
  • Circulatory & Respiratory Systems
  • Endocrine, Immune & Integumentary Systems
  • Advanced Livestock Nutrition
  • Digestive Systems of Livestock: A Basic Look
  • Common Animal Diseases
  • Parasites of Livestock
  • Prenatal Animal Growth & Development
  • Introduction to Biotechnology
  • Biotechnology: Fetal Programming
  • Animals & Society
  • Hot Topics - Animal Welfare
  • Environmental Issues: Animal Systems
  • Harvesting of Livestock
  • EXCEL Beef Plant: Slaughter
  • EXCEL Pork Plant: Slaughter
  • Retail Cut ID
  • Agricultural Business: Marketing & Pricing
  • The World of Agriculture
  • Environmental Resources: Renewable & Non-Renewable Resources & Energy
  • Environmental Resources: Habitat Destruction
  • Environmental Resources: Human Activity
  • Career Cluster: Agriculture, Food & Natural Resources
  • Exploring Careers: Agriculture, Food & Natural Resources
  • Animal Systems
  • Formulas for Career Success: Career Testing & Investigation
  • Internships 101: The Importance of Internships
  • Employability Skills
  • Workplace Issues
  • Citizenship Basics
  • Internet Basics
  • Blue & Gold Basics: SAE Programs
  • Introduction to Record Keeping
  • Blue & Gold Basics: What is FFA?
  • Blue & Gold Basics: FFA Officers & Meetings
  • Blue & Gold Basics: Career Development Events
  • English Applications