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Agricultural Education
Agriscience Applications AU102X0
This course focuses on integrating biological/physical sciences with technology as related to the environment, natural resources, food production, science, and agribusiness. Topics of instruction include agricultural awareness and literacy, employability skills and introduction to all aspects of the total agricultural industry. English language arts, mathematics, and science are reinforced. Work-based learning strategies appropriate for this course are apprenticeship, cooperative education, mentorship, school-based enterprise, service learning, job shadowing, and supervised agricultural experience. FFA competitive events, community service, and leadership activities provide the opportunity to apply essential standards and workplace readiness skills through authentic experiences.
COURSE NOTE: Recommended course for all 9th grade students interested in Animal Science or Horticulture classes - to take before Animal Science/Horticulture.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: RegularGRADE: 9-10
Animal Science I AA212X0
This course focuses on the basic scientific principles and processes that are involved in animal physiology, breeding, nutrition, and care in preparation for an animal science career major. Topics include animal diseases, introduction to animal science, animal nutrition, animal science issues, career opportunities, and animal evaluation. English language arts, mathematics, and science are reinforced. Work-based learning strategies appropriate for this course are apprenticeship, cooperative education, mentorship, school-based enterprise, service learning, job shadowing, and supervised agricultural experience. FFA competitive events, community service, and leadership activities provide the opportunity to apply essential standards and workplace readiness skills through authentic experiences.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: RegularGRADE: 10-12
Animal Science II AA222X0
This course includes more advanced scientific principles and communication skills and includes animal waste management, animal science economics, decision making, global concerns in the industry, genetics, and breeding. English language arts, mathematics, and science are reinforced in this class. FFA competitive events, community service, and leadership activities provide the opportunity to apply essential standards and workplace readiness skills through authentic experiences.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: RegularGRADE: 10-12
PREREQUISITE: AA212X0 - Animal Science I
Veterinary Assisting AA416X0
This course provides instruction for students desiring a career in animal medicine. Topics include proper veterinary practice management and client relations, pharmacy and laboratory procedure, enhancement of animal care learned in previous animal courses, and surgical/radiological procedures. Advanced FFA leadership will be infused throughout the curriculum to develop the student's ability to work with the public. All aspects of this course will have hands-on skill sets that will be enforced with a total of 500 (200 laboratory/classroom hands-on hours and 300 under the supervision of a licensed veterinarian or certified veterinary technician) working in animal medicine throughout all animal courses in high school. The students will complete the skills and have them checked off during the 1-3 year(s) of high school. Applied mathematics, science, writing and skill sets are integrated throughout the curriculum.
Students will learn the material in order to be prepared for the Veterinary Assisting exam developed by the Texas Veterinary Medical Association. With successful completion of the exam and hours, students will be a Certified Veterinary Assistant (CVA) Level 1.
COURSE NOTE: Student must be a junior or senior, who has met the prerequisite courses and has approval from Agricultural Education teacher.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: RegularGRADE: 11-12
PREREQUISITE: AA222X0 - Animal Science II
TRF 152 Landscape Maintenance IR842X0
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CREDIT: 1TYPE: RegularGRADE: 11-12