ANSC 142: Anatomy and Physiology of Domestic Animals (3 credits)
Introduction to the anatomy and physiology of domestic animals. Compares the anatomy and function of major body systems for the cat, dog and horse, with lesser emphasis on birds, reptiles and amphibians. This course is intended for students entering veterinary technology, veterinary assisting or other animal-related fields. (3 hours lecture)
Pre-Requisite(s): Credit for or registration in ANSC 140 and ANSC 142L. Credit or placement in ENG 100 and Math 101. Confirmed attendance in WCC veterinary technology information session.
Student Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of the course, the student will be able to:
- Discuss the chemical building blocks of major biological molecules.
- Describe the link between cells, tissues, organs, and organ systems.
- Contrast the structure and function of major body systems (e.g., skeletal, circulatory, respiratory, and reproductive) among companion animals and selected livestock species.
- Explain how disease and disorders disrupt the homeostasis of each of the above body systems and discuss how common veterinary medical treatments are used to restore homeostasis.
Degrees and Certificates
For transfer information within the UH system, visit the System Transfer page
- Fall 2014 - MW, 2:30pm to 3:45pm, Hale Pālanakila 102, Sam Craddock - CRN: 62101 - view syllabus
- Fall 2014 - MW, 1:00pm to 2:15pm, Hale Pālanakila 102, Sam Craddock - CRN: 62449 - view syllabus
- Fall 2013 - MW, 10:00am to 11:15am, Hale Pālanakila 104, Sam Craddock - CRN: 64157
- Fall 2013 - MW, 11:30am to 12:45pm, Hale Pālanakila 102, Dani Carico - CRN: 64390 - view syllabus
- Fall 2012 - MW, 1:00pm to 2:15pm, Hale ‘Imiloa 123, Sam Craddock - CRN: 61185
- Spring 2011 - MWF, 9:30am to 10:20am, Hale ‘Imiloa 123, Sam Craddock - CRN: 61237 - view syllabus
- Fall 2011 - MW, 9:30am to 10:45am, Hale ‘Imiloa 123, Sam Craddock - CRN: 63203 - view syllabus
- Fall 2010 - MWF, 9:30am to 10:20am, Hale ‘Imiloa 123, Ross Langston - CRN: 60252 - view syllabus
- Spring 2010 - MW, 3:00pm to 4:15pm, Hale ‘Imiloa 123, Kenneth Longenecker - CRN: 63329
- Fall 2009 - MWF, 10:30am to 11:20am, Hale ‘Imiloa 133, Ross Langston - CRN: 62323 - view syllabus