(2 Lec, 1 3-hr Lab) Introduction to animal agriculture, animal science, and the use of animals by humans. Ethics and importance of human use of animals in agriculture are emphasized.
(2 Lec, 1 3-hr Lab) Ethical issues and other controversies related to human and animal needs; their impact on resource sustainability and quality of life are explored from scientific perspectives. A-F only. Pre: 200 or 201 or FSHN 181 or FSHN 185. (Cross-listed as FSHN 350)
Provides students with basic and essential laboratory skills required in various fields of animal science such as nutrition, genetics, reproductive physiology, meat science, clinical pathology, parasitology, and animal handling. ANSC majors only. A-F only. Pre: 200 or 201, and BIOL 171 and 171L and CHEM 161. (Fall only)
An understanding of animal biology at the level of genes and their regulations; emphasis on gene structure, recombinant DNA, transgenic animals and functional genomics being used for agricultural, nutritional and biomedical sciences. Open to nonmajors. A-F only. Pre: 301, BIOL 171 or ZOOL 101; or consent
Explore human and companion animal relationships in biological, social, cultural, economic, legal, health, and welfare contexts to prepare students for careers in the various animal-related fields in Hawai‘i, the Pacific rim, and worldwide. Sophomore standing or higher. A-F only. Pre: BIOL 171, or consent.
Aspects of the biology and culture of the freshwater prawn Macrobrachium rosenbergii and marine shrimp Penaeus (sp) species. Scientific research results and case studies presented and analyzed. Pre: 450 or consent.
Reproductive anatomy and physiology of domestic animals, estorus synchronization, breeding soundness, and artificial insemination laboratory, field trips. One week offisland field trip. Repeatable one time. ANSC majors or consent. Pre: 301 and 462.
Intensive, hands-on course involving the culture of larvae and juveniles of marine shrimp, freshwater prawns, molluscs, fish, and their food. Must have strong interest in hands-on rearing and flexible time for continuous live animal care. Lab fee required.
Practical aspects of planning and developing an aquaculture business from conceptualization to a final business plan. Topics include species/technology, project planning, business structuring, permitting, contracts, production plans, financial planning and analysis, market/competition analysis, capital acquisition, intellectual property and
legal issues. Pre: 450 or OCN 450. Must have strong interest in hands-on rearing aquaculture animals and flexible time for live animal care.
Study and discussion of significant topics, problems. Offered by visiting faculty and/or for extension programs. Repeatable five times, up to 18 credits. Pre: junior or senior standing.
Integration and application of academic knowledge and critical skills emphasizing professional development. Placement with an approved cooperating supervisor/employer. Writing a learning plan and field report. A-F only. Pre: senior standing in ANSC. (Cross-listed as FSHN 492)
Limited to exceptional undergraduate students, generally with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.7 or a minimum GPA of 3.0 in major. Exceptions may be granted for students with high achievement in last three semesters. Repeatable unlimited times. Pre: junior or senior standing.
(1 50-min Lec, 1 2-hr Discussion) Discussion of food systems as they apply to animal science, food science, and human nutrition. Repeatable one time. Pre:graduate standing or consent. (Cross-listed as FSHN 601)
(3 Lec, 1 3-hr Lab) Design of experiments and variance analyses in biological and agricultural research. Pre: graduate standing or consent. Recommended: ZOOL 632. (Cross-listed as TPSS 603)
Topics of current interest and current research related to nutrition, genetics, and physiology. Repeatable three times. Pre: consent.
An advanced course in the nutrition of mono-gastric, ruminant, avian, and aquatic species. Topics include digestive system structures, utilization of nutrients, energy metabolism, and experimental techniques used in the study of animal nutrition. A-F only. Pre: graduate standing or consent.
Comparative differentiation, development, growth, and function of the reproductive systems of mammals and birds; external factors that influence response; artificial insemination. Pre: graduate standing or consent.
Growth and development of meat-producing animals; skeletal muscle, adipose tissue, and bone; protein turnover, lipid metabolism, and bioenergetics; regulation of animal growth. Pre: graduate standing or consent.
Combined lecture-lab for students interested in genetic analysis of humans, animals, and other species. Molecular techniques, such as PCR, DNA marker identifications, transgenics, expression analysis and functional genomics, are included. Open to nonmajors. Pre: graduate standing or consent. (Crosslisted as FSHN 650 and MBBE 650)
Examines the use of libraries and information technology for scholarly investigation in support of scientific research; provides experience utilizing and critically evaluating a variety of print and electronic sources in basic and applied sciences. Pre: consent. (Cross-listed as FSHN 652, NREM 652, and TPSS 652)
Combined lecture/discussion on grants and grant writing. Designed to introduce graduate students to grants and grant proposal writing through lectures, class discussion, writing assignments, and peer review. Open to CTAHR graduate students only; others with consent. (Cross-listed as FSHN 657 and TPSS 657)
(1 Lec, 2 3-hr Lab) Advanced laboratory techniques used in food science and human nutrition research. A-F only. Pre: graduate standing or consent and MBBE 402/402L, and FSHN 477; or BIOC 441/441L. (Cross-listed as FSHN 687 and MBBE 687)
Pre: consent. Repeatable unlimited times.
Repeatable unlimited times.