Recognize and discuss the management procedures within specific production schemes for each species of farm animals (as studied in this program).
Develop a working knowledge of animal anatomy and physiology (those animals studied in this program). Use this knowledge to help in diagnosing certain physical ailments and common health problems of farm animals.
Develop a working knowledge of animal nutrition and health as it relates to animal feeds and ration requirements for common farm animals (cattle, sheep, hogs, horses).
Identify the basic principles of animal development for the production of mean products for human consumption, to include food safety, nutritive value, inspection, and grading.
Develop a basic understanding of the factors involved in the marketing of farm animals for profit.