Course Details - BIO 3113  Section 01- Animal Nutrition

Term: FA-19
Instructor(s): Dr. Frank Knight 
Schedule: TR 4:30 pm to 5:45 pm -- S/B  127
Maximum Enrollment: 25
Current Enrollment: 9
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Lab Fee: NA


Description: This course explores the composition of food and the components’ roles in animal health. Students will study general anatomy and physiology of digestion and absorption and compare the digestive systems of animals. Students will learn the about the chemistry of nutrients, the sources of different nutrients and their roles in the body. Finally students will compare the nutritional requirements and diets of a variety of animals. Special topics may include: pre- and probiotics, nutraceuticals, genetically-linked diets, and fad diets. Prerequisites: Junior classification, one chemistry course and three biology courses.
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