Course description

This course has been designed for beginners in the animal health care field. Upon completion of the course, the student will have basic knowledge of the anatomy, nutrition and behaviour of the horse, pig, cow, sheep and goat. Students will develop a basic understanding of veterinary diseases, especially zoonotics. Students will learn the importance of proper restraint and safety around large animals.

Course details

Hours: 36
Credits: 3
Prerequisites: SCIE1320
Corequisites: None

Please note: This course is offered through OntarioLearn. To review important information such as textbook, exam and grade information, visit the OntarioLearn Information web page.

Credit transfer

Have you taken this course or an equivalent course? Contact the Credit Transfer Office.

Registration dates

Not all courses are offered each term.

Fall 2022 registration opens July 25, 2022. Winter 2023 registration opens November 28, 2022.

Delivery options

In person: classes held in person on a campus/site in a classroom/lab/shop/studio for the course duration

Online - Asynchronous: ​100% online delivery with no assigned day or time requirements, independent course completion

Online - Synchronous: 100% online delivery with scheduled day and time course requirements

Hybrid: any combination of: in person, timetabled, on campus, online, and hyflex delivery