University General Course Catalog 2022-2023 
    Jun 05, 2023  
University General Course Catalog 2022-2023
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AGSC 310 - Physiology of Reproduction

(3 units)
Reproductive organs and their functions, neural and endocrine interrelationships and responses to environmental influences.

Prerequisite(s): BIOL 224A  and BIOL 224L  or VM 328 . Recommended Preparation: CHEM 220A .

Grading Basis: Graded
Units of Lecture: 3
Offered: Every Fall

Student Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. describe the anatomy and function of the female and male reproductive system for animals.
2. describe the female estrous cycle and the onset of puberty in both male and female animals.
3. describe endocrine changes associate with cyclicity in the female and spermatogenesis in male.
4. describe the process of fertilization, embryogenesis, placentation and hormonal changes associated with gestation and parturition.
5. apply analytical thinking and critical synthesis of knowledge related to reproductive function.

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