Course syllabus A15-0232-B - Animal Production in Human Nutrition (FAaFR - SS 2019/2020)

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Slovak University of Agriculture in Nitra
Course unit code:
Course unit title: Animal Production in Human Nutrition
Planned types, learning activities and teaching methods:
1 hour weekly / 13 hours per semester of study (on-site method)
3 hours weekly / 39 hours per semester of study (on-site method)

Semester: Human Nutrition - bachelor (required), 2. semester
Human Nutrition - bachelor (required), 2. semester
Level of study:
Prerequisites for registration:
Assesment methods :
During the semester 1 written exams (20points).
1 semestral work (20 points).
The final exam is combinated (written and oral) for 60 points.
For final A level student must gain at least 93 points, for B level 86 points, C level 79 points, D level 72 points and E level 64 points.
Student will gain credits for course if level is from A to E.
Learning outcomes of the course unit:
After completion of the subject the student understands biological and organizational bases of animal production and their application for efficient production of quality the animal products from human nutrition point of view.
Course contents:
The student gains knowledge of the farm animals origin, principles of selection,methods of breeding of farm animals. Student will acquire knowledge of commercial properties and their evaluation of individual farm animals from the perspective of production the animal products with an emphasize to food utilization. Then their achieved knowledges about managing the reproduction, technic and technology of animal breeding, utilization of biotechnology processes as well as principle of preservation the biodiversity in breeding of cattle, pigs, sheep, horses, poultry, fur animals. The student will acquaint with consequence of individual animal breeds for production qualitative products. The student will learn how to evaluate the influence of breeding factors and welfare in the animal breeding in relation to amount as well as quality of their prodution. Finally student gains knowledge of principle ecological and alternative production systems.
Recommended or required reading:
DEBRECÉNI, O. -- BUČKO, O. -- HALO, M. -- JUHÁS, P. -- LEHOTAYOVÁ, A. -- MARGETÍN, M. -- PETRÁK, J. -- VAVRIŠÍNOVÁ, K. -- WEIS, J. Integrovaná živočíšna výroba. 3rd ed. Nitra : Slovenská poľnohospodárska univerzita, 2016. 188 p. ISBN 978-80-552-1609-6.
KERESTEŠ, J. -- EBRINGER, L. -- SOJÁK, L. -- GOLIAN, J. -- FATRCOVÁ ŠRAMKOVÁ, K. -- BURDOVÁ, O. -- STARÚCH, L. -- KOPÁČEK, J. -- HERIAN, K. -- KERESTEŠ, J. Biotechnológie, výživa a zdravie. Považská Bystrica: Eminent, 2009. ISBN 978-80-970205-9-0.

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Evaluation of course unit:
Assessed students in total: 57

3,5 %
5,3 %
31,6 %
22,8 %
33,3 %3,5 %
Name of lecturer(s):
Ing. Ondřej Bučko, PhD. (instructor)
prof. Ing. Ondrej Debrecéni, CSc. (examiner, instructor, lecturer, person responsible for course)
Ing. Martin Janíček, PhD. (instructor)
doc. Mgr. Peter Juhás, PhD. (instructor, lecturer)
doc. Ing. Klára Vavrišínová, CSc. (instructor)
Last modification: 23. 10. 2018
prof. Ing. Ondrej Debrecéni, CSc. and programme supervisor

Last modification made by Gabriela Hvizdová on 10/23/2018.

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