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Shareable Certificate

Earn a Certificate upon completion

100% online

Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.

Flexible deadlines

Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.

Approx. 14 hours to complete

English

Subtitles: English

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University of Florida

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

3 hours to complete

Week 1

3 hours to complete
5 videos (Total 79 min), 7 readings, 1 quiz
5 videos
Welcome from Geoffrey Dahl51s
US History19m
US Animal Meat Production35m
Comparing US System with International Systems22m
7 readings
Start Here/Syllabus10m
References10m
Discussion Forum Guidelines10m
FAQ10m
Animal Sciences at UF10m
Final Project10m
Week 110m
1 practice exercise
Week 1 Quiz20m
Week
2

Week 2

1 hour to complete

Week 2

1 hour to complete
3 videos (Total 44 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
3 videos
Humane Slaughter and Animal Welfare - without video clips8m
Muscle Composition & Conversion of Muscle to Meat19m
1 reading
Week 210m
1 practice exercise
Week 2 Quiz20m
Week
3

Week 3

2 hours to complete

Week 3

2 hours to complete
3 videos (Total 77 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
3 videos
Slaughter Inspection16m
Food Safety38m
1 reading
Week 310m
1 practice exercise
Week 3 Quiz20m
Week
4

Week 4

2 hours to complete

Week 4

2 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 103 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
7 videos
Quality Grades4m
Fabrication15m
Beef Fabrication - Optional lecture21m
Lamb Fabrication - Optional lecture7m
Packaging18m
Subprimal Cutting9m
1 reading
Week 410m
1 practice exercise
Week 4 Quiz20m

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