Those who are involved with teaching introductory Animal Science courses are aware of the many changes that have occurred and are occurring in the student make-up of classes. There have been several reports that have stated the increasing number of urban students majoring in Agriculture (Anderson and Elkins, 1978; Burger and Brandenburg, 1979; Mayer, 1980: Mortensen, 1981; Waldren et al., 1983). We must recognize these changes and be willing to restructure courses to meet the needs and expectations of these students.



student background, career objectives, animal science students, student performance

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