COMC-401 Lessons


Welcome to Care of Magical Creatures!

Welcome to Care of Magical Creatures! This is the third year of the course. You can find the first year of the course here. Below you can find links to an optional textbook, additional pages you may find of interest, and details about when and why the course was last updated. 

At this time, CoMC is not hiring new PAs. Please watch this space for future hiring opportunities.

The Care of Magical Creatures Companion Guide

Care of Magical Creatures Facebook Page

Past Creature Design Contests

Many artistic depictions of creatures used in this course were created by the DeviantArt user maryquiZe. We recommend checking out her work!

Course Last Updated: July 2020 for Image and Formatting Updates

Announcements Last Updated: December 2020

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An Abundance of Fourth Years My, it has been a long time! I do hope that your break went well, and that you enjoyed the various trips and special weeks that occurred. We have a little clerical work to get out of the way here, so please bear with us as we get through all of the required policies, i…

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The Circle of Life Welcome back to Care of Magical Creatures! Today I, Professor Anne, will be covering the content. Professor Cattercorn is busily at work putting the finishing touches on the next lesson, which I’m sure all of you will enjoy immensely. Our lesson today will not be about a c…

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Who Ya Gonna Call? Time sure is flying by! With this lesson, we are a third of the way through the year already. I do hope you all enjoyed the lesson on ecology last week. It was an incredibly fun and fascinating lesson to research and write for you, and I hope that as we continue to learn about t…

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Everything is Not What It Seems Welcome back, everyone! I hope you have all been keeping up and taking good notes, because in the next class we will be taking midterms! But today, Professor Anne and I are both here to discuss two new creatures. Curiously, these creatures both have resemblances to …

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Gotta Go Fast The fourth year students slowly walked into the classroom, clearly not looking forward to the midterm that awaited them. As they sat in their seats, Professor Cattercorn walked in with a reasonably large box in her arms. She nudged the classroom door shut with her foot before placing…

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Jitterbug Shake Welcome back! I hope you are feeling refreshed and ready to learn after your midterms! We are very proud of you, as you all did very well in this class. The end of the year is now quickly approaching, and that gives us just a small amount of time to go over everything we have plann…

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The Krusty Krab As the class steadily piles in for today’s lesson, Professor Cattercorn is already seated at her desk, focused on grading a stack of quizzes. Next to her desk is a decently sized mahogany table which seems to hold a large box covered with a black cloth. She looks up to acknow…

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The Alpha with The Forked Tail Welcome, everyone, to the last official lesson of Year Four for CoMC! Next week is just a review lesson, so today is the last creature of Year Four. Of course, you can continue to read through The Care of Magical Creature Companion Guide in the library to learn about…

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Are We Out of the Woods Yet? My, my, how fast a year does fly! This is the final lesson of Year Four of Care of Magical Creatures, and I would like to start by thanking you all for being wonderful students this year. Professor Cattercorn and I could not have asked for a better year really. Continu…

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In your third year of Care of Magical Creatures, you will learn about twelve different creatures classified as XXX by the Ministry of Magic. Additionally, a year long project on a specialty topic will be completed. We address the supernatural, the almost-mundane, and those known for their dangerous attributes.
Course Prerequisites:
  • COMC-301