Professional DVM

910. Gross Anatomy I. (2-6). Credit 4.

Topographical dissection of the dog and comparative aspects of the domestic cat. Prerequisite: Enrollment in the first year of the professional curriculum.

911. Microscopic Anatomy I. (2-6). Credit 4.

Microscopic study of cells, tissues, and organ systems of domestic animals. Prerequisite: Enrollment in the first year of the professional curriculum.

912. Gross Anatomy II. (1-8). Credit 4.

Comparative anatomy of farm animals; topographic dissection of common farm species. Prerequisite: Enrollment in the first year of the professional curriculum.

913. Microscopic Anatomy II. (2-6). Credit 4.

Developmental anatomy of domestic animals with special emphasis on structural congenital defects; functional neuroanatomy and clinical neurology of domestic animals; essential clinical skills for the theory and practice of veterinary neurology. Prerequisite: Enrollment in the first year of the professional curriculum.

926. Introduction to Public Health Concepts. (1-0). Credit 1.

Basic concepts and issues of public health as they relate to the veterinary medical profession. Prerequisite: Enrollment in the first year of the professional curriculum.

930. Public Health. (4-0). Credit 4.

Principles and applications of epidemiology in veterinary medicine and the literature; history, epidemiology, symptoms, prevention, and control of diseases transmitted between animals and humans; emphasis on emerging zoonotic diseases presenting occupational hazards for veterinary medicine; safety of foods of animal origin including foodborne illnesses. Prerequisite: Enrollment in the third year of professional curriculum or enrollment in graduate studies with the approval of the instructor.

948. Didactic Electives in Veterinary Anatomy. Credit 1 to 12.

Elective course in veterinary anatomy (with emphasis on neuroscience, cell biology, genetics, reproduction, developmental biology, marine mammal anatomy) for professional students who wish to supplement the required curriculum. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Enrollment in the third year of the professional curriculum.

950. Public Health Clerkship. (0-35). Credit 1.

Application of computer technology to veterinary medical practice; computer-assisted decision support; information retrieval using on-line databases; introduction to commercial software programs and their application. Prerequisite: Third-year classification in professional veterinary curriculum.

985. Directed Studies. Credit 1 to 4.

Directed individual study of a selected problem in veterinary anatomy (with emphasis on neuroscience, cell biology, genetics, reproductive biology, developmental biology, or marine mammal anatomy) or directed individual study of advanced topics in veterinary public health or epidemiology (with emphasis on food safety, toxicology, informatics, or zoonoses). May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Matriculation in the veterinary professional curriculum.

989. Special Topics in… Credit 1 to 4.

Selected topics in an identified area of veterinary anatomy (with emphasis on neuroscience, cell biology, genetics, reproductive biology, developmental biology, or marine mammal anatomy) or selected topics in veterinary public health, epidemiology, zoonoses, food hygiene, and food toxicology. Prerequisite: Matriculation in the veterinary professional curriculum