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BMS 400 Level Courses

BMS 401 - Introductory Aquatic Animal Health and Medicine

Introductory course with focus on fin fish production, health and medicine. Course content will help define future roles for veterinarians, producers, and service providers. Emphasis will be placed on anatomy, pathology, infectious diseases, nutrition, regulatory constraints in production, food safety, and current research. Field trip to aquaculture facility.

  • 1 credit (1-2)
  • Semester Offered: Spring (second half semester course; 8 weeks)
  • Instructor in Charge: Palic, D.

BMS 403 - Behavior of Domestic Animals

Normal and abnormal behavior of domestic animals.

  • 1 credit (1-0)
  • Semester Offered: Alternating Spring (offered 2008)
  • Instructor in Charge:
  • Prerequisite: Classification in Veterinary Medicine

BMS 415/515 - Anatomy of Laboratory Animals

Gross and microscopic anatomy of laboratory animals.

  • 2 credits (1-2)
  • Semester Offered: Alternating Spring (offered 2008)
  • Instructor in Charge: Ghoshal, N.
  • Prerequisite: One year of college biology for 415 and 515; graduate status for 515

BMS 421 - Special and Applied Anatomy of the Horse

Applied anatomy of the horse.

  • 2 credits (1-3); non-major graduate credit
  • Semester Offered: Fall
  • Instructor in Charge: Ghoshal, N.
  • Prerequisite: Classification in Veterinary Medicine. BMS 330 or 331 or An S 316 or 415.

BMS 443/543 - Pharmacology and Therapeutics

Pharmacology and therapeutic uses of fluids. Antimicrobial and antiparasitic drugs. Clinical use of drugs and adverse drug reactions.

  • 3 credits (3-0)
  • Semester Offered: Fall
  • Instructor in Charge: Hsu, W.
  • Prerequisite: BMS 354 for 443; BMS 554 for 543

BMS 490/490H - Independent Study

  • 1-5 credits each time taken
  • Semester Offered: All
  • Instructor in Charge: See department for reference numbers