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Graduate Programs

The graduate program of the Department focuses on two major areas: residency training in preparation for board certification, and research training at the Master's level. The department offers the Master of Science degree with a major in Veterinary Medicine, Veterinary Surgery, or Theriogenology.

Courses Primarily for Graduate Students, Open to Qualified Undergraduate Students

V C S 590. Special Topics.

Cr. 1 to 3. Prereq: Permission of instructor.

  1. Medicine
  2. Surgery
  3. Theriogenology
  4. Radiology
  5. Anesthesiology

V C S 599. Creative Component.

Cr. var. Prereq: Enrollment in nonthesis master's degree program.

Courses for Graduate Students

V C S 604. Seminar.

Cr. 1 each time taken. F.S.

V C S 640. Advanced Radiology.

(2-0) Cr. 2. Alt. F., offered 2001. Prereq: 448. Detailed principles of clinical radiology with particular reference to radiographic interpretation.

V C S 644. Advanced Animal Reproduction.

(1-3) Cr. 2. Alt. S., offered 2002. Prereq: 447, 450. A detailed study of reproductive diseases of the male animal.

V C S 645. Advanced Animal Reproduction.

(1-3) Cr. 2. Alt. S., offered 2003. Prereq: 447, 450. A detailed study of reproductive diseases of the female animal.

V C S 671. Advanced General Surgery.

(1-3) Cr. 2. Alt. S., offered 2002. Prereq: 441. An advanced course designed to investigate and discuss the responses of the body to surgical and anesthetic procedures.

V C S 672. Advanced Special Surgery.

(1-3) Cr. 2. Alt. S., offered 2003. Prereq: 449. Advanced procedures in both clinical and research techniques in abdominal, thoracic, orthopedic, cardiovascular, and neurological surgery.

V C S 676. Advanced Medicine.

(2-0) Cr. 2. Alt. F., offered 2001. Prereq: 445. Principles of general medicine. A study in depth of factors that contribute to the development of clinical signs as related to the pathogenesis of disease.

V C S 677. Advanced Medicine.

(2-0) Cr. 2. Alt. F., offered 2002. Prereq: 445. An advanced study of metabolic diseases.

V C S 699. Research.

  1. Medicine
  2. Surgery
  3. Theriogenology
  4. Anesthesiology