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Anatomic Pathology

Course Requirements for emphasis in Anatomic Pathology

VPTH 549 Clinical Pathology Lab 1 cr
VPTH 550 Surgical Pathology Lab 2 cr
VPTH 551 Postmortem Pathology Lab 2 cr
VPTH 554 Ethics in Scientific Research and Writing 1 cr
VPTH 570* Systemic Pathology I 4 cr
VPTH 571* Systemic Pathology II 4 cr
VPTH 604 Pathology Case Seminar 4 cr
VPTH 605 Current Topics Seminar 1-2 cr
VPTH 606 Diagnostic Interpretation req.
Veterinary Pathology (list A) 10 cr
Biological Sciences (list B) (only 6 credits of Immunology can be used) 10 cr
Statistics (Stat 401, 402) 4 cr
Elective courses and Research (list C) 30 cr
Total 72 cr

 

*Requirements for VPTH 570 and 571 may be waived by the DEO for students with residency training or ACVP certification; test-out is available on request

List A: Veterinary Pathology Options

VPTH 551 Postmortem Pathology Lab 1-3 cr
VPTH 655, 656 Cellular and Molecular Pathology I, II 3 cr ea
VPTH 606 Diagnostic Interpretation Req.


List B: Recommended Courses in Biological Sciences

BBMB 404, 405 Biochemistry I, Biochemistry II 3 cr ea
BBMB 411 Techniques in Biochemical Research 4 cr
MICRO 575 Immunology (VMPM 575) 3 cr
VMPM 520 Medical Immunology I 4 cr
VMPM 629 Advanced Topics in Cellular Immunology 2 cr
VMPM 615 Molecular Immunology (BBMB 615, Micro 615) 3 cr
GEN 409* Molecular Genetics 3 cr
MCDB 511* Molecular Genetics (GDCB 511) 3 cr
GDCB 528 Advances in Molecular Cell Biology (MCDB 528) 3 cr
BBMB 542

Intro. to Molecular Biology Techniques
(GDCB 542)

1-5 cr

   

List C: Recommended Courses in Veterinary Pathology

TOX 501 Principles of Toxicology 3 cr
VPTH 652 Pathologic Hematology 3 cr
VPTH 655, 656 Cellular and Molecular Pathology I or II 3 cr ea
VPTH 660 Pathogenesis of Persistent Infections 2 cr
VPTH 663 Clinical Chemistry 3 cr
VPTH 679 Histopathology of Lab Animals 2 cr
VPTH 699 Research variables

 

The PhD degree requires 72 credits (12 must be taken outside VPTH). The DVM degree is required for majors.

*GEN 409 – Basic molecular genetics for limited background

MCDB 511 – Advanced molecular genetics

Revised 08/28/14