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Graduate Courses

All courses are to be arranged with the instructor-in-charge.

V Pth 503X -- Principles of Pathology
Introductory exploration of pathology as a medical discipline. This includes study of disease mechanisms via an introduction to general pathology topics (cell degeneration, necrosis, disturbances of growth, disturbances of blood flow, inflammation, neoplasia) and organ system-specific response to injury.
(3-0) Cr. 3. Spring, offered 2014.
Instructor: Haynes

V Pth 530 -- Teaching and Learning in Veterinary Medical Education
Study of principles of teaching and learning as they relate to veterinary medical education.  These include: theories of learning, analyzing content/learners/context, identifying goals, identifying appropriate instructional strategies (specific to medical education), matching assessment processes to goals and strategies, common curricular approaches and decision-making processes in medical education, and the scholarship of teaching and learning for veterinary medical educators.
(3-0) Cr. 3. Alt. Falls, offered 2014.
Instructor: Danielson

V Pth 542 -- Anatomic Pathology I (Dual-listed with V Pth 342)
Basic pathology with emphasis on disease in animals and introduction to diseases by system.
(2-2) Cr. 3. Spring.
Instructor: Fales-Williams

Prerequisites: Graduate classification and Biol 352 or equivalent for
graduate credit; permission of instructor.

V Pth 548 -- Diagnostic Parasitology Laboratory
A laboratory experience in the technical and applied aspects of veterinary parasitology.
(0-3 to 0-9) Cr. 1-3. Fall, Spring, Summer.
Instructor:

Prerequisites: V Pth 376 or 576.

V Pth 549 -- Clinical Pathology Laboratory
Laboratory procedures and clinical interpretations with emphasis on hematology, cytology, and clinical chemistry. Offered on a satisfactory-fail grading basis only.
(0-3) Cr. 1. Repeatable. Fall, Spring, Summer.
Instructor: Flaherty

Prerequisites: V Pth 457; permission of instructor.

V Pth 550 -- Surgical Pathology Laboratory
Diagnosis of lesions in biopsy specimens; classification of neoplasms. Course includes rotation through departmental biopsy service and review of selected cases from departmental archives. Offered on a satisfactory-fail grading basis only.
(0-3 to 0-9) Cr. 1-3. Repeatable. Fall, Spring, Summer.
Instructor: Haynes

Prerequisites: V Pth 570 or 571; permission of instructor.

V Pth 551 -- Postmortem Pathology Laboratory
Necropsy techniques of animals with emphasis on gross and microscopic lesions and diagnosis. Offered on a satisfactory-fail grading basis only.
(0-3 to 0-9) Cr. 1-3. Repeatable. Fall, Spring, Summer.
Instructor: Fales-Williams

Prerequisites: V Pth 542; permission of instructor.

V Pth 554 -- Ethics in Scientific Research and Writing
Ethical conduct in biomedical research, criticism, writing, and adherence to regulations. Offered on a satisfactory-fail grading basis only.
(1-0) Cr. 1. Alt. Springs, offered 2014.
Instructor: Hostetter, J.

Prerequisites: Graduate classification.

V Pth 570 -- Systemic Pathology I
Pathology of the respiratory, reproductive, endocrine, musculoskeletal, and cardiovascular systems. Emphasis on pathogenesis and anatomic pathology correlated with interpretive clinical pathology where appropriate.
(4-0) Cr. 4. Alt. Falls, offered 2014.
Instructor: Hostetter, J.

Prerequisites: V Pth 342 or 542; permission of instructor.

V Pth 571 -- Systemic Pathology II
Pathology of the integumentary, urinary, digestive, lymphoid, and nervous systems and special senses. Emphasis on pathogenesis and anatomic pathology correlated with interpretive clinical pathology where appropriate.
(4-0) Cr. 4. Alt. Falls, offered 2015.
Instructor: Hostetter, J.

Prerequisites: V Pth 342 or 542; permission of instructor.

V Pth 572 -- Anatomic Pathology II (Dual-listed with V Pth 372)
Response to injury by each body system.
(3-3) Cr. 4. Fall.
Instructor: Yaeger
Prerequisites: Graduate classification and 542.

V Pth 576 -- Veterinary Parasitology (Dual-listed with V Pth 376)
Parasitic diseases of domestic animals and their control.
(3-3) Cr. 4. Fall.
Instructor: Jones

Prerequisites: Prereq: Graduate classification and V Pth 542.

V Pth 590 -- Special Topics
A. Veterinary Pathology
B. Veterinary Parasitology
C. Veterinary Toxicology
D. Veterinary Clinical Pathology
E. Other
Cr. 1-4. Repeatable. Fall, Spring, Summer.
Instructor: Faculty

Prerequisites: Permission of instructor.

V Pth 596 -- International Preceptorship
International Preceptorships and Study Abroad Group programs.  This course
will provide opportunities for students to be involved in applied clinical,
production, and/or research experiences in international locations.  The course
consists of 40 hours per week experiential learning opportunities.
(0-40) Cr. 1-12. Repeatable. Fall, Spring, Summer.
Prereq:  Admission to graduate college.

V Pth 599 -- Creative Component Research
Course for departmental graduate research.
A. Veterinary Pathology
B. Veterinary Parasitology
C. Veterinary Toxicology
D. Veterinary Clinical Pathology
Cr. arr. Repeatable. Fall, Spring, Summer.
Permission of instructor.

V Pth 604 -- Pathology Case Seminar
Description and interpretation of microscopic lesions and clinical pathology data collected from cases of natural and experimental disease. Offered on a satisfactory-fail grading basis only.
Cr. 1-2. Repeatable. Fall, Spring.
Instructor: Faculty
Permission of instructor.

V Pth 605 -- Current Topics Seminar
A seminar of graduate research at the time of thesis or dissertation defense.
Cr. 1. Repeatable. Fall, Spring, Summer.
Instructor: Ackermann

V Pth 606 -- Diagnostic Interpretation
A comprehensive examination in the diagnostic description and interpretation of case materials relevant to veterinary pathology and areas of specialization for the graduate degree preliminary examination.
A. Veterinary Pathology
B. Veterinary Parasitology
C. Veterinary Toxicology
D. Veterinary Clinical Pathology
Cr. R. Fall, Spring, Summer.
Permission of instructor.

V Pth 652 -- Pathologic Hematology
Pathologic changes in blood constituents of domestic animals.
(2-2) Cr. 3. Course currently not offered.
Instructor:

Prerequisites: V Path 425; permission of instructor.

V Pth 655 -- Cellular and Molecular Pathology I
Cellular and molecular mechanisms of cell injury, cellular responses to injury, and inflammation.
(3-0) Cr. 3. Alt. Springs, offered 2015.
Instructor: Ackermann
Prerequisites: Graduate course in biochemistry, genetics, or cell biology.

V Pth 656 -- Cellular and Molecular Pathology II
(Cross-listed with TOX.)
Cellular and molecular mechanisms of carcinogenesis.
(3-0) Cr. 3. Offering Fall 2014.
Instructor: Ackermann
Prerequisites: Graduate course in biochemistry, genetics, or cell biology.

V Pth 660 -- Pathogenesis of Persistent Infections
(Cross-listed with V MPM.)
Study of current knowledge related to host pathogen interactions during persistent and chronic infections by bacteria, viruses, and parasites.
(2-0) Cr. 2. Alt. Springs, offered 2015.
Instructor: Jones
Prerequisites: Permission of instructor.

V Pth 661X -- Comparative Immunology and Infectious Disease
(Cross-listed with IMBIO.)
Discuss and define similarities and differences of varied host responses to infectious challenge. Learning will focus on comparative aspects of the host response and the unique aspects of immunity from different organisms, while highlighting molecular and mechanistic similarities of pathogen recognition, response and resolution.
(2-0) Cr. 2. Alt. Springs, offered 2015.
Instructor: Jones
Prerequisites: Graduate level Immunology or permission of instructor.

V Pth 663 -- Clinical Chemistry
The pathophysiology, methodology, and clinical application of laboratory medicine.
(2-2) Cr. 3. Course currently not offered.
Instructor:
Prerequisites: V Pth 425; permission of instructor.

V Pth 679 - Histopathology of Laboratory Animals
Study of microscopic lesions in laboratory animals with emphasis on description, etiology, pathogenesis, and diagnosis.
(0-4) Cr. 2. Alt. Summers.
Instructor: Smith
Prerequisites: V Pth 570 or 571; permission of instructor.

V Pth 699 -- Research
Course restricted to graduate program within the department.
A. Veterinary Pathology
B. Veterinary Parasitology
C. Veterinary Toxicology
D. Veterinary Clinical Pathology
Cr. arr. Repeatable. Fall, Spring, Summer.
Permission of instructor.