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Professional Courses

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

Prerequisites: First-year classification in veterinary medicine. 

V Pth 349X -- The Genome Perspective in Biology (Cross-listed with BIOL, GEN, MICRO.)
How genome, RNA, and protein data are analyzed using computer technology to answer biological questions on topics ranging from microbial diversity to human health. An introduction for students in the life sciences to the fields of genomics, bioinformatics and systems.
(2-0) Cr. 2. Spring.
Instructor: Beetham
Prerequisites: GEN 313 or GEN 320.

V Pth 353 -- Introductory Parasitology (Cross-listed with BIOL, MICRO.)
Biology and host-parasite relationships of major groups of animal parasites, and techniques of diagnosing and studying parasites.
(3-0) Cr. 3. Spring.
Instructor: Jones
Prerequisites: BIOL 212.

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

Prerequisites: V Pth 342.      

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

Prerequisites: Second-year classification in veterinary medicine.      

V Pth 377 -- Case Study III
Clinical applications of the basic sciences taught concurrently in the fall semester of the second year curriculum in veterinary medicine.
(0-4) Cr. 2. Fall.
Instructor: Hostetter, J.

Prerequisites: Second-year classification in veterinary medicine.      

V Pth 401 -- Basics of Medical Terminology
Discussion of prefixes, suffixes, and roots (mostly from Latin and Greek) that comprise medical terms.
(1-0) Cr. 1. Fall. 8 weeks, offered first half semester only.
Instructor: Whitley, E.

V Pth 402X -- Introduction to Pathology (Cross-listed with BIOL.)
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.
Instructor: Haynes

Prerequisites: BIOL 211 and BIOL 212 with labs.

V Pth 409 -- Introduction to Veterinary Cytology and Laboratory Techniques
Description, interpretation, and techniques for cellular preparations from tissues and body fluids.
(0-2) Cr. 1. Spring.
Instructor: Hostetter, S.

Prerequisites: Third-year classification in veterinary medicine.

V Pth 425 -- Clinical Pathology
Principles of clinical hematology, clinical chemistry, and urinalysis in domestic animals.
(2-4) Cr. 4. Spring.
Instructor: Hostetter, S.

Prerequisites: V Pth 372.   

V Pth 456 -- Necropsy Laboratory Practicum
Practicum in postmortem examination and diagnosis.
Cr. 1. Repeatable.
Instructor: Whitley, E.

Prerequisites: Fourth-year classification in veterinary medicine.
Materials and Professional Support Fee $150.00  

V Pth 457 -- Clinical Pathology Laboratory Practicum
Methodology in clinical chemistry, hematology and cytology; practice in interpretation of laboratory data.
Cr. 1. Repeatable.
Instructor: Flaherty

Prerequisites: Fourth-year classification in veterinary medicine.

V Pth 490 -- Independent Study
Cr. arr. Repeatable.
Instructor: Staff

Prerequisites: Permission of instructor and department chair.

V Pth 492 -- Orientation for International Experience
Predeparture orientation for group study abroad. Cultural considerations for the study abroad experience and a conversational language introduction. Out of class work will be assigned.
(2-0) Cr. 1. Repeatable. (8 weeks) Spring.
Prerequisites: Classification in Veterinary Medicine

V Pth 496 -- 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 experience in international locations. The course consists of 40 hour per week experiential learning opportunities.
(0-40) Cr. 1-12. Repeatable. Fall, Spring, Summer.
Prerequisites: 2nd year classification in Veterinary Medicine