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Anatomy and Physiology of Domestic Animals I [E]

COURSE CODE: VET 133

CREDITS: 4

PREREQUISITES: Prerequisite: Eligibility for MTH 095 and a grade of C or better in BIO 100 or BIO 107 or a passing grade on the challenge exam. Restricted to Veterinary Technician and Pre-Veterinary and Animal Science students.

Covers the anatomy and physiology of the animal cell and various mammalian tissues, as well as the gross and microscopic anatomy and physiology of the following vertebrate types: equine, bovine, ovine, porcine, canine, and feline. The systems to be covered are: integumentary, skeletal, muscular, nervous, and endocrine, as well as cellular aspects of metabolism and the digestive system. Provides sufficient knowledge of normal physiologic processes to understand the responses to drugs and disease processes discussed later in the veterinary science curriculum. Dissection is required. Prerequisite: Eligibility for MTH 095 and a grade of C or better in BIO 100 or BIO 107 or a passing grade on the challenge exam. Restricted to Veterinary Technician and Pre-Veterinary and Animal Science students.