Veterinary Pathology (V PTH)

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Courses primarily for professional curriculum students:

(Dual-listed with V PTH 542). (2-2) Cr. 3. S.

Prereq: for V PTH 342, prereq: First-year classification in veterinary medicine. For V PTH 542, prereq: Graduate classification and BIOL 352 or equivalent for graduate credit, permission of instructor.
Basic pathology with emphasis on disease in animals and introduction to diseases by system.

(Cross-listed with BIOL, MICRO). (3-0) Cr. 3. S.

Prereq: BIOL 212
Biology and host-parasite relationships of major groups of animal parasites, and techniques of diagnosing and studying parasites.

(Dual-listed with V PTH 572). (3-3) Cr. 4. F.

Prereq: for V PTH 372, prereq: V PTH 342. For V PTH 572, prereq: Graduate classification and V PTH 542.
Response to injury by each body system.

(Dual-listed with V PTH 576). (3-3) Cr. 4. F.

Prereq: For V PTH 376, prereq: Second-year classification in veterinary medicine. For V PTH 576, prereq: Graduate classification and V PTH 542.
Parasitic diseases of domestic animals and their control.

(0-4) Cr. 2. F.

Prereq: Second-year classification in veterinary medicine
Clinical applications of the basic sciences taught concurrently in the fall semester of the second year curriculum in veterinary medicine.

(1-0) Cr. 1. F.


Discussion of prefixes, suffixes, and roots (mostly from Latin and Greek) that comprise medical terms.

(Cross-listed with BIOL). (3-0) Cr. 3. S.

Prereq: BIOL 211 and BIOL 212 with labs
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.

(0-2) Cr. 1. S.

Prereq: Third-year classification in veterinary medicine
Description, interpretation, and techniques for cellular preparations from tissues and body fluids.

(2-4) Cr. 4. S.

Prereq: V PTH 372
Principles of clinical hematology, clinical chemistry, and urinalysis in domestic animals.

Cr. 1. Repeatable.

Prereq: Fourth-year classification in veterinary medicine
Practicum in postmortem examination and diagnosis.

Cr. 1. Repeatable.

Prereq: Fourth-year classification in veterinary medicine
Methodology in clinical chemistry, hematology and cytology; practice in interpretation of laboratory data.

Cr. arr. Repeatable.

Prereq: Permission of instructor and department chair

(2-0) Cr. 1. Repeatable. S.

Prereq: Classification in veterinary medicine
8 weeks. 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. Offered on a satisfactory-fail basis only.

Cr. R. S.

Prereq: 4th year classification in Veterinary Medicine
In order to graduate, all 4th year veterinary students are required to complete a checklist of clinical procedures and complete any assigned remediation (based on evaluation in core clinical rotations). These requirements are tied to the college's AVMA COE accreditation, and this course is used to document completion of those requirements. Offered on a satisfactory-fail basis only.

(0-40) Cr. 1-12. Repeatable. F.S.SS.

Prereq: Second-year classification in veterinary medicine
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. Offered on a satisfactory-fail basis only.

Courses primarily for graduate students, open to qualified undergraduates:

(3-0) Cr. 3. S.

Prereq: Graduate classification; permission of instructor
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. Alt. F., offered even-numbered years.


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.

(Dual-listed with V PTH 342). (2-2) Cr. 3. S.

Prereq: for V PTH 342, prereq: First-year classification in veterinary medicine. For V PTH 542, prereq: Graduate classification and BIOL 352 or equivalent for graduate credit, permission of instructor.
Basic pathology with emphasis on disease in animals and introduction to diseases by system.

Cr. 1-3. Repeatable. F.S.SS.

Prereq: V PTH 376 or V PTH 576
Contact hours are (0-3 to 0-9). A laboratory experience in the technical and applied aspects of veterinary parasitology.

(0-3) Cr. 1. Repeatable. F.S.SS.

Prereq: V PTH 457; permission of instructor
Laboratory procedures and clinical interpretations with emphasis on hematology, cytology, and clinical chemistry. Offered on a satisfactory-fail basis only.

Cr. 1-3. Repeatable. F.S.SS.

Prereq: V PTH 570 or V PTH 571; permission of instructor
Contact hours are (0-3 to 0-9). 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 basis only.

Cr. 1-3. Repeatable. F.S.SS.

Prereq: V PTH 542; permission of instructor
Contact hours are (0-3 to 0-9). Necropsy techniques of animals with emphasis on gross and microscopic lesions and diagnosis. Offered on a satisfactory-fail basis only.

(1-0) Cr. 1. Alt. S., offered even-numbered years.

Prereq: Graduate classification
Ethical conduct in biomedical research, criticism, writing, and adherence to regulations. Offered on a satisfactory-fail basis only.

(4-0) Cr. 4. Alt. F., offered even-numbered years.

Prereq: V PTH 342 or V PTH 542; permission of instructor
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. F., offered odd-numbered years.

Prereq: V PTH 342 or V PTH 542; permission of instructor
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.

(Dual-listed with V PTH 372). (3-3) Cr. 4. F.

Prereq: for V PTH 372, prereq: V PTH 342. For V PTH 572, prereq: Graduate classification and V PTH 542.
Response to injury by each body system.

(Dual-listed with V PTH 376). (3-3) Cr. 4. F.

Prereq: For V PTH 376, prereq: Second-year classification in veterinary medicine. For V PTH 576, prereq: Graduate classification and V PTH 542.
Parasitic diseases of domestic animals and their control.

Cr. 1-4. Repeatable. F.S.SS.

Prereq: Permission of instructor

Cr. 1-4. Repeatable. F.S.SS.

Prereq: Permission of instructor

Cr. 1-4. Repeatable. F.S.SS.

Prereq: Permission of instructor

Cr. 1-4. Repeatable. F.S.SS.

Prereq: Permission of instructor

Cr. 1-4. Repeatable. F.S.SS.

Prereq: Permission of instructor

Cr. 1-4. Repeatable. F.S.SS.

Prereq: Permission of instructor

(0-40) Cr. 1-12. Repeatable. F.S.SS.

Prereq: Admission to graduate college
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 hour per week experiential learning opportunities. Offered on a satisfactory-fail basis only.

Cr. arr. Repeatable.


Course for departmental graduate research.

Cr. arr. Repeatable.


Course for departmental graduate research.

Cr. arr. Repeatable.


Course for departmental graduate research.

Cr. arr. Repeatable.


Course for departmental graduate research.

Cr. arr. Repeatable.


Course for departmental graduate research.

Courses for graduate students:

Cr. 1-2. Repeatable. F.S.

Prereq: permission of instructor
Description and interpretation of microscopic lesions and clinical pathology data collected from cases of natural and experimental disease. Offered on a satisfactory-fail basis only.

Cr. 1. Repeatable. F.S.SS.


A seminar of graduate research at the time of thesis or dissertation defense.

Cr. R. F.S.SS.

Prereq: permission of instructor
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.

Cr. R. F.S.SS.

Prereq: permission of instructor
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.

Cr. R. F.S.SS.

Prereq: permission of instructor
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.

Cr. R. F.S.SS.

Prereq: permission of instructor
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.

Cr. R. F.S.SS.

Prereq: permission of instructor
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.

(2-2) Cr. 3.

Prereq: V PTH 425; permission of instructor
Pathologic changes in blood constituents of domestic animals.

(3-0) Cr. 3. Alt. S., offered odd-numbered years.

Prereq: Graduate course in biochemistry, genetics, or cell biology
Cellular and molecular mechanisms of cell injury, cellular responses to injury, and inflammation.

(Cross-listed with TOX). (3-0) Cr. 3. Alt. S., offered even-numbered years.

Prereq: Graduate course in biochemistry, genetics, or cell biology
Cellular and molecular mechanisms of carcinogenesis.

(Cross-listed with V MPM). (2-0) Cr. 2. Alt. S., offered odd-numbered years.

Prereq: Permission of instructor
Study of current knowledge related to host pathogen interactions during persistent and chronic infections by bacteria, viruses and parasites.

(Cross-listed with IMBIO). (2-0) Cr. 2. Alt. S., offered odd-numbered years.

Prereq: Graduate level Immunology or permission of instructor.
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.

(2-2) Cr. 3.

Prereq: V PTH 425; permission of instructor
The pathophysiology, methodology, and clinical application of laboratory medicine.

(1-2) Cr. 2.

Prereq: V PTH 570 or V PTH 571; permission of instructor
Study of microscopic lesions in laboratory animals with emphasis on description, etiology, pathogenesis, and diagnosis.

Cr. arr. Repeatable.


Course restricted to graduate program within the department.

Cr. arr. Repeatable.


Course restricted to graduate program within the department.

Cr. arr. Repeatable.


Course restricted to graduate program within the department.

Cr. arr. Repeatable.


Course restricted to graduate program within the department.

Cr. arr. Repeatable.


Course restricted to graduate program within the department.