CRC19: Courses

VT 123 Large Animal Disease: Pathology

Units: 3

Hours: 54 hours LEC

Prerequisite: VT 113 with a grade of "C" or better

Corequisite: BIOL 440 (may have been taken previously)

A course of study designed to acquaint the Veterinary Technician trainee with the many varied large animal disease entities seen in the animal health field. While most of the diseases discussed will be those of the common large domestic animals, some emerging and foreign animal diseases will be investigated with an emphasis on public health concerns. There will be exposure to such areas of study as etiology, pathogenesis, symptomatology and control of disease. Course will cover mechanisms of protecting the nation's food supply through herd health disease prevention and control programs for zoonotic diseases.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

SLO 1: Apply principles of large animal diseases in the practice of veterinary medicine.