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VIBS 413 Introductory Epidemiology. Credit 3.

  • Study and measurement of disease and health in populations; examples from literature and current events; emphasizes concepts and appreciation for epidemiologic approaches and applications in life.
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  • Prerequisite: Junior or senior classification.

VIBS 489 Special Topics in Introductory Epidemiology.

VIBS 607 Applied Epidemiology. (3-3). Credit 4.

  • An introductory course into the application of epidemiological concepts to the study of disease occurrence in populations of lower animals and man. The purpose of epidemiology is to identify the host, agent and environmental determinants and dynamics of disease spread that provide the basis for successful preventive medicine and public health programs
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VIBS 608 Epidemiological Methods I. (3-3). Credit 4.

  • Epidemiology concepts and methods used in the investigation of determinants of health or disease in populations; stressing basic methods for experimental design, conduct and analysis of both observational and experimental studies.
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  • Prerequisite: STAT 651 or equivalent.

VIBS 610 Epidemiological Methods II & Data Analysis. (3-3). Credit 4.

  • Proper use and interpretation of statistical methods commonly used in the analysis of epidemiologic data (linear regression, logistic regression, Poisson regression, and survival analysis); methods to deal with clustering of data; application of these methods using SAS to analyze many diverse datasets.
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  • Prerequisites: VIBS 608 and STAT 651 or approval of instructor.

VIBS 633 Animal Diseases in Comparative Medicine. (3-0). Credit 3.

  • Selected infectious diseases transmitted between animals and humans including
    epidemiology and control of zoonotic diseases. Prerequisite: Graduate
    classification
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VIBS 681 Seminar. (1-0). Credit 1.

  • Review and discussion of current scientific work in one of the department's areas of specialization (anatomy, cellular and molecular biology, epidemiology, food safety, genetics, informatics, neuroscience, public health concepts, reproduction/developmental biology, toxicology, zoonoses).

VIBS 685 Directed Studies. Credit 1 to 4 each semester.

  • Research problem in one of the department's areas of specialization (anatomy, cellular and molecular biology, epidemiology, food safety, genetics, informatics, neuroscience, public health concepts, reproduction/developmental biology, toxicology, zoonoses).

VIBS 689 Special Topics in... Credit 1 to 4.

  • Selected topics in one of the department's areas of specialization (anatomy, cellular and molecular biology, epidemiology, food safety, genetics, informatics, neuroscience, public health concepts, reproduction/developmental biology, toxicology, zoonoses).

VIBS 691 Research. Credit 1 or more each semester.

  • Research reported by writing of thesis or dissertation as partial requirement for MS or PhD degree. Prerequisite: Approval of department head.

VIBS 930 Public Health. Credit 4.

  • Principles and applications of epidemiology in veterinary medicine and the literature; history, epidemiology, symptoms, prevention and control of diseases transmitted between animals and humans; emphasis on emerging zoonotic diseases including foodborne illnesses.
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  • Prerequisite: Enrollment in third year of professional curriculum or enrollment in graduate studies with approval of instructor.