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Courses

The courses listed below are from the 2013-2014 Graduate Catalog

Graduate Level

681. Seminar. (1-0). Credit 1. Current scientific work in medical and surgical fields in and related to small animal medicine and surgery. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: DVM degree or approval of department head.

685. Directed Studies. Credit 1 to 8 each semester. Original investigations of problems in field of small animal surgery, therapeutics or radiology. Prerequisite: DVM degree or approval of instructor and department head.

689. Special Topics in... Credit 1 to 4. Special topics in an identified area of small animal medicine or surgery. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: DVM degree or approval of instructor and department head.

691. Research. Credit 1 or more each semester. Research for thesis.

Professional Level

940. Small Animal Clinics I. (0-35). Credit 2. Student participation with clinical cases in the small animal medicine services of the Veterinary Teaching Hospital. Must be taken two times. Prerequisite: Fourth year classification in veterinary medicine or approval of department head.

941. Small Animal Clinics II. (0-35). Credit 2. Student participation with clinical cases in the small animal surgery services of the Veterinary Teaching Hospital. Must be taken two times. Prerequisite: VSCS 940 or approval of department head.

945. Advanced Small Animal Clinical Elective. (0-35). Credit 2. Student participation with clinical cases for advanced student in selected services of the small animal medicine and surgery sections of the Veterinary Teaching Hospital. May be taken 12 times. Prerequisite: VSCS 940 or approval of department head.

948. Small Animal Medicine and Surgery Elective. Credit 1 to 12. In-depth study of selected disease processes in the various disciplines of small animal medicine and surgery will be conducted emphasizing management, diagnostics and medical or surgical treatment. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Third year classification in veterinary medicine or approval of department head.

953. Small Animal Clinical Skills. (0-4). Credit 1. Acquisition of basic technical skills useful in the diagnosis and treatment of small animals in general veterinary practice. Modular one month course. Prerequisite: Third year classification in veterinary medicine in good standing.

954. Small Animal Medicine I. (5-2). Credit 6. Medical disease of dogs and cats; pathophysiology, diagnosis and therapy of diseases prevalent in small animals. Prerequisite: Third year classification in veterinary medicine in good standing.

955. Small Animal Medicine II. (6-2). Credit 6. Continuation of Small Animal Medicine I; medical disease of dogs and cats; pathophysiology, diagnosis and therapy of diseases prevalent in small animals.

985. Directed Studies. Credit 1 to 4. Directed individual study of a selected problem in small animal medicine, surgery or radiology. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisites: Matriculation in veterinary professional curriculum and approval of department head.