PATH-BIO 150 — CONTEMPORARY TOPICS AND CAREERS IN THE VETERINARY SCIENCES

1 credit.

Designed to expose students to topics of importance to the animal health field as well as introduce them to the academic and professional options they will face as undergraduates.

PATH-BIO/​PATH  210 — HIV: SEX, SOCIETY AND SCIENCE

3 credits.

HIV kills three million people per year, more than any other infectious disease. We will learn about the transmission, immunology, virology, vaccinology and societal impact of this virus. Six of the world's leading HIV scientists will give guest lectures. Open to all Undergrads

PATH-BIO 299 — INDEPENDENT STUDY

1-3 credits.

PATH-BIO/​ENTOM/​M M & I/​ZOOLOGY  350 — PARASITOLOGY

3 credits.

The biology of water-borne, food-borne, soil-borne and vector-borne parasites of animals including humans. Parasites are explored in the context of transmission, associated disease, diagnosis and treatment options, and environmental, cultural and socioeconomic drivers of disease epidemiology.

PATH-BIO/​M M & I/​ZOOLOGY  351 — PARASITOLOGY LABORATORY

2 credits.

Optional laboratory component of Zoology/Med Micro/AHABS 350. Emphasis on experiments involving live animal parasites, including: trematodes, tapeworms, gapeworms, hookworm, ascarids, trichina, filaria, trypanosomes, coccidia, and malaria.

PATH-BIO/​HORT  500 — MOLECULAR BIOLOGY TECHNIQUES

3 credits.

The objective of the course is to familiarize students with recombinant DNA technology. This will be accomplished through lectures as well as hands on exposure to methodologies used in molecular biology laboratories.

PATH-BIO 510 — VETERINARY IMMUNOLOGY

3 credits.

Current concepts in basic and clinical immunology with special emphasis on domesticated species and aspects of immunology important to students of veterinary medicine.

PATH-BIO 512 — INTRODUCTION TO VETERINARY EPIDEMIOLOGY

2 credits.

This course introduces basic concepts and approaches to population problems in veterinary medicine. Methods appropriate to investigation of disease outbreaks, surveillance of animal disease and production and the design of epidemiological studies of the determinants of disease are presented.

PATH-BIO 513 — VETERINARY VIROLOGY

2 credits.

Basic and clinical concepts of the viruses and diseases they cause in domesticated species.

PATH-BIO 514 — VETERINARY PARASITOLOGY

3 credits.

Basic veterinary parasitology with emphasis on biology, diagnosis, pathophysiology, treatment and management of parasitic infections of veterinary importance.

PATH-BIO 515 — REGULATORY VETERINARY MEDICINE AND PUBLIC HEALTH

2 credits.

Introduction to the preventive aspects of veterinary medicine as they relate to zoonoses, environmental hygiene and safety of foods of animal origins.

PATH-BIO 517 — VETERINARY BACTERIOLOGY AND MYCOLOGY

4 credits.

Emphasis of the course is on the pathogenesis of bacterial and fungal diseases of animals. The laboratories will familiarize students with the methods used to identify representative bacterial and fungal pathogens.

PATH-BIO 525 — ACTIVE, INTEGRATED LEARNING I

1 credit.

Active Learning experience highlighting problem solving and critical thinking that horizontally and vertically integrates material from other veterinary medicine courses by using exercises constructed in the context of clinical cases or scenaria.

PATH-BIO 526 — ACTIVE, INTEGRATED LEARNING II

1 credit.

AActive Learning experience highlighting problem solving and critical thinking that horizontally and vertically integrates material from other veterinary medicine courses by using exercises constructed in the context of clinical cases or scenaria.

PATH-BIO/​M M & I/​MICROBIO  528 — IMMUNOLOGY

3 credits.

Development and functions of immune response in animals; a comprehensive study of experimental humoral and cellular immunity.

PATH-BIO/​M M & I  529 — IMMUNOLOGY LABORATORY

2 credits.

Selected techniques illustrating concepts of cellular and humoral immunity as a supplement to Immunology 528. Jr or Sr st; cons inst

PATH-BIO 559 — VETERINARY GENERAL PATHOLOGY

2 credits.

General mechanisms of disease at the cellular, tissue, organ, and organismal levels. Cell injury and cell death, neoplasia, inflammation, circulation, and genetics.

PATH-BIO 560 — VETERINARY SYSTEMIC PATHOLOGY I

2 credits.

Morphological manifestations of disease in animals. Diseases and disease processes will be discussed by organ system, stressing important diseases in domestic animals. Students should take both Veterinary Systemic Pathology I and II.

PATH-BIO 561 — VETERINARY SYSTEMIC PATHOLOGY II

4 credits.

Morphological manifestations of disease in animals. Diseases and disease processes will be discussed by organ system, stressing important diseases in domestic animals. Students should take both Veterinary Systemic Pathology I and II.

PATH-BIO 562 — VETERINARY CLINICAL PATHOLOGY

4 credits.

Concepts and techniques of clinical pathology with emphasis on those procedures that are important in the diagnosis of animal diseases.

PATH-BIO 660 — VETERINARY NECROPSY ROTATION

1 credit.

The course is designed to provide experience with necropsy procedures in all animal species and in developing interpretive skills by participating in the School of Veterinary Medicine/Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital diagnostic anatomic pathology service under the guidance of the faculty for half days during the two week rotation.

PATH-BIO 675 — SPECIAL TOPICS

1-5 credits.

Topics vary.

PATH-BIO 681 — SENIOR HONORS THESIS

2-4 credits.

PATH-BIO 699 — DIRECTED STUDY

1-5 credits.

Projects in the laboratory and/or through library work in specific subject area under the direct guidance of faculty member.

PATH-BIO/​M M & I  720 — ADVANCED IMMUNOLOGY: CRITICAL THINKING

3 credits.

Advanced course focusing on current questions in immunological research. Course explores immunology topics including genetic, cellular, and molecular features of immune system fundamental to regulation of immune responses. Course format: discussion of research articles and exposure to research seminars.

PATH-BIO 740 — PATHOBIOLOGICAL SCIENCES RESEARCH ROTATION

2-16 credits.

Conduct of a mini-research project in which hypothesis development, experimental design, experimentation, data analysis and written and oral presentation of findings are key elements.

PATH-BIO/​M M & I  750 — HOST-PARASITE RELATIONSHIPS IN VERTEBRATE VIRAL DISEASE

3 credits.

Lecture. Detailed study of the pathogenesis of vertebrate viral disease, stressing viral invasion, dissemination, mechanisms of disease production and resistance, and transmission.

PATH-BIO/​M M & I  773 — EUKARYOTIC MICROBIAL PATHOGENESIS

3 credits.

An advanced course focusing on the molecular, cellular and biochemical mechanisms found in fungal and protozoan pathogens of humans. A combination of lectures and student presentations will be employed. MMI 740 PATH 750 recommended

PATH-BIO 775 — EXTERNSHIP

1-24 credits.

This course is an elective for fourth year veterinary medical students which offers faculty coordinated experience in the veterinary medical profession outside the School.

PATH-BIO/​M M & I/​MICROBIO  790 — IMMUNOLOGY OF INFECTIOUS DISEASE

3 credits.

Immunobiology and immunogenetics of resistance to infectious disease agents of man and animals; immunoregulatory mechanisms associated with evasion of host immunity.

PATH-BIO 799 — PRACTICUM IN VETERINARY SCIENCE TEACHING

1-3 credits.

Instructional orientation to teaching at the higher education level in the agricultural and life sciences, direct teaching experience under faculty supervision, experience in testing and evaluation of students, and the analysis of teaching performance.

PATH-BIO 875 — SPECIAL TOPICS

1-6 credits.

Will vary depending on course focus.

PATH-BIO 920 — THESIS RESEARCH SEMINAR

1 credit.

PATH-BIO 930 — ADVANCED SEMINAR

1 credit.

PATH-BIO 990 — RESEARCH

1-12 credits.