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1000. Biomedical Issues in Pathobiology

2.00 credits

Prerequisites: None.

Grading Basis: Graded

This introductory course focuses on current global issues of health and disease to describe fundamental topics in pathobiology. Global biomedical concerns regarding infectious diseases, population, cancer, biotechnology and environmental health will be addressed. Course content will provide examples of the impact of veterinary and human pathology on world health issues.

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2095. Special Topics

1.00 - 6.00 credits

Prerequisites: Prerequisites and recommended preparation vary.

Grading Basis: Graded

Credits, prerequisites and hours as determined by the Senate Curricula and Course Committee. May be repeated for credit with a change in topic.

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2100. Anatomy and Physiology of Animals

4.00 credits

Prerequisites: BIOL 1107 or equivalent.

Grading Basis: Graded

A study of the anatomy and physiology of animals with reference to pathological changes of the component parts of the body.

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2301. Health and Disease Management of Animals

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: PVS 2100.

Grading Basis: Graded

Designed for students who plan to own and work with domestic animals. Its purpose is to develop student competence in disease management and to foster an intelligent working relationship with their veterinarian. The course will cover a systematic study of infectious and noninfectious diseases of domestic animals from the standpoint of economy and public health.

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3093. Foreign Studies in Pathobiology

1.00 - 15.00 credits | May be repeated for a total of 15 credits.

Prerequisites: None.

Grading Basis: Graded

Special topics taken in a foreign study program. May be repeated for credit.

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3094W. Seminar

2.00 credits | May be repeated for credit.

Prerequisites: ENGL 1010 or 1011 or 2011.

Grading Basis: Graded

May be repeated for credit. Majors may take this course in each semester of the senior year.

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3095. Special Topics

1.00 - 6.00 credits | May be repeated for credit.

Prerequisites: None.

Grading Basis: Graded

Topics and credits to be published prior to the registration period preceding the semester offerings. With a change of topic, may be repeated for credit.

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3099. Independent Study

1.00 - 6.00 credits | May be repeated for credit.

Prerequisites: None.

Grading Basis: Graded

Special problems in connection with departmental research programs and diagnostic procedures for diseases of animals. Some suggested topics are histopathologic laboratory procedures, clinical hematology, diagnostic bacteriology, diagnostic parasitology. May be repeated for credit.

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3100. Histologic Structure and Function

4.00 credits

Prerequisites: Open to juniors or higher; open only with consent of instructor. Recommended preparation: PVS 2100 or PNB 2264-2265 or PNB 2274-2275 or an equivalent course in vertebrate anatomy and physiology.

Grading Basis: Graded

Designed for students in biologic, paramedical and animal sciences; its purpose is to integrate histologic and cellular structure with function, utilizing human tissues and those from other vertebrates.

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3201. Principles of Animal Virology

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: Open only to juniors or higher.

Grading Basis: Graded

Structure and classification of viruses, cultivation and multiplication, pathogenesis and epidemiology of viral infections, host response, oncogenic viruses, immunization against, and laboratory diagnosis of viral diseases.

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3201W. Principles of Animal Virology

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: ENGL 1010 or ENGL 1011 or ENGL 2011; open to juniors or higher.

Grading Basis: Graded

Structure and classification of viruses, cultivation and multiplication, pathogenesis and epidemiology of viral infections, host response, oncogenic viruses, immunization against, and laboratory diagnosis of viral diseases.

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3341. Pathobiology of the Avian Species

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: Open only to juniors or higher.

Grading Basis: Graded

A systematic study of metabolic, nutritional, genetic, and infectious diseases of commercial poultry, avian wildlife, and caged pet birds. Emphasis is placed upon diagnosis and disease prevention. For each system of the body, pertinent anatomy, physiology, histology, pathology, and histopathology will be discussed.

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3501. Diagnostic Techniques for the Biomedical Sciences

2.00 credits

Prerequisites: MCB 3414; open to juniors or higher; open to Agricultural Biotechnology minors. Recommended preparation: MCB 2000.

Grading Basis: Graded

Theoretical basis and practical exposure to modern laboratory methods used in the biomedical sciences for disease diagnosis.

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3700. Emerging Infectious Diseases

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: None.

Grading Basis: Graded

Mechanisms of emergence that different pathogens have used to cause disease in new hosts.

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4203. Principles of Antibacterial Development

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: MCB 2610, or an equivalent course in general microbiology or bacteriology with consent of the instructor. Open to juniors or higher.

Grading Basis: Graded

Designed to cover important concepts and pioneering strategies currently being used to develop novel antibacterials.

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4300. Principles of Pathobiology

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: Open to juniors or higher. Recommended preparation: PVS 2100 or PNB 2264-2265 or PNB 2274-2275 or an equivalent course in vertebrate anatomy and physiology; PVS 3100 or equivalent course in histology.

Grading Basis: Graded

The body's response to chemical, physical, and microbial injuries including the functional and morphologic alterations in disease of the major organ systems are discussed.

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