University General Course Catalog 2018-2019 
    Jul 22, 2019  
University General Course Catalog 2018-2019
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VM 328 - Veterinary Physiology and Applied Anatomy

(4 units)
Comparative study of the physiology and anatomy of the skeletal, muscular, nervous, digestive, circulatory, endocrine, urinary, respiratory and reproductive systems of domestic animals.

Prerequisite(s): BIOL 190 ; BIOL 191 .

Units of Lecture: 3
Units of Laboratory/Studio: 1
Offered: Every Spring

Student Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. describe the basic physiological function of the nervous, cardiovascular, neuromuscular, endocrine, respiratory, digestive, urinary, reproductive and integument systems for food and companion animals.
2. apply analytical thinking and critical synthesis of knowledge related to physiological and anatomical functions.
3. identify structures of the skeletal system of the cow, horse, dog and cat uses provided models and individual bones.
4. dissect structures of the digestive, skeletal, muscular, endocrine, urinary, reproductive and integument systems from preserved cat specimens.
5. describe the anatomical structures of the above mentioned systems on weekly lab quizzes and three major lab practicals.

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