University General Course Catalog 2021-2022 
    Jun 25, 2022  
University General Course Catalog 2021-2022
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VM 675 - Disease Domestic Animals

(3 units)
Scientific bases affecting domestic animals. Infectious diseases caused by a variety of microorganisms, nutritional diseases, plant chemical toxicoses and inherited genetic defects.

Grading Basis: Graded
Units of Lecture: 3
Offered: Every Spring

Student Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. recognize and describe what is meant by “normal” in regards to the health of domestic animals and utilize this information in order to understand and discuss the basic principles of recognition and disease prevention in domestic animals.
2. understand and discuss the basic mechanisms of pathogenesis by which selected infectious and non-infectious agents cause disease in domestic animals.
3. recognize and discuss specific disease examples covered in class to including the etiologic agent(s), the general signs of illness, applicable preventive measures, and applicable treatments.
4. create understandable written documents and oral presentations while recognizing the importance of creating communications that accurately reflect an understanding of task requirements and the need for in-depth analysis and clear presentation of the material to an audience or recipient of written documents.

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