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VT 111
Anatomy-Physiology of Animals
4 Units
Prerequisite: None.
Corequisite: Concurrent enrollment in VT 100 (may be taken previously)
Enrollment Limitation: Students must complete the pre-enrollment process for the Veterinary Technology program. See the course catalog or a counselor for more information
Hours: 54 hours LEC; 72 hours LAB
This course is a study of the basic anatomy and physiology of common domestic animals, specifically dogs, cats, horses, swine and ruminants. The information will be organized according to body systems. Within each system, the variation between species will be explored. Whenever possible, topics will be related to pertinent veterinary situations. (Note: Laboratory periods will include dissection of cadavers.) Students will also be required to spend 2-6hrs /week during assigned times in the care of the colony animals. Time may include weekends and holidays as well as semester break.