Dec 01, 2020  
2019-2020 Catalog 
2019-2020 Catalog

VET 201 Veterinary Anatomy and Physiology I with Lab

Prerequisite: Admission to Veterinary Technology Program
4 credits

Veterinary anatomy and physiology of domestic species presented as a two-course series. The anatomic structures and physiologic functions of domestic animals including companion species are discussed. The first semester reviews the basic foundations of structure and function of the most common species including the integumentary, skeletal, muscular, nervous, endocrine, and digestive systems in addition to cellular aspects of metabolism.  Comparative aspects of other species including avian, reptilian and farm species are provided. Lecture and laboratory exercises emphasize the understanding of the organized body state and the relationship of various components including cells, tissues, organs and body systems.