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College of Veterinary Medicine

Professional Curriculum

Current Class

First Year    
Fall SemesterHours Spring SemesterHours
VAP 804 Veterinary Physiology5 VAP 816 Gross Anatomy II5
VAP 806 Gross Anatomy I6 VAP 818 Veterinary Physiology II6
VAP 808 Intro to Research Concepts and Values1 VCS 816 Clinical Skills II1
VAP 810 Microanatomy5 VDMP 817 Veterinary Immunology3
VCS 809 Clinical Skills I1 VDMP 818 Principles of Epidemiology2
VDMP 800 Career Development0 Electives3
Electives 2  20
  15   
Second Year     
Fall SemesterHours  Spring SemesterHours
VAP 844 Pharmacology I4 VAP 845 Toxicology2
VCS 839 Clinical Skills III1 VAP 846 Pharmacology II2
VDMP 814 Veterinary Bacteriology & Mycology4 VCS 845 Radiology3
VDMP 832 General Pathology4 VCS 846 Clinical Skills IV1
VDMP 834 Veterinary Parasitology4 VDMP 847 Cross Course Integration IV1
VDMP 836 Cross Course Integration III1 VDMP 848 Clinical Pathology4
Electives1 VDMP 851 Veterinary Virology3
 2 VDMP 857 Systemic Pathology5
 20 Electives1
     14
Third Year     
Fall Semester Hours  Spring Semester Hours
VCS 860 Medicine I4 VCS 875 Medicine II4
VCS 861 Food Animal Medicine4 VCS 877 Clinical Nutrition2
VCS 862 Theriogenology3 VCS 878 Vet Surgery II3
VCS 863 Veterinary Surgery I4 VCS 879 Veterinary Surgery II Lab1
VCS 864 Veterinary Surgery I Lab1 VCS 880 Practice Management1
VCS 865 Exotic Pet Medicine2 VCS 881 Clinical Pharmacology2
VCS 866 Clinical Skills0.5 VCS 882 Medicine III3
VCS 874 Ethics/Jurisprudence

1 CS 779 Clinical Pharmacology0.5
Electives 2 VCS 876 Clinical Skills2
 21.5 VDMP 875 Veterinary Public Health2
   Electives 20.5
Fourth Year    
   Summer, Fall and Spring Semesters
34
Semester Hours Required Core Rotations
Hours
   VCS 900 Vet Diag Imaging I (Radiology)3
   VCS 904 Clinical Anesthesiology3
   VCS 906 Ophthalmology2
   VCS 910 Food Animal Local Practice3
   VCS 912 Food Animal Med & Surgery2
   VCS 920 Eq Med or VCS 922 Eq Surg or VCS 924 Equine Field Service for total of4
   VCS 930 Sm An Internal Medicine3
   VCS 932 Sm An General Medicine3
   VCS 934 Cl Sm An Soft Tissue Surgery3
   VCS 936 Cl Sm An Orthopedic Surgery3
   VCS 938 Dentistry1
   VCS 940 Small Animal Emergency2
   VDMP 902 Diagnostic Medicine3
     
   Plus minimum 11 semester hours rotational electives

11

    45

 

  TOTAL HOURS169

2020-21 Course Number Changes

AP/VAP

Course TitleOld #New DVM #New Grad #
Cardiorespiratory Exercise PhysiologyAP 601 AP 601
Cardiovascular Exercise PhysiologyAP 603 AP 603
Gross Anatomy IAP 700VAP 806AP 806
Gross Anatomy IIAP 705VAP 816AP 816
Microscopic Anatomy IAP 710VAP 810AP 810
Stem Cells and Comparative BiomedicineAP 711 AP 711
Cross-Course Integration IAP 730  
Veterinary Physiology IAP 737VAP 804AP 804
Cross-Course Integration IIAP 740  
Veterinary Physiology IIAP 747VAP 818AP 818
Pharmacology IAP 770VAP 844AP 844
Pharmacology IIAP 772VAP 846AP 846
Bioinstrumentation LaboratoryAP 773 AP 773
Practical Use and Interpretation of Veterinary Scientific LiteratureAP 780VAP 888 
Introduction to Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Research: Concepts and ValuesAP 785VAP 808AP 808
Problems in Anatomy and PhysiologyAP 790 AP 790
Topics in Exercise PhysiologyAP 796 AP 796
Advanced Physiology of ExerciseAP 800 AP 800
ToxicologyAP 801VAP 845AP 845
Advanced ToxicologyAP 802VAP 802AP 802
SeminarAP 803 AP 803
Toxins in the Biological SystemAP 805 AP 830
Current Topics in ToxicologyAP 807 AP 831
Problems in ToxicologyAP 809 AP 832
Advanced Muscle PhysiologyAP 822 AP 822
Physiology of Oxygen TransportAP 824 AP 824
Special AnatomyAP 825 AP 825
Advanced Cardiovascular PhysiologyAP 826 AP 826
Stem Cell TechniquesAP 850 AP 850
Ultrastructural Interpretation of the Nervous SystemAP 861 AP 861
Advanced Cardiovascular PhysiologyAP 870 AP 870
Physiologically Based Pharmacokinetic ModelingAP 873 AP 873
Clinical PharmacokineticsAP 874 AP 874
Mechanisms of Drug ActionAP 880 AP 880
Problems in PharmacologyAP 890 AP 890
Equine Exercise PhysiologyAP 895 AP 895
Introduction to Responsible Conduct of Biomedical ResearchAP 896 AP 896
Master's ReportAP 898 AP 898
ResearchAP 899 AP 899
Advanced PhysiologyAP 925 AP 925
Problems in PhysiologyAP 995 AP 995
Research in PhysiologyAP 999 AP 999

CS/VCS

Course TitleOld #New DVM #New Grad #
Supplemental Dentistry for Small AnimalsCS 701VCS 945 
Medicine ICS 709VCS 860 
Medicine IIICS 710VCS 882 
Medicine IICS 711VCS 875 
Food Animal MedicineCS 712VCS 861 
Clinical NutritionCS 714VCS 877CS 877
RadiologyCS 715VCS 845 
Veterinary Surgery I LabCS 721VCS 864 
Veterinary Surgery II LabCS 722VCS 879 
Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging ICS 724VCS 900 
Clinical AnesthesiaCS 725VCS 904 
Clinical Externship and/or Programmed StudyCS 726VCS 901 
OphthalmologyCS 727VCS 906 
TheriogenologyCS 728VCS 862CS 862
Veterinary Surgery ICS 729VCS 863 
Veterinary Surgery IICS 730VCS 878 
Exotic Pet MedicineCS 737VCS 865 
Clinical OncologyCS 738VCS 931 
Dermatology/MedicineCS 739VCS 933 
Veterinary Practice ManagementCS 741VCS 880 
Clinical Skills I  CS 742VCS 866 
Clinical Skills II CS 743VCS 876 
Clinical Equine TheriogenologyCS 746VCS 921 
Livestock Local PracticeCS 748VCS 910 
Livestock Medicine & SurgeryCS 749VCS 912 
Equine MedicineCS 750VCS 920 
Equine SurgeryCS 751VCS 922 
Small Animal Internal MedicineCS 752VCS 930 
Small Animal General MedicineCS 753VCS 932 
Clinical Small Animal Soft Tissue SurgeryCS 754VCS 934 
Clinical Small Animal Orthopedic SurgeryCS 755VCS 936 
Comparative CardiologyCS 756VCS 935 
Topics in Global Veterinary MedicineCS 760VCS 820CS 820
Supplemental Small Animal EmergencyCS 762VCS 944 
Laboratory Animal MedicineCS 763VCS 903 
Advanced Feedlot Production ManagementCS 769VCS 913 
Advanced Cow-Calf Production ManagementCS 770VCS 915 
General DentistryCS 771VCS 938 
Equine Field ServiceCS 772VCS 924 
Advanced Rural Food Animal Business ManagementCS 774VCS 917 
Clinical PharmacologyCS 779VCS 881 
Food Animal ReproductionCS 780VCS 919 
Shelter MedicineCS 781VCS 937 
Advanced Equine StudiesCS 788VCS 923 
Advanced Surgical ExperienceCS 795VCS 942 
Small Animal Emergency RotationCS 796VCS 940 
Shelter Operations ConsultationCS 798VCS 946 
Advanced Bovine PalpationCS 799VCS 947 
Problems in Medicine or SurgeryCS 800VCS 950 
Supplemental Small Animal General MedicineCS 801VCS 948 
Supplemental Clinical Small Animal Soft Tissue SurgeryCS 802VCS 939 
Supplemental Small Animal Internal MedicineCS 803VCS 941 
Supplemental EquineCS 806VCS 925 
CS Veterinary Medicine ElectiveCS 811VCS 891 
Supplemental Clinical Small Animal Orthopedic SurgeryCS 818VCS 943 
Exotic, Wildlife, and Zoo Animal MedicineCS 822VCS 905 
International Vet Study ToursCS 825VCS 821CS 821
Communication with the Agricultural WorkerCS 832VCS 840CS 840
Research in MedicineCS 850 CS 850
Breeding DiseasesCS 851 CS 851
Interpretation of Radiology Studies of Body SystemsCS 852 CS 852
Systemic Medicine ICS 854 CS 854
Systemic Medicine IICS 855 CS 855
Clinical Interpretation of Equine Diagnostic ImagesCS 857 CS 857
Orthopedic SurgeryCS 858 CS 858
Clinical Sciences SeminarCS 859 CS 859
Advanced Diagnostic Imaging- Small AnimalCS 867 CS 823
Topics in Small Animal Internal Medicine ICS 868 CS 824
Topics in Small Animal Internal Medicine IICS 869 CS 825
Diagnostic Methods in Feedlot ManagementCS 870 CS 870
Small Animal EndoscopyCS 872 CS 826
Advanced Topics in Small Animal SurgeryCS 873 CS 827
Wound HealingCS 878 CS 828
Applied Production MedicineCS 879 CS 829
Design and Interpretation of Production Livestock Field TrialsCS 880 CS 830
Veterinary Ophthalmic Surgery TechniquesCS 881 CS 831
Advanced Small Animal EndocrinologyCS 882 CS 838
Nephrology/UrologyCS 883 CS 833
Surgical Pathophysiology I – Hematology, Anesthesia and InfectionCS 884 CS 834
Surgical Pathophysiology II – Analgesia and Wound ManagementCS 885 CS 835
Surgical Pathophysiology III – Soft Tissue SurgeryCS 886 CS 836
Surgical Pathophysiology IV – Orthopedic and NeurosurgeryCS 887 CS 837
Clinical Science ProblemsCS 890 CS 890
Research MethodsCS 895 CS 895
Research in Clinical SciencesCS 899 CS 899
Ethics & JurisprudenceDVM 704VCS 874 
Veterinary Clinical Skills and Professional Skills IDVM 710VCS 809 
 Veterinary Clinical Skills and Professional Skills IIDVM 711VCS 816 
Veterinary Clinical Skills and Professional Skills IIIDVM 712VCS 839 
Veterinary Clinical Skills and Professional Skills IVDVM 713VCS 846 
Beef Production MedicineCS 713VCS 891 
Topics in Emergency MedicineCS 740VCS 891 
Advanced Exotic Pet MedicineCS 759VCS 891 
Pre-Clinical Food Animal (Mixed) Practice MentorshipCS 766VCS 892* 
Pre-Clinical Small Animal Practice MentorshipCS 767VCS 892* 
Pre-Clinical Non-Traditional Practice MentorshipCS 768VCS 892* 
Practicing Veterinary Medicine in a Multicultural SocietyCS 777VCS 892* 
The Basics of Bovine TheriogenologyCS 778VCS 891 
Equine Medicine ElectiveCS 782VCS 891 
The Learning Curve of Equine PracticeCS 786VCS 891 
Pain ManagementCS 787VCS 891 
Surgical SkillsCS 793VCS 891 
Advanced Concepts in Veterinary Clinical AnesthesiaCS 794VCS 891 
Veterinary Management of Sheep and GoatsCS 828VCS 891 
Veterinary UltrasonographyCS 831VCS 891 

DMP/VDMP

Course TitleOld #New DVM #New Grad #
Feedlot Health SystemsDMP 610 DMP 610
Cow-Calf Health SystemsDMP 611 DMP 611
Fundamentals of Public Health and Food SafetyDMP 650 DMP 650
Problems in PathobiologyDMP 680 DMP 680
Essential Practices for BSL-3 Research SettingsDMP 690 DMP 690
Introduction to High Containment Research Topics and TechniquesDMP 691 DMP 691
Principles of Veterinary ImmunologyDMP 705VDMP 817DMP 817
Veterinary EpidemiologyDMP 708VDMP 818DMP 818
Introduction to One HealthDMP 710 DMP 710
Veterinary Bacteriology & Mycology LaboratoryDMP 713  
General PathologyDMP 715VDMP 832DMP 832
Veterinary ParasitologyDMP 718VDMP 834DMP 834
Systemic PathologyDMP 720VDMP 857DMP 857
GIS (Geographic Information System) Applications in Animal and Public HealthDMP 725 DMP 725
GIS (Geographic Information System) Applications in Animal and Public Health LabDMP 726 DMP 726
Cross-Course Integration IIIDMP 730VDMP 836 
Cross-Course Integration IVDMP 740VDMP 847 
Veterinary Public HealthDMP 753VDMP 875DMP 875
Introduction to EpidemiologyDMP 754 DMP 754
Emerging DiseasesDMP 770 DMP 770
Clinical PathologyDMP 775VDMP 848 
Diagnostic MedicineDMP 785VDMP 902 
Introduction to Research in Laboratory MedicineDMP 790  
Environmental HealthDMP 802 DMP 802
Advanced ToxicologyDMP 803  
Toxins in the Biological SystemDMP 805  
Environmental ToxicologyDMP 806 DMP 806
Current Topics in ToxicologyDMP 807  
Problems in ToxicologyDMP 809  
Cancer PathogenesisDMP 810 DMP 810
Veterinary Bacteriology & Mycology Lecture and LabDMP 812VDMP 838 
Veterinary Bacteriology & Mycology LectureDMP 814 DMP 814
Multidisciplinary Thought and PresentationDMP 815 DMP 815
Trade and Agricultural HealthDMP 816VDMP 816DMP 816
Rumen MetabolismDMP 820 DMP 820
Advanced Clinical Pathology LaboratoryDMP 821 DMP 821
Veterinary VirologyDMP 822VDMP 851DMP 851
Dairy Production MedicineDMP 825VDMP 911 
Quantitative Analysis in Food Production Veterinary MedicineDMP 830 DMP 830
Public Health Field ExperienceDMP 840 DMP 840
Global Health IssuesDMP 844 DMP 844
Food Safety Risk AnalysisDMP 845 DMP 845
Foundations of BiosecurityDMP 846 DMP 846
Pathologic Technique and DiagnosisDMP 849  
Immunology of Domestic AnimalsDMP 850 DMP 850
Pathology of Body FluidsDMP 851  
HistopathologyDMP 852  
Veterinary Exfoliative CytologyDMP 853  
Intermediate EpidemiologyDMP 854 DMP 854
Disease Detection, Surveillance and Risk AssessmentDMP 855 DMP 855
Advanced Veterinary ParasitologyDMP 856 DMP 856
Introduction to Infectious Disease Modeling for Animal HealthDMP 858 DMP 858
Surgical PathologyDMP 859 DMP 859
Bacterial Pathogenesis and Host ResponseDMP 860 DMP 860
Advanced Diagnostic PathologyDMP 861 DMP 861
Applied Domestic Animal ImmunologyDMP 862 DMP 862
Advanced Principles of PathologyDMP 863 DMP 863
Diagnostic Veterinary VirologyDMP 865  
Pathology of Diseases of Laboratory Animals, Fish and WildlifeDMP 866  
Advanced Topics in Comparative PathologyDMP 867 DMP 867
Pathobiology Seminar (MS)DMP 870 DMP 870
Molecular Diagnostics of Infectious DiseasesDMP 871 DMP 871
Advanced Laboratory DiagnosisDMP 877  
Applications of Flow CytometryDMP 878 DMP 878
Problems in Pathobiology (MS)DMP 880 DMP 880
DMP Veterinary Medicine ElectiveDMP 885VDMP 891 
Globalization, Cooperation, & the Food TradeDMP 888VDMP 888DMP 888
Veterinary HematologyDMP 890  
Principles of Biosafety and BiocontainmentDMP 893 DMP 893
Topics in Pathobiology (MS)DMP 895 DMP 895
MS Research in PathobiologyDMP 899 DMP 899
Pathogenic Mechanisms of VirusesDMP 910 DMP 910
Rumen MicrobiologyDMP 925 DMP 925
Necropsy DiagnosisDMP 935  
Advanced Systemic Pathology IDMP 947  
Advanced Systemic Pathology IIDMP 950  
Advanced EpidemiologyDMP 954 DMP 954
Advanced Molecular Biology of Foodborne PathogensDMP 963 DMP 963
Cellular and Molecular PathologyDMP 965 DMP 965
Pathobiology Seminar (PhD)DMP 970 DMP 970
Seminal Papers in Molecular BiologyDMP 971 DMP 971
Problems in Pathobiology (PhD)DMP 980 DMP 980
Topics in Pathobiology (PhD)DMP 995 DMP 995
Postdoctoral ResearchDMP 997  
PhD Research in PathobiologyDMP 999 DMP 999
Veterinary Career Development DVM 700VDMP 800 
Herd Disease Outbreak Investigation TechniquesDMP 719VDMP 891 
Laboratory Animal ScienceDMP 759VDMP 891 
Laboratory DiagnosisDMP 777VDMP 891 
EcotoxicologyDMP 804VDMP 891