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Second Year Curriculum

SECOND YEAR FALL SEMESTER COURSES
Course Number Type  Units  Title Description
VET408 Core  9 Cardio/Resp Normal cardiovascular and respiratory system biology and the integrated response of those systems to injury or disease.
VET409 Core  6 Renal/Urinary Examine and explore the normal morphology (gross and microscopic), physiology, pathology and imaging of the upper and lower urinary tract in multiple species.
VET410 Core  9 Endo/Repro Anatomy and histology of endocrine glands and understand the physiology at the molecular, cellular and organismal level.
VET411 Core  3 Skin Structure and functions of the skin and specialized keratinized structures in veterinary species.  Review mechanisms by which skin responds to perturbations and discuss wound healing and skin pathology.
VET416 Core 1.5 total VMTH rotation Integrate basic and preclinical material working with senior student in a clinical environment. 
VET417 Core 2.5 total Y2-Prof/Clin Skills Builds on foundations from freshman year in communication, history-taking, client interactions, team-building, conflict and stress management and professional behaviors.
SECOND YEAR SPRING SEMESTER CORE COURSES
VET412 Core  3 Onco Covers basic mechanisms, etiology, causes and the approach to diagnosis and treatment of cancer with emphasis on veterinary patients.
VET413 Core  12 Immun/InfectiousDis Integrates immunology, microbiology, virology, parasitology of common infectious, zoonotic and foreign animal diseases.
VET414 Core  6 PopHealth Principles of evidence-based medicine, study design and inference, and disease transmission in populations.  Topics include biostatistics, outbreak investigation and response, diagnostic tests, vaccine strategies, food safety, foreign animal diseases, and impact of environmental health on animals and humans.
VET415 Core 9 ClinFound Essential concepts that are shared across year three blocks. Includes foundational material in anesthesia, surgery and emergency medicine with cases that include interpretation of clinical pathology and imaging.
VET416 Core 1.5 total VMTH rotation Integrate basic and preclinical material working with senior student in a clinical environment. 
VET417 Core 2.5 total Y2-Prof/Clin Skills Builds on foundations from freshman year in communication, history-taking, client interactions, team-building, conflict and stress management and professional behaviors.