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 Course Title:   Veterinary Anatomy & Physiology I

 Title Abbreviation:   VET ANATOMY/PHSIOLOGY I

 Department:    VETA

 Course #:    105

 Credits:    2

 Variable:     No

 IUs:    2.5

 CIP:    n/a

 EPC:    n/a

 REV:    2014


 Course Description  

Basic overview of cross species anatomy and physiology as it relates to veterinary science. Covers terminology as it relates to the anatomical topography and function of the basic cell structure of animals, including an overview of skeletal anatomy and physiology. Introduction to all the major animal body systems including the integument and muscular systems, the respiratory and cardiovascular systems, the hemolymphatic, gastrointestinal, endocrine, reproductive, urinary and nervous systems.

 Prerequisite  

None

Additional Course Details

Contact Hours (based on 11 week quarter)

Lecture: 11

Lab: 22

Other: 0

Systems: 0

Clinical: 0


Intent: Distribution Requirement(s) Status:  

Vocational Preparatory Required for certificate  

Equivalencies At Other Institutions

Other Institution Equivalencies Table
Institution Course # Remarks
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Learning Outcomes

After completing this course, the student will be able to:

  1. Understand and define terms of anatomical topography and cellular biology.
  2. Describe and identify body organization.
  3. Describe and identify skeletal anatomy and physiology.
  4. Describe the structure and function of each major body system, i.e. integumentary and muscular systems, cardiovascular and respiratory systems, hemolymphatic system, gastrointestinal system, endocrine system, reproductive system, urinary system, and nervous system.
  5. Disect a fetal pig.

General Education Learning Values & Outcomes

Revised August 2008 and affects outlines for 2008 year 1 and later.

9. Scientific Literacy

Definition: Understanding scientific principles, and analyzing and applying scientific information in a variety of contexts.

Outcomes: Students will be able to . . .
9.1 Demonstrate an understanding of fundamental scientific concepts.

Course Contents

  1. Terms of anatomical topography and cellular biology.
  2. Body organization.
  3. Skeletal anatomy and physiology.
  4. Structure and function of each major body system, i.e. integumentary and muscular systems, cardiovascular and respiratory systems, hemolymphatic system, gastrointestinal system, endocrine system, reproductive system, urinary system, and nervous system.