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VET 2101 Comparative Anatomy & Physiology, Animal Husbandry and Disease

Discussion of anatomy and physiology of multiple species. Proper use of medical and common terminology when discussing animal anatomy. Development and understanding of different physiologies on disease development, diagnoses, and treatment of animals Discusses the care and keeping of companion animals, farm animals, equines, exotic animals, and laboratory animals. Three classroom, six lab hours per week. Blended course in which much of the material is presented in an online format for home-review prior to in-class discussion/laboratory work.

Division: Health Sciences
Department: Veterinary Technology
Repeatable Credit: No
Offered Online: Yes

Prereqs: VET 2107 OR Approval of Department 


  • Discuss the pathology and necropsy in veterinary science
  • Discuss the anatomy and physiology of canines, felines, equines, bovines, avians, exotic and laboratory animals in comparison to each other and human anatomy.
  • Discuss the care and keeping of companion, exotic, equine, laboratory and farm animals. Demonstrate knowledge of body systems and the common diseases that can affect them.

Credit Hours: 6

Classroom Hours: 3
Lab Hours: 6