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Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences (VB SC)

VB SC 050S Mechanisms of Disease (3) Introduction to the study of disease pathogenesis and careers in Animal Health Research and Service.

VB SC 050S Mechanisms of Disease (3)

Mechanisms of Disease is a first year seminar directed to students with an interest in a career in veterinary medicine or in bio-medical disciplines. Students are introduced to the concepts of epidemiology, cell biology, clinical medicine and toxicology through use of appropriate case material. The importance of basic science courses to the understanding of this material is emphasized. Reading and written assignments are related to the case study material as well as adaptation to the college experience. Grading is based on class participation and written assignments.

General Education: None
Diversity: None
Bachelor of Arts: None
Effective: Fall 2007

Note : Class size, frequency of offering, and evaluation methods will vary by location and instructor. For these details check the specific course syllabus.


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