University of Guelph 1997-98 Undergraduate Calendar

X--Degree Programs

Schedules of Studies

Pre-Veterinary Year

Students are required to take the following subjects. If the courses (or approved equivalents) have been completed previously, the student is not required to repeat the courses nor to take alternate courses, and if all the courses of the Pre-Veterinary year have been completed satisfactorily, attendance at college or university is not required. Twenty semester courses in the appropriate subjects must be completed successfully prior to beginning semester 1 of the D.V.M. program.

Semester 1

19-230 Chemical Reactivity *
19-258 Introductory Biochemistry
40-200 Introductory Genetics
65-100 General Microbiology
89-204 Statistics I
One elective.

*19-230 is required by students with inadequate background in organic chemistry at the university level.

Semester 2

98-302 Pre-Veterinary Histology
98-304 Medical Embryology
10-175 Animal Management I
10-176 Animal Management II
19-258 Introductory Biochemistry *
71-319 Fundamentals of Nutrition
71-321 Fundamentals of Nutrition

*Unless completed in semester 1.

D.V.M. Program

Semester 1

93-301 Veterinary Neurosciences
93-306 Veterinary Anatomy I
93-310 Epidemiology and Production Genetics
93-311 Veterinary Physiology I
93-312 Veterinary Histology

Semester 2

93-300 Veterinary Biochemistry
93-320 Ethics in Veterinary Medicine
93-332 Veterinary Reproductive Biology
93-334 Veterinary Anatomy II
93-335 Animal Behaviour and Welfare
93-337 Veterinary Physiology II
93-355 Veterinary Immunology

Semester 3

73-352 General Pathology
73-356 Veterinary Parasitology
93-333 Veterinary Virology
93-339 Veterinary Medical Genetics
93-354 Veterinary Bacteriology and Mycology
93-357 Veterinary Epidemiology and Economics

Semester 4

93-327 Veterinary Pharmacology I
93-351 Principles of Surgery
93-380 Anaesthesia and Fluids
93-383 Avian Diseases -- Health Management
93-384 Special Pathobiology I
93-385 Introduction to Medicine
93-386 Clinical Medicine I
93-387 Principles of Theriogenology
93-388 Veterinary Public Health

Semester 5

93-352 Veterinary Pharmacology II
93-395 Special Pathobiology II
93-403 Surgical Exercises I
93-414 Health Management for Swine
93-441 Ruminant Medicine and Surgery
93-443 Medicine and Surgery I
93-486 Clinical Medicine II

Semester 6

93-407 Diseases of Non-Domestic Animals
93-410 Professional Affairs
93-416 Health Management for Ruminants
93-418 Health Management for Companion and Sporting Animals
93-427 Surgical Exercises II
93-431 Veterinary Toxicology
93-444 Medicine and Surgery II
93-445 Equine Medicine and Surgery
93-487 Clinical Medicine III

Admission to semester 7 is normally contingent upon successful completion of all courses approved for semesters 1-6 and an approved externship. The externship is normally undertaken following the completion of semester 6. For administrative purposes the externship is considered a semester 7 course. Students should discuss arrangements for their externship with the externship co-ordinator.

Semesters 7 and 8

Courses in semesters 7 and 8 take place in the Veterinary Teaching Hospital. Students will perform duties as scheduled for them by the course coordinators. Hours in these courses may be irregular and weekend, holiday and evening duty may be required.

93-480 Independent Study in Small Animal Medicine
93-481 Independent Study in Large Animal Medicine
93-482 Independent Study in Health Management
93-483 Small Animal Clinics
93-484 Large Animal Clinics
93-485 Health Management
93-490 Veterinary Externship

1998-99 Undergraduate Calendar
X--Degree Programs
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine - D.V.M.

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