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2022-2023 University Catalog 
2022-2023 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

VCS 80130 - Introduction To Population Medicine And Veterinary Ethics

Credit Hours: 2.00.  This course will introduce first year veterinary students to the fundamental principles of population medicine. This will include concepts behind population versus individual animal medicine, population animal industries and their management practices, population animal diseases, outbreak investigation, regulatory medicine, and interactions between wild and domestic animals. Following an introduction to population medicine, students will shift to a discussion of veterinary ethics and its application to various animal industries. Students will explore basic concepts in animal use ethics and welfare, ethical and moral reasoning, and critical thinking and problem solving in population medicine. Typically offered Fall Summer.Credits: 2.00