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2014-2015 University Catalog 
2014-2015 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

VM 86500 - History Of Veterinary Medicine From Marshals, Horse Doctors, Cow Leeches, The First Schools Of VM

Credit Hours: 1.00. The students will study the history of marshals, horse doctors, cow leeches, and authors, an emphasis on the launching of European veterinary education with a rationale for a veterinary profession, and the history of the first official schools of veterinary medicine in France (Lyon and Alfort), concluding with the history of the increasing demand for veterinary schools. Particular attention will be paid to works that help demonstrate man’s fascination with animals and their well-being. This course is appropriate for students with no previous study of history or art history. Special note: This syllabus and course schedule is subject to revisions as needed throughout the semester. Students will be given advance notice of any change. Typically offered Fall.