Department of Clinical Sciences Courses

Faculty members in the Department of Clinical Sciences teach in courses, laboratories and clinical rotations throughout the four year professional curriculum. The first year of the curriculum emphasizes normal structure and function; the second year emphasizes pathophysiology of diseases in various body systems; the third year emphasizes diagnosis and treatment of disease; and the fourth year provides case management experience in a variety of clinical and hospital settings.

First Year

  • Clinical Skills I
  • Feeds and Feeding
  • PBL I
  • PBL II

Second Year

  • ACE
  • Cardiovascular Pathophysiology
  • Clinical Pharmacology
  • Clinical Rotations
  • Clinical Skills II
  • Clinical Veterinary Genetics
  • Diagnostic Imaging
  • Principles of Surgery
  • Toxicology
  • Veterinary Neurobiology

Third Year

  • Anesthesia and Analgesia
  • Clinical Applications of Diagnostic Ultrasonography
  • Clinical Animal Behavior
  • Clinical Dermatology
  • Economic and Financial Literacy
  • Large Animal Clinical Anatomy
  • Large Animal Medicine and Surgery I
  • Large Animal Medicine and Surgery II
  • Ophthalmology
  • Small Animal Clinical Procedures Lab
  • Small Animal Medicine and Surgery I
  • Small Animal Medicine and Surgery II
  • Small Animal Spay/Neuter Clinic
  • Standardized Client Interviews
  • Veterinary Economics

Fourth Year Rotations

  • Anesthesiology
  • Emergency and Critical Care
  • Large Animal Medicine
  • Large Animal Surgery
  • Radiology
  • Small Animal Cardiology
  • Small Animal Medicine
  • Small Animal Neurology
  • Small Animal Ophthalmology
  • Small Animal Oncology
  • Small Animal Surgery