DOCTOR OF VETERINARY MEDICINE PROGRAM Curriculum
Semester Five: Fall
1 credit, Semester-long
Students will understand legal requirements for veterinary medical record management and veterinary business, understand the role of veterinary practice boards and malpractice, and demonstrate competency in interviewing and contract negotiation.
8 Credits, 8 Weeks
Students will develop clinical reasoning skills in veterinary medicine with a focus on common and critical conditions in animals.
7 Credits, 7 Weeks
Students will develop advanced clinical reasoning skills development, including complex cases that involve multiple systems, animal populations, and public health implications.
3 Credits, Semester-long
Students will understand and develop basic veterinary surgical and anesthesia skills.
SEMESTER SIX: SPRING
5 Credits, 8 Weeks
Students will develop advanced clinical reasoning skills in veterinary medicine and integrating societal, cultural, economic and ethical components of veterinary decision-making.
3 Credits, 8 Weeks
Students will understand, develop and demonstrate essential veterinary surgical and anesthesia skills.