Explores infectious and non-infectious disease processes of livestock. Emphasis will be placed on bovine diseases, however certain diseases of sheep, goats, camelids, cervids, and swine may also be covered. Disease etiology, symptoms, transmission, diagnosis, treatment, prevention, and control will be covered. Population dynamics and the financial impact on herds will be evaluated. Proper reporting requirements of federally regulated diseases will be discussed. Zoonotic diseases that are of concern for people working with livestock species will be accentuated.
Condition: Accepted into the Dairy Science AD, or Veterinary Science AD, Veterinary Technician Associate Degree or with Dean approval.