Skagit Valley College

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 Course Title:   Veterinary Anatomy and Physiology II

 Title Abbreviation:   VT ANATOMY/PHYSIOLOGY II

 Department:    VETA

 Course #:    112

 Credits:    3

 Variable:     No

 IUs:    3.5

 CIP:    510808

 EPC:    115

 REV:    2021

 Course Description  

Continuation of VETA 105. Students will continue studying animal anatomy and physiology as it relates to selected species including diseases that affect the integument and muscular systems, the respiratory and cardiovascular systems, the hemolymphatic, gastrointestinal, endocrine, reproductive, urinary and nervous systems. Canine, feline, equine and avian anatomy and physiology will be reviewed.


Prerequisite: VETA 105 with a "C" or higher.

Additional Course Details

Contact Hours (based on 11 week quarter)

Lecture: 22

Lab: 22

Other: 0

Systems: 0

Clinical: 0

Intent: Distribution Requirement(s) Status:  

Vocational Preparatory Required for certificate  

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Learning Outcomes

After completing this course, the student will be able to:

  1. Understand and define terms of anatomical topography and cellular biology.
  2. Describe and identify body organization.
  3. Describe and identify skeletal anatomy and physiology.
  4. Describe the structure and function of each major body system, i.e. integumentary and muscular systems, cardiovascular and respiratory systems, hemolymphatic system, gastrointestinal system, endocrine system, reproductive system, urinary system, and nervous system.
  5. Outline a preventative healthcare plan for selected species.

General Education Learning Values & Outcomes

Revised August 2008 and affects outlines for 2008 year 1 and later.

Course Contents

  1. Terms of anatomical topography and cellular biology.
  2. Body organization.
  3. Skeletal anatomy and physiology.
  4. Integumentary and muscular systems.
  5. Cardiovascular and respiratory systems.
  6. Hemolymphatic system.
  7. Gastrointestinal system.
  8. Endocrine system.
  9. Reproductive system.
  10. Urinary system.
  11. Nervous system.
  12. Diseases of all systems.