Comparative and Laboratory Animal Medicine Major

Description: A program that focuses on the scientific study of animal models of human disease and related experimental procedures, and prepares veterinarians and animal health specialists to manage the laboratory use and care of experimental animals. Includes instruction in laboratory animal husbandry, laboratory animal disease, biohazard control, gnotobiology, breeding, comparative anatomy and physiology, comparative gene mapping, protein function, physical and mathematical modeling, computer modeling, stem cell technology, colony and genetic stock management, cryopreservation, applicable regulations, and bioethics. Is Comparative and Laboratory Animal Medicine the right major for you?
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Comparative and Laboratory Animal Medicine Major

What Courses Do Comparative and Laboratory Animal Medicine Majors Take?

The required and elective courses you would take for Comparative and Laboratory Animal Medicine majors vary considerably among institutions. Courses are listed here that are illustrative of the breadth of topics you are likely to experience were you to major in this field.

  • Anatomy
  • Biology
  • Computer Modeling
  • Ethics
  • Genetics
  • Physiology
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