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  Nov 19, 2017
 
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog

Department of Veterinary & Biomedical Sciences


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Jane Christopher-Hennings, Department Head
Department of Veterinary and Biomedical Science
SAR 105, Box 2175
605-688-5171
E-mail: jane.hennings@sdstate.edu
www.sdstate.edu/veterinary-biomedical-sciences

Faculty

Distinguished Professor:
Eric Nelson

Professors:
Melissa Behr, Christopher Chase, Jane Christopher-Hennings, Russell Daly, Alan Erickson, Michael Hildreth, Larry Holler, Radhey Kaushik, David Knudsen, Feng Li, Dale Miskimins, Alan Young

Assistant Professors:
Diego Diel, Angela Pillatzki, Joy Scaria

Adjunct Professors:
Scott Dee, Benjamin Hause

Overview

The Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences Department advises students in the pre-veterinary medicine curriculum and offers courses in veterinary and biomedical sciences for undergraduate and graduate majors in related sciences. The interaction of service, discovery, and education that takes place within the Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences Department results in new knowledge, timely information, and students prepared for careers that make a difference for animals and people alike.

Programs

Undergraduate Programs

Graduate Programs*

  • Biological Sciences (M.S.)
    • Veterinary Microbiology Emphases
    • Veterinary Pathology Emphases
  • Biological Sciences (Ph.D.)
  • Biological Sciences (Ph.D.) - Veterinary Microbiology Specialization
  • Biological Sciences (Ph.D.) - Veterinary Pathobiology Specialization

* Graduate degrees are offered in collaboration with the Graduate School. For details, see the Graduate Catalog.

Accreditation

American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians Accreditation

Facilities and Services

Student Support and Engagement Opportunities

The SDSU Veterinary & Biomedical Sciences Department is home to the SDSU Pre-Veterinary Medicine Club. Club participation is a great mechanism for students to enrich their education and to develop leadership skills. The department also has scholarships available for incoming freshmen and upper-class students active in the Pre-Veterinary Medicine Program.

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