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Online undergraduate classes - Fall 2017

Friday, June 16, 2017

Online classes offered in the Fall semester  for undergraduate students interested in Veterinary Medicine

At the University of Florida, College of Veterinary Medicine we are offering a few exciting online undergraduate courses in the upcoming Fall semester that are specifically geared towards students interested in Veterinary Medicine.   Students at other Colleges and Universities can sign up for these classes.  

The Dog is an online course (3 credits) specifically designed for undergraduate students interested in learning more about dogs, especially those planning careers in Veterinary Medicine and Veterinary Technical Programs. Students will be introduced to a number of topics, including evolution, domestication, anatomy, biology, role in society, physiology, behavior, and health of the dog. Students enrolled at any College or University can take this course. For more information about this class or enrollment contact the Course Director,   Dr. Patrick Larkin (pmlarkin@ufl.edu).  


The Horse is an online course (3 credits) for upper level undergraduate students, post-baccalaureate  students,  or graduate students that is  designed for students planning careers in large animal Veterinary Medicine or Veterinary Technical Programs. This course covers many important topics in the domesticated horse field including reproduction, anatomy, the musculoskeletal system, GI physiology, preventative health care, as well as current research. Students enrolled at any College or University can take this course. For more information about this class or enrollment contact the Course Director, Dr. Patrick Larkin (pmlarkin@ufl.edu).  


 Aquatic Animal Conservation Issues is an online course (3 credits) designed to introduce students (upper level undergraduate and graduate) and professionals (with an AA or higher degree) to the controversial issues surrounding aquatic animal species ranging from invertebrates to marine mammals, with an emphasis on marine mammals, but also including sea turtles, fisheries, and marine ecosystems. Students enrolled at any College or University can take this course. For more information about the class or enrollment, contact Dr. Iske Larkin (ivlarkin@ufl.edu).

If you are interested in taking one of the classes, registration is now open for the fall semester.

Sincerely,

Dr. Patrick Larkin

Lecturer and Course Director of The Dog and The Horse Classes 
Program Coordinator of Academy of Ranch Management
Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences
Office#:V2-146
College of Veterinary Medicine
University of Florida
PO Box 100136
2015 SW 16th Ave
Gainesville, Florida 32610
pmlarkin@ufl.edu



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