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ANSC2000 Introduction to Laboratory Animal Science

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CRS Acad Level: UG

Course #: ANSC2000

Credits: 2

Term: Fall, Spring

About the Course:

An introduction to the laboratory animal research environment, this course focuses on the fundamentals of applied anatomy and physiology, physical examination, animal husbandry, and identification in selected small animal laboratory species. Sentinel programs, equipment and regulatory topics are also covered. Basic nursing skills are introduced and reinforced in laboratories including animal restraint, dose calculations, hygiene, disinfectants and sterilization techniques. Prerequisites: ANSC 1010 or VTSC 1101 or BIOL 1002.

Meets the requirement for a Science elective for Biology or a Veterinary Science elective. Course offered: Fall, Spring.

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