VBSC 50S introduces you to current concepts in the maintenance of animal health and application of scientific information to health-related decision making. You will have an opportunity to apply biomedical sciences to disease prevention programs in companion animals, food animals, and horses. The course will emphasize the biology of infectious diseases, immune response, and toxicology. You will have an opportunity to investigate the wide variety of careers in animal health and biomedical sciences. VBSC 50S fulfills the first-year seminar requirement for students in the college of Agriculture Sciences and students in the Division of Undergraduate Studies.
Effective Speech (CAS 100A) explores how people use techniques of oral communication to address practical, professional and civic problems. It is designed to introduce students to principles of effective public speaking, implemented through the design and presentation of individual speeches. CAS 100A fulfills 3 credits of the writing and speaking requirement for general education.