Course Code: VET308

Course Title : Veterinary Epidemiology

Weekly Teaching Hour: (3,0)

Course Description : The aim of these courses to provide 5 th and 6 th Semester Students a foundation in Veterinary Epidemiology. Basic principles of Veterinary Epidemiology such as epidemiological terms, Scope of epidemiology, the causes of disease, , determinants of disease, agent-Host-environment interrelationships the structure of animal population, disease risks, measure of disease occurrence, the ecology of animal diseases. Epidemiological data collection, disease survey, data analysis; basic epic-statistics methods will be taught.

Recommended Textbook(s) and Supplementary Books:

  • Veterinary Epidemiology by Thrusfield, 3 rd. Ed. 2013

Course Assessment:

  • Class Participation 10%,

  • Mid-term Examination 30%,

  • Assignments 10%,

  • Final Examination 50%,

Attendance 95%compulsory.