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Admission Requirements

 

Course code

Course Title

Credit Unit

Status

Course code

Course Title

Credit Unit

Status

 

CHM101`

General Physical Chemistry

3

R

CHM101`

General Physical Chemistry

3

R

No change

CHM II5

General Practical Chemistry

2

R

CHM II5

General Practical Chemistry

2

R

No change

CSC 111

Introduction to Computer Science I

2

R

CSC 111

Introduction to Computer Science I

2

R

No change

GNS 111

Use of English I

2

R

GNS 111

Use of English I

2

R

No change

PHY 115

Mechanics and Properties of Matter I

2

R

PHY 115

Mechanics and Properties of Matter I

2

R

No change

PHY 191

Practical Physics I

1

R

PHY 191

Practical Physics I

1

R

No change

PLB 101

Cell Biology

3

R

 

 

 

 

 

MAT 115

Math for Biosciences and Agric. I

3

R

MAT 115

Math for Biosciences and Agric. I

3

R

No change

ZLY 101

Introductory Ecology

 

 

 

2

R

ZLY 101

Introductory Ecology

2

R

No change

ZLY 103

Introductory Animal Diversity

2

R

ZLY 103

Introductory Animal Diversity

2

R

No change

 

 

 

 

VAN 101

Microscopy (Practical)

1

C

New Course

 

 

 

 

VPH101

Environmental Health

1

C

New Course

 

 

 

 

VPH 103

Veterinary Ethics

1

C

New Course

 

TOTAL

22

 

 

 

22

 

 

 

100 LEVEL

Rain Semester

OLD

NEW

Remarks

Course code

Course Title

Credit Unit

Status

Course code

Course Title

Credit Unit

Status

 

CHM 112

General Organic Chemistry

2

R

CHM 112

General Organic Chemistry

2

R

No Change

CHM132

General Inorganic Chemistry

2

R

CHM132

General Inorganic Chemistry

2

R

No Change

CHM116

General Practical Chemistry II

1

R

CHM116

General Practical Chemistry II

1

R

No Change

CSC 112

Introductory Computer Science II

2

R

CSC 112

Introductory Computer Science II

 

2

R

No Change

GNS 112

Use of English II

2

R

GNS 112

Use of English II

2

R

No Change

MAT 116

Math for Biosciences and Agric. II

3

R

MAT 116

Math for Biosciences and Agric. II

3

R

No Change

PHY 152

Electricity and Magnetism

3

R

PHY 152

Electricity and Magnetism

3

R

No Change

PHY 192

Practical Physics   II

1

R

PHY 192

Practical Physics   II

1

R

No Change

STA 132

Laboratory for Inference

2

R

STA 132

Laboratory for Inference

2

R

No Change

VAN 102

Introductory Veterinary Anatomy

1

C

VAN 102

Introductory Veterinary Anatomy

1

C

No Change

 

 

 

 

VAN 106

Animal Cell Biology

2

C

New Course

VMD 102

History of Veterinary Medicine

1

C

VMD 102

History of Veterinary Medicine

1

C

No Change

VAN 104

Introductory Embryology

1

C

 

 

 

 

Move to 200L

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ZLY 106

Mammalian forms and Functions

2

R

ZLY 106

Mammalian forms and Functions

2

R

No Change

 

 

23

 

 

 

24

 

 

 

 

 

200 LEVEL

Harmattan Semester

 

OLD

NEW

Remarks

Course code

Course Title

Credit Unit

Status

Course code

Course Title

Credit Unit

Status

 

ANP 207

Introduction to Animal Science

2

C

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

VTP 201

Animal Management and Husbandry

2

C

New Course

 

 

 

 

VTP 203

Animal Feeds and Feeding Resources

2

C

New Course

GNS 211

Philosophy, Logic and Nigerian

Culture

2

C

GNS 211

Philosophy, Logic and Nigerian

Culture

2

C

No Change

 

 

 

VAN 201

Veterinary Gross Anatomy I: Osteology,

Syndesmology and Myology

3

C

VAN 201

Veterinary Gross Anatomy I: Osteology,

Syndesmology and Myology

3

C

No Change

VAN 203

Avian Anatomy: Osteology and

Myology

3

C

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

VAN 209

Avian Anatomy

2

C

Change course title

VAN 205

Comparative Avian Anatomy:

Reproduction

1

C

 

 

 

 

 

VAN 207

Gross Anatomy II: Digestive and

Angiology

3

C

VAN 211

Gross Anatomy II: Digestive,

Angiology, Respiratory and Urogenital

3

C

Change course code and  title

VMD 201

Animal Breeds, Handling and

Restraint

2

C

VMD 203

Animal Handling and  Restraints

 

 

 

2

C

Change course title

 

 

 

VPP 201

Introductory Physiology

1

C

VPB 201

Introductory Physiology and Haemodynamics

 

1

C

Change course code and title

VPP 203

Veterinary Physiology I: Renal

Physiology

2

C

VPB 203

Veterinary Physiology I: Renal

Physiology

2

C

Change course code

VPP 205

Veterinary Physiology II: Cardiovascular,

Respiratory and digestive

3

C

VPB 205

Veterinary Physiology II: Cardiovascular and

Respiratory

2

C

Change course code and title

 

 

 

 

VPB 207

Veterinary Physiology III: Physiology of Digestion

 

1

C

New Course

 

 

 

 

VPB 209

Practical Physiology I

1

C

New Course

VPP 207

Molecular Cell Biology

2

C

 

 

 

 

Move to 300 L

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

22

 

 

 

23

 

 

 

Rain Semester

200 Level

OLD

NEW

Remarks

Course code

Course Title

Credit Unit

Status

Course code

Course Title

Credit Unit

Status

 

ANP 206

Introduction to Fisheries

2

R

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

VTP 202

Aquaculture

2

C

New Course

 

 

 

 

VTP 204

Animal Breeding and Genetic Resources

2

C

New Course

 

 

 

 

VTP 206

Range Management

1

C

New Course

AXR 204

Principles of Rural Sociology

2

R

VTP 208

Principles of Rural Sociology

1

C

ChangeD

VPP 204

Veterinary Physiology III: Reproductive and Endocrine

Physiology

1

C

VPB 202

Veterinary Physiology IV: Reproductive and Endocrine

Physiology

2

C

Change course code, title and credit units

BCH 224

Carbohydrate metabolism

2

R

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

VPB 204

Carbohydrate Metabolism

2

C

New course

 

 

 

 

VPB 206

Lipid metabolism

2

C

New Course

BCH 226

Protein and Amino acid Metabolism

2

R

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

VPB 208

Protein Metabolism

 

2

C

New course

FVM 298

Veterinary Field Attachment I

5

C

FVM 200

Veterinary Field Attachment I

 

3

C

Change of credit units

GNS 212

Introduction to Social Sciences and Citizenship Education

2

C

GNS 212

Introduction to Social Sciences and Citizenship Education

2

C

No Change

VAN 202

Comparative Anatomy: Respiratory, Urogenital, Neuroanatomy and Special Senses

 

 

 

 

 

3

C

VAN 206

Gross Anatomy III: Neuroanatomy, Endocrine, and Special Senses

 

 

 

 

 

 

3

C

Change of course title

 

 

 

 

GSE 202

 

2

C

New

 

 

23

 

 

 

24

 

 

 

 

300LEVEL

Harmattan Semester

OLD

NEW

Remarks

Course code

Course Title

Credit Unit

Status

Course code

Course Title

Credit Unit

Status

 

BCH 301

Lipid Metabolism

3

R

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

VPB  309

Rumen and lactation Biochemistry

2

C

New course

BCH 325

Veterinary Biochemistry

2

R

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

VPB  311

Nucleic Acid Metabolism

2

C

New Course

GNS 311

History and Philosophy of Science

2

C

GNS 311

History and Philosophy of Science

2

C

No Change

GSE 301

Graduate Self Employment

3

R

GSE 301

Graduate Self Employment

3

R

No Change

VAN 301

Veterinary Embryology

3

C

VAN 301

Veterinary Embryology

 

3

C

No Change

VAN 303

Veterinary Histology I: Basic

 

 

2

C

VAN 303

Veterinary Histology I: Basic

2

C

No Change

VMP301

Introductory Entomology

2

C

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

VPE 301

General Parasitology

2

C

New Course

VPP301

Veterinary Physiology IV:

Neuromuscular

2

C

VPB 301

Veterinary Physiology V:

Neuromuscular

 

 

 

 

 

2

C

Change course code

VPP 303

Veterinary Physiology V: Spinal cord and brain physiology

2

C

VPB 303

Veterinary Physiology VI: Central Nervous System and Special Senses

2

C

New Course

VPP305

Veterinary Physiology VI:

special senses

2

C

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

VPB 305

Veterinary Physiology VII: Avian and Environmental Physiology

 

1

C

New Course

 

 

 

 

VPB 307

Practical Physiology II

 

1

C

New Course

 

 

 

 

VTP 301

Wildlife and Zoo Management

1

C

New Course

 

 

23

 

 

 

24

 

 

 

 

 

300 LEVEL

RAIN SEMESTER

OLD

NEW

Remarks

Course code

Course Title

Credit Unit

Status

Course code

Course Title

Credit Unit

Status

 

ANP 306

General Animal Husbandry

3

C

 

 

 

 

 

ANP 302

Principles of Feeds and Feeding

2

C

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

VPB 302

Molecular Cell Biology

2

C

Move from 200 Level

 

FVM 398

Veterinary Field Attachment II

5

C

FVM 300

Veterinary Field Attachment II

3

C

Change credit unit

VAN 302

Veterinary Histology II

3

C

VAN 302

Veterinary Histology II: Systemic

3

C

No Change course  title

VMP 304

General Microbiology

3

C

VMB 302

General Microbiology

3

C

Change course code

VPP 302

General Pharmacology

2

C

VPT 308

General/NeuroPharmacology

3

C

Change course code

VPT 302

General Pathology

3

C

VPA 302

General Pathology

3

C

Change course code

VPP 306

Radiation Biology

2

C

VPT 306

Radiation Biology

1

C

Change course code and unit

 

 

 

 

VTP 302

Animal Production I- Ruminants and Monogastrics

2

C

New Course

 

 

 

 

VTP 304

Animal Production II- Poultry and Aquatic Animal

2

C

New Course

 

 

 

 

VTP 306

Companion Animal Production and Training

1

C

New Course

 

 

23

 

 

 

24

 

 

 

 

400 LEVEL

Harmattan Semester

OLD

NEW

Remarks

Course code

Course Title

Credit Unit

Status

Course code

Course Title

Credit Unit

Status

 

ANP 405

Animal Production Technique

3

C

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

VTP 401

Veterinary Gynaecology

3

C

New course

VMP 401

Veterinary Protozoology

3

C

VPE 401

Veterinary Protozoology

3

C

Change course code

VMP 403

Veterinary Helminthology

3

C

VPE 403

Veterinary Helminthology

3

C

Change course code

VMP 405

Pathogenic Bacteriology

3

C

VMB 401

Pathogenic Bacteriology

3

C

Change course code

VMP 407

Mycology and Higher bacteria

1

C

VMB 403

Mycology and Higher bacteria

1

C

Change course code

VMP 409

Veterinary Immunology

1

C

VMB 405

Veterinary Immunology

 

 

1

C

Change course code

VPP 401

Systemic Veterinary Pharmacology

3

C

VPT 401

Systemic Veterinary Pharmacology

3

C

Change course code

VPT 401

Systemic Veterinary Pathology I

3

C

VPA 401

Systemic Veterinary Pathology I

3

C

Change course code

VPT 403

Systemic Veterinary Pathology II

3

C

VPA 403

Systemic Veterinary Pathology II

 

 

3

C

Change course code

VPP 405

Introductory Veterinary Toxicology

1

C

VPT 403

Introductory Veterinary Toxicology

1

C

Change course code

 

TOTAL

24

 

 

 

24

 

 

 

400 LEVEL

Rain Semester

OLD

NEW

Remarks

Course code

Course Title

Credit Unit

Status

Course code

Course Title

Credit Unit

Status

 

FVM 498

Veterinary Field Attachment III

5

C

FVM 400

Veterinary Field Attachment III

3

C

Change credit unit

VMD 402

General Medicine

2

C

VMD 402

General Medicine

 

2

C

No Change

VMP 402

Applied Veterinary Entomology

2

C

VPE 402

Veterinary Entomology

2

C

Change course code

VMP 404

Virology

2

C

VMB 402

Virology

2

C

Change course code

VPH 402

Biostatistics

1

C

VPH 402

Biostatistics

1

C

No Change

VPP 402

Veterinary Therapeutics

3

C

VPT 402

Chemotherapy

3

C

Change course title

VPP

404

Veterinary Toxicology

2

C

VPT

404

Veterinary Toxicology

3

C

Change course code and Credit Unit

VPT 402

Pathology of Tropical Diseases

2

C

VPA 402

Pathology of Infectious Diseases

2

C

Change Course Code and Title

VPT 404

Avian and Fish Pathology

2

C

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

VPA 404

Avian and Aquatic Animal Pathology

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2

C

New Course

VST 402

Introductory Surgery and

Anaesthesiology

3

C

VSR 402

Introductory Surgery and

Anaesthesiology

3

C

Change Course Code

 

 

 

 

VTP 402

Andrology and Artificial

Insemination

1

C

Change of course code

 

 

24

 

 

 

24

 

 

 

500 LEVEL

Harmattan Semester

OLD

NEW

Remarks

Course code

Course Title

Credit Unit

Status

Course code

Course Title

Credit Unit

Status

 

VAN 501

Veterinary Clinical Anatomy

2

C

VAN 501

Veterinary Clinical Anatomy

2

C

No Change

VMD 501

Small Animal Medicine I

2

C

VMD 505

Small and Laboratory Animal Medicine

2

C

Change Course title

VMD 503

Ruminant Medicine

2

C

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

VMD 507

Food Animal Medicine

2

C

New Course

VPH 501

Epidemiology and Preventive

Medicine

 

 

3

C

VPH 501

Epidemiology and Preventive

Medicine

3

C

No Change

VPP 501

Veterinary Clinical Pharmacology

2

C

VPT 501

Veterinary Clinical Pharmacology

2

C

Change Course Code

VPT 501

Veterinary Clinical Pathology

 

3

C

VPA 501

Veterinary Clinical Pathology

3

C

Change Course Code

VST 501

Small Animal Surgery

3

C

VSR 501

Small Animal Surgery

3

C

Change Course Code

VST 503

Large Animal Surgery

3

C

VSR 503

Large Animal Surgery

3

C

Change Course Code

VST 507

Veterinary Gynaecology and Obstetrics

3

C

VTP 501

Veterinary

Obstetrics

3

C

New

 

 

 

 

VSR 505

Introduction to Radiology and Imaging

1

C

New Course

 

 

 

 

 

 

24

 

 

 

500 LEVEL

Rain Semester

 

OLD

NEW

Remarks

Course code

Course Title

Credit Unit

Status

Course code

Course Title

Credit Unit

Status

 

FVM 598

Veterinary Field Attachment IV

3

C

FVM 500

Veterinary Field Attachment IV

3

C

Change credit unit

VMD 502

Wild Life and Fish Medicine

2

C

VMD 510

Wild Life and Aquatic Animal Medicine

2

C

Change course code and title

VMD 504

Equine Medicine

1

C

VMD 504

Equine Medicine

1

C

No Change

VMD 506

Porcine Medicine

1

C

 

 

 

 

 

VMD 508

Avian Medicine

2

C

VMD 512

Avian Medicine

2

C

No Change

VPH 502

Veterinary Ethics and Jurisprudence

1

C

VPH 514

Veterinary Jurisprudence

1

C

Change of course title

VPH 504

Food Hygiene: Meat and Milk

2

C

VPH 516

Food Hygiene

2

C

Change of course title

VPH 506

Veterinary Economics

1

C

VPH 518

Veterinary Economics and Business Management

2

C

Change of course title and credit unit

 

VPH 508

Zoonoses

2

C

VPH 508

Zoonoses

 

 

2

C

No Change

 

 

 

 

VPH 510

Computer Application in Veterinary Medicine

2

C

Move from 600 Level and change of course code

 

 

 

 

VPH 512

Veterinary Communication and Extension

 

1

C

New course

VST 502

Orthopaedics and Lameness

3

C

VSR 502

Orthopaedics

2

C

Change of course code and title

 

 

 

 

 

VSR 504

Large Animal Lameness

1

C

New Course

 

 

VST 504

Diagnostic Imaging

2

C

VSR

506

Diagnostic Imaging

2

C

Change of course code

VST 506

Andrology and Artificial

Insemination

3

C

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

VTP 502

Neonatal Diseases and Care

1

C

New Course

 

 

23

 

 

 

24

 

 

 

 

600 LEVEL

Harmattan Semester

OLD

NEW

Remarks

Course code

Course Title

Credit Unit

Status

Course code

Course Title

Credit Unit

Status

 

FVM 699

Project

2

C

FVM 699

Project I

2

C

No Change

VMD 601

Veterinary Medicine Clinics (Small Animal, Ruminant, Avian, Equine,

Porcine, Fish etc)

3

C

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

VMD 605

Large Animal Clinics I: (Ruminant, Equine and Porcine)

 

3

C

New Course

 

 

 

 

VMD 607

Small Animal Clinics I: (Canine and Feline)

3

C

New Course

 

 

 

 

VMD 609

Avian and Aquatic Animal Clinic I

 

 

 

3

C

New Course

 

 

 

 

VMD 611

Veterinary Ambulatory Practice I

3

C

New Course

VMD 603

Clinical Conference/Seminar I

1

C

VMD 613

Clinical Seminar I

1

C

Change course code and title

 

VMP 601

Veterinary Microbiology Clinics

2

C

VMB 601

Veterinary Microbiology Clinics

1

C

Change course code and credit unit

VMP 603

Veterinary Parasitology Clinics I

2

C

VPE 603

Veterinary Parasitology Clinics I

 

 

 

1

C

Change course code

VPH 601

Veterinary Public Health Clinics I:

Epidemiology, Food Hygiene,  Preventive Medicine, etc

2

C

VPH 601

Veterinary Public Health Clinics I:

Epidemiology, Food Hygiene,  Preventive Medicine, etc

2

C

No Change

VPH 605

Computer Application in Veterinary

Medicine

1

C

 

 

 

 

 

VPP 601

Veterinary Pharmacy clinics I

1

C

VPT 601

Veterinary Pharmacy Clinics I:

 

 

1

C

Change Course Code

VPP 603

Veterinary Toxicology Clinics

1

C

VPT 603

Veterinary Toxicology Clinics I

1

C

Change Course Code

VPT 601

Veterinary Pathology Clinics: (Necropsy, Clinical and Avian Pathology)

 

 

2

C

VPA 601

Veterinary Pathology Clinics I

1

C

Change Course Code

VST 601

Veterinary Surgery Clinic: Surgical

Exercises, Diagnostic Imaging, etc

 

3

C

 

 

 

 

 

VST 603

Veterinary Theriogenology Clinics: Obstetrics, Gynaecology, Artificial Insemination, Andrology, etc

2

C

VTP

601

Veterinary Theriogenology Clinics I

2

 

Change Course Code and Title

 

 

22

 

 

 

24

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

600 LEVEL

Rain Semester

 

OLD

NEW

Remarks

Course code

Course Title

Credit Unit

Status

Course code

Course Title

Credit Unit

Status

 

FVM 699

Project II

2

C

FVM 699

Project II

2

C

No Change

VMD 602

Veterinary Medicine Clinics: Small Animal, Ruminant, Avian, Equine, porcine, Fish etc

 

3

C

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

VMD 606

Large Animal Clinics II

3

C

New Course

 

 

 

 

VMD 608

Small Animal Clinics II

3

C

New Course

 

 

 

 

VMD

610

Avian and Aquatic Animals Clinic II

 

 

3

C

New Course

 

 

 

 

VMD 612

Veterinary Ambulatory Practice II

3

C

New Course

VMD 604

Clinical Conference/Seminar II

1

C

VMD 614

 

Clinical Conference/

Seminar II

1

C

Change course code

VMP 602

Veterinary Microbiology Clinics II

2

C

VMB 602

Veterinary Microbiology Clinics II

1

C

Change course code and credit unit

VMP 604

Veterinary Parasitology Clinics II

 

2

C

VPE

602

Veterinary Parasitology Clinics II

1

C

Change course code and credit unit

VPH 602

Veterinary Public Health Clinics II:

Epidemiology, Food Hygiene, Preventive Medicine etc

 

3

C

VPH 602

Veterinary Public Health Clinics II

2

C

Change  credit unit

VPP 602

Veterinary Pharmacy Clinics II

1

C

VPT 602

Veterinary Pharmacy Clinics II

1

C

Change Course Code

 

 

VPP 604

Veterinary Toxicology Clinics II

1

C

VPT

604

Veterinary Toxicology Clinics II

1

C

Change course code

VPT 602

Veterinary Pathology Clinics II

2

C

VPA 602

Veterinary Pathology Clinics II

1

C

Change Course Code and title

VST 602

Veterinary Surgery Clinics: Surgical Techniques, Diagnostic Imaging etc

3

C

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

VST 604

Veterinary Theriogenology Clinics: Obstetrics, Gynaecology, Artificial

Insemination, Andrology etc

2

C

VTP 602

Veterinary Theriogenology Clinics II

2

C

Change Course Code and Title

 

 

22

 

 

 

24

 

 

 

Faculty Courses

                                                           

FVM 200        Veterinary Field Attachment I                                                         3 Credits

A long vacation field practice of six weeks duration in a farm. Inspection visits will be conducted to such places by the academic staff of relevant departments to assess students’ participation.

135h (P); C

 

FVM 300        Veterinary Field Attachment II                                          3 Credits

A long vacation field practices of six weeks duration in diagnostic laboratories. Inspection visits will be conducted to such places by the academic staff of relevant departments to assess students’ participation.

1355h (P); C

 

FVM 400        Veterinary Field Attachment III                                          3 Credits

A long vacation field practices of six weeks duration. In an abattoir and control posts. Inspection visits will be conducted to such places by the academic staff of relevant departments to assess students’ participation.

135h (P); C

 

 

FVM 500        Veterinary Field Attachment IV                                          3 Credits

A long vacation field practices of six weeks duration in Clinics and Veterinary Teaching Hospitals. Inspection visits will be conducted to such places by the academic staff of relevant departments to assess students’ participation.                                     135h (P); C

 

FVM 699      Project                                                                                                            4 Credits

Each student under the guidance of an approved supervisor is required to conduct research in an approved area by the department, culminating in the submission of a project. 180h (P); C

           

 

♥ = to run for both semesters (2 credits each)

 

 

DEPARTMENT OF VETERINARY ANATOMY

 

VAN 101        Microscopy (Practical)                                                                                              1 Credit

General introduction of different types of microscope parts and their uses. Principle of microscopic techniques and histological section preparation and study. 45h (P); C

 

 

VAN 102        Introductory Veterinary Anatomy                                                  1 Credit

General introduction to veterinary Anatomy. Definition of anatomical terms and terminologies. Description of various branches of veterinary Anatomy.                               15h (T); C

 

VAN 106        Animal Cell Biology                                                                          2 Credits

Introduction to animal cell structure, cellular components and functions, differences between eukaryotic and prokaryotic cells. Description of cell organelles and their structures. 15h (T), 45h (P); C

 

VAN 201        Veterinary Gross Anatomy I: Osteology, Syndesmology and Myology  3 Credit          

General and comparative description of the osteology, syndesmology and Myology of Domestic Animals.   

 30h (T), 45h (P); C

 

VAN 204        Introductory Embryology                                                    1 Credit

General Introduction to embryology as a branch of anatomy, description and definitions of terms and terminologies in embryology, description and explanation of laws and theories that led to the development of embryology.  15h (T); C

 

VAN 206        Veterinary Gross Anatomy III: Neuroanatomy, Endocrine                     3 Credits

and Special Senses.         

General and comparative description of the nervous and endocrine systems, as well as the special sense organs of  Domestic Animals.               30h(T), 45(P); C

 

VAN 209        Avian Anatomy                                                                     2 Credits

General studies of the bones, Structure and classification of bones, muscles, respiratory, digestive and reproductive systems of the chicken. Description of comparative differences with the other domestic birds.  15h (T); 45 (P); C

 

VAN 211        Gross Anatomy II: Digestive, Angiology, Respiratory and Urogenital  3 Credits

General and comparative studies of splanchnology (ie digestive, respiratory, cardiovascular and urinogenital organs) of domestic animals. 

30h (T), 45h (P); C

 

 

VAN 301        Veterinary Embryology                                                        3 Credits

General studies of the principles of embryology. Studies of phases of embryological development. Description and definitions of the stages of embryogenesis in mammals and avian. Studies of some embryonic disorder. 30h (T), 45h (P); C

 

VAN 304        Veterinary Histology II: Systemic                                       2 Credits

General and comparative microscopic studies of the organ systems of domestic animals.

15h (T), 45h (P); C

 

VAN 303        Veterinary Histology I: Basic                                              2 Credits        

General studies of the histological characteristics of four basic tissues: epithelial, connective, muscular and nervous tissues.  15h (T), 45h (P); C

 

 

VAN 501        Veterinary Clinical Anatomy                                                           2 Credits

Topographical consideration of structures of domestic animals often involved clinical practices.  Application of radiography and ultrasonography in the study of normal organs in domestic animals. 15h (T), 45h (P); C

 

 

 

 

DEPARTMENT OF VETERINARY MICROBIOLOGY

 

VMB 302        General Microbiology                                                                       3 Credits

History of Microbiology of organisms, physiology and biochemistry of organisms, bacteriological techniques and methods.  Sterilization and Disinfection. Antibiotics, Taxonomy and Nomenclature of organisms. Environmental bacteriology. 30h (T), 45h (P); C

 

VMB 401        Pathogenic Bacteriology                                                       3 Credits

General characteristics, growth requirements, resistance pathogenicity, immunity, diagnosis and public health significance of animal pathogenic bacteria. 30 h (T), 45h (P); C

 

VMB 402        Virology                                                                                 2 Credits

Structure, characteristics and classification of viruses. Pathogenesis, immunity and transmission of viruses.  Nature and importance of prions and virion. 15h (T), 45h (P); C

 

VMB 403        Mycology and Higher bacteria.                                            1 Credit

Mycology, Rickettsial and related organisms, mycoplasma and related organisms. 15h (T), C

 

VMB 405        Veterinary Immunology                                           1 Credit

Historical perspectives. Anatomy and histology of immunological organs, macrophages, lymphocytes and plasma cells. Immune responses, Antigen reaction. Principles of Immunotherapy. Vaccines, Immunization and Immunological aspects of cancer.

15h (T); C

 

 

VMB 601        Veterinary Microbiology Clinics I                                                   1 Credit

Culture media preparations. Sample collection, equipment preparation and laboratory isolation and identification of bacteria, viruses, fungi and other higher bacteria.   45h(P); C

 

VMB 602        Veterinary Microbiology Clinics II                                                  1 Credit

Culture media preparations. Sample collection, equipment preparation and laboratory isolation and identification of bacteria, viruses, fungi and other higher bacteria.   45h(P); C

 

 

DEPARTMENT OF VETERINARY MEDICINE

VMD 102       History of Veterinary Medicine                                           1 Credit

Introduction to the Art and Science of Veterinary Medicine, general review of veterinary practices since ancient times, pastoralists and pastoralism, history of animal healthcare in Nigeria, modern trends in veterinary practice and future prospects.

15h (T); C

 

VMD 203       Animal Handling and Restraint                                            2 Credits

Approach to and handling of domestic, aquatic and wild animals. Animal Restraint and  instrumentation. Ageing.

15h (T), 45 (P); C

 

VMD 402       General Medicine                                                                   2 Credits

History taking and other available methods of diagnosis. Interplay between environment and disease. Principles of treatment and prognosis. General systemic conditions such as fever, snake bite, signs of health and ill health in animals. 15h (T), 45h (P); C

 

VMD 505       Small and Laboratory Animal Medicine                                  2 Credits

Infectious, non-infectious, metabolic and nutritional diseases of dogs, cats, rabbits, guinea pigs and other experimental animals.. Emphasis shall be placed on the epidemiology, aetiology, clinical signs, diagnosis and treatment of diseases of importance in the Tropics.

15h (T), 45h (P); C

 

VMD 510       Wildlife and Aquatic  Animal Medicine                               2 Credits

Dynamics and characteristics of wildlife and aquatic animal populations.  Feeding of wild animals in captivity.  Capturing and sampling methods.  Diagnosis and treatment of  major diseases of wildlife.  Diseases of aquatic animals with emphasis on diagnosis, treatment and control of diseases of fish. 15h (T), 45h (P); C

 

VMD 507       Food Animal Medicine                                                                     2 Credits

A course on the study on infectious and non-infectious, diseases of small and large ruminants, porcine and other domestic food animals.  Emphasis would be placed on the  epidemiology, aetiology, clinical signs, diagnosis,  treatment and  control of specific diseases of importance in the tropics. 15h (T), 45h (P); C

 

 

 

VMD 504       Equine Medicine                                                                   1 Credit

Introduction, aetiology, clinical signs, diagnosis, treatment and control of specific diseases of infectious and non-infectious nature in horses and other equidae. 15h (T); C

 

VMD 512       Avian Medicine                                                                     2 Credits

Introduction, aetiology, clinical signs, diagnosis, treatment and control of specific diseases of infectious and non-infectious nature in poultry/avian species. 30h (T); C

 

 

VMD 605       Large Animal Clinics  I                                                        3 Credits

Medical, Surgical and radiographic techniques of all small and large ruminants, equine and porcine. Clinical exercises involving clerking, physical examination and sample collection, medical and surgical diagnostic, therapeutic and preventive techniques. 135h(P); C

 

VMD 606       Large Animal Clinics  II                                                       3 Credits

Medical, Surgical and radiographic techniques of all small and large ruminants, equine and porcine. Clinical exercises involving clerking, physical examination and sample collection, medical and surgical diagnostic, therapeutic and preventive techniques. 135h(P); C

 

VMD 607       Small Animal Clinics I                                                                      3 credits

Medical, Surgical and radiographic techniques of all small and large Companion animals and other canine and feline species. Clinical exercises involving clerking, physical examination and sample collection, medical and surgical diagnostic, therapeutic and preventive techniques. 135h(P); C

 

VMD 608       Small Animal Clinics II                                                         3 credits

Medical, Surgical and radiographic techniques of all small and large Companion animals and other canine and feline species. Clinical exercises involving clerking, physical examination and sample collection, medical and surgical diagnostic, therapeutic and preventive techniques. 135h(P); C

 

VMD 609       Avian and Aquatic Animal Medicine Clinic I                                3 credits

Medical, Surgical and radiographic techniques of avian and aquatic animal species. Clinical exercises involving clerking, physical examination and sample collection, medical and surgical diagnostic, therapeutic and preventive techniques.           135h(P); C

 

VMD 610       Avian and Aquatic Animal Medicine Clinic II:                              3 credits

Medical, Surgical and radiographic techniques of avain and aquatic animal species. Clinical exercises involving clerking, physical examination and sample collection, medical and surgical diagnostic, therapeutic and preventive techniques.           135h(P); C

 

VMD 611       Veterinary Ambulatory Practice I                                                   3 credits

Medical and surgical diagnostic, therapeutic and preventive technique outside a conventional clinical set-up. Sampling methods and handling from field to the laboratory.           135h (P); C

 

 

VMD 612       Veterinary Ambulatory Practice II                                                 3 credits

Medical and surgical diagnostic, therapeutic and preventive technique outside a conventional clinical set-up. Sampling methods and handling from field to the laboratory.           135h (P); C

 

VMD 613       Clinical Seminar I                                                                 1 Credit

Case work-ups and Seminar presentation by each student to be coordinated by the clinic coordinator. 45h (P); C

 

VMD 614       Clinical Seminar II                                                                1 Credit

Case work-ups and Seminar presentation by each student to be coordinated by the Clinical Coordinator.    45h (P); C

 

 

 

 

DEPARTMENT OF VETERINARY PATHOLOGY

 

VPA 302         General Pathology                                                                3 Credits

A lecture/laboratory study of the general principles of veterinary pathology with emphasis on inflammatory, degenerative and neoplastic changes in tissues of domestic animals.             30h (T), 45h (P); C

 

VPA 401         Systemic Veterinary Pathology I                                         3 Credits

A study of the pathology of the alimentary Respiratory, cardiovascular, skin and special senses. Postmortem diagnostic procedure. 30h (T), 45h (P); C

 

VPA 402         Pathology of Infectious Diseases                                          2 Credits

A study of the pathology of infectious animal diseases that are of importance in the tropical environment. 15h (T), 45h (P); C

 

VPA 403         Systemic Veterinary Pathology II                                        3 Credits

A study of the pathology of the nervous, haematopoietic, urinary, genital, endocrine and musculoskeletal systems. Postmortem diagnostic procedures. 30h (T), 45h (P); C

 

VPA 404         Avian and Aquatic Animal Pathology                                            2 Credits

Systemic and special pathology of the avian and aquatic animal species. Gross and microscopic pathology of nutritional, bacterial, fungal, viral, rickettsial, chlamydial, parasitic and neoplastic diseases of avian and aquatic animals in the tropics. Post-mortem diagnostic procedures for the avian and aquatic animals. 15h (T), 45h (P); C

 

 

VPA 501         Veterinary Clinical Pathology                                                          3 Credits

A study of clinical haematology and biochemistry, as well as exfoliative and diagnostic cytology. 30h (T), 45h (P); C

 

 

 

VPA 601         Veterinary Pathology Clinics I                                                                      1 Credit        

Clinical procedures for carrying out postmortem of dead domestic and companion animals with the sole aim of making diagnosis. Also included is haematological and clinical chemistry procedures, and histochemistry.            45h(P); C

 

VPA 602         Veterinary Pathology Clinics II                                                        1 Credit        

Clinical procedures for carrying out postmortem of dead domestic and companion animals with the sole aim of making diagnosis. Also included is haematological and clinical chemistry procedures, and histochemistry.            45h(P); C

 

 

 

DEPARTMENT OF VETERINARY PHYSIOLOGY AND BIOCHEMISTRY

 

VPB 201         Introductory Physiology and Haemodynamics                              1 Credit

Historical perspectives, General concept and definition of physiological terms, branches of physiology; General structure and function of blood and its formed elements, lymphatic and other  body fluids,15 h (T); C

 

VPB 202         Veterinary Physiology III: Reproductive and Endocrine Physiology       2 Credits

Reproductive physiology including male and female reproductive processes. Reproductive and other endocrine hormones and their functions. 15 h (T), 45 (P); C

 

VPB 203          Veterinary Physiology I: Renal                               2 Credits

Renal physiology, nephron and glomerular functions. Water and electrolyte balance. Antidiuretic hormone and diuretics. Physiology of micturition. 30h (T); C

 

VPB 204           Carbohydrate  Metabolism                                    2 Credits       

Glycolysis; Glycogenesis; Glycogenolysis; Citric acid cycle; Hexose monophosphate (HMP) gluconeogenesis; Metabolism of monomers; Regulation of and disorders of carbohydrate metabolism; 15h (T), 45 (P); C

 

VPB 205          Veterinary Physiology IV : Cardiovascular and Respiratory     2 Credits

Physiologic anatomy of the heart; blood pressure and heart rate control and regulation. Physiologic anatomy of the respiratory apparatus, mechanics of breathing, alveolar ventilation, ventilation-perfusion relationship, diffusion of gases, transport of oxygen and carbon dioxide in the blood, control of breathing, non respiratory of the lung, Acid–Base regulation and causes of hypoxia. 30h (T), C

                                                                                                                                         

VPB 206         Lipid Metabolism                                                      2 Credits

Nature and biosynthesis of fatty acids, cholesterol, eicosanoids, membrane phospholipidsand steroid hormones, fatty acid oxidation, errors in lipid metabolism. 15h (T), 45 (P); C

 

 

VPB 207         Veterinary Physiology III : Physiology of Digestion                      1 Credit

Food Digestion and utilization in monogastric ,  ruminant  and Avian species. 15h (T), C  

 

VPB 208         Protein Metabolism                                                                2 Credits       

Chemistry and biochemistry of protein structure, metabolism and functions; Biosynthesis and catabolism of amino acids; plasma proteins and functions, Urea cycle; Ketogenic and glucogenic amino acids; Inborrn errors of amino acid metabolism. 15h (T), 45 (P); C

 

VPB 209           Practical Physiology            I                                                            1 Credit

                         Physiology practicals on renal, cardiovascular, respiratory  and Digestive Physiology 45(P); C

 

 

VPB 301            Veterinary Physiology V: Neuromuscular                                  2 Credits

Impulse propagation and conduction. Central and autonomic nervous system muscles and bones. Reflex mechanism and types. Neurotransmitters. Physiological properties and functions of the  autonomic nervous system.                 30h (T), C

 

VPB 302            Molecular Cell Biology                                                                               2 Credits

                         A sub-cellular and molecular basis of cell function and mode by which cells multiply replicate and pass genetic information including DNA structure and protein synthesis. cellular interactions and signaling 15h(T), 45(P); C

 

 

VPB 303         Veterinary Physiology VI: Central Nervous System and  Special Senses            2 Credits

Classification of reflexes; classification and properties of nerve fibres. Origin and propagation of nerve impulse. Sensory and Motor functions of the spinal cord and the brain.         30 h (T); C

 

VPB 305          Veterinary Physiology VII: Avian and Environmental Physiology        1 Credit

Effect of environment on physiological processes. Environmental factors altering physiological processes, Physiology of adaptation,  Physiology of thermoregulation. Physiology of the Avian and aquatic animals.           15 h (T), C

 

VPB 307         Practical Physiology II                                                                      I Credit          

Practicals on the physiology of the peripheral and central nervous system, special senses, avian and environmental physiology       45h (P): C

 

VPB 309         Rumen and Lactation Biochemistry                                                2 Credits        

Chemistry and biochemistry of Rumen microbes; Prebiotics; Probiotics; Production of volatile fatty acids; Belching; Chemistry and biochemistry of milk secretion, production and ejection. 30h (T); C

 

 

VPB 311         Nucleic Acid Metabolism                                                      2 Credits

Nucleic acid structure and composition; biosynthesis and function, DNA structure and replication, DNA mutation and repair mechanisms, RNA structure, transcription, post-transcriptional processing, proteomes and proteomics,  DNA-based information technologies. 15h (T): 45 (P); C

 

                       

 

 

DEPARTMENT OF VETERINARY PARASITOLOGY AND ENTOMOLOGY

 

VPE 301         General Parasitology                                                            2 Credits

Definition of terms in Veterinary Parasitology. Classification and taxonomy of arthropods, helminths and protozoan of veterinary  importance.  General health effects of parasites; Principles of diagnosis and control of parasites. Effectors system of parasite killing.  30h (T); C

 

VPE 401         Veterinary Protozoology                                                      3 Credits

Introduction and classification of Protozoan parasites of veterinary importance. Protozoan transmitted by insects – Trypanosomes, Plasmodium, Leishmania, Leucocytozoon, Haemobartonella and Entamoeba; Protozoan transmitted by contact and resistant cysts - Eimeria, Balantidium, Giardia, Toxoplasma, Sarcocystis and Bedsonia.

30h (T), 45h (P); C

 

VPE 402         Veterinary Entomology                                                        2 Credits

Vectors, binomial system of nomenclature, ecology and role in disease transmission, distribution, population dynamics,  veterinary/medical importance. Control of arthropods, insecticides and insecticide resistance. 15h (T), 45h (P); C

 

VPE 403         Veterinary Helminthology                                                    3 Credits

Life cycle, pathogenicity and control of (1) Platyhelminths Trematodes (Digenea and Aspidobothrial) Cestodes  (Pseudophyllidea Cyclophylidea) (Nemathyhelminths Nematodes richostrongylloide Strongloidea, Rhabdoitidea, Spirurids, Filaroidea). Aphasmida, Control of helminth parasites. 30h (T), 45h (P); C

 

 

VPE 601         Veterinary Parasitology Clinics I                                                     1 Credit

Procedures for sample collection, transportation, handling and laboratory isolation and identification of parasites of domestic and companion animals.                  45h(P); C

 

VPE 603         Veterinary Parasitology Clinics II                                                   1 Credit

Procedures for sample collection, transportation, handling and laboratory isolation and identification of parasites of domestic and companion animals.                  45h(P); C

 

 

 

 

 

DEPARTMENT OF VETERINARY PHARMACOLOGY AND TOXICOLOGY

 

VPT 302         General/Neuropharmacology                                                          3 Credits

History and basic principles of Veterinary Pharmacology and toxicology including drug forms, absorption, metabolism, excretion; mechanisms of action and drug quantization.  Pharmacology of the autonomic and central nervous systems.         30h (T), 45h (P); C

 

VPT 304         Radiation Biology                                                                  2 Credits

History and uses of radiation, radiation physics and chemistry and biological effects of radiation. Radiation Genetics, Management of radiation poisoning  15h(T), 45(P); C

 

VPT 401         Systemic Veterinary Pharmacology                                    3 Credits

Pharmacology of drugs acting on the gastrointestinal, renal, haematological, cardiovascular, endocrine, reproductive, and respiratory systems of animals. 30h (T), 45h (P); C

 

VPT 402         Veterinary Chemotherapy                                                   3 Credits

A study of chemotherapeutic agents including antibacterial, antifungal, antiviral, anti-protozoan, anti-cancer drugs, anthelmintics, antiseptics, disinfectants, vitamins and immunotherapy. Principles of gene therapy 30h (T), 45h (P); C

 

VPT 403         Introductory Toxicology                                                       1 Credit

Historical perspectives, classification of toxic agents, Factors altering toxicity, principles and general management of poison, toxicokinetics, toxicodynamics and target organ toxicity.               15h(T); C

 

VPT 404         Veterinary Toxicology                                                          3 Credits

Toxicology of heavy metals, pesticides, poisonous plants and animals, toxins, and environmental poisons. Toxicological antidotes and clinical usages.             30h (T), 45h (P); C

 

 

VPT 501         Veterinary Clinical Pharmacology                                              2 Credits

Principles of drugs dependency, compounding and prescription. Common drugs abbreviations. The therapeutic strategies, choice of drugs monitoring of therapeutic responses. Formulation of veterinary drugs.  Medicinal plants of veterinary importance.  15h (T), 45h (P); C

 

VPT 601         Veterinary Pharmacy Clinics I                                                        1 Credit

Clinical studies of drug prescription, drug interaction, drug synergy, indications and contraindications. Dosages, route of administrations, excretions and withdrawal period.    45h(P); C

 

 

 

VPT 602         Veterinary Pharmacy Clinics II                                                       1 Credit

Clinical studies of drug prescription, drug interaction, drug synergy, indications and contraindications. Dosages, route of administrations, excretions and withdrawal period. 45h(P); C

 

VPT 603         Veterinary Toxicology Clinics I                                                       1 Credit

Procedures for clerking, toxicological samples, handling and analysis, clinical and forensic toxicology and toxicological reporting, Management of toxicology emergencies.          45h(P); C

 

VPT 604         Veterinary Toxicology Clinics II                                                      1 Credit

Procedures for clerking, toxicological samples, handling and analysis, clinical and forensic toxicology and toxicological reporting, management of toxicology emergencies.                       45h(P); C

 

 

DEPARTMENT OF VETERINARY PUBLIC HEALTH AND PREVENTIVE MEDICINE

 

VPH 101         Environmental Health                                                                      I Credit

Biosecurity measures, environmental pollution and control, water sources, contamination and purification, waste management, occupational hazard, public health significance of rodents, birds and insects. Reproductive health and personal hygiene. 15h (T); C

 

VPH 103         Veterinary Ethics                                                                              1 Credit

Regulations, rules and orders relating to animal movement, importation, trade cattle routes and animal welfare, concept of professionalism and professional competence, veterinary ethics, practice and societal expectations. Regulating of importations, marketing  and uses of veterinary biologicals, implementation of veterinary laws in Nigeria, Veterinary Council of Nigeria as a regulatory body for veterinary practice in Nigeria. 15h (T); C

 

VPH 402         Biostatistics                                                                                        1 Credit

Veterinary recording and data types. Classification and tabulation of data. Descriptive and inferential statistics. Uses of statistics in veterinary practice and research. 15h (T); C

 

 

VPH  501        Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine                                          3 Credits

Epidemiology: Definitions and studies. Occurrence, frequencies and implications.  Herd health,  immunity and  management. Disease surveillance and reporting. Diseases in populations. Mass action against diseases, chemo-prophylaxis, chemotherapy; seroprophylaxis, serotherapy. Immunization. 30h (T), 45h (P); C

 

 

VPH 508         Zoonoses                                                                                 2 Credits

Concepts, definitions and classification of zoonoses. Introduction, clinical signs, early detection/diagnosis, prevention control and eradication of the diseases.  Ecology, water sources and purification, waste disposal. The role of rodents, birds, flies and mosquitoes in the epidemiology of identified zoonotic diseases. Emerging zoonoses. 30h (T); C

 

 

 

VPH 510         Computer Application in Veterinary Medicine                  2 Credit

History of computers. Hardware components, Operating and application software’s.  Features and Uses of word processing and  other packages. Introduction to Spreadsheets, Database Management Systems and designing Computer-based Veterinary disease reporting systems. Introduction to geographic information system (GIS) and its use in biological risk management. Use of Global Positioning System in geo-referencing and estimating pattern of spread of disease. Computer aided animal population census and ecosystem health. Other uses of computers in veterinary practice  15h (T); 45h (P); C

 

VPH 512         Veterinary Communication and Extension                                    1 Credit

Introduction, Fundamentals of Veterinary and Animal Husbandry  Extension, Communication/Communication skills for livestock development, Veterinary and Animal Husbandry planning and Evaluation, Dealing with Media, Farm Journalism and Public Relation, Effective Programme presentation and Skills Training, Organizational Communication, Social Psychology and Group DynamicsPrimary animal Health Care. 15h (T); C

 

 

 

VPH  514        Veterinary Jurisprudence                                                    1 Credit

Legislations regulating veterinary practice, legal and Professional responsibilities of veterinary surgeons. Law on the control of  veterinary drugs. Organization of veterinary services in Nigeria.  15h (T); C

 

VPH 516         Food Hygiene                                                                         2 Credits

Meat hygiene; principles and procedure. Slaughter facilities in Nigeria. Construction and function of abattoir. Food preservation methods and quality assessment. Water, meat and milk-borne diseases. Food poisoning  from beef, pork, poultry, fish and shellfish. Control of vermin. Detection of drug residues in meat. Effluent and their management. 15h (T), 45h (P);

 

VPH 518         Veterinary Economics and Business Management                        2 Credits

Basic micro and macroeconomic concepts in animal production and health. Cost of public health schemes. Economics of livestock production, marketing and veterinary services. Livestock production functions including data collection and analysis, marketing theory in relation to livestock production, application of economic theory and quantitative analysis. Capital investment and depreciation of capital, the economics of egg, meat and milk production. Livestock feed economics and marketing, input/return relationship in livestock production.  Project appraisal, report writing and feasibility studies. Business organizations, administration and promotion. 30h (T); C

 

VPH 601         Veterinary Public Health Clinics I                                                   2 Credits

Abattoir visits, meat inspection, sample collection, transportation, handling and laboratory analysis. Procedures for sample collection (milk and milk products).               90h(P); C

 

 

 

VPH 602         Veterinary Public Health Clinics II                                                             2 Credits

Abattoir visits, meat inspection, sample collection, transportation, handling and laboratory analysis. Procedures for sample collection (milk and milk products).               90h(P); C

 

DEPARTMENT OF VETERINARY SURGERY AND RADIOLOGY

 

VSR 402         Introductory Surgery and Anaesthesiology                                    3 Credits

Principles and objectives of surgery; instruments and operating room conduct. Suture patterns, Suture materials, Suturing needles, Dressing materials. Preoperative evaluation Surgical techniques.  Post-surgical evaluation. Pre anaesthetic assessment and classification of patients. Anaesthetic agents in small and large animals;Administration of inhalation anaesthetic agents Wound healing and complications. 30h (T), 45h (P); C

 

VSR 501         Small Animal Surgery                                                                      3 Credits

Gastrointestinal surgery. Urogenital surgery and Reproductive surgery (male and female). Ophthalmic surgery. Aural surgery. Repair of skin defects. Plastic and reconstructive surgery. Surgery of upper and lower respiratory systems, Herniorrhaphies. 30h (T), 45h (P); C

 

VSR 502         Orthopaedics                                                                         2 Credits

General examination, infectious and non-infectious conditions of bones, joints, nerves and ligaments. Diaphyseal classification of fractures. Classification of pelvic fractures. Management of fractures-Closed reduction and external immobilization: Open reduction and internal fixation. Types of materials used as coaptation; ;materials used for internal fixation. Subjective and objective methods of fracture healing evaluation. Complications of fracture healing. .

15h (T), 45h (P); C

 

VSR 503         Large Animal Surgery                                                          3 Credits

Wound management: Definitions and wound care. Abdominal surgery in ruminants and equine. Tracheal surgery: Surgical and clinical treatment of udder conditions. Urogenital and caesarian surgery. Castration and other male surgical procedures. 30h (T), 45h (P); C

 

VSR 504         Large Animal Lameness                                                       1 Credit

Examination of animals for soundness and writing of certificates. Causes , treatment and prevention of lameness in  large animals. 15h (T); C

 

VSR 505         Introduction to Radiology and Imaging                              1 Credit

Principles and types of medical imaging, uses of imaging techniques. Types of machines used for imaging, Design of X ray building, Protective facilities in X ray room. Dark room facilities. 15h (T); C

 

VSR 506         Diagnostic Imaging                                                               2 Credits

Radiographic equipment. Care of X-ray machine. X-ray production using Technique chart. Production of good quality and diagnostic X-ray film. Safety devices in dark room. Storage of X ray film. Types of cassettes.. Radiographic interpretation and therapeutic uses of X-ray. Safety considerations in radiography, principles and applications of ultrasonography, computer scan tomography and magnetic resonance imaging. 15h (T), 45h (P); C

 

DEPARTMENT OF THERIOGENOLOGY AND PRODUCTION

VTP 201          Animal Management and Husbandry                                           2 credits

Introduction to livestock husbandry, species, breeds and distribution. Animal behaviour. Livestock production systems; extennsive, semi-intensive, intensive. Estimation of liveweight and age. Economics and welfare implications in the management of all species. Emphasis on birth weight, litter size, weaning age/weight, growth rate. Disbudding, milk production and processing: hand/machine milking, maintenance of milking installations, milk storage, cooling, hygiene, quality, cheese making. dry hoof trimming. Tagging and branding. Grooming of  companion animals. 15h (T), 45h (P); C

 

VTP 202         Aquaculture                                                                           2 Credits

Principles of aquaculture, water needs and adequacy of drainage area, minimum pond length and drainage area protection, hydrologic estimates and soil groupings. Fish pond, design and construction, water quality management and basic strategies in the effective management of aquatic renewable resources. Ration formulation. 15h (T), 45h (P); C

 

VTP 203          Animal Feeds and Feeding Resources                               2 Credits

Survey of Nigerian feeds and feeding stuffs. Classification of feeds, feeding stuffs and feed supplements into roots, tubers, cereals, legumes, roughages, etc. Chemistry, processing and nutritive values of livestock feeding stuffs, their storage, quality control and evaluation of feeding stuffs and feeds. Feeding standard and ration formulation. Concentrate feeds, cereals, legumes and oil seeds.  Chemistry and nutritive values of some Nigerian grasses and legume species. Protein and energy requirements of livestock, pets, zoo and aquatic animals. 15h (T), 45h (P); C

 

VTP 204           Animal Breeding and Genetic Resources                          2 Credits

Variance, co-variances, partitioning of phenotypic variance. Genotype by environment interaction; Statistical tools for studying inheritance; Estimation of genetic parameters (heritability, repeatability, genetic correlations); In breeding, line breeding and relationship, cross-breeding in practice, selection principles and methods; breeding (mating) systems; breeding plans for different farm animal species; foundation stock development. Genetic improvement for various livestock traits. 15h (T) 45h (P); C

 

VTP 206         Range Management                                                              1 Credit

Introduction and principles of rangeland management, Taxonomy and economy of range plants, tools of rangeland management, range productivity, careful use and management of rangeland resources (plants, animals, soil, and water), concept of range improvement, management and utilization,  environmental effect of soil-range-plant-animal relationships.  15h (T); C

 

 

 

VTP 301         Wildlife and Zoo Management                                                        1 Credit

Principles of wildlife management and their ecology, Fundamental concepts of zoo animal management including health and safety, feeding and handling, enclosure management, behavior and population management, maintenance of records and permits. Veterinary treatment techniques for zoo animals. Includes preventative health care and identification of health problems, restraint, immobilization, and transport, administration of prescribed medication, and care of geriatric and neonate animals. 15h (T); C

 

VTP 302         Animal Production I: Ruminants and Monogastrics         2 Credits

Introduction and historical perspectives, ruminant and monogastric animals breeds and selection, Ruminant and monogastric production techniques, Anatomy and Physiology of ruminant and monogastric animal gastrointestinal system, Microbiology, physiology and biochemistry of rumen. Metabolic processes and pathways; Non-protein nitrogen utilization; Feed additives, proximate analysis; ration formulation, use of agro-industrial by-products in ruminant feeding; Principles of monogastric nutrition. Nutrient requirements for various classes and species of non-ruminant animals. Water in relation to nutrition, nutritional/metabolic disorders in ruminant and monogastric animals.                    30h(T); C

 

VTP 304         Animal Production II: Avian and Aquatic             2 Credits

History of the domestic fowl, fish and other aquatic animals. Types and breeds of domestic birds, inheritance of qualitative traits, breeding for improvement, parent and grand parent production, Special husbandry (housing and feeding including ration formulation) requirements of broilers, layers, breeders, cockerels, fish and other aquatic animals. Rearing and management technique. Special requirements of turkey, guinea fowls, ducks, ostrich and quail, fish and other aquatic animals.  30h(T); C

 

 VTP 306        Companion Animal Production and Training                   1 Credit

Types and breeds of companion animals, uses of companion animal diseases, breeding, companion animal behaviour and psychology, Nutritional requirement and feed formulation, management and housing requirements, companion animal care and grooming, care of the hoof, Bathing tips, tooth care. Basic training of puppies and adult dogs. 15 h (T); C

VTP 401         Veterinary Gynaecology                                                        3 Credits

Review of physiology of reproduction, Clinical examination of female animals, Clinical examination of the non-pregnant cow, pregnanacy diagnosis, infertility and sterility in animals, general diseases influencing sexual functions,

Special techniques. 30 h (T) 45 (P); C

 

VTP 402         Andrology and Artificial Insemination                                           1 Credit

Introduction, Anatomy, functions and clinical examination of male reproductive organs, Serving ability and behaviour in male animals, Examination of the bull for breeding soundness, Infertility in male animals, Diseases of testis and accessory organs in male animals, Artificial Insemination, Semen production and disorders, Semen collection, handling, transportation, evaluation and preservation, Heat detection methods, Oestrus synchronization techniques, Methods of AI, sexual health in AI program, Animal Biotechnologies, MOET, Genetic engineering. 45h (P); C

 

VTP 501         Veterinary Obstetrics                                                                                    3 Credits

Introduction Obstetrical Anatomy, Physiology of gestation period, abortion, parturition, dystocia, Procedure preliminary to handling of dystocia, Obstetrical operations, postpartum physiology, Injuries and diseases of the puerperal period, Care of the postparturient dam, Care of the postparturient dam, Care and diseases of the neonates. 30h (T), 45h (P); C

 

 

VTP 502         Neonatal Diseases and Care                                                                         1 Credit

Definition of Terms, classification, post obstetrical complications, abnormal conditions of the placenta, vagina, uterus, care of the newborn, housing and routine nursing, Neonatal care, umbilical care, mastitis – clinical signs, diagnosis and treatment, management of the udder diseases of the newborn, determinants of mortality in neonates, investigating neonatal deaths, general principles in the treatment of infectious diseases in neonates, economic impact of neonatal diseases, diagnosis and management. 15h (T); C

 

VTP 601         Veterinary Theriogenology Clinics I                                                          2 Credits

Clinical exercises involving clerking, physical examination and sample collection from animals with infertility and other reproduction problems. Diagnosis, differential diagnosis and treatment of animals with reproduction problems.   90h(P); C

 

VTP 602         Veterinary Theriogenology Clinics II                                                         2 Credits

Clinical exercises involving clerking, physical examination and sample collection from animals with infertility and other reproduction problems. Diagnosis, differential diagnosis and treatment of animals with reproduction problems.   90h(P); C

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SUMMARY

100 LEVEL

Compulsory Courses:

VAN 101 (1), 102 (1), VAN 106 (2), VMD 102 (1), VPH 101 (1), 103 (1)               = 7 Credits

Required Courses:

CHM 101 (3), 112 (2), 115 (2), 116 (1), 132 (2), CSC 111 (2), 112 (2), GNS 111 (2), 112 (2), MAT 115 (3), 116 (3), PHY 115 (2), 152 (3), 191 (1), 192 (1), STA 132 (2), ZLY 101 (2), 103 (2), 106 (2)                                                                                                 = 39 Credits

                                                                                                       Total    =46 Credits

200 LEVEL

Compulsory Courses:

FVM 200 (3), VAN 201 (3), 206 (3), 209 (2), 204 (1), 211 (3), VMD 203 (2), VPB 201(1), 202 (2), 203 (2), 204 (2), 205 (2), 206 (2), 207 (1), 208 (2), 209 (1), VTP 201 (2), 202 (2), 203 (2), 204 (2), 206 (1)                            =41 Credits

Required Courses:

AXR 204 (2), GNS 211 (2), 212 (2),                           =6 Credits

                                                                                                                  Total     =47 Credits

300 LEVEL

Compulsory Courses:

FVM 300 (3), VAN 301 (3), 304 (3), 303 (2), VMB 302 (3), VPA 302 (3), VPB 301 (2), 302 (2), 303 (3), 305 (1), 307 (1), 309 (2), 311 (2), VPE 331 (2), VPT 302 (2), 304 (2), VTP 301 (1), 302 (2), 304 (2), 306 (2)                                                     =43 Credits

Required Courses:                                                                                                

GSE 301 (3), GNS 311 (2)                             = 5 Credits                                                                                                            

Total   = 48 Credits  

 

400  LEVEL

Compulsory Courses:

FVM 400 (3), VMB 401 (3),  402 (2), 403 (1),  405 (1), VMD 402 (2), VPA 401 (3),  402 (2),  403 (3),  404 (2), VPE 401 (3),  402 (2),  403 (3), VPT 401 (3),  402 (3),  403 (1), 404 (3), VSR 402 (3), VTP 401 (3),  402 (1)  VPH 401 (1)                                                             = 48 Credits

Total   = 48 Credits

500 LEVEL

Compulsory Courses:

FVM 500 (3), VAN 501 (2), VMD 505 (2),  510 (2),  507 (3),  504 (1),  512 (2), VPA 501 (3), VPH 501 (3),  514 (1),  516 (2),  512 (2), 508 (2),  510 (1), 512 (1)VPT 501 (2), VSR 501 (3),  502 (2), 503 (3),  504 (1),  505 (1),  506 (2), VTP 501 (3),  502 (1)   = 48 Credits

Total   = 48 Credits

 

600 LEVEL

Compulsory Courses:

FVM 699 (2) (2),  VPA 601 (1),  602 (1), VMB 601 (1),  602 (1),  VMD 609 (3) 605 (3),  607 (3), 610 (3)  611 (3),  612 (3), 613 (3),  614 (3),  608 (3), 613 (1),  610 (1),  VPE 601 (1),  602 (1), VPH 601 (2),  602 (2), VPT 601 (1),  602 (1), 603 (1), 604 (1), VTP 601 (2), 602 (2) = 48 Credits

Total   = 48 Credits

 

 

Minimum Graduation Requirements

UTME = 285 Credit Units

UTME= 243 Credit Units (Including GNS 111 and GNS 112)