特殊动物学专业


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特殊动物学专业
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特殊动物学专业

院系介绍

特殊动物学是属于21世纪社会需求的未来指向型的新学科领域,研究宠物(伴侣)动物、实验动物及野生动物。作为研究生命体的学科,本系开设了理解生命现象时需要的动物解剖学、动物繁殖学等基础课程,还增设了相关应用课程,本系学生可随意选择听取宠物训练/调教教程、宠物卫生/美容、动物护理、人工受精、实验动物学、病理学、组织学、免疫学、野生动物学等3个领域的课程,实行理论与实习并行的教学形式。

联络处

Department of Companion and Laboratory Animal Science Kongju National University 1 Daehoe-Ri, Yesan-kun, Chungnam, 340-720, Republic of Korea
  • 电话: +82-41-330-1520
  • 传真: +82-41-330-1529
  • E-mail: hak620@kongju.ac.kr
  • 网址: http://clas.kongju.ac.kr/ (in Korean)
教科课程

Spring Semester

Laboratory Animal Science (3 Credits)
Laboratory animals are maintained, bred and provided for the purpose of research. It is necessary to control laboratory animals with profound knowledge of medicine in order to produce reliable research results.
Animal Anatomy (2 Credits)
Veterinary anatomy is the basic science to study the forms, structures and functions of animal bodies. Originally the term "anatomia" derived from the Greek ana, meaning "apart", and the tome, meaning "cut".
Animal Anatomy Lab.Ⅱ (2 Credits)
The objective Animal Anatomy Lab.Ⅱ is to get a clear understanding of the normal structure of the body of a dog. Comparative veterinary anatomy treats systemically the major domestic species such as horse, ox, pig, dog, cat, goat, chicken etc.
Public Health (3 Credits)
Public health is a science and technique which can extend human life and promote human health by getting rid of health hazards which attack human life and health.
Standard of Dog Breeds (3 Credits)
Students gain the knowledge from this basic course related to animals. Students learn the ways of choosing a pet, which are often referred to as our companions, that suit him/her the best and also the ways of raising their pets properly. In order to cultivate the ability and temperament that is demanded of a skilled person in the pet industry and improve upon the quality of life for people, this course focuses on the most common types of pets, dogs. We study the history of raising dogs, the similarities and differences in dogs, the variety and characteristics of breeds, diet and breeding management according to levels of maturity, mating, labor and breeding management, disease prevention and health maintenance, and how to manage raising pets.
Animal Embryo Histocytology and Lab. (3 Credits)
To study Animal Embryo Histocytology is to study the fundamentals of cytology, structures and functions of basic tissues and various systemic organs in domestic and laboratory animals. Embryology is oriented towards the early development and formation of various systemic organs in domestic mammals and birds.
Grooming Theory and Lab. (3 Credits)
This course is based on the knowledge and skills gained from the Standard of Dog Breeds module and take the grooming methods learned to another level. Students cultivate the temperament and knowledge needed as a pet groomer and learn grooming skills in a systematic way. Students study the different kinds of grooming tools and their usages, methods of treating accidents and emergencies during the trimming process, scissoring, clipping, cutting, gripping, blending, plucking, thinning, stripping, raking, wrapping, fur dyeing, nail art, etc.
Field Experiment I, Ⅱ (1 Credit each)
Field Experiment I, Ⅱ cultivates the ability to apply basic knowledge learned from school to companies by experiencing job training with animal companies for two weeks.
Pet Animal ManagementandLab.Ⅰ,Ⅱ (2 Credits each)
Students establish the knowledge from this basic course related to animals. Students learn the ways of choosing a pet, which are often referred to as our companions, that suit him/her the best and also the ways of raising their pets the properly. In order to cultivate the ability and temperament that is demanded of a skilled person in the pet industry and improve upon the quality of life for people, this course focuses on the most common types of pets, dogs. We study the history of pets, classifications of the use of household pets, the variety and characteristics of breeds, diet and breeding management according to levels of maturity, mating, labor and breeding management, disease prevention and health maintenance, and basic training.
Animal Pathology and Lab (3 Credits)
Animal Pathology and Lab provides diagnostic testing of animal samples in the following areas : Veterinary hematology, hemostasis, clinical chemistry, urine analysis, cytology, body fluid analysis and several organ function tests. By introduction of hormone assay instruments in the near future, it is expected that other useful clinical information supporting diagnosis of endocrinopathy will be obtained.
Training Theory and Lab (3 Credits)
We cultivate the ability and temperament of students to be able to train and raise animals in an effective way by understanding the characteristics and manifestation process of an animals' responsive behavior to internal and external stimuli, behavior traits of animals that appear individually or collectively, the variety of training tools and their usages, lead training, house breaking, socializing, adjusting to the environment, basic obedience training, quantity of toys, analysis of the causes of abnormal behavior and adjustment methods, and other animal training strategies.
Animal Nursing and Lab.I (2 Credits)
Students learn the skills that are demanded for assisting in medical examinations, and other medical related duties in animal hospitals, and they acquire the basic knowledge that is required of veterinary nurses in handling animals with injuries or diseases.
Animal Reproduction and Lab (3 Credits)
Animal Reproduction and Lab. II is a part of research that involves semen collection, handling and preservation including cryopreservation for canine artificial insemination.
Lab. Animal Management and Lab.I (2 Credits)
This module involves training and lecturing on basic methods such as restraint, identification, handling, narcosis, injection, blood-collection, and urine taking of animals as required in the design and implementation of animal experiments. Animal Experiment Techniques cultivates quality as an animal experiment researcher as well as the practical abilities required in acquiring a license as a second-class experimental animal researcher.
Wild Animal Science (2 Credits)
The discipline of Zoo and Wildlife Science not only deals with the prevention and treatment of zoo and wildlife diseases, but also studies the evaluation and management of ecosystem health, zoonotic disease, and propagation and restoration of endangered animal species. Zoo Wildlife Science is as an essential tool for ecosystem health management. Zoo and Wildlife Medicine is an interdisciplinary field requiring broad knowledge and co-operation with experts on anatomy, physiology, ecology, pathology, microbiology, toxicology, and public health.
Animal Disease Ⅱ (3 Credits)
Animal Disease Ⅱ class provides diagnostic testing of animal samples in the following areas: Veterinary hematology, hemostasis, clinical chemistry, urine analysis, cytology, body fluid analysis and several organ function tests. It is expected that other useful clinical information supporting diagnosis of endocrinopathy is obtained
Lab. Animal Management and Lab.Ⅱ (3 Credits)
By training and lecturing on basic methods such as restraint, identification, handling, narcosis, injection, blood-collection, and urine taking of animals as required in the design and implementation of animal experiments, Animal Experiment Techniques cultivates quality as an animal experiment researcher as well as the practical abilities required in acquiring a license as a second-class experimental animal researcher.
Animal Experimental Techniques (2 Credits)
It is necessary to control laboratory animals with profound knowledge of medicine in order to produce reliable research results. Animal Experimental Techniques has two research issues. One is the diagnosis of spontaneously and induced diseases that occur in various animals such as rodents, rabbits, companion birds, fishes, beagle dogs, and primates. The other is development of new animal models for human and animal diseases.
Animal Radiology and Lab. (3Credits)
The main purpose of veterinary radiology is to aid in making a correct diagnosis with radiography and help clinicians to determine the surgical or medical treatment necessary, with such information concerning diseases procedure and outcomes.
Animal Immunology (3 Credits)
Immunology is a discipline on identity and integrity of life. As the organism is always adapting and changing form since birth, a mechanism is required to identify 'self', and self-identifying processes must recognize the other in a dynamic interaction of self and other. The extraordinary rapidity and magnitude of exciting developments in immunology are based on molecular biology, cell biology, neuroscience, developmental biology, and molecular microbiology.
Animal Toxicology (3 Credits)
Toxicology is the study of the effects of toxicants on living organisms. The main focuses on understanding the relationship between exposure to environmental toxicants and the induction of mutation and cancer. Areas of investigation include (a) metabolism of environmental toxicants, (b) tissue and cellular distribution of chemical adducts on DNA and protein, (c) susceptibility of specific gene targets to environmental toxicants and induced mutation at the time of replication for the mechanism of carcinogenesis, (d) the role of cell cycle checkpoints and telomere lengths on tumorigenesis, and (e) the significance of cholesterogenesis in cell growth and carcinogenesis.

Fall Semester

Animal Physiology, Animal Physiology Lab. (2 Credits)
Veterinary physiology is the study of the normal function of the body the study of the body's various molecules, cells, and organ system, and the inter-relationships among them. Because the study of veterinary medicine is the study of the abnormal function of the body, it is essential to understand normal physiology if one is to understand the mechanisms of disease.
Animal Behavior and Psychology (3 Credits)
Students cultivate the ability and temperament to be able to train and raise animals in an effective way by understanding the characteristics and manifestation process of an animals' responsive behavior to internal and external stimuli.
Biochemistry (3 Credits)
The general organic reaction mechanisms are studied in this course through an introduction to the physical, organic, and chemical properties of organic reaction such as substitution and elimination reactions
Animal Clinical Pathology and Lab. (3 Credits)
Animal clinical pathology provides diagnostic testing of animal samples in the following areas: Veterinary hematology, hemostasis, clinical chemistry, urine analysis, cytology, body fluid analysis and several organ function tests. By introduction of hormone assay instruments in the near future, it is expected that other useful clinical information supporting diagnosis of endocrinopathy will be obtained.
Animal Feed and Nutrition (3 Credits)
Students cultivate the skills that are applicable in raising and managing animals by learning about nutritional characteristics that are required for breeding, production, maturation and preservation. This course covers: nutrition and the concept of nutrients, the structure of the digestive tract and digestive physiology, classification of nutrients and biochemical traits, metabolism, symptoms of nutrient deficiency, labeling methods of feed nutritional value, kinds and characteristics of breeding standards, and the proper supply of nutrients according to the animal's maturity level.
Animal Nursing and Lab.Ⅱ (2 Credits)
Students cultivate applicable abilities that they can use in raising animals and managing them and they also learn how to adapt to the real world. Students study how to conduct medical and physical examinations, treat sick animals, how to prepare, and administer medication, prepare for surgery and how to assist, monitor hospitalized animals, internal medicine and surgery, and the overall duties as a veterinary nurse.
Lab. Animal Management and Lab. I (2 Credits)
By training and lecturing on basic methods such as restraint, identification, handling, narcosis, injection, blood-collection, and urine taking of animals as required in the design and implementation of animal experiments, Animal Experiment Techniques cultivates quality as an animal experiment researcher as well as the practical abilities required in acquiring a license as a second-class experimental animal researcher.
Laboratory Animal Jurisprudence (1 Credit)
This prohibition is valid for laboratory animals. If an animal survives an experiment without permanent pain or harm, the further remains must be organised.
Field Practice I, Ⅱ (1 Credit)
The goal of Field Practice I is to increase the adaptive capability of students who are going to follow their profession in various fields of the animal industry. This course attempts to provide a smooth landing for employment by reviewing students' aptitude for their career.
Animal Pharmancology (3 Credits)
Drug therapy is essential in the prevention and control of disease. Veterinary Pharmacology is a branch of science that studies drug therapy, mechanisms of drug action and drug disposition in companion animals (dog, cat, etc), food animals (cattle, pig, chicken, etc) and wild or zoo animals (tiger, bears, etc).
Animal Disease II (3 Credits)
Animal Disease Ⅱ provides diagnostic testing of animal samples in the following areas: Veterinary hematology, hemostasis, clinical chemistry, urine analysis, cytology, body fluid analysis and several organ function tests. It is expected that other useful clinical information supporting diagnosis of endocrinopathy will be obtained
Artificial Insemination of Animals (3 Credits)
Artificial Insemination of Animals is oriented towards the early development and formation of various systemic organs in domestic mammals. This department offers 7 lectures for undergraduate courses: veterinary histology, veterinary embryology. One of the current topics to study in this laboratory is the functional morphology of hemal nodes and hemolymph nodes in domestic animals and laboratory animals.