Program Curriculum

Prerequisite Block

Must be completed before application into the first year of the program.
Courses may be taken in any order (except English) and in any semester.

****Fall 2017- ANS110AA will no longer be offered for the Veterinary Technology program. It will be replaced with VET101 Introduction to Veterinary Technology****

Course Prefix & # Name Credits
VET101 Introduction to Veterinary Technology 3
ENG 101 First Year Composition 3
ENG 102
OR ENG 111
First Year Composition
OR Technical Writing
3
3
CRE 101 Critical and Evaluative Reading (or test out) 3
MAT 120
OR MAT 121
OR MAT 122
Intermediate Algebra 5
4
3
CHM 130 Fundamental Chemistry 3
CHM 130LL Fundamental Chemistry Laboratory 1
BIO 181 General Biology (Majors) 4

The following courses are given once per year and students must take all classes in the order shown.

2 Year Program-  1st and 2nd year VET prefix courses require formal admission to the program

Fall semester, first year (11 credits)

Course Prefix & # Name Credits
CIS105 or BPC110 Survey of Computer Information Systems or Computer Usage and Applications. 3
VET 150 Veterinary Anatomy and Physiology I 3
VET 150LL Animal Anatomy and Physiology Laboratory  1
EQS 105 Principles of Equine Science 3
EQS 298AA Special Project/Equine Practicum 1

Spring semester, first year (15 credits)

Course Prefix & # Name Credits
VET 132 Veterinary Office Management & Client Communication 3
VET 112 Animal Nursing I 2
VET 230 Veterinary Radiography and Imaging for the Veterinary Technician 3
VET 151 Veterinary Anatomy and Physiology II 3
BIO 205 Microbiology 4

Summer Session (6.5 credits)

Course Prefix & # Name Credits
VET 250AA Veterinary Technician Internship
*Communications Requirement
*Humanities Requirement
0.5
3
3

Fall semester, second year (11.5 credits)

Course Prefix & # Name Credits
VET 200 Veterinary Clinical Pathology Methods 3
VET 210 Animal Nursing II 2
VET 220  Veterinary Pharmacology 3
VET 223 Animal Diseases 3
VET 250AB Veterinary Technician Internship 0.5

Spring semester, second year (9 credits)

Course Prefix & # Name Credits
VET 240 Veterinary Anesthesia, Surgery, & Emergency Nursing 3
VET235 Veterinary Technician Proficiency 2
VET 250AC Veterinary Technician Internship 0.5
VET 250AD Veterinary Technician Internship
*Economics Requirement
 
0.5
3

*Communication Requirement can be met by any approved general education course in the Oral Communication area.

*Humanities Requirement can be met by any approved general education course in the Humanities and Fine Arts area.

*Economics Requirement can be met by ECN 160: Economic History of the US OR by ECN 211: Macroeconomic Principles OR by ECN 212: Microeconomic Principles.