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 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

Fall semester, first year (12 credits)

Course Prefix & # Name Credits
AGB 139 Agribusiness Computer Operations 3
VET 150 Veterinary Anatomy and Physiology 3
VET 150LL Animal Anatomy and Physiology Laboratory 1
EQS 105 Principles of Equine Science 3
EQS 298AA Special Project/Equine Practicum 1
HCC 145AA Medical Terminology for Health Care Workers I 1

Spring semester, first year (15 credits)

Course Prefix & # Name Credits
VET 132 Veterinary Office Management & Client Communication 3
ANS 112 Animal Science and Health Practices 2
ANH 230 Veterinary Radiography and Imaging 3
ANH 205 Clinical Veterinary Anatomy and Physiology 3
BIO 205 Microbiology 4

Summer Session (6.5 credits)

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

Fall semester, second year (11.5 credits)

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

Spring semester, second year (11-12 credits)

Course Prefix & # Name Credits
ANH 240 Veterinary Anesthesia, Surgery, & Emergency Nursing 3
ANS 296WA Cooperative Education for Clinical Pathology 1
ANH 250AC Veterinary Technician Internship 0.5
ANH 250AD Veterinary Technician Internship)
*Economics Requirement
*Restricted Elective
0.5
3
3-4

*Communication Requirement can be met by either COM 100: Introduction to Human Communication OR by COM 110: Interpersonal Communication.

*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.

*Restricted Electives: Choose one (3-4 credits)

Course Prefix & # Name Credits
BIO 182 General Biology II 3
BIO 240 General Genetics 3
BIO 280 Animal Behavior 3
EQS 120 Equine Anatomy and Physiology 3
EQS 130 Equine Business and Law 3
EQS 140 Equine Behavior 3
PSY 156 Understanding Death and Dying 3
SBU 200 Society and Business
OR any combination of ANS 296 and/or ANS 298 courses
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