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Veterinary Technology, associate degree

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Award Length Financial aid eligible Currently accepting students?
Associate Degree: Veterinary Technology2 yearsLimited entry, see how
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Courses

Course listing for the 2020-2021 catalog year.

Plan of Study Grid
First TermCredits
VT 101 Introduction to Veterinary Technology 3
VT 104 Facility Ward Care 2
VT 114 Domestic Animal Behavior 1
VT 105 Comparative Veterinary Anatomy and Physiology I 4
VT 121 Large Animal Nursing and Restraint 4
General Education: 1 course
Second Term
VT 102 Small Animal Nursing and Restraint 3
VT 106 Comparative Veterinary Anatomy and Physiology II 4
VT 107 Veterinary Parasitology and Pathology 3
VT 108 Pharmaceutical Mathematics 1
General Education: 1 course
Third Term
VT 103 Veterinary Practice Management 3
VT 110 Specimen Collection Laboratory 2
VT 111 Clinical Laboratory Procedures 1 4
VT 208 Small Animal Diseases 3
General Education: 1 course
Fourth Term
VT 109 Radiation Safety 2
VT 112 Clinical Laboratory Procedures 2 4
VT 113 Veterinary Microbiology 3
VT 280A Cooperative Education: Clinic I 4
General Education: 1 course
Fifth Term
VT 201 Anesthesiology 3
VT 204 Applied Radiography 3
VT 205 Veterinary Pharmacology 4
VT 215 Laboratory Animal Science 2
Sixth Term
VT 202 Surgical Nursing 4
VT 207 Public Health and Sanitation 1
VT 280B Cooperative Education: Clinic II 4
Seventh Term
VT 203 Introduction to Veterinary Specialties 3
VT 209 Large Animal Diseases and Procedures 3
VT 210 Animal Nutrition 3
VT 280C Cooperative Education: Clinic III 4
 Total Credits96

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