2021-2022 Academic Catalog

A.S. in Veterinary Technology

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Program Description

The Associate of Science in Veterinary Technology degree prepares students to become veterinary technicians. This on-campus program includes classroom theory, hands-on training and clinical experience. Students work with live animals (including dogs, cats, rats and rabbits) in state-of-the-art facilities. 

Delivery Mode

Traditional (on campus)


Course Credits
General Education Courses 24
Building a Sense of Community
UNI 100 First-Year Seminar
ENG 101  English Composition I
Public Speaking
Any Public Speaking Course
Mathematics and Quantitative Literacy
MAT 181 College Algebra
Health and Wellness
BIO 226  Basic Microbiology
Technological Literacy
VET 230  Digital Diagnostic Imaging
Natural Sciences
CHE 101  General Chemistry  OR  CHE 103  Chemistry for the Everyday World
3 or 4
Social Sciences or Humanities
Any Social Science or Humanities Course
Required Major Courses 36
BIO 210  Anatomy and Physiology of Domestic Animals I 4
BIO 220  Anatomy and Physiology of Domestic Animals II 4
VET 101  Introduction to Veterinary Technology 3
VET 160  Care and Management of Exotic and Laboratory Animals 3
VET 202  Small Animal Management and Clinical Procedures 4
VET 210  Veterinary Clinical Technology and Laboratory Procedures 4
VET 220  Large Animal Management and Clinical Procedures 4
VET 240  Veterinary Pharmacy and Pharmacology 3
VET 250  Surgical Nursing, Anesthesia and Pain Management 4
VET 292  Clinical Experience  3
Total 60

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