Program Courses

This program requires selective admission. All courses in a term must be successfully completed before courses in a subsequent term may be taken.

  • Prerequisites total 22-26 credit hours. 
  • Program specific courses total 60 credit hours. 
  • Total required for graduation is 82 credit hours. 
  • All Veterinary Technology prerequisite and program specific courses must be passed with a grade of “C” or better to meet graduation requirements.

Year 1

COURSE NO.COURSE NAMECR HR(S)
FIRST TERM - SUMMER - Prerequisites 
EN176English Composition I3
CH176
 
CH177
Fundamentals of Chemistry w/Lab
OR
Chemistry I w/ Lab
4-5
 Total7-8
   
SECOND TERM - FALL
 
BI177

BI285
Biology I w/Lab (CCC)
OR
Principles of Biology w/Lab (EduKan)
OR
Zoology w/Lab
4-5
 Social/ Behavioral Science Elective3
AG149Principles of Animal Science3
SP101
 
SP106
 
SP176
Fundamentals of Oral Communication (preferred)
OR
Interpersonal Communication
OR
Public Speaking
3
VT126

AL102

  
EN110
Veterinary Medical Terminology
OR
Medical Terminology
OR
Medical Terminology
1

1-3
 
3
VT115Introduction to Veterinary Technology1
 Total15-18
   
THIRD TERM - SPRING 
VT119Breeds of Domestic Animals2
VT121Medical Records and Veterinary Office Skills1
VT130Veterinary Clinical Procedures2
VT131Veterinary Clinical Procedures Lab3
VT140Anatomy and Physiology of Domestic Animals3
VT141Anatomy and Physiology of Domestic. Animals Lab1
VT145Intro to Clinical Lab. Techniques1
VT146Intro to Clinical Lab Techniques - Lab2
MA109

MA108
Math for Veterinary Technicians
OR
Math for Health Professionals
2

2
VT150VT Pharmacology I2
 VT120Animal Facility Management I 1
 Total18
  

Year 2

COURSE NO.COURSE NAMECR HR(S)
FOURTH TERM - SUMMER 
VT167Cooperative Ed. Experience I3
VT267Cooperative Ed. Experience II3
 Total6
   
FIFTH TERM - FALL
 
VT230Large Animal Medicine and Surgery1
VT236Prin. of Anes. and Radiology4
VT237Prin. of Anes. and Radiology Lab2
VT240Clinical Laboratory Procedures I2
VT241Clinical Laboratory Procedures I Lab2
VT268Lab. Animal and Exotic Animal Med2
VT246Lab. Animal and Exotic Animal Med Lab1
VT250Animal Facility Management II1
VT260Large Animal Technology1
VT277Veterinary Technician Microbiology2
VT286Veterinary Technician Microbiology Lab0
 Total18
   
SIXTH TERM - SPRING 
VT123Basic Nutrition of Domestic Animals1
VT151VT Pharmacology II3
VT210VT National Exam Preparation1
VT275Vet. Surg. Nursing and Clinical Skills4
VT276Vet. Surg. Nursing and Clinical Skills Lab2
VT280Clinical Laboratory Procedures II2
VT281Clinical Laboratory Procedures II Lab2
VT289Common Animal Diseases2
VT265Animal Facility Management III1
 Total18