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Large Animal Care and Handling LACH.S.STC

Short-term Technical Certificate - 27 Credit Hours

Division: Health Sciences
Department: Veterinary Technology
Effective as of Fall 2017

What is the program about?

This program is designed to introduce the student to working within the agricultural field and will provide a baseline of business, communication, and animal handling knowledge.

Program Outcomes

  • The student will be able to demonstrate safe animal handling techniques and maintain a safe agricultural environment.
  • Using knowledge gained in this program, the graduate will be able to obtain a position at an agricultural facility, and/or improve their status or income at a facility.
  • Using knowledge gained in this program, the graduate will be able to improve the communication, productivity, working conditions, animal conditions and/or profit of their current or new employment.

Career Opportunities

Holders of this certificate may be better able to obtain employment, or increase their status as a Farm Worker, Farm Manager, Feed Store Worker, Farm Bureau Representative, or Farm Banking Assistant.


Students within Tech Prep Affiliated Environmental Science, Agricultural Science, Equine Science, and Veterinary Science programs, who successfully complete their high school program will be awarded a credit for VET 1100.This short term certificate feeds a long term certificate course of study as well as a pending agricultural AAS degree. Additionally, most of the courses within this certificate are OTM credit courses that will transfer to other institutions. VET 1120 mirrors a course at the University of Findlay, and may also be considered a transferable course at that institution.

Additional Information

Important information about the educational debt, earnings, and completion rates of students who attended this program: View the Gainful Employment Information


Course Title Credits
AGR 1160 Introduction to Agriculture Science 1
BIO 1111 General Biology I 4
BIO 1117 Lab for General Biology I 0
BIS 1120 Introduction to Software Applications 3
BIS 1400 Customer Service 3
(COM 2206 OR COM 2211 OR COM 2225) 3
ENG 1101 English Composition I 3
MAN 1107 Foundations of Business 3
(MAT 1120 OR MAT 1130 OR Ohio Transfer Module: Mathematics Elective) 3
VET 1100 Introduction to Animal Careers 1
VET 1120 Introduction to Large Animal Sciences: Handling & Husbandry 3
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This information is for planning purposes only. Sinclair College will make every effort to offer curriculum listed above but reserves the right to change, add and cancel curriculum offerings for unforeseen circumstances. View current catalog.