Veterinary Technology (VET.S.AAS)

69.0 Credit Hours

The Associate of Applied Science degree in Veterinary Technology is designed to train Veterinary Technologists to assist Veterinarians in industry, medical centers and animal hospitals. Careers such as these require trained professionals who have knowledge and skills in all aspects of veterinary medicine. This program provides training in animal husbandry and restraint, nursing, surgical preparation and techniques, drug administration, anesthesia, anatomy, laboratory techniques and radiography. Preceptorships at various private practices and research institutions provide valuable on-the-job training. A grade of "C'" or better is required in all VET courses in order to continue in the program.

Program Outcomes

  • Incorporate values and attitudes congruent with the profession’s core values and code of ethics through the pursuit of lifelong learning.
  • Demonstrate ability to provide high quality entry-level veterinary technology services (under the required supervision of a veterinarian), in consumer and patient-care environments.
  • Apply effective skills in the areas of communication, critical thinking and problem-solving in the practice of Veterinary Technology.
  • Demonstrate ability to safely and effectively manage veterinary medications, radiographic images, anesthesia and surgical interventions, laboratory diagnostic procedures, and animal monitoring and restraint.

Curriculum

BIO 1111: General Biology I View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 4 credit hours
BIO 1211: General Biology II View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 4 credit hours
BIO 2205: Microbiology View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 4 credit hours
CHE 1111: Introduction to Chemistry I View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 4 credit hours
CHE 1121: Introduction to Chemistry II View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 4 credit hours
COM 2211: Effective Public Speaking View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 3 credit hours
ENG 1101: English Composition I View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 3 credit hours
MAT 1130: Allied Health Mathematics View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 3 credit hours
Ohio Transfer Module: Arts & Humanities Elective 3 credit hours
PSY 1100: General Psychology View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 3 credit hours
VET 1101: Introduction to Vet Tech I View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 2 credit hours
VET 1201: Introduction to Vet Tech II View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 2 credit hours
VET 2100: Clinical Laboratory Techniques I View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 3 credit hours
VET 2101: Surgical Principles I View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 3 credit hours
VET 2102: Animal Husbandry / Disease View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 3 credit hours
VET 2107: Technical Practicum I View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 2 credit hours
VET 2200: Clinical Laboratory Techniques II View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 3 credit hours
VET 2201: Surgical Principles II View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 4 credit hours
VET 2202: Radiology/Pharmacology/Records View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 4 credit hours
VET 2203: Comparative Anatomy & Physiology View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 4 credit hours
VET 2207: Technical Practicum II View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 2 credit hours
VET 2300: Preceptorship View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 2 credit hours
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