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Veterinary Technology: Associate of Applied Science Degree Requirements

134 Credits

Offered at Rapid City.

The Veterinary Technology program is accredited by CVTEA, a subcommittee of AVMA.

Animal Health Major Core

Credit Hours

(16 of the following 44 credits must be earned at NAU.)

AH1150*

Animal Technology Topics

4

AH1160*-
AH1180*

Principles of Animal Care

0-1

AH1500*

Introduction to Exotic Animals

1

AH2230*

Animal Restraint I

1

AH2240*

Animal Restraint II

1

AH2300*

Clinical Pathology I

2

AH2310*

Clinical Pathology I Lab

2

AH2400*

Clinical Pathology II

2

AH2410*

Clinical Pathology II Lab

2

AH2500*

Laboratory Animal Science

1

AH2700*

Veterinary Office and Hospital Management

4

AH3150*

Animal Clinic

4

AH3200*

Radiological Procedures

3

AH3350*

Anesthesia for Veterinary Technicians

2

AH3400*

Anesthesiology and Surgical. Procedures

4

AH3700

Practicum (Externship)

10

 

 

44

Animal Science Major Core

AS1250*

Introduction to Animal Science

4

AS2350*

Animal Diseases and Prevention I

4

AS2360*

Animal Diseases and Prevention II

1

AS2500*

Animal Reproduction

4

AS2600*

Applied Animal Nutrition

4

AH or AS

Elective

4

 

 

21

Support Core

ME1150*

Medical Terminology

4

 

 

4

Open Electives

8

 

8

General Education Core (57)

Communications

EN1150

Composition I

4.5

EN2100 or

Speech or

 

EN2150

Interpersonal Professional Communications

4.5

 

 

9

Science

SC1055

Biological Concepts with Lab

4.5

SC1240*

Anatomy and Physiology of Domestic Animals I

4

SC1280*

Comparative Anatomy Lab

2

SC1320*

Anatomy and Physiology of Domestic Animals II

3

SC1354

General Chemistry and Biochemistry w/Lab

4.5

SC2200*

Pharmacology for Vet. Technicians

4

SC3100*

Bacteriology/Parasitology

3

SC3110*

Bacteriology/Parasitology Lab

2

 

 

27

Mathematics

MA

Algebra Elective

4.5

 

 

4.5

Humanities/Behavioral/Social Science

Humanities/Behavioral/Social Science elective

4.5

 

4.5

General Education

CS1150/
CI1150

Introduction to Computer Information Systems

4.5

CS1600

Pathways to Academic and Professional Success

4.5

CS2080

Career Management

3

 

 

12

* Professional course (minimum "C" grade required and prerequisite minimum "C" grade required)

Graduation Requirements: A minimum 2.0 GPA is required overall and in the Veterinary Technology Major Core. See the "Graduation Requirements" section of the catalog for additional requirements.

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