Veterinary Technology (AAS)
The Associate of Applied Science Veterinary Technology Degree is a practical introduction to the field of veterinary medicine and nursing. The mission of the Veterinary Technology Associate of Applied Science degree program is to provide students with the professional and hands-on skills necessary for successful employment in veterinary nursing and related fields, including those required to excel in rural and tribal areas. This technical degree exists to provide culturally-responsive, state-of-the-art, hands-on education and training to prepare students for careers in veterinary medicine and related fields.
- The student will proficiently execute the essential skills dictated by the American Veterinary Medical Association's Committee on Veterinary Technician Education and Activities.
- The student will actively contribute as an integral member of a veterinary health care team while adhering to professional and ethical standards including a strong work ethic, personal responsibility and compassion for clients and animals.
- The student will effectively communicate with veterinary health care team members and clients.
- The students will establish and maintain a work environment that ensures the safety of clients, animals and staff.
- The student will utilize and apply the knowledge necessary to function within the scope of practice of a Licensed Veterinary Technician.
|General Education Requirements|
|ENGL 100||Applied English||3|
|or ENGL 110||Composition I|
|COMM 110||Fundamentals of Public Speaking||3|
|MATH 102||Intermediate Algebra||4|
|PSYC 100||First Year Learning Experience||3|
|SOC 120||Transitions-Graduation & Beyond||2|
|NAS 101||Ochethi Sakowin Language for Beginners||3|
|or NAS 103||Introduction to Ochethi Sakowin Language, Culture & History|
|CSCI 101||Introduction to Computers||3|
|HPER 210||First Aid/CPR/AED||2|
|BIOL 150||General Biology I||4|
|CHEM 115||Introduction to Chemistry||4|
|VET 111||Introduction to Veterinary Techology||2|
|VET 113||Introduction to Veterinary Hospital Management||1|
|VET 120||Anatomy & Physiology of Domestic Animals||4|
|VET 122||Small Animal Veterinary Nursing I||4|
|VET 124||Microbiology for Veterinary Technicians||2|
|VET 126||Parasitology for Veterinary Technicians||2|
|VET 211||Small Animal Veterinary Nursing II||4|
|VET 213||Anatomy Lab for Vet Technicians||2|
|VET 215||Survey of Domestic Animal Diseases||3|
|VET 217||Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging||3|
|VET 220||Clinical Pharmacology||3|
|VET 222||Clinical Lab Techniques||4|
|VET 224||Anesthesia and Surgical Nursing||4|
|VET 226||Large Animal||4|
|VET 233||Exotics and Lab Animals||4|
|VET 235||Clincal Foundations||4|
|VET 295||Clinical Internship I||4|
|VET 296||Clinical Internship II||3|
|VET 297||Clinical Internship III||3|