Instructor: Mrs. Lindsay Carpenter ([email protected])
Veterinary Science I (3 credits per semester, 2 semester course)
- Principles of Veterinary Science- Principles of Veterinary Science is a two-semester course that provides students with an overview of the small and large animal veterinary industry which includes companion, food, and exotic animals. Principles of Veterinary Science will cover skills common to specific veterinary career topics such as animal care, veterinary assistant, veterinary technician, and veterinarian. Students will learn foundational veterinary knowledge for large and small animals which includes practical lab skills and common office practices.
- Veterinary Science- Veterinary Science is a two-semester course that provides students with opportunities to participate in a variety of activities including laboratory work. Students will explore concepts related to medical terminology, laboratory procedures, clinical examination procedures, principles of animal diseases, as well as work in veterinary clinic management and veterinary law and ethics.
- Advanced Life Science, Animals- Advanced Life Science: Animals is a two-semester course that provides students with opportunities to participate in a variety of activities including laboratory work. Students will explore concepts related to history and trends in animal agriculture as related to animal welfare, husbandry, diseases and parasites, laws and practices relating to handling, housing, environmental impact, global sustainable practices of animal agriculture, genetics, breeding practices, biotechnology uses, and comparative knowledge of anatomy and physiology of animals used in animal agriculture.
Ivy Tech Dual Credit:
AGRI 107: Advanced Animal Science
Veterinary Science II (3 credits per semester, 2 semester course)
- Veterinary Science Capstone- Veterinary Science Capstone is a two-semester course that builds upon the knowledge and skills developed in the animal and veterinary courses by developing advanced skills that students can apply to the field. As a capstone course, students should have the opportunity to apply their knowledge and use skills through an intensive work-based learning experience. Students will explore concepts related to pharmacy and pharmacology, medical math, animal nursing, radiology and ultrasound imaging, surgical preparation and assisting.
- Veterinary Assistant
- Veterinary Technologist
- Animal Care & Service Worker
- Animal Trainer
- Wildlife Rehabilitation
- Animal Shelter Manager
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