Equine Health Care

Equine Health Care AAS - Veterinary Technology Systems

This degree option blends preventative health care and veterinary medicine for the equine patient. 2017-2019 Equine Health Care Option

Careers

  • Equine assistant or technician in an equine or mixed animal veterinary practice
  • Equine breeding or training facility
  • Show and race circuit

Courses Offered

First Semester (First Fall)

  • VTS 1511 Intro to Animal Science (1 credit)
  • PSY 1011 Learning Communities (1 credit)
  • VTS 1313 Math for Vet Techs (3 credits)
  • VTS 1301 Medical Terminology (1 credit)
  • VTS 1404 Anatomy & Physiology (4 credits)
  • ASI 1501 Equine Safety (1 credit)
  • ASI 1442 Equine Practicum I (2 credits)
  • VTE 1643 Equine Health Records (3 credits)

Second Semester (First Spring)

  • VTS 1521 Production Animals (P) (1 credit)
  • VTS 1713 Pharmacology & Anesthesia (3 credits)
  • VTS 1822 Radiology I (P) (2 credits)
  • VTS 1603 Intro to Lab Science (3 credits)
  • ASI 2612 Equine Reproduction (2 credits)
  • AED 1023 Interpersonal Skills of Leadership (3 credits)
  • AIT 1003 Software Productivity (3 credits)

First Summer

  • VTE 2623 Feeding Eq Patients (3 credits)
  • SPC 1103 Sales or SPC 1113 Speech (3 credits)

Third Semester (Second Fall)

  • VTS 2533 Lg Animal Techniques (P) (3 credits)
  • ENG 1503 B&T Writing or ENG1903 College Composition (3 credits)
  • VTE 1633 Equine Diseases (3 credits)
  • VTE 1623 Equine Lab Diagnostics (P) (3 credits)
  • ACT 1103 Accounting I (3 credits)
  • ASI 2433 Equine Industry Mgt I (3 credits)

Fourth Semester (Second Spring)

  • Science - choose from 4 options (4 credits)
  • VTE 2613 Equine Anesthesia & Surgery (P) (3 credits)
  • VTE 2643 Equine Nursing (P) (3 credits)
  • VTS 2241 Career Strategies (P) (1 credit)
  • Electives (5 credits)

Second Summer:

  • VTS 2243 Vet Tech Internship (3 credits)

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