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Fall 2021 - Summer 2022 Academic Catalog 
Fall 2021 - Summer 2022 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

VET 101 - Introduction to Veterinary Technology

3 credits

Introduction to the veterinary technology field: roles of the veterinary technician; career opportunities; professional organizations; animal care in clinics, hospitals and research labs; animal handling and restraint; veterinary terminology; animal husbandry; nutrition and genetics are discussed. Topics also include legal considerations and regulations, as well as licensure procedures. Lab focuses on identification of common species and humane handling and restraint.

Prerequisites: Admittance to the Veterinary Technology Program.