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Veterinary Assisting Courses

Award: Diploma
Required number of credits: 41
Program Start: Fall, Spring

2017–2018 Suggested Sequence of Study

 The following suggested sequence of study is for new full-time students starting the program in the academic year listed.

 When registering for classes refer to your Program Evaluation/Degree Audit to see your specific program requirements and ensure proper registration.

 Courses are subject to change.

◆ General education course
▣ Non-transfer general education course
► Course has a prerequisite and/or corequisite.

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Semester 1
AGS-113 Survey of the Animal Industry -OR- 3
Agriculture Elective 3
AGS-211 Issues Facing Animal Science 2
AGS-218 Domestic Animal Physiology 4
AGS-319 Animal Nutrition 3
AGV-154 Veterinary Reception and Administration Skills 4
Total Credits 16

Semester 2
AGV-121 Veterinary Medical Terminology 2
AGV-123 Companion Animal -OR- 3
AGS-216 Equine Science -OR- 3
AGS-225 Swine Science -OR- 3
AGS-226 Beef Cattle Science 3
AGV-140 Veterinary Pharmacology 3
ENG-105 Composition I -OR- 3
COM-781 Written Communication in the Workplace 3
MAT-772 Applied Math -OR- 3
MAT-110 Math for Liberal Arts -OR- 3
MAT-156 Statistics -OR- 3
Math Electives 3
PSY-111 Introduction to Psychology -OR- 3
PSY-102 Human and Work Relations -OR- 3
SOC-110 Introduction to Sociology 3
Total Credits 17

Semester 3—Summer
AGT-805 Employment Experience 5
AGV-101 Veterinary Assisting 3
Total Credits 8

Math Electives
MAT-122 College Algebra 5
MAT-128 Precalculus 4
MAT-134 Trigonometry and Analytic Geometry 3
MAT-210 Calculus I 4
MAT-216 Calculus II 4
MAT-219 Calculus III 4

Agriculture Electives
AGA-214 Cash Grains 3
AGA-376 Integrated Pest Management 3
AGB-101 Agricultural Economics 3
AGB-235 Introduction to Agriculture Markets 3
AGB-303 Agriculture Leadership 3
AGB-330 Farm Business Management 3
AGB-331 Entrepreneurship in Agriculture 3
AGB-336 Agricultural Selling 3
AGP-333 Precision Farming Systems 3
AGP-450 Fundamentals of GIS 3
AGS-216 Equine Science 3
AGS-225 Swine Science 3
AGS-226 Beef Cattle Science 3
AGS-272 Foods of Animal Origin 5
AGS-275 Food Safety and Analysis 3
AGS-305 Livestock Evaluation 3

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Bremer Hall 111D
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