Veterinary Assisting Courses

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

2019–2020 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 Academic Evaluation to see your specific program requirements and ensure proper registration.

Courses are subject to change.

Semester 1
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
Agriculture Elective 3
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- Course offered 100% online Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 3 Gen Ed
COM-781 Written Communication in the Workplace 3
MAT-772 Applied Math -OR- 3
MAT-110 Math for Liberal Arts -OR- Course offered 100% online Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 3
MAT-121 College Algebra -OR- 4
Math Elective 3
PSY-111 Introduction to Psychology -OR- Course offered 100% online Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 3 Gen Ed
PSY-102 Human and Work Relations -OR- 3
SOC-110 Introduction to Sociology Course offered 100% online Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 3
Total Credits 17

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

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 Gen Ed
AGB-331 Entrepreneurship in Agriculture 3
AGB-336 Agricultural Selling 3
AGP-333 Precision Farming Systems 3
AGP-450 Fundamentals of GIS 3
AGS-113 Survey of the Animal Industry 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

Math Electives
MAT-128 Precalculus 4 Gen Ed
MAT-134 Trigonometry and Analytic Geometry 3 Gen Ed
MAT-156 Statistics Course offered 100% online Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 3 Gen Ed
MAT-210 Calculus I 4 Gen Ed
MAT-216 Calculus II 4 Gen Ed
MAT-219 Calculus III 4 Gen Ed

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