Veterinary Technology (VETT)

VETT 3209  Veterinary Parasitology  2 SCH  (1-2)  

Study of parasites common to domestic animals including zoonotic diseases. Prerequisites: VETT 3301, VETT 3303, VETT 3324, VETT 3402, and VETT 3405, with a grade of C or better.

VETT 3301  Introduction to Vet Technology  3 SCH  (1-3)  

Survey of the profession of veterinary technology with emphasis on basic techniques, handling and care of animals and ethical and professional requirements; Prerequisite: Admission into the Veterinary Technology Program.

VETT 3303  Veterinary Physiology  3 SCH  (3)  

Study of physiological functions and relationships of body systems in domestic animal species. Prerequisite: Admission into the Veterinary Technology Program.

VETT 3306  Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging  3 SCH  (1-3)  

Presentation of theory, principles and practical application of diagnostic imaging techniques within the field of veterinary medicine. Prerequisites: VETT 3301, VETT 3303, VETT 3324, VETT 3402, VETT 3405, and with a grade of C or better.

VETT 3311  Vet. Disease Management II  3 SCH  (3)  

Continued study of common and zoonotic diseases of canines and felines encountered in the practice of veterinary medicine. Prerequisites: VETT 3301, VETT 3303, VETT 3324, VETT 3402, and VETT 3405 with a grade of C or better.

VETT 3324  Vet. Disease Management I  3 SCH  (3)  

Introduction to the study of common and zoonotic diseases of canines and felines encountered in the practice of veterinary medicine. Prerequisite: Admission into the Veterinary Technology Program.

VETT 3390  Spec Topics In Vet Tech  1,3 SCH  (1, 3)  

Selected topics not currently available in existing courses. May be repeated once under different topic. Prerequisite: Approval of instructor.

VETT 3402  Veterinary Anatomy  4 SCH  (1-4)  

Gross anatomical study of body systems and their topographic relationships in domestic animal species. Prerequisite: Admission into the Veterinary Technology Program.

VETT 3405  Vet. Nursing Technology I  4 SCH  (1-4)  

Common management practices, basic nursing skills, and care of canines and felines in a clinical setting. Prerequisite: Admission into the Veterinary Technology Program.

VETT 3407  Vet Clinical Pathology I  4 SCH  (1-4)  

In-depth study of hematology, blood chemistries, microbiology, urinalysis and other diagnostic tests with emphasis on lab procedures. Prerequisites: VETT 3301, VETT 3303, VETT 3324, VETT 3402 and VETT 3405, with a grade of C or better.

VETT 3410  Clinical Externship I  4 SCH  (4)  

Supervised and planned work experience under college guidelines in a veterinary clinical setting. Practical application of knowledge and skills of major subject area without classroom consultation, but with the formal evaluation. Prerequisites: VETT 3209, VETT 3301, VETT 3303, VETT 3306, VETT 3311, VETT 3324, VETT 3402, VETT 3405, VETT 3407, and VETT 3425, with a grade of C or better.

VETT 3425  Vet. Nursing Technology II  4 SCH  (1-4)  

Common management practices, advanced nursing skills, and care of canines and felines in a clinical setting. Prerequisites: VETT 3301, VETT 3303, VETT 3324, VETT 3402, and VETT 3405 with a grade of C or better.

VETT 4210  Clinical Externship I  2 SCH  (2)  

Supervised and planned work experience under college guidelines in a veterinary clinical setting. Practical application of knowledge and skills of major subject area without classroom consultation, but with the formal evaluation. Prerequisites: VETT 4311, VETT 4312, VETT 4413, VETT 4318, with a grade of C or better.

VETT 4217  Veterinary Office Management  2 SCH  (1-2)  

Practical experience in management of the veterinary practice. Emphasis on client relations, record keeping, inventory, employment skills, and computer skills in the veterinary environment. Prerequisites: VETT 4312, VETT 4315, VETT 4319, VETT 4414, and VETT 4426, with a grade of C or better.

VETT 4218  Vet Critical Care  2 SCH  (2)  

Fundamentals of emergency medicine including veterinary first aid, CPCR, toxicology and specialized medical techniques and procedures. Prerequisites: VETT 4311, VETT 4312, VETT 4413, VETT 4318 with a "C" or better.

VETT 4219  Clinical Externship II  2 SCH  (2)  

Supervised and planned work experience under college guidelines in a veterinary clinical setting. Practical application of knowledge and skills of major subject area without classroom consultation, but with the formal evaluation. Prerequisites: VETT 4312, VETT 4315, VETT 4319, VETT 4414, and VETT 4426, with a grade of C or better.

VETT 4221  Adv. Vet. Nursing Tech  2 SCH  (1-2)  

Fundamentals of advanced nursing care at the veterinary technologist level. Prerequisites: VETT 4312, VETT 4315, VETT 4319, VETT 4414, and VETT 4426, with a grade of C or better.

VETT 4311  Surgical Nursing  3 SCH  (2-4)  

Fundamentals of common surgical procedures, asepsis, patient monitoring, and surgical instrument identification and care. Prerequisites: VETT 3306, VETT 3307, VETT 3308, VETT 3309, and VETT 4110 with a "C" or better.

VETT 4312  Veterinary Pharmacology  3 SCH  (3)  

Fundamentals of pharmacology including recognition, calculation, labeling, packaging, and administration of veterinary drugs, biologicals and therapeutic agents. Prerequisites: VETT 3209, VETT 3306, VETT 3311, VETT 3407, and VETT 3425, with a grade of C or better.

VETT 4315  Vet. Disease Management III  3 SCH  (3)  

Common diseases, preventive medicine and nursing of food and fiber animals and horses in the practice of veterinary medicine. Prerequisites: VETT 3209, VETT 3306, VETT 3311, VETT 3407, and VETT 3425, with a grade of C or better.

VETT 4317  Veterinary Office Management  3 SCH  (3-2)  

Practical experience in management of the veterinary practice. Emphasis on client relations, record keeping, inventory, employment skills, and computer skills in the veterinary envoronment. Prerequisites: VETT 4311, VETT 4312, VETT 4313, and VETT 4314 with a "C" or better.

VETT 4318  Laboratory Animal Medicine  3 SCH  (3-3)  

Fundamentals of laboratory animal medicine including management, care and ethical use of animals. Basic handling, restraint and common veterinary procedures on small animals. Prerequisites: VETT 3306, VETT 3407, VETT 3309 and VETT 4210, with a grade of C or better.

VETT 4319  Vet. Clin. Path. II  3 SCH  (1-3)  

Continued study of hematology, blood chemistries, urinalysis and cytology with emphasis on lab procedures. Prerequisites: VETT 3209, VETT 3306, VETT 3311, VETT 3407, and VETT 3425, with a grade of C or better

VETT 4322  Vet. Disease Mgt. IV  3 SCH  (3)  

Common diseases, preventive medicine and nursing of avian and exotic animals in the practice of veterinary medicine. Prerequisites: VETT 4312, VETT 4315, VETT 4319, VETT 4414, and VETT 4426, with a grade of C or better.

VETT 4323  Lab Animal/Sm. Mammal Mgt.  3 SCH  (1-3)  

Fundamentals of laboratory and small mammal medicine including management, husbandry, and common procedures. Prerequisites: VETT 4312, VETT 4315, VETT 4319, VETT 4414, and VETT 4426, with a grade of C or better.

VETT 4327  Vet. Nursing IV  3 SCH  (1-3)  

Feeding, common management practices and care of avian and exotic animals in a clinical or zoological setting. Prerequisites: VETT 4312, VETT 4315, VETT 4319, VETT 4414, and VETT 4426, with a grade of C or better.

VETT 4413  Large Animal Medicine  4 SCH  (3-4)  

Feeding, management practices and care of food producing animals and equine in clinical setting. Common diseases, preventive medicine and nursing of food producing animals and horses in the practice of veterinary medicine. Prerequisites: VETT 3306, VETT 3407, VETT 3408, VETT 3309 and VETT 4210, with a grade of C or better.

VETT 4414  Vet. Nursing III  4 SCH  (1-4)  

Feeding, management practices, and care of food and fiber animals and equids in a clinical setting. Prerequisites: VETT 3209, VETT 3306, VETT 3311, VETT 3407, and VETT 3425, with a grade of C or better.

VETT 4415  Anesthesia & Surgical Asst  4 SCH  (3-4)  

In-depth application of surgical, obstetrical, and anesthesia techniques including identification and use of instruments and equipment. Prerequisites: VETT 4311, VETT 4312, VETT 4313, and VETT 4314 with a "C" or better.

VETT 4416  Avian & Exotic Animal Med  4 SCH  (3-4)  

Feeding, common management practices and care of avian and exotic animals in a clinical or zoological setting. Common diseases, preventive medicine and nursing of avian and exotic animals in the practice of veterinary medicine. Prerequisites: VETT 4311, VETT 4312, VETT 4413, VETT 4318 with a grade of C or better.

VETT 4420  Vet. Anes./Surg. Nursing II  4 SCH  (1-4)  

In-depth application of surgical, obstetrical, and anesthesia techniques. Prerequisites: VETT 4312, VETT 4315, VETT 4319, VETT 4414, and VETT 4426, with a grade of C or better.

VETT 4426  Vet. Anes./Surg. Nursing I  4 SCH  (1-4)  

Fundamentals of veterinary anesthesia, patient monitoring, asepsis, and surgical instrument identification and care. Prerequisites: VETT 3209, VETT 3306, VETT 3311, VETT 3407, and VETT 3425, with a grade of C or better.