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VTHT  1105  Veterinary Medical Terminology
Introduction to word parts, directional terminology, and analysis of veterinary terms. 1 credit hour. (W)

 

VTHT  1217  Veterinary Office Management
Practical experience in management of the veterinary practice. Emphasis on client relations, record keeping, inventory, employment skills, and computer skills in the veterinary environment. 2 credit hours. (W)

 

VTHT  1245  Veterinary Radiology
Presentation of theory and principles and practical application of radiology within the field of veterinary medicine. Lab required. Prerequisite: VTHT 1313. 2 credit hours. (W)

 

VTHT  1249  Veterinary Pharmacology
Fundamentals of pharmacology including recognition, calculation, labeling, packaging, and administration of veterinary drugs, biologics, and therapeutic agents. Discussion of normal and abnormal responses to these agents. Lab required. Prerequisite: VTHT 1313. 2 credit hours. (W)

 

VTHT  1271  Veterinary Technician National Examination (VTNE) Prep Course
Preparation for the national licensing exam. Prerequisites: VTHT 1245, VTHT 1341, VTHT 2325, and VTHT 2213. 2 credit hours. (W)

 

VTHT  1280  Cooperative Education I – Veterinary/Animal Health Technology/Technician and Veterinary Assistant
Career-related activities encountered in the student's area of specialization offered through an individualized agreement among the college, employer, and student. Under the supervision of the college and the employer, the student combines classroom learning with work experience. Includes a lecture component. Contact your Workforce Program Career Coach. Prerequisite: Departmental Permit. 2 credit hours. (W)

 

VTHT  1301  Introduction to Veterinary Technology
Survey of the profession of veterinary technology with emphasis on basic techniques, handling and care of animals, and ethical and professional requirements. Lab required. 3 credit hours. (W)

 

VTHT  1313  Veterinary Anatomy and Physiology
Gross anatomy of domestic animals including physiological explanations of how each organ system functions. Lab required. 3 credit hours. (W)

 

VTHT  1341  Anesthesia and Surgical Assistance
In-depth application of surgical, obstetrical, and anesthesia techniques including identification and use of instruments and equipment. Lab required. Prerequisites: VTHT 1249 and VTHT 2331. 3 credit hours. (W)

 

VTHT  2201  Canine and Feline Clinical Management
Survey of feeding, common management practices, and care of canines and felines in a clinical setting. Review of common diseases of canines and felines encountered in the practice of veterinary medicine. 2 credit hours. (W)

 

VTHT  2205  Equine Clinical Management
Survey of feeding, common management practices, and care of equines in a clinical setting. Review of common diseases of equines encountered in the practice of veterinary medicine. Lab required. 2 credit hours. (W)

 

VTHT  2213  Lab Animal Clinical Management
Survey of feeding, management practices, and care of laboratory animals in a clinical setting. Review of common diseases of laboratory animals encountered in the practice of veterinary medicine. Lab required. 2 credit Hours. (W)

 

VTHT  2280  Cooperative Education II – Veterinary/Animal Health Technology/Technician and Veterinary Assistant
Career-related activities encountered in the student's area of specialization offered through an individualized agreement among the college, employer, and student. Under the supervision of the college and the employer, the student combines classroom learning with work experience. Includes a lecture component. Contact your Workforce Program Career Coach. Prerequisites: VTHT 1280 and VTHT 1341. 2 credit hours. (W)

 

VTHT  2321  Veterinary Parasitology
Study of parasites common to domestic animals including zoonotic diseases. Lab required. 3 credit hours. (W)

 

VTHT  2323  Veterinary Clinical Pathology I
In-depth study of hematology and blood chemistries with emphasis on lab procedures. Lab required. Prerequisites: VTHT 2321 and VTHT 1313. 3 credit hours. (W)

 

VTHT  2325  Large Animal Assisting Techniques
Study of restraint, management, treatment, and medication techniques for farm animals. Lab required. Prerequisite: VTHT 1313. 3 credit hours. (W)

 

VTHT  2331  Veterinary Clinical Pathology II
In-depth study of urinalysis and cytology. Survey of microbiological techniques. Emphasis on laboratory procedures. Lab required. Prerequisite: VTHT 2323. 3 credit hours. (W)

 

VTHT  2439  Veterinary Nursing Care
Capstone course requiring integration of course work in the field of veterinary technology. Lab required. Prerequisite: VTHT 1341. 4 credit hours. (W)

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