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Veterinary Technology - A.A.S. Program Requirements PDFDownload to print

Attribute Legend: KAD Kent Core Additional; KBS Kent Core Basic Sciences; KCM Kent Core Composition; KFA Kent Core Fine Arts; KHU Kent Core Humanities; KMC Kent Core Mathematics and Critical Reasoning; KSS Kent Core Social Sciences

Please read the sections in the University Catalog on Kent Core requirements.


Attribute Course Title Credits Min. Grade
  UC 10097 Destination Kent State: First Year Experience 1 C
MAJOR PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS (35 credits)  Courses count in major GPA
Attribute Course Title Credits Min. Grade
  VTEC 10001 Introduction to Veterinary Technology 2 C
  VTEC 10002 Veterinary Nursing I 3 C
  VTEC 10204 Clinical Laboratory I 3 C
  VTEC 10205 Veterinary Nursing II 3 C
  VTEC 10206 Pharmacology 2 C
  VTEC 20008 Clinical Laboratory II  3 C
  VTEC 20009 Veterinary Nursing III 3 C
  VTEC 20010 Imaging Techniques 3 C
  VTEC 20212 Surgery and Anesthesia 3 C
  VTEC 20213 Nutrition and Disease 2 C
  VTEC 20214 Veterinary Nursing and Hospital Procedures 3 C
  VTEC 20392 Veterinary Hospital Practicum 5 C
Attribute Course Title Credits Min. Grade
  BSCI 10005 Anatomy for Veterinary Technicians 5 C
KBS BSCI 10110 Biological Diversity 4 C
  BSCI 20021 Basic Microbiology 3 C
  BSCI 20022 Basic Microbiology Laboratory 1 C
KBS CHEM 10050 Fundamentals of Chemistry 3 C
KBS CHEM 10052 Introduction to Organic Chemistry 2 C
KBS CHEM 10053 Inorganic and Organic Laboratory 1 C
Introduction to Human Communication (3)   or
Interpersonal Communication (3)
3 C
  Kent Core Composition 3 C
  Kent Core Humanities or Fine Arts 3 C
  Kent Core Mathematics and Critical Reasoning 3 C
  Kent Core Social Sciences 3 C
    MINIMUM TOTAL:  70  


Note: Acceptance into technical study in the Veterinary Technology program is selective and requires a separate application process. Students interested in the program must attend an information session prior to application. A minimum collegiate or high school overall GPA of 2.500 is required of all students for admission into technical study. Detailed information can be obtained from the Kent State University Tuscarawas program office. Additional information can be found on the program's web page.