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PROGRAM CODE: 23062 // TOTAL CREDITS: 73

General Education Core Requirements

General Education Core Requirements
Course Course Title Credit Hours
CGS 1060 Introduction to Microcomputer Usage
This course must be satisfied for completion of the Associate in Science Degree. Course satisfaction can be accomplished through examination or by successful class attendance in the course.
3 credits
ENC 1101 English Composition 1 3 credits
CHM 1033 Chemistry for Health Sciences 3 credits
CHM 1033L Chemistry for Health Sciences lab 1 credit
HSC 0003 Introduction to Healthcare Non-credit

Major Course Requirements

First Semester
Course Course Title Credit Hours
ATE 1110 Animal Anatomy 3 credits
ATE 1110L Animal Anatomy & Physiology Lab 1 credit
ATE 1210 Animal Physiology 3 Credits
ATE 1650L Introduction to Clinical Practice 1 1 credit
SPC 1017 Fundamentals of Speech Communication 3 credits
Second Semester
Course Course Title Credit Hours
ATE 2636 Large Animal Clinic & Nursing Skills 2 credits
ATE 2636L Large Animal Clinic & Nursing Skills Laboratory 1 credit
ATE 2638 Animal Lab Procedures 1 3 credits
ATE 2638L Animal Lab Procedures 1 Laboratory 2 credit
ATE 2652L Introduction to Clinical Practice 2 1 credit
ATE 2671C Lab Animal Medicine 2 credits
PHI 2604 Critical Thinking & Ethics 3 credits
Third Semester
Course Course Title Credit Hours
ATE 1630 Pharmacology for Veterinary Technicians 2 credits
ATE 2639 Animal Lab Procedures 2 3 credits
ATE 2639L Animal Lab Procedures 2 Laboratory 2 credits
ATE 2722C Avian & Exotic Pet Medicine 2 credits
Fourth Semester
Course Course Title Credit Hours
ATE 1940 Veterinary Clinical Experience 1 3 credits
ATE 2611 Animal Medicine 1 3 credits
ATE 2631 Small Animal Nursing 1 3 credits
ATE 2655 Animal Nursing & Medicine Laboratory 1 2 credit
ATE 2661 Large Animal Diseases 1 credit
CLP 1006 The Psychology of Personal Effectiveness 3 credits
Fifth Semester
Course Course Title Credit Hours
ATE 1941 Veterinary Clinical Experience 2 3 credits
ATE 2050L Animal Nursing & Medicine Laboratory 2 2 credits
ATE 2612 Small Animal Nursing 2 3 credits
ATE 2614 Animal Medicine 2 3 credit
ATE 2710 Animal Emergency Medicine 2 credit
Sixth Semester
Course Course Title Credit Hours
ATE 1941 Veterinary Clinical Experience 3 4 credits