CFCC 2019-2020 Catalog & Student Handbook 
    
    Aug 04, 2020  
CFCC 2019-2020 Catalog & Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Veterinary Medical Technology, A.A.S. (A45780)


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This curriculum is designed to prepare individuals to assist veterinarians in preparing animals, equipment, and medications for examination and surgery; collecting specimens; performing laboratory, radiographic, anesthetic, dental procedures; assisting in surgery; and providing proper husbandry of animals and their environment.

Course work includes instruction in veterinary anatomy, nutrition, parasitology, pathology, physiology, radiology, terminology, zoology, office practices, laboratory techniques, dentistry, and small and large animal clinical practices.

Graduates of accredited programs may be eligible to take state and national examinations administered by the North Carolina Veterinary Medical Board. Graduates may be employed in veterinary clinics; diagnostic, research, or pharmaceutical laboratories; zoos; academic institutions; or other areas associated with animal care.

General Education Requirements (19 credits)


Communications (6 credits)


Humanities/Fine Arts (3 credits)


Social/Behavioral Sciences (3 credits)


Natural Sciences/Mathematics (7 credits)


Major Requirements (50 credits)


Other Major Requirements (7 credits)


Vet (4 credits)


WBL (1 credit)


CIS (2 credits)


Total Credits: 76


Recommended Course Sequence


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