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Program Outline
    Theory Lab Extern Credits
Career Prep & Veterinary Assisting Professional Sequences I, II, III & Extern 295 185 240 30.0*
Veterinary Assistant Totals 295 185 240 30.0*

Course# Course Theory Lab Extern Credits
CCM 111 Communications* 45 - - 3.0
MTH 128 Math Applications* ** 30 - - 2.0
SCI 120 Foundations in Biology and Chemistry* 60 - - 4.0
VTT 176 Introduction to Veterinary Technology* 25 - - 1.5
Professional Sequence I Total 160 - - 10.5

Course# Course Theory Lab Extern Credits
VTT 222 Food and Fiber Animal 45 10 - 3.0
VTT 224 Diagnostic Imaging for Veterinary Technicians 15 15 - 1.5
VTT 226 Small Animal Nursing for Veterinary Technicians 15 60 - 3.0
Professional Sequence II Total 75 85 - 7.5

Course# Course Theory Lab Extern Credits
VTT 232 Laboratory Animal Science 20 15 - 1.5
VTT 234 Laboratory Procedures for Veterinary Technicians 30 35 - 3.0
VTT 236 Anatomy and Physiology for Veterinary Technicians 30 30 - 3.0
Professional Sequence III Total 80 80 - 7.5

Course# Course Theory Lab Extern Credits
VTT 242 Dentistry Techniques 15 15 - 1.5
VTT 244 Pharmacology for Veterinary Technicians 45 - - 3.0
VTT 246 Surgical Nursing for Veterinary Technicians 30 40 - 3.0
VTT 248 Clinical Surgery and Lab - 15 - 0.5
Professional Sequence IV Total 90 70 - 8.0

Course# Course Theory Lab Extern Credits
VTT 252 Exotic Animal Medicine and Nursing 15 15 - 1.5
VTT 254 Equine Medicine and Nursing 45 15 - 3.5
VTT 256 Emergency Procedures 30 10 - 2.0
VTT 258 Clinic Surgery and Lab - 30 - 1.0
Professional Sequence V Total 90 70 - 8.0

Course# Course Theory Lab Extern Credits
VTT 262 Veterinary Technician Seminar* 15 - - 1.0
VTT 291 Externship - - 225 5.0
Externship 15 - 225 6.0
Program Totals 805 490 465 77.5**

*These courses are offered online, hybrid or on-ground.

**The South Denver and Houston programs include one unique class (MTH 129 Math Application, 3 credits). The total number of credits for the Veterinary Technician program in South Denver and Houston is 78.5 credits.


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Program Length

Approximately 18 months
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