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Guided Pathways

Registered Veterinary Technology (RVT), AS S0105

Program: S0105
Looking for guidance? A counselor can help.This Guided Pathways for Success (GPS) is a suggested sequence of coursework needed for program completion. It is not an official educational plan. Schedule an appointment with a counselor or advisor as soon as possible to create an individualized Mountie Academic Plan (MAP) specific to your goals and needs.
Suggested Sequence of CourseworkIndicates Courses Offered Online
Fall Semester (Year 1)
Course Prefix Title Units
AGAN 1 Animal Science 3.0
AGAN 51 Animal Handl and Restr 3.0
ENGL 1A Freshman Composition 4.0
AA/S SCNCE Area B-1 or B-2 Science Course 3.0
Total:   13.0
Recommendation: Area B1: BIOL 1 See RVT website for application information.
Winter Semester (Year 1)
Course Prefix Title Units
AGAN 2 Animal Nutrition 3.0
AA/S KINES Phys Ed (KIN) Activity Course 0.5
Total:   3.5
Spring Semester (Year 1)
Course Prefix Title Units
AGLI 96 Animal Sanita Disea Cntrl 3.0
AGHE 86 Anat/Phys Dom Animals 4.0
AGHE 54 Veterinary Office Proced 3.0
AA/S ARTS Area C-1 Arts Course 3.0
Total:   13.0
Summer Semester (Year 1)
Course Prefix Title Units
AGHE 83A Work Exp. Vet. Tech. 1.0
SPCH 1A Public Speaking 4.0
Total:   5.0
Fall Semester (Year 2)
Course Prefix Title Units
AGHE 79 Lab Anim Medicine & Care 3.0
AGHE 64 Veterinary Pharmacology 3.0
AA/S MATH Meet AA/AS Math Comptcy Req 3.0
AA/S USHIS Area D-1 Hist/Pol Sc Course 3.0
Total:   12.0
Winter Semester (Year 2)
Course Prefix Title Units
AA/S LIFE Area E Lifelong Undrstg Course 3.0
AA/S HUM Area C-2 Humanities Course 3.0
Total:   6.0
Spring Semester (Year 2)
Course Prefix Title Units
AGHE 60 Med Nurs & Animal Care 4.0
AGHE 84B App. Animal Health Proc. 1.0
AGHE 62A Clinical Pathology 3.0
AGHE 83A Work Exp. Vet. Tech. 1.0
AGAN 94 Animal Breeding 3.0
AGLI 12 (or) Exotic Animal Management
AGLI 14 (or) Swine Production
AGLI 16 (or) Horse Production
AGLI 17 (or) Sheep Production
AGLI 18 (or) Horse Ranch Management
AGLI 19 (or) Horse Hoof Care
AGLI 30 (or) Beef Production
AGPE 70 (or) Pet Shop Management
AGPE 71 (or) Canine Management
AGPE 72 (or) Feline Management
AGPE 73 (or) Tropical & Coldwater Fish
AGPE 74 (or) Reptile Management
AGPE 76 (or) Aviculture-Cage Av Birds
Total:   12.0
Apply for certificate: E0360 Animal Science Fund. Completion of AGAN 1, 2, 51, 94 and ALGI 96
Summer Semester (Year 2)
Course Prefix Title Units
AGHE 85 Seminar Reg Vet Technol 1.0
AGHE 83A Work Exp. Vet. Tech. 1.0
AA/S BEHAV Area D-2 Elective Course 3.0
Total:   5.0
Fall Semester (Year 3)
Course Prefix Title Units
AGHE 61 Animal Surgical Nursing 4.0
AGHE 65 Veterinary Radiography 2.0
AGHE 83A Work Exp. Vet. Tech. 1.0
AGHE 62B Clinical Pathology 2.0
AGLI 30 Beef Production 3.0
AGPE 70 (or) Pet Shop Management
AGPE 71 (or) Canine Management
AGPE 72 (or) Feline Management
AGPE 73 (or) Tropical & Coldwater Fish
AGPE 74 (or) Reptile Management
AGPE 76 (or) Aviculture-Cage Av Birds
AGAN 94 (or) Animal Breeding
AGLI 12 (or) Exotic Animal Management
AGLI 14 (or) Swine Production
AGLI 16 (or) Horse Production
AGLI 17 (or) Sheep Production
AGLI 18 (or) Horse Ranch Management
AGLI 19 (or) Horse Hoof Care
Total:   12.0
Regist. Vet. Tech. (RVT), AS S0105 Submit petition to Admissions & Records
Program Notes

Degree requirements include reading competency. This requirement is met by attaining eligibility for READ 100 or by completing READ 90.  Complete the online Assessment Questionnaire (AQ) at https://www.mtsac.edu/assessment/aq/   

The Registered Veterinay Techonology (RVT) program requires formal admission to complete 1st year courses in AGHE & 2nd year courses.  Visit the program website for application information:  https://www.mtsac.edu/vettech/

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