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Discipline: Degree: AS - Registered Veterinary Technology - S0105
Course Name Course Number Objectives
Anat & Phys of Domestic Animals AGHE 86
  • Students completing AGHE 86 will be able to describe the functions of the major organ systems of various domestic animal species
  • Students completing AGHE 86 will be able to identify various clinically relevant anatomical structures of domestic animals.
  • Students completing AGHE86 will be able to describe the flow of blood through the body.
Animal Breeding AGAN 94 (VOC)
  • Course completers should be able to recognize & discuss current topics dealing with artificial insemination, embryo manipulation and reproductive biotechnology
  • Course completers should be able to recognize major breeding systems for domestic animals
Animal Handling and Restraint AGAN 51 (VOC)
  • Students completing this course will be able to correctly place a halter on a horse.
  • Students completing this course will be able to demonstrate the correct restraint method for canine jugular venipuncture.
Animal Nutrition AGAN 2 (VOC)
  • Students will be able to demonstrate an understanding of positive and negative aspects of nutritional supplements and additives.
  • 80% of the students will be able to formulate a ration for a livestock animal, utilizing the Parson Square Method.
  • Students will demonstrate an understanding of nutritional requirements of various life stages of the canine.
Animal Sanitation and Disease Control AGLI 96 (VOC)
  • Students will demonstrate an understanding of key nutritional factors that would influence disease conditions.
  • Students will be able to identify poisonous plants that are commonly poisonous to animals.
  • Students will be able to describe appropriate sanitation procedures for animal confinement areas.
Animal Science AGAN 1 (VOC)
  • Course completers should be able to discuss the major current agricultural industry issues
  • Course completers should be able to identify the common species & breeds of livestock
Applied Animal Health Procedures AGHE 84B
  • Students completing AGHE 84B will be able to administer a intramuscular injection in a food animal patient.
  • Students completing 84B will be able to administer a subcutaneous injection to a food animal patient.
  • Students completing AGHE84B will be able to administer a liquid medication to a food animal patient.
  • Students completing AGHE84B will be able to administer a bolus medication to a food animal patient.
  • At the completion of AGHE84B the student will be able to perform a jugular venipuncture on a food animal patient
Aviculture - Cage and Aviary Birds AGPE 76 (VOC)
  • Students completing this course will be able to assess the difference between normal and abnormal avian behavior.
  • Students will be able to explain and diagram the necessary aviary for a specific breed of bird.
Beef Production AGLI 30 (VOC)
  • Students who complete this course will be able to give a professional quality oral presentation.
  • Course completers should be able to identify all common beef breeds
Canine Management AGPE 71 (VOC)
  • Students will be able to identify various canine behavioral problems and suggest corrective treatment.
  • Students will prepare and present an oral report in class on a certain breed of dog, the presentation will be evaluated by set criteria.
  • The student will describe the most common canine diseases, explain the symptoms and identify the proper preventive vaccinations.
Clinical Pathology AGHE 62B
  • 72% Students will perform a bacteria sample 4 quadrant plating and then gram stain
  • 72% of Student will perform a complete urinalysis including a specific gravity, multi-reagent strip and sediment exam.
Clinical Pathology AGHE 62A
  • 72% Student will perform a proper direct and fecal float exam for parasite eggs
  • 72% of Students will properly perform a CBC with a differential slide
Exotic Animal Management AGLI 12 (VOC)
  • Students in the Exotic animal class will analyze and differentiate between the different types of pet bird species and their species specific husbandry requirements.
  • Students in the Exotic animal class will analyze and differentiate between the different types of pet reptile species and their species specific husbandry requirements.
Feline Management AGPE 72 (VOC)
  • Students will search the internet and other sources to create an oral presentation on a domestic or wild breed of cat. This presentation will be evaluated by set criteria
  • Students will be able to identify fifteen purebred breeds of cats when given a slide show quiz, which will be evaluated by set criteria.
Horse Hoof Care AGLI 19 (VOC)
  • Students completing AGLI 19 will be able to describe common methods of corrective shoeing and their uses.
  • Students completing AGLI 19 will be able to identify various diseases of the foot.
  • Students completing this course will be able to identify the major functional structures of the equine lower limb.
Horse Production AGLI 16 (VOC)
  • Students completing AGLI 16 will be able to explain the structural changes that occurred during the evolution of the horse.
  • Students completing AGLI 16 will be able to follow the vaccination schedule recommended by the American Association of Equine Practitioners.
  • Students completing AGLI 16 will be able to distinguish between different breeds of the modern horse.
Horse Ranch Management AGLI 18 (VOC)
  • Students completing AGLI 18 will be able to develop a business plan for a proposed equine facility.
  • Course completers will explain laws and legislations regulating horse farms and businesses.
  • Course completers will develop and implement a health plan for a breeding program with the resources available.
Laboratory Animal Medicine and Care AGHE 79
  • Students will be able to correctly describe animal husbandry techniques for given laboratory animals.
  • Working in groups students will develop a protocol for biomedical study
  • Students completing this course will be able to properly demonstrate how to restrain laboratory rodents.
Medical Nursing and Animal Care AGHE 60
  • 75% Students will place an intravenous catheter in the cephalic vein
  • 75% Student will properly place a robert jones bandage for fracture splinting
Pet Shop Management AGPE 70 (VOC)
  • Students will be able to merchandise over 25 different pet industry products in a small pet shop environment.
  • Students will be able to sketch out a working pet shop layout and label different items such as animal cages, product merchandising, and cashier station.
Reptile Management AGPE 74 (VOC)
  • Students will be able to offer a presentation regarding one North American Reptile including habitat and characteristics.
  • Students will present a 10 minute visual presentation on a specific reptilian disease in front of the class.
Seminar in Registered Veterinary Technology AGHE 85
  • The students will become proficient in taking computer based testing
  • The students who successfully complete this class will pass the examinations
Sheep Production AGLI 17 (VOC)
  • Students will be able to identify major meat and wool breeds of sheep.
  • Students completing AGLI 17 will present on a specific facet of the sheep industry.
Surgical Nursing AGHE 61
  • 75% Students will properly gown and glove sterilely for surgery
  • 75% of the Students will properly connect and set up an anesthesia machine and monitor anesthesia for an 75 dog
Swine Production AGLI 14 (VOC)
  • Course completers should be able to identify all common breeds of swine
  • Course completers will be able to give a professional quality oral presentation
Tropical and Coldwater Fish Management AGPE 73 (VOC)
  • Students will be able to identify 20 different species of fish (both tropical and coldwater).
  • Students will be able to write down the appropriate feed necessary for two different species of fish (one tropical and one coldwater).
  • Students will be able to identify 7 different species of fish (both tropical and coldwater).
Veterinary Office Procedures AGHE 54
  • Students will be able to generate a medical record for a veterinary patient.
  • Students completing AGHE 54 will be able to communicate effectively with clients who will be experiencing different stages of grief due to pet loss.
  • Students completing AGHE 54 will be able to define medical terms used in veterinary medicine.
Veterinary Pharmacology AGHE 64
  • Students will correctly calculate 10 standard drug calculations used in the hospital situation
  • Student will identify the different trade names of different generic drugs
Veterinary Radiography AGHE 65
  • Students will properly develop a radiographic film from both the manual dip tank and automatic processor
  • Students will perform a proper radiograph of the canine thorax, including measurement, collimation and viewing
Work Experience in Animal Health AGHE 83A
  • Employers of Animal Health Work Experience Students will rate the technical skills of their students as above average.
  • Employers of Animal Health Work Experience Students will rate the work habits of their students as above average.
  • Students of the Registered Veterinary Technology Program will demonstrate professional conduct in the industry