Veterinary Technology Area – Bachelor of Science

Students (including transfer) entering the Bachelor of Science in veterinary technology program must have completed a degree from an AVMA accredited veterinary technology program. Those students that have completed the AAS in veterinary technology from Morehead State University may be able to complete the VT-BS degree in two additional semesters with careful planning and counsel from their advisor.

Program Requirements

General Education

The following specific general education requirements must be completed:

CHEM 101Survey of Chemistry (NSC2)

4

or

CHEM 111Principles of Chemistry I (NSC2)

4

 

VET 499CVeterinary Technician Seminar

3

Total Credit Hours:37

Refer to the General Education section for a complete listing of general education requirements for the University.

Area Requirements

Core Requirements

AGR 133Introduction to Animal Science

3

AGR 143Anatomy and Physiology of Livestock

3

BIOL 217Elementary Medical Microbiology

4

VET 108Veterinary Clinical Anatomy

3

VET 112Animal Care Techniques I

4

VET 213Animal Care Techniques II

4

VET 218Introduction to Veterinary Laboratory Techniques

4

VET 245Veterinary Physiology & Pharmacology

4

VET 257Concepts of Large Animal Diseases I

2

VET 258Small Animal Medicine and Surgery I

2

VET 259Veterinary Clinical Pathology I

2

VET 260Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging

2

VET 261Large Animal Clinics I

1

VET 262Small Animal Clinics I

1

VET 264Veterinary Clinical Pathology Clinics I

1

VET 265Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging Clinics I

1

VET 357Concepts of Large Animal Diseases II

2

VET 358Small Animal Medicine & Surgery II

2

VET 359Veterinary Clinical Pathology II

2

VET 366Veterinary Dentistry

2

VET 367Large Animal Clinics I

1

VET 368Small Animal Clinics II

1

VET 363Veterinary Preceptorship

1

VET 364Veterinary Clinical Pathology Clinics II

1

VET 365Veterinary Dentistry Clinics

1

VET 399CVeterinary Technician Seminar

1

Total Credit Hours:55

Vet Tech Program Requirements

VET 401Veterinary Practice Management

3

VET 402Veterinary Clinical Assistantship

1

VET 403Advanced Veterinary Clinical Practicum

12

VET 499CVeterinary Technician Seminar

3

BIOL, AGR, or VET 300-level or above electives

9

BIOL, AGR, or VET Free elective

3

Total Credit Hours:28

VET 499C: Counted in general education.

Total Credit Hours: 120