Course Description: Veterinary Science challenges students to use advanced technologies and medical treatments to maintain the health of animals. The animal health industry continues to grow in importance and prominence as more people purchase animals for pleasure and sustenance. This course addresses standard principles of veterinary medicine and includes new methods of treatment that will be used as we move into the 21st century. Hands-on laboratories include: diagnosing diseases, blood work, farm practices, lab animal care, animal grooming and health, and working with local veterinarians.
This class qualifies for a science credit through Ag -Science Equivalency.
Length: (1) Trimester
Grade Level: 10, 11, 12
Prerequisite: Animal Care, Livestock Production, or instructor approval
Cum Laude Points: 0