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VTSC2900 Externship Module I

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CRS Acad Level: UG

Course #: VTSC2900

Credits: 2

Term: Fall, Spring

About the Course:

This externship offers clinical experience in animal care, medication and treatment of veterinary patients and exposure to diagnostic techniques, technical laboratory skills and record keeping used in veterinary practice. Students perform their externships between the freshman and sophomore years or during intersession for a minimum of 240 hours. Students must have acquired a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or better in order to participate in externships. Transportation and locating an appropriate externship site are the sole responsibility of the student. The externship site must be pre-approved by the course coordinator prior to the end of the semester preceding the externship. Limited to students in the AVMA accredited veterinary technology programs. Prerequisites: VTSC1101, VTSC1102,VTSC1200, BIOL1005, BIOL1006, CHEM1001, and MATH1200.  Minimum 75% of hours (180) must be completed in the summer prior to the start of the course.

Course offered: Fall

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