Veterinary Technology, A.A.S.
The Veterinary Technology, AAS degree program is granted by Metropolitan Community College, but coordinated at JCCC.
A degree in veterinary technology provides opportunities for employment with small and large animal veterinary clinics, emergency/referral hospitals, animal control agencies, biomedical research companies, zoos, pharmaceutical companies, and pet food companies.
The program features supervised intensive clinical study under the direction of a licensed veterinarian and is fully accredited by the American Veterinary Medical Association. Students study sanitation, animal care, equine medicine, laboratory animal medicine, food animal medicine, clinical diagnostic procedures, radiology, dentistry and surgical technology.
JCCC's veterinary technology program is offered to Johnson County residents in cooperation with MCC-Maple Woods Community College. You must be accepted as a student at JCCC and accepted into the program at MCC-Maple Woods Community College. Consult with a JCCC counselor for more information.
Program courses and credit hours are subject to change because of requirement changes at the degree-granting institution. Contact MCC-Maple Woods Community College at 816-437-3235 or http://mcckc.edu for an application packet, which includes deadlines, program prerequisites, admission requirements and performance standards.
Note: Johnson County Community College students should seek specific counsel from the MCC program personnel for the appropriate course plan and numbers. Johnson County Community College students should refer to Cooperative Program Information.
Degree granted by Metropolitan Community College
Associate of Applied Science Degree
General Education Requirements-must be taken at JCCC
|ENGL 121||Composition I*||3|
|ENGL 122||Composition II*||3|
|SPD 121||Public Speaking||3|
|Select one of the following:||3|
|U.S. History to 1877|
|U.S. History Since 1877|
|American National Government|
|State and Local Government|
Specific Program Requirements-must be taken at JCCC
|BIOL 127||General Zoology||5|
|BIOL 231||Microbiology Lab*||2|
|CHEM 122||Principles of Chemistry*||5|
Specific Program Requirements-taken at MCC-Maplewoods
|COLL 100||First Year Seminar||1|
|POLS 153||The Missouri Constitution||1|
|VETT 108||Clinical Math for Veterinary Technicians||1|
|VETT 100||Introduction to Beterinary Technology||2|
|VETT 101||Principles of Animal Science I||4|
|VETT 110||Principles of Animal Science II||4|
|VETT 111||Sanitation and Animal Care||2|
|VETT 200||Veterinary Hospital Technology I||3|
|VETT 201||Clinical Pathology Techniques I||4|
|VETT 202||Veterinary Anatomy||5|
|VETT 203||Laboratory Animal Technology||2|
|VETT 209||Equine Medicine and Management||3|
|VETT 210||Veterinary Hospital Technology II||3|
|VETT 211||Clinical Pathology Techniques II||5|
|VETT 212||Large Animal Technology||4|
|VETT 213||Radiology and Electronic Procedures||2|
|VETT 214||Veterinary Technician Internship||6|
Total Program Hours: 79