• pre-vet

    Grade Level: 11, 12

    Credits: 3 per year (1.5 per semester) 

    Location: On-site at NEWTech

    Duration: 540 hours (year-long) with an optional Year Two 540-hour course available

    Instructor: Kim Coleman

    Prerequisite(s):
    Year One Course
    - Junior or Senior standing             
    Year Two Course - B or better in Year 1 course and instructor's approval

    Program Description: Students learn anatomy and physiology, as well as animal health and disease, animal behavior, and client communication to prepare for employment in Veterinary careers. The class focuses are academic, technical skills, and employability practices. Students will develop personal and professional skills in the classroom that will transfer to the workplace.

    High School Credit Equivalencies: 1.0 Science

    Certifications: Blood Borne Pathogens/HIV @ Spokane Community College

    Careers in this field:

    • Animal Caretaker
    • Animal Intake Officer
    • Animal Trainer
    • Groomer Assistant
    • Kennel Assistant
    • Veterinary Assistant
    • Veterinary Receptionist
    • Groomer
    • Veterinary Technician (AAS)
    • Veterinary Technologist (BS)

    2020-21 Pre-Veterinary Assisting Syllabus

    Program Uniform Information

Pre-Veterinary Student