VETC230 Veterinary Technician Externship

Ten-week practicum conducted off campus at two designated (veterinary) community sites. This capstone experience is aimed at providing students the opportunity to integrate the academic knowledge, critical thinking and technical skills developed during the program and directly apply and refine them in a work setting. It will also serve as an opportunity to explore career options. Students must extern for a total of 240 hours during the 10 week summer term. Students must perform 120 hours at each of two sites. Externs must provide proof of vaccination (rabies, tetanus) and current health insurance. Students are responsible for transportation and any required housing arrangements. The college will be responsible for monitoring radiation exposure of externs. Prereq. - successful completion of all veterinary technology courses with a grade of C or better. Additional course fees: $70.00.


3 credits