University of Maine at Augusta
A Member of the University of Maine System
Associate of Science - VETERINARY TECHNOLOGY
(86 credit hours)
Name: ________________________ Soc Sec #: ________________________ Date: ________________________
This sheet is intended to be informational only.
Students must consult with an academic advisor prior to registration
In effect for students admitted to Fall 2008

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS:
  High School Diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (GED)
  High School Biology with Lab, Chemistry with Lab (grade of C or better)
  High School Algebra I, Algebra II, OR MAT 030: Algebra I
  ENG 005:  Developmental Writing or course waiver
  REA 008:  Reading for Understanding, or course waiver

The required/core general education courses are determined based on the date of admission into the Associate of Arts in Liberal Studies, Pre-Veterinary Technology track.  The required courses for the major are determined based on the date of matriculation into the Associate of Science Veterinary Technology degree program.


PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS:
  All accepted students must provide proof of rabies vaccination prior to registration.
  Each student is required to show proof of health insurance prior to registration.
  All course work must be completed prior to the student going on externship (VTE 230)
  All students must maintain a 2.0 GPA to remain in the program.

You must complete the following as requirements for your degree: All UMA students are required to take at least one writing intensive course. Writing intensive courses are marked with a W. Additional courses may also meet this requirement. Check with your academic advisor. 
 
All students must complete an "Explanation of Options" form prior to registration.
 
GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
  COMMUNICATION (3 credit hours)  Choose one of the following:
      _______________  COM 101: Public Speaking
      _______________  COM 102: Interpersonal Communications
      _______________  COM 104: Communication in Groups and Organizations
      _______________  COM 106: Oral Communication of Literature
  COMPUTER INFORMATION SYSTEMS (3 credit hours)
      _______________  CIS 100:  Introduction to Computing
  ENGLISH (3 credit hours)
      _______________  ENG 101: College Writing
  HUMANITIES (3 credit hours) 
      _______________  ENG 102W: Introduction to Literature
      _______________  ENG 202W: English Literature I: Medieval and Renaissance
      _______________  ENG 203W: English Literature II: Restoration, Eighteenth Century and Romanticism
      _______________  ENG 250W: American Literature to 1900
      _______________  ENG 25W1: American Literature 1900-Present
      _______________  HTY xxx: any history course
      _______________  HUM xxx: any humanities course
      _______________  PHI xxx: any philosophy course
      _______________  POS 390: Survey of Political Theory 
      _______________  WST 101W: Introduction to Women's Studies
  MATHEMATICS (3 credit hours) 
      _______________  MAT 111: Algebra II or higher-level mathematics course
  SOCIAL SCIENCE (3 credit hours) 
      _______________  ANT 101: Introduction to Anthropology
      _______________  ANT 102: Cultural Anthropology
      _______________  ECO 100: Introduction to Economics
      _______________  ECO 201: Principles of Economics I (Macroeconomics)
      _______________  ECO 202: Principles of Economics II (Microeconomics)
      _______________  GEO 101: Introduction to Geography
      _______________  POS 101: American Government
      _______________  POS 102: Introduction to Politics and Government
      _______________  PSY 100: Introduction to Psychology
      _______________  SOC 101: Introduction to Sociology
      _______________  SOC 201: Social Problems
MAJOR PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS
  SCIENCE (16 credit hours) All courses must be completed with a grade of "C" or better.
      _______________  BIO 115:  Mammalian Anatomy and Physiology I
      _______________  BIO 116:  Mammalian Anatomy and Physiology II
      _______________  BIO 265:  Veterinary Microbiology
      _______________  CHY 108: Allied Health Chemistry
  VETERINARY TECHNOLOGY (52 credit hours) All courses must be completed with a grade of "C" or better.
      _______________  VTE 100:  Introduction to Veterinary Technology
      _______________  VTE 113:  Small Animal Care and Handling
       _______________ VTE 115:  Veterinary Technical Student Internship
       _______________ VTE 116:  Dentistry for Veterinary Technicians
      _______________  VTE 123:  Clinical Laboratory Methods
      _______________  VTE 128:  Radiology
      _______________  VTE 214:  Large Animal Care and Handling
      _______________  VTE 216:  Animal Nutrition
      _______________  VTE 219:  Animal Disease
      _______________  VTE 223:  Pharmacology
      _______________  VTE 224:  Pathophysiology for Veterinary Technicians
      _______________  VTE 225:  Surgical Nursing and Anesthesiology
      _______________  VTE 230:  Practicum in Veterinary Technology
 

APPROVED TO RECEIVE DEGREE:
 
 
 
 
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Students are encouraged to contact their faculty advisor and the Advising Center
for academic advising and support services throughout their stay at UMA.