Honors Veterinary Science & Anatomy
Chesterfield Career & Technical Center offers two Veterinary Science programs.
This page addresses the honors-level program held at the Courthouse campus, which offers a dual enrollment opportunity and discusses both small and large animals.
It also offers a fourth high school credit in Biology 2: Anatomy & Physiology.
This academically challenging, honors-level course held at the Courthouse campus combines classroom discussion and hands-on training featuring large and small animals (horse, cattle, sheep, dogs, cats) in a simulated veterinary hospital environment. It is designed for disciplined and academically motivated students considering college and careers in animal science, veterinary medicine, government regularly agencies, pharmaceutical research, agriculture production and pet industries. Course content includes anatomy and physiology of animals, introduction to animal science (horse, cattle, sheep), veterinary assisting and office procedures, companion animal behavior and management (dog, cat). Students will be prepared to pursue college pathways and entry level career opportunities in related fields, as well as receive Workplace Readiness Certification. A lab and uniform fee are required.
Veterinary Assisting Career Studies Certificate (if Dual Enrolled)
Workplace Readiness Skills
Credits for this Program Include:
Veterinary Science I (1 Credit)
Veterinary Science II (1 Credit)
Intro to Animal Science (1 Credit)
Bio 2 - Anatomy/Physiology (1 Credit)
Dual Enrollment credits available for those that are eligible.