Animal Science

  • Vet Student with Dog Veterinary Technician Studies (9-12)

    The veterinary technician studies program provides students with a strong academic foundation in veterinary technician studies, preparing students to sit for the Certified Veterinary Assistant Exam, offered through the Texas Veterinary Medicine Association their senior year.  Students will be well prepared to enter the workforce as a CVA and/or continue their post-secondary education to work towards becoming a veterinary technician or veterinarian.

    Advanced course work includes study in clinical and laboratory practice, as well as internship completion requirements.  Special opportunities include Service Dog puppy raising with Scout's Legacy Service Dogs, job shadowing, conferences by guest speakers and special event attendance, all of which enhance the student's experience in the program and provide information about the field of study.  Additionally, students have the opportunity to participate in FFA, a career and technical student organization, dedicated to the advancement of agricultural studies.