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Academic Programs

Veterinary Technology Distance Education Program

Associate of Applied Science Degree in Animal Science: Veterinary Technology Major

This program is designed for those students who for personal or financial reasons cannot travel to Weyers Cave for the residential program. Courses are interactive, two-way audio and video, transmitted over the VCCS Compressed Video Network. Courses are transmitted to the Virginia Beach campus of Tidewater Community College, the Midlothian Campus of John Tyler Community College, Germanna Community College (Locust Grove campus), and Virginia Western Community College. The program begins at each site every three years.


Please refer to the catalog for complete program information, admissions requirements and curriculum notes.  See also:  Veterinary Technology Program Website

Length: Nine semesters including two summers

Transmitted Courses

  • VET 100
  • VET 105
  • VET 111
  • VET 115
  • VET 121
  • VET 120
  • VET 216
  • VET 236
  • VET 210
  • VET 215
  • VET 221
  • VET 217
  • VET 222
  • VET 230
  • VET 205.

Courses Completed Elsewhere

  • ENG 111
  • SDV 100
  • CHM 110
  • Literature/Humanities/Fine Arts
  •  Social and Behavioral Science elective.