Applied Animal Science Program

Small Animal Care Curriculum

First year, Fall Semester

AAS 228 Anatomy and Physiology of Domestic Animals, 4 cr.
AAS 230 Small Animal Breeds and Behavior, 4 cr.
AAS 231 Introduction to Animal Science, 4 cr.
COM 209 Expository Writing and Reading, 4 cr.

First year, Spring SemesterA student learns about training dogs.

AAS 218 Careers in Small Animal Care, 1 cr.
AAS 222 Small Animal Grooming, 2 cr.
AAS 242 Introduction to Business, 2 cr.
AAS 249 Clinical Animal Nursing Techniques I, 3 cr.
AAS 439 Fundamentals of Animal Health, 3 cr.
COM 212 Technical Writing, 2 cr.
MTH 202 College Algebra, 3 cr.

Second year, Fall Semester

AAS 279 Small Animal Care Practicum, 2 cr.
AAS 297 Work Experience (summer), 0 cr.
AAS 435 Animal Nutrition, 3 cr.
AAS 546 Animal Business Applications, 4 cr.
SSCI 201 Human Relations, 4 cr.
AAS Elective, 2–4 cr.

Second year, Spring Semester

AAS 224 Small Animal Management, 4 cr.
AAS 440 Animal Breeding, 3 cr.
AAS Elective, 2–4 cr.
AAS Elective, 2–4 cr.
SSCI Course, 2-4 cr.
Elective, 2–4 cr.

Program information subject to change.