Fall 2018 Class Schedule (CRC)



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VT 100    Introduction to Veterinary Technology    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Enrollment Limitation: Students must complete the pre-enrollment process for the Veterinary Technology program. All students entering the Veterinary Technology program must complete BIOL 400 or BIOL 310 and BIOL 440 and CHEM 305 to be considered for pre-enrollment. See the course catalog or a counselor for more information
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This is an orientation course that reviews the history, training and career opportunities pertaining to Registered Veterinary Technicians. Animal behavior, handling, training and restraint will be thoroughly presented and discussed in the lecture periods. Laboratories will provide opportunities for students to gain hands-on experience with domestic, farm, laboratory and non-domestic animal species (when they are available). Students will be introduced to the medical terminology common to the animal health care field. Students will also be required to spend 2-6hrs/week during assigned times in the care of the colony animals. Time may include weekends and holidays as well as semester break. Enrollment in this course limited to students admitted to the Veterinary Technology program via the pre-enrollment process. See the course catalog or a counselor for more information.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

TTh12:30PM-01:20PMLECM.BiesiadeckiCRC MAIN VT 101
T01:30PM-04:35PMLABM.BiesiadeckiCRC MAIN VT 10114171Textbook
Th01:30PM-04:35PMLABM.BiesiadeckiCRC MAIN VT 10114268Textbook
This is a Veterinary Technology program course and enrollment requires Prerequisite completion, Application, and Instructor Consent by Permission Number.
Two Labs are associated with the Tuesday/Thursday Lecture. Select one Laboratory from the two Labs listed above and register using that class number. You will be automatically enrolled into the Lecture.


VT 111    Anatomy-Physiology of Animals    4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Corequisite: Concurrent enrollment in VT 100 (may be taken previously)
Enrollment Limitation: Students must complete the pre-enrollment process for the Veterinary Technology program. See the course catalog or a counselor for more information
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 72 hours LAB
Description: This course is a study of the basic anatomy and physiology of common domestic animals, specifically dogs, cats, horses, swine and ruminants. The information will be organized according to body systems. Within each system, the variation between species will be explored. Whenever possible, topics will be related to pertinent veterinary situations. (Note: Laboratory periods will include dissection of cadavers.) Students will also be required to spend 2-6hrs /week during assigned times in the care of the colony animals. Time may include weekends and holidays as well as semester break.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

MW08:00AM-09:20AMLECA.Colagross-SchoutenCRC MAIN VT 101
MW09:35AM-11:40AMLABA.Colagross-SchoutenCRC MAIN VT 10114379Textbook
MW12:00PM-02:05PMLABA.Colagross-SchoutenCRC MAIN VT 10114708Textbook
This is a Veterinary Technology program course and enrollment requires Prerequisite completion, Application, and Instructor Consent by Permission Number.
Two Labs are associated with the Monday/Wednesday Lecture. Choose one Lab from the two Labs listed above and register using that class number. You will be automatically enrolled into the Lecture.


VT 120    Pharmacology and Anesthesiology for the Veterinary Technician    4 Units

Prerequisite: VT 111 and 113 with grades of "C" or better
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 72 hours LAB
Description: This course will lay the foundation for the students‚ understanding of pharmacological agents. Drugs will be discussed according to classification, action, method of administration and dispensing (including procedures for scheduled drugs). Injectable and inhalation anesthetic agents will be discussed and demonstrated during surgical laboratory exercises. Students will have an opportunity to work with two types of inhalation anesthetic agents. All students will rotate through various surgical positions where they will enhance their knowledge of equipment and job tasks required of the surgical assistant and anesthesia monitor. Students will learn intravenous catheterization and fluid therapy. Students will be required to spend 2-6hrs /week during assigned times in the care of the colony animals. Time may include weekends and holidays as well as semester break. Students will also be assigned a dog and cat which will require an additional 140 min/wk for obedience training, socialization and grooming.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

MW08:30AM-09:50AMLECA.AtkinsCRC MAIN NTB 111
TTh08:30AM-10:35AMLABA.AtkinsCRC MAIN VT 10214270Textbook
TTh11:00AM-01:05PMLABA.AtkinsCRC MAIN VT 10214505Textbook
This is a Veterinary Technology program course and enrollment requires Prerequisite completion, Application, and Instructor Consent by Permission Number.
Two Labs are associated with the Monday/Wednesday Lecture. Choose one Lab from the two Labs listed above and register using that class number. You will be automatically enrolled into the Lecture.


VT 122    Animal Disease: Pathology    3 Units

Prerequisite: VT 113 with a grade of "C" or better
Corequisite: Biol 440 (may have been taken previously)
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: A course of study designed to acquaint the Veterinary Technician trainee with the many varied disease entities seen in the animal health field. While most of the diseases discussed will be those of the common small animals, some problems of exotic and laboratory animal species will also be investigated. There will be exposure to such areas of study as etiology, pathogenesis, symptomatology and control of disease. Necropsy demonstrations will be provided as visual aids to the textbook study.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

Th02:00PM-04:50PMLECT.PierceCRC MAIN NTB 10414002Textbook
This is a Veterinary Technology program course and enrollment requires Prerequisite completion, Application, and Instructor Consent by Permission Number.


VT 126    Dentistry for the Veterinary Technician    1.5 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Corequisite: VT 120
Hours: 18 hours LEC ; 27 hours LAB
Description: This course will prepare the student for all aspects of veterinary diagnostics and prophylaxis in dogs and cats appropriate to the veterinary technician. It will include instruction in dental charting, radiography, prophylaxis and extractions. Students will perform dental radiography and prophylaxis on anesthetized animals. Students will also be required to spend 2-6hrs/week during assigned times in the care of the colony animals. Time may include weekends and holidays as well as semester break.

Schedule: Other Term, Oct 02-Dec 07

TTh05:00PM-05:50PMLECM.BiesiadeckiCRC MAIN VT 102
F08:00AM-11:20AMLABM.BiesiadeckiCRC MAIN VT 10214613Textbook
F12:00PM-03:20PMLABM.BiesiadeckiCRC MAIN VT 10214805Textbook
This is a Veterinary Technology program course and enrollment requires Prerequisite completion, Application, and Instructor Consent by Permission Number.
Two Labs are associated with the Tuesday/Thursday Lecture. Choose one Lab from the two Labs listed above and register using that class number. You will be automatically enrolled into the Lecture.


VT 298    Work Experience in Veterinary Technology    1-4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b)
Enrollment Limitation: Students must be in a paid or unpaid internship, volunteer position or job related to career goals Veterinary Technology.
Hours: 300 hours LAB
Description: This course provides students with opportunities to develop marketable skills in preparation for employment in their major field of study or advancement within their career. It is designed for students interested in work experience and/or internships in associate degree level or certificate occupational programs. Course content includes understanding the application of education to the workforce; completion of required forms which document the student's progress and hours spent at the work site; and developing workplace skills and competencies. Appropriate level learning objectives are established by the student and the employer. During the semester, the student is required to participate in a weekly orientation and 75 hours of related paid work experience, or 60 hours of unpaid work experience for one unit. An additional 75 or 60 hours of related work experience is required for each additional unit. Work Experience may be taken for a total of 16 units when there are new or expanded learning objectives. Only one Work Experience course may be taken per semester.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

W06:00PM-06:50PMLABA.AvalosCRC MAIN WIN 10614478Textbook
TBATBALABA.AvalosCRC MAIN Online 14478Textbook
Hybrid class - Partly Online/Partly Classroom - Instructor and students have both classroom meetings and online activities.

Instructor and students have both classroom meetings and online activities. Login to the eLearning web site at http://elearning.losrios.edu/.
Login to https://apps.losrios.edu/ to access your Los Rios Gmail for important information regarding this class.
For information, e-mail Professor Amy Avalos avalosa@crc.losrios.edu.

TBATBALABA.AvalosCRC MAIN Online 14450Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on campus Orientation: Thursday, August 30th, 4:00 p.m.-6:15 p.m. WIN-106. Login to the eLearning web site at http://elearning.losrios.edu/.
Login to https://apps.losrios.edu/ to access your Los Rios Gmail for important information regarding this Work Experience class.
For information, e-mail Professor Amy Avalos avalosa@crc.losrios.edu.

TBATBALABA.AvalosCRC MAIN Online 14451Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on campus Orientation: Tuesday, September 4th, 6:30 PM - 8:45 PM WIN-106. Login to the eLearning web site at http://elearning.losrios.edu/.
Login to https://apps.losrios.edu/ to access your Los Rios Gmail for important information regarding this Work Experience class.
For information, e-mail Professor Amy Avalos avalosa@crc.losrios.edu.

TBATBALABA.AvalosCRC MAIN Online 14678Textbook
Online class. Enrollment Notice: This course is designated for students who have already successfully completed a Work Experience course with a C or better in a previous semester at CRC. Attendance is required at the on campus orientation: Friday, August 31st from 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM in WIN 106. Class login at http://elearning.losrios.edu/. Login to https://apps.losrios.edu/ to access your Los Rios Gmail for important information regarding this class.

Schedule: Other Term, Sep 24-Dec 20

TBATBALABA.AvalosCRC MAIN Online 14449Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at the on campus orientation: Monday, September 24th, 7:00 PM - 9:15 PM WIN-106
Login to the eLearning Web site at http://elearning.losrios.edu/ Login to https://apps.losrios.edu to access your Los Rios Gmail for important information regarding this Work Experience class.
For information, e-mail Professor Amy Avalos avalosa@crc.losrios.edu

Schedule: Other Term, Oct 24-Dec 20

TBATBALABA.AvalosCRC MAIN Online 14448Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at the on campus orientation: Wednesday, October 24th, 6:00 PM - 8:15 PM in WIN-106.
Login to the eLearning web site at https://elearning.losrios.edu/. Login to https://apps.losrios.edu/ to access your Los Rios Gmail for important information regarding this Work Experience class.
For information, e-mail Professor Amy Avalos avalosa@crc.losrios.edu

Fall 2018 Class Schedule

Updated: November 13, 2018