Students must start the course at the beginning of the fall semester.
First semester will be spent in the classroom. Second semester will
be spent at a community classroom site and students will attend class
one day a week.
10 credits per semester with a passing grade.
High school juniors and seniors who are age 16 or older are eligible to enroll in this course.
Students who wish to earn the Certified Veterinary Assistant
Certification must enroll for a 3rd semester. The fee for this semester
for students who have graduated from high school is $152.50. Students
who are still enrolled in high school will not pay a fee for the 3rd
High school juniors and seniors must
request this course through their high school counselor and complete an
application during their school's course selection period (January -
Students must have taken and passed biology to apply for this course.
Students must provide their own transportation to class and to the community classroom sites.
Community Classroom Placements may include:
Animal Rescue Facility
Career Technical Student Organizations
Future Farmers of America (FFA) - A national student organization for agriculture education students.