Veterinary Technology - Program Outcomes
Associate in Veterinary Technology
- Graduates must be critical thinkers who are able to function within the scope of practice of a Licensed Veterinary Technician.
- Graduates must understand their responsibility in maintaining a safe work environment.
- Graduates must be able to function as an integral member of an effective veterinary health care team while adhering to professional and ethical standards.
- Graduates must be proficient in the Essential Skills dictated by the American Veterinary Medical Association’s Committee on Veterinary Technician Education and Activities.
- Graduates must be able to effectively communicate with veterinary health care team members and clients.
Core Abilites Outcomes
- Critical, Creative, and Reflective Thinking:
Graduates will evaluate, analyze, and synthesize information and ideas in order to construct informed, meaningful, and justifiable conclusions.
Graduates will be able to critically examine the relationship between self, community, and/or environments, and to evaluate and articulate potential impacts and consequences of choices, actions, and contributions for the creation of sustainable systems.
Graduates will be able to seek, find, evaluate and use information and employ information technology to engage in lifelong learning.
Graduates will be able to exchange messages in a variety of contexts using multiple methods.
Graduates will demonstrate knowledge of diverse ideas, cultures, and experiences, and develop the ability to examine their own attitudes and assumptions in order to understand and work with others who differ from themselves.
Fundamental Areas of Knowledge Outcomes
Graduates identify, analyze, and evaluate rhetorical strategies in one's own and other's writing in order to communicate effectively.
Graduates acquire skills to critically interpret, analyze and evaluate forms of human expression, and create and perform as an expression of the human experience.
- Social Sciences:
Graduates use social science research methods and/or theory in order to analyze and interpret social phenomena.
- Natural Sciences:
Graduates use the scientific method to analyze natural phenomena and acquire skills to evaluate authenticity of data/information relative to the natural world.
- Quantitative & Symbolic Reasoning:
Graduates utilize mathematical, symbolic, logical, graphical, geometric, or statistical analysis for the interpretation and solution of problems in the natural world and human society.