Graves County High School Vet Science (270)328 or 674-6242 ext 2338 firstname.lastname@example.org Instructor: Richard Horn Credit: 1 Grade Levels: 11-12 Course Fee: $10.00 Prerequisites: Equine/Small Animal, Animal Science, and/or Advance Animal Course Description: This course introduces students to the field of veterinary science. Major topics covered include: veterinary terminology, safety/sanitation, anatomy/physiology, clinical exams, hospital procedures, parasitology, posology, laboratory techniques, nutrition, disease, office management, and animal management. Careers are also explored. Leadership development will be provided through the FFA. Each student will be expected to have an agriculture experience program. Grading Policy: 1. Timeline – all work assigned during first semester must be turned in no later than 2 weeks into month of January. 2. All grades will be set up as follows: a. Formative Assessments b. Summative Assessments c. Final 3. Re-do policy: a. All students will be given the opportunity to redo summative assessments. b. Students must do quality preliminary work prior to redo opportunities c. Grades will be replaced with new score (if higher) d. A minimum two-week grace period will be given at the end of the first semester for any summative grade from the first term. Midterms must be completed by the designated date at the end of January. Each individual teacher may give an extension of the grace period Course Expectations: Class rules are those that are set forth by the Graves County High School. A copy of these can be found in the student hand book When the student is absent it is your responsibility to obtain any missed assignments. These assignments will be scored zero until made up. The students will show respect each other and the teacher. Course Outline: Unit 1 – Safety and Sanitation Unit 2 – Veterinary Terminology Unit 3 – Anatomy and Physiology Unit 4 – Clinical Exams Unit 5 – Hospital Procedures Unit 6 – Parasitology Unit 7 – Office Management Unit 8 – Posology Unit 9 – Laboratory Techniques Unit 10 – Animal Nutrition Unit 11 – Principles of Disease Unit 12 – Animals in Society Unit 13 – Career Exploration Unit 14 – Animal Management The above schedule is subject to change.