Veterinary Medicine - BioMed
R. L. Turner High School
Business & Industry or STEM
This four year plan can be used as an example to help plan your high school career.
|Principles of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources
|Small Animal Management
Veterinary Medical Applications
|Advanced Animal Science
Practicum in Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources
Additional Graduation Requirements:
- Foreign Language (2 credits)
- Physical Education (1 credit)
- Fine Arts (1 credit)
- Health (1/2 credit)
Possible Industry Based Certifications:
- Feedyard Technicians in Cattle Care and Handling
Certified Veterinary Assistant
|Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists
The Animal Science program of study focuses on the science, research, and business of animals and other living organisms. It teaches CTE learners how to apply biology and life science to real-world life processes of animals and wildlife, either in laboratories or in the field, which could include a veterinary office, a farm or ranch, or any outdoor area harboring animal life. Students may also research and analyze the growth and destruction of species and research or diagnose diseases and injuries of animals.
Principles of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources
Principles of Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources will allow students to develop knowledge and skills regarding career and educational opportunities, personal development, globalization, industry standards, details, practices, and expectations.
Small Animal Management
In Small Animal Management, students will acquire knowledge and skills related to small animals and the small animal management industry. Small Animal Management may address topics related to small mammals such as dogs and cats, amphibians, reptiles, and birds.
In Equine Science, students will acquire knowledge and skills related to equine animal systems and the equine industry. Equine Science may address topics related to horses, donkeys, and mules.
In Livestock Production, students will acquire knowledge and skills related to livestock and the livestock production industry. Livestock Production may address topics related to beef cattle, dairy cattle, swine, sheep, goats, and poultry.
Veterinary Medical Applications
Veterinary Medical Applications covers topics relating to veterinary practices, including practices for large and small animal species.
Advanced Animal Science - Can be taken 11th or 12th grade
Advanced Animal Science examines the interrelatedness of human, scientific, and technological dimensions of livestock production. Instruction is designed to allow for the application of scientific and technological aspects of animal science through field and laboratory experiences.
Practicum in Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources
Practicum in Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources is designed to give students supervised practical application of knowledge and skills. Practicum experiences can occur in a variety of locations appropriate to the nature and level of experiences such as employment, independent study, internships, assistantships, mentorships, or laboratories. The practicum course is a paid or unpaid capstone experience for students participating in a coherent sequence of career and technical education courses in the Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources Career Cluster®.