New Hybrid Vet Assistant I Course Begins Sept. 25

ASHEBORO (September 12, 2018)

Randolph Community College’s Workforce Development and Continuing Education Division is introducing a new “Vet Assistant I” course this month designed for those interested in careers in the veterinary or applied science fields.

This 120-hour hybrid course will introduce students to the principles and physiology of animal management, issues facing the animal science industry, contributions of the animal science industry to humanity, and the importance of the animal science industry to North Carolina.

This course will include studies on animal behavior, animal anatomy, reproduction, nutrition, genetics, social issues, current events, and animal management for livestock, poultry, equine, and companion animals. This course is designed to prepare students for careers in production, processing, and distribution of livestock or to pursue a career in the veterinary or applied science fields.

The instructor, Jenna Shaw, has a master’s degree in Agricultural and Extension Education from N.C. State and is currently an agriculture teacher and FFA advisor at South Davidson High School.

The course (#67357) will meet from 5:30-8:30 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays, Sept. 25 through Dec. 11, in Room 102 of the Continuing Education and Industrial Center on the Asheboro Campus and online. The registration fee is $180.55.

For more information and to register, call RCC at 336-633-0268.