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Animal Health Sciences

Animal Health Science will provide students with the opportunity to explore a broad scope of the animal health industry.

Pre-requisite:  None

Recommendations: Students need to be on track for graduation and have a desire to be in an environment that encourages teamwork in a project-based real world environment.

This course is designed for students who have an interest in the Animal Health field.  This course will allow students an opportunity to discover and explore a variety of career options in the animal health industry.  Students will have the opportunity to learn from professionals about caring for and the health of large animals, marine animals, small animals, and service animals.  Students will also dive into the broad scope of medical animal research and the ethics of animal testing. This course is not teacher and curriculum driven.  It is a hands on, project based exploratory opportunity for students. Students should be prepared to work with professionals on real-world company based projects.  Classroom location is at the Kansas City Zoo, in the CAPS Classroom at the ZLD Building.

Some of the Animal Health business partners that you can anticipate working with are:  The Kansas City Zoo, Wayside Waifs, Bayer, KC Sealife Aquarium, Missouri Conservation, and many many more local partners.  If there is a business partner that you would like to work with - please put in a request.

Click here to apply and begin test driving your future career goals in the Animal Health field!


Need printable information? 

Animal Health Information Card

Animal Health 2017 - Need to Know

Animal Health Syllabus


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