X. Associate Diploma Programs

Associate Diploma in Veterinary Technology

Option 2 - Alternative Program (9 semesters over 3 years)


All courses are compulsory. Progression into the subsequent semester is dependent on the successful completion of each course in the previous semester. No elective courses are offered in this program.

Year 1

Fall Distance Education Courses
DVT*1100 [0.25] Large Animal Production and Management I
DVT*1090 [0.50] Pharmacology & Medical Terminology
Winter Distance Education Courses
DVT*1200 [0.25] Intro to Animal Microbiology
DVT*1210 [0.25] Introduction to Urinalysis Theory
DVT*1220 [0.25] Canine and Feline Nutrition & Care
Summer Courses (On-Campus)
DVT*1040 [0.50] Medical Exercises I
DVT*1080 [0.50] Laboratory Quality Assurance
DVT*1300 [0.25] Large Animal Production and Management II
DVT*1310 [0.25] Laboratory Procedures
DVT*1320 [0.25] Practical Applications to Urinalysis
DVT*1330 [0.25] Companion Animal Behaviour
DVT*2060 [0.50] Communications & Vet Software

Year 2

Fall Distance Education Courses
DVT*2100 [0.25] Veterinary Nursing Techniques I
Winter Distance Education Courses
DVT*2200 [0.25] Introduction to Immunobiology
DVT*2210 [0.25] Introduction to Anesthetic Principles
Summer Courses (On-Campus)
DVT*2020 [0.50] Haematology/Cytology
DVT*2040 [0.50] Medical Exercises II
DVT*2300 [0.25] Veterinary Anatomy and Physiology
DVT*2310 [0.25] Veterinary Nursing Techniques II
DVT*2320 [0.25] Surgical Exercises
DVT*2330 [0.25] Clinical Chemistry
DVT*3030 [0.50] Radiography I

Year 3

Fall Distance Education Course
DVT*3060 [0.50] Genetics
Winter Distance Education Course
DVT*3200 [0.25] Public Health
DVT*3210 [0.25] Veterinary Nursing Techniques III
Summer Courses (On-Campus)
DVT*3000 [0.50] Laboratory Animal Science
DVT*3300 [0.25] Veterinary Nursing Techniques IV
DVT*3320 [0.25] Veterinary Parasitology
DVT*3330 [0.25] Veterinary Clinic Management
DVT*4000 [0.50] Dentistry
DVT*4030 [0.50] Radiography II
DVT*4050 [0.50] Surgical and Anaesthetic Principles II
DVT*4060 [0.00] Externship
University of Guelph
50 Stone Road East
Guelph, Ontario, N1G 2W1