Kirkwood Community College

Kirkwood Community College Credit Catalog 2011-2012

Pet Grooming/Pet Shop Management

Ag Sciences

Washington Hall

319-398-5609

www.kirkwood.edu/agrisciences

Entry time

Fall

Award

Diploma

1 years (2 semesters, 1 summer)

As a pet grooming student, you’ll learn to groom and maintain the appearance of pets, usually dogs. Grooming includes brushing and cutting the pet’s hair, trimming toenails, bathing the pet and cleaning its ears. After successfully completing the one-year program, you’ll receive a diploma in Pet Grooming and Pet Shop Management.

Career opportunities: veterinary clinics, pet stores, pet salons, kennels.

Degree Requirements

Course Number

Course Title

Credit Hours

First Semester (Fall)

AGB-251

Agribusiness Procedures

3

AGC-314

Leadership in Agriculture

2

AGV-152

Veterinary Computer Applications

2

AGV-158

Veterinary Law and Ethics

3

AGV-201

Pet Grooming I

3

AGV-202

Pet Grooming II

3

MGT-145

Human Relations in Management

3

 

 

19

Second Semester (Spring)

AGB-332

Ag Advertising/Merchandising

3

AGC-115

Ag Career Orientation

1

AGC-314

Leadership in Agriculture

2

AGV-105

Animal Behavior/Kennel Management

5

AGV-143

Canine and Feline Nutrition

3

AGV-203

Pet Grooming III

3

AGV-204

Pet Grooming IV

3

COM-723

Workplace Communications

3

 

 

23

Summer Term

AGC-932

Internship

6

 

 

6

Total program credit hours

48

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