School: SoCal ROC
Course ID: 322
Availability: Call 310-224-4200

Accelerate Your Future at SoCal ROC!

This course will offer students the opportunity to acquire advanced animal principles and prepare students for advanced post-secondary level education in animal science, biology, and/or zoology by providing a sound platform for students to master the knowledge and skills needed to pursue a rewarding career as part of the veterinary professional team dedicated to providing the best animal and public health care available.

Learn Valuable Industry Skills!

This course will incorporate research methods to perform in depth studies of
veterinary science including veterinary medical math, anatomy and physiology of animals,
laboratory science skills and advanced communication and critical thinking skills while also
exploring various veterinary field career paths that include private veterinary practice
medicine, large animal medicine, animal research and exotic animal medicine.

Professional Certification Opportunities!

Designations offered to students completing the Veterinary Science course

- A Certificate of Competency 

Checkout Potential Career Options! 

Veterinary Assistant
Veterinary Technician
Animal Scientist
Animal Trainer

Thank you for your interest in enrolling in the SoCal ROC Veterinary Science course.

In order to enroll in the program, students must:

High school 

  •  Open to Grade Levels 9-12th
  •  Have a "C" or better in Math and Science
  •  Completed our Veterinary Assistant course with a Certificate of Completion
  •  A signed Student Waiver and Release Form is required.


  •  High School Diploma or GED  (translated into English) 
  •  Completed our Veterinary Assistant course with a Certificate of Completion
  •  A signed Student Waiver and Release Form is required.
  • Purchase of apparel and materials is required for adults, but is optional for our district high school students. Please contact registration for full list.

Complete in 1 Semester: M-Th from 7:00pm - 9:45pm

To access the most recent course schedule please call registration or click the link under Course Information. Please be advised schedule is subject to change and dependent on enrollment

Benefits of CTE

After completing courses in CTE,  you will have a clearer vision of your future career path and what the next steps will be. Career Technical Education allows high school students to see what options are out there and see first-hand what careers they enjoy and thrive in. Whether you decide to enter the workforce, pursue a trade or apprenticeship, or apply to college, CTE adds to the traditional high school experience and is designed to prepare you for the next stage in your life.

Earn High School Credit!

You can earn 10 elective credits and satisfy CSU/UC Admissions Requirements » G College Preparatory Elective

Ready To Enroll?!

Call our Career Guidance Specialist or register through your home school counseling offices and receive priority through pre-registration for classes that meet from 1:15 - 4:15 and 4:15 - 7:00 p.m.

In person

Address: 2300 Crenshaw Blvd., Torrance, CA 90501 U.S.

Phone: 310-224-4200