Pre-Veterinary - Associate in General Studies

Program/CIP Code: PRE.VET.AGS/24.0101
Credits Required: 60
Division: Math, Science, Business and Technology
The Pre - Veterinary Program is designed to prepare students for acceptance into veterinary school. Nationally recognized for its hands - on approach, this program provides both for the strong academic foundation necessary for professional school and the practical animal experience needed to perform veterinary medicine today. The Pre - Veterinary Program draws students with farm, suburban, and urban backgrounds from all over the United States.

Students should check specific requirements of the four - year college where they plan to transfer and specific requirements of the medical college(s) where they plan to apply for admission

Requirements for admission to the program

  • No requirements for admission to the program.
  • Contact program for program-specific advising.

College Requirement

Course Credit Hours
BLUE 0101 Freshman Seminar 1

All first time degree-seeking students are required to take BLUE-0101, Freshman Seminar.  See exemptions

General Education Requirements

Course Credit Hours
ENG 0101 Composition I* 3
ENGL 0102 Composition II* 3
SPCH 0151 or
SPCH 0201
Public Speaking* or
Interpersonal Communication
MATH 0108 Pre-Calculus** 3
ENGL Elective 3
Social Science Elective 3
BIOL0135 Principles of Cell and Molecular Biology 4
CHEM0111 College Chemistry I and Lab* 5
Total Hours for General Education Requirements 27
*See course syllabus for prerequisite. **Math sequence is contingent upon previous high school mathematics background and transfer institution. Students should confer with an advisor to determine correct placement.

Pre-Veterinary Requirements*

Course Credit Hours
BIOL0261 Microbiology 3
BIOL0262 Microbiology Laboratory 2
CHEM0112 College Chemistry II and Lab 5
CHEM0211 Organic Chemistry I 3
CHEM0213 Organic Chemistry I Lab 2
CHEM0212 Organic Chemistry II 3
CHEM0214 Organic Chemistry II Lab 2
MATH0112 Trigonometry 2
NASC0231 General Physics I and Lab 5
NASC0232 General Physics II and Lab 5
Total Hours for Pre-Veterinary Requirements 32
*See course syllabi for Pre-Veterinary course prerequisites

Total Hours

Total hours to complete degree 60

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