Catalog & Student Handbook 2022-2023 
    Jul 24, 2024  
Catalog & Student Handbook 2022-2023 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Science, Veterinary Preparation Specialization, AA&S

Degree:  Associate of Arts and Sciences with a Specialization in Veterinary Preparation.

Length:  Four-semester (two-year) program

Purpose:  The Associate of Arts and Sciences in Science, Specialization in Veterinary Preparation, is designed to fulfill the course requirements and suggested electives to apply to the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine and to prepare students for the admission interview process.

Note:  Completion of the program does not guarantee admission to the Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) Program.  Students who do not gain admission to the DVM program after completion of the Science, Specialization in Veterinary Preparation program will be prepared to transfer to a 4-year university in a science curriculum.  

Program Requirements:  Students are urged to become acquainted with the DVM admission process and consult with the Student Services Office of the community college in planning their program and selecting electives. Completion of the Science, Vet Prep program requires competency in English and MDE 60 as demonstrated through the placement and diagnostic tests, qualification through Multiple Measures (GPA), or by satisfactorily completing the required MDE units or equivalent.

Suggested Credits for Semester: 15

Suggested Credits for Semester: 17

Third Semester

Suggested Credits for Semester: 16

Fourth Semester

Suggested Credits for Semester: 14

Total Minimum Credits Required for this Curriculum: 62

1 Higher level Mathematics Electives - MTH 161 MTH 162 MTH 167 MTH 245 MTH 246 MTH 261 MTH 262 MTH 263 MTH 264 MTH 265 MTH 266 MTH 267  

2 Orientation Electives - SDV 100 SDV 101  

3 Social Science Electives -  HIS 121 , PLS 135 PLS 136  , PSY 200 , SOC 200  

4 Satisfies Requirement - PHY 201 PHY 202 PHY 241 PHY 242  

5 English Literature Electives:   ENG 245 , ENG 246   

Humanities General Electives:  ART 101 , CST 151 , HUM 260 ,  PHI 100 , REL 230  

7 Courses that satisfies - HIM 113 HIM 143