Transfer Programs

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.

First Year

First Semester

Course Number Course Title Lect. Hrs. Lab Hrs. Course Cr.
ENG 111 College Composition I 3 0 3
CHM 111 College Chemistry I 3 3 4
MTH 1611
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 

Precalculus I 3 0 3
BIO 101 General Biology I 3 3 4
SDV 1012
2

Orientation Electives - SDV 100SDV 101SDV 104SDV 108SDV 110 

Orientation to a Discipline 1 0 1
Suggested Credits & Hours for Semester 13 6 15

Second Semester

Course Number Course Title Lect. Hrs. Lab Hrs. Course Cr.
BIO 102 General Biology II 3 3 4
ENG 112 College Composition II 3 0 3
MTH 2451 Statistics I 3 0 3
PSY 2003
3

Social Science Electives - GEO 200, GEO 210, HIS 101, HIS 102, HIS 121, PLS 211, PLS 212, PSY 200, PSY 215, PSY 216, PSY 230, SOC 200, SOC 215, SOC 250 

Principles of Psychology 3 0 3
CHM 112 College Chemistry II 4
Suggested Credits & Hours for Semester 12 3 17
Second Year

Third Semester

Course Number Course Title Lect. Hrs. Lab Hrs. Course Cr.
SOC 2003 Principles of Sociology 3 0 3
Elective5
5

English Literature Electives:  ENG 241, ENG 242, ENG 243, ENG 244

Literature 3 0 3
PHY 2014
4

Satisfies Requirement - PHY 201PHY 202PHY 241PHY 242

General College Physics I 3 3 4
CHM 260 Introductory Biochemistry 3 0 3
Elective6
6

Humanities General Electives:  ART 101, CST 151, HUM 100, HUM 260, MUS 121, PHI 101, PHI 220, REL 200, REL 230

Humanities/Fine Arts Elective 3 0 3
Suggested Credits & Hours for Semester 15 3 16

Fourth Semester

Course Number Course Title Lect. Hrs. Lab Hrs. Course Cr.
PHY 2024 General College Physics II 3 3 4
HIM 1137
7

Courses that satisfies - HIM 113 

Medical Terminology and Disease Processes I 3 0 3
CHM 241 Organic Chemistry I 3 0 3
CHM 243 Organic Chemistry Laboratory I 0 3 1
Elective3 Social Science 3 0 3
Suggested Credits & Hours for Semester 12 6 14
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