Veterinarian

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.  

Associate of Arts and Sciences with a Specialization in Veterinary Preparation
Four-semester (two-year) program

First Year

First Semester

Course # Course Title Lect. Hrs. Lab Hrs. Credits Transfer
BIO 101 3 3 4
CHM 111 3 3 4
ENG 111 3 0 3
Virginias Public Colleges & Universities
Virginia Tech
ENGL 1105
Radford University
CORE 101
Old Dominion University
ENGL 110C
Virginias Private Colleges & Universities
Bluefield College
ENG 1013/1023, GEN ED
Liberty University
ENGL 101
Emory & Henry College
ENG 100
MTH 161 1 3 0 3
Virginias Public Colleges & Universities
Radford University
MATH 125
Virginias Private Colleges & Universities
Emory & Henry College
MATH 121
SDV 100 2 1 0 1
Virginias Public Colleges & Universities
Radford University
UNIV 100 elective
Suggested Credits & Hours for Semester 13 6 15  

Second Semester

Course # Course Title Lect. Hrs. Lab Hrs. Credits Transfer
BIO 102 3 3 4
CHM 112 3 3 4
ENG 112 3 0 3
MTH 245 1 3 0 3
PSY 200 3 3 0 3
Virginias Public Colleges & Universities
Virginia Tech
PSYC 1004
Radford University
PSYC 121
Old Dominion University
PSYC 201S
Virginias Private Colleges & Universities
Bluefield College
PSY 1013
Liberty University
PSYC 101
Suggested Credits & Hours for Semester 15 6 17  

Second Year

Third Semester

Course # Course Title Lect. Hrs. Lab Hrs. Credits Transfer
CHM 260 3 0 3
ELE 6 Humanities/Fine Arts Elective 3 0 3
ELE 5 Literature Elective 3 0 3
PHY 201 4 3 3 4
Virginias Public Colleges & Universities
Radford University
PHYS 111
SOC 200 3 3 0 3
Suggested Credits & Hours for Semester 15 3 16  

Fourth Semester

Course # Course Title Lect. Hrs. Lab Hrs. Credits Transfer
CHM 241 3 0 3
CHM 243 0 3 1
ELE 3 Social Science Elective 3 0 3
HIM 113 7 3 0 3
PHY 202 4 3 3 4
Virginias Public Colleges & Universities
Radford University
PHYS 112
Suggested Credits & Hours for Semester 12 6 14  

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 

6

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

5

English Literature Electives:   ENG 245, ENG 246  

4

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

7

Courses that satisfies - HIM 113, HIM 143