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.

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 1613
3

or a higher level math sequence.

Precalculus I 3 0 3
BIO 101 General Biology I 3 3 4
SDV 101 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 2453 Statistics I 3 0 3
PSY 200 Principles of Psychology 3
CHM 112 College Chemistry II 4
Suggested Credits & Hours for Semester 9 3 17
Second Year

Third Semester

Course Number Course Title Lect. Hrs. Lab Hrs. Course Cr.
SOC 200 Principles of Sociology 3 0 3
PHY 2014
4

PHY 241  and PHY 242 if MTH 263 and MTH 264 have been completed.

General College Physics I 3 3 4
CHM 241 Organic Chemistry I 3 0 3
CHM 243 Organic Chemistry Laboratory I 0 3 1
Elective2
2

Humanities General Electives:  ART 101, CST 151, HUM 100, HUM 260, and PHI 101. 

Humanities/Fine Arts Elective 3 0 3
Suggested Credits & Hours for Semester 12 6 14

Fourth Semester

Course Number Course Title Lect. Hrs. Lab Hrs. Course Cr.
CHM 260 Introductory Biochemistry 3 0 3
Elective5
5

Social Science Electives:  ECO 201, ECO 201, PLS 211, PSY 200, or SOC 200. 

Social Science Elective 3 0 3
PHY 2024 General College Physics II 3 3 4
HIM 113 Medical Terminology and Disease Processes I 3 0 3
Elective1
1

Literature General Electives:  ENG 241, ENG 242, ENG 243 and ENG 244.

Literature Elective 3 0 3
Suggested Credits & Hours for Semester 15 3 16
Notes:

 

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