Pre-Veterinary Technology

Associate of Science Degree

You can earn an associate of science degree with an concentration in pre-veterinary technology.
Note that not all courses for each program can be offered every semester.

You will need to successfully complete a minimum of 60 Credit Hours.

Courses

Recommended Core Courses

Core

31 Credit Hours
Course Number Course Name Credit Hours
VTEC 1000 Animal Husbandry and Restraint 3
AGRI 1010 Animal Science 3
VTEC 1110 Veterinary Terminology 2
VTEC 1120 Anatomy and Physiology of Domestic Animals I 3
VTEC 1121 Anatomy and Physiology of Domestic Animals II 3
VTEC 1123 Anatomy and Physiology of Domestic Animals Lab 1
AGRI 1230 Feeds and Feeding 3
AGRI 1340 Animal Science Lab 1
AGRI 2210 Animal Health 3
AGRI 2830 Advanced Animal Nutrition 2
AGRI 2870 Agricultural Law 3

Required General Education Courses

Behavioral Science & Social Science

select at least one - Must have 9 credit hours TOTAL from Behavioral & Social Science, English/Literature, and Fine Arts & Language with at least 3 credit hours from Behavioral & Social Science and 3 credit hours from English/Literature
3-6 Credit Hours
Course Number Course Name Credit Hours
PSYC 1810 Introduction to Psychology 3
ECON 2110 Principles of Macroeconomics 3

English / Literature

select at least one - must earn a C or above - Must have 9 credit hours TOTAL from Behavioral & Social Science, English/Literature, and Fine Arts & Language with at least 3 credit hours from Behavioral & Social Science and 3 credit hours from English/Literature
3-6 Credit Hours
Course Number Course Name Credit Hours
ENGL 1020 English Composition II 3
ENGL 2030 Creating Poetry I 3
ENGL 2040 Creating Poetry II 3
ENGL 2050 Creating Stories I 3
ENGL 2060 Creating Stories II 3
ENGL 2070 Technical Communications 3
ENGL 2190 Comparative Mythology 3

Fine Arts & Language

select one if needed - Must have 9 credit hours TOTAL from Behavioral & Social Science, English/Literature, and Fine Arts & Language with at least 3 credit hours from Behavioral & Social Science and 3 credit hours from English/Literature
0-4 Credit Hours
Course Number Course Name Credit Hours
MUSC 1010 Introduction to Music 3
ARTS 1050 Introduction to Art History and Criticism I 3
ARTS 1060 Introduction to Art History and Criticism II 3
SPAN 1200 Elementary Spanish I 4
FREN 1200 Elementary French I 4

Mathematics

MATH 2170 required; select one additional Math
6 Credit Hours
Course Number Course Name Credit Hours
MATH 1100 Topics and Ideas in Mathematics 3
MATH 1140 Intermediate Algebra 4
MATH 1150 College Algebra 3
MATH 1220 Trigonometry 3
MATH 1600 Analytic Geometry and Calculus I 5
MATH 2170 Applied Statistics 3

Natural Science

required
8 Credit Hours
Course Number Course Name Credit Hours
BIOS 1010 General Biology 4
AGRI 1131 Plant Science 3
AGRI 1132 Plant Science Lab 1

Oral Communication

select one - must earn C or above
3 Credit Hours
Course Number Course Name Credit Hours
SPCH 1010 Fundamentals of Communication 3
SPCH 1110 Public Speaking 3

Technology

select one
3 Credit Hours
Course Number Course Name Credit Hours
INFO 1100 Microcomputer Applications 3
AGRI 1500 Microcomputer Applications in Agriculture 3

Written Communication

must earn C or above
3 Credit Hours
Course Number Course Name Credit Hours
ENGL 1010 English Composition I 3

Suggested Elective Courses

Electives

See advisor and confirm with transfer institution for recommended electives.
4-5 Credit Hours
Course Number Course Name Credit Hours
CHEM 1090 General Chemistry I 4
PHYS 1100 Physical Science 4
PHYS 1410 Elementary General Physics I with Algebra and Trigonometry 5
MATH 2010 Analytic Geometry and Calculus II 5
MATH 2020 Analytic Geometry and Calculus III 5

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