Program Summary

Associate of Science

Colby Community College is in a unique position among Kansas community colleges by being able to offer licensed veterinarians as advisors to pre-veterinary students. Students not only receive excellent classroom instruction but also are exposed to the field of veterinary medicine and its various career opportunities. This contact with the profession assists students in career orientation, motivation and performance. The veterinarians at Colby Community College maintain close ties with the College of Veterinary Medicine at Kansas State University in order to better advise students in course selection and help prepare them for application to the College of Veterinary Medicine.

The suggested programs of study represents the minimum course work required to earn an Associate of Science degree. Students should meet with advisors to appropriately plan their actual programs of study and schedules.

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Suggested Program of Study

COURSE NO.COURSE NAMECR HR(S)
VM101Pre-Veterinary Medicine1
   
GENERAL EDUCATION COMPONENT
EN176English Composition I3
EN177English Composition II3
SP176Public Speaking3

(MA178)
Mathematics - Gen. Ed.
(Suggested - College Algebra)
3
 
(CH177)
Natural Science - Gen. Ed.
(Suggested - Chemistry I with Lab)
5
 Social/ Behavioral Science - Gen. Ed.3
 Social/ Behavioral Science - Gen. Ed.3
 Arts/ Humanities - Gen. Ed.3
 Arts/ Humanities - Gen. Ed.3
 Physical Education - Lifestyle or Skill1
 Additional AS Courses
A total of at least 22 additional credit hours of general education courses.
22
hours minimum
 
SUGGESTED ELECTIVES
See advisor for appropriate course work selection.
 
AG149Principles of Animal Science3
AG150Principles of Animal Science Lab1
BI177
 
BI285
Principles of Biology with Lab
OR
Zoology with Lab
5
BI280Principles of Microbiology
5
CH178Chemistry II with Lab5
CH225Organic Chemistry I with Lab5
CH235Organic Chemistry II with Lab5
PH207College Physics I with Lab5
PH227College Physics II with Lab5
   
   
Min. Credit Hours to Graduate: 62