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

Suggested Program of Study

VM101 Pre-Veterinary Medicine 1
EN176 English Composition I 3
EN177 English Composition II 3
SP176 Public Speaking 3

Mathematics - Gen. Ed.
(Suggested - College Algebra)
Natural Science - Gen. Ed.
(Suggested - Chemistry I with Lab)
  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 Skill 1
  Additional AS Courses
A total of at least 22 additional credit hours of general education courses.
hours minimum
See advisor for appropriate course work selection.
AG149 Principles of Animal Science 3
AG150 Principles of Animal Science Lab 1
BI177 Principles of Biology with Lab 5
BI280 Principles of Microbiology
CH178 Chemistry II with Lab 5
CH225 Organic Chemistry I with Lab 5
CH235 Organic Chemistry II with Lab 5
PH207 College Physics I with Lab 5
PH227 College Physics II with Lab 5
Min. Credit Hours to Graduate:  62


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