Pre-Veterinary Medicine

Associate in Arts
Transfer Degree
Cost
$11,342*

Start your journey to become a veterinarian

Protect animal health and welfare

You must love dogs … and cats, lizards, horses, cattle, pigs, birds, etc.! Work toward becoming a veterinarian with this lower cost route to veterinary school. The course work in your Associate in Arts in Pre-Veterinary Medicine prepares you for this competitive professional program.

The knowledge you develop is also transferable to other medical professions and the pharmaceutical or biotechnology industries. Consult an Academic Success Advisor to ensure the courses in your program fulfill the requirements of your desired college or university.

What can you do with an A.A. in Pre-Veterinary Medicine?

The Associate in Arts (A.A.) degree in pre-veterinary medicine prepares you to transfer and complete additional veterinary school prerequisites or a bachelor's degree in animal sciences, biology and related fields.

Highlights

  • Financial Aid/Scholarships Available

    Based on need and/or achievement. Explore ways to pay for college.
  • Transfer Degree

    Save on your first 2 years and transfer your credits to the 4-year school of your choice.
  • Program Length: 2 Years

    Full-time students finish in 2 years.

Career Outlook

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A College & Career Navigator (CCN) is ready to answer your questions and assist with your application, academic program selection, class enrollment and connecting you with resources as needed, making your journey at CLC smoother.

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Recommended Pathway

This pathway serves as a guide for students to complete the degree or certificate assuming full-time enrollment (registered in 12 or more credit hours per semester) with Semester 1 typically representing a Fall term. Students are strongly encouraged to meet with their College and Career Navigator (CCN) to identify coursework that will meet degree requirements based on individual academic goals. For a more inclusive list of course options, see the college catalog.

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  • Credit for prior learning available
  • Dual credit options available
  • Global citizenship
  • Online/Virtual options available
  • Course Code Course Title Credits Course Highlights
    CLC 120 2
    ENG 121 3
    CHM 121 5
    MTH 222 4
    PSY 121 3
    • Course Code CLC 120
      Course Title
      Credits 2
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code ENG 121
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code CHM 121
      Course Title
      Credits 5
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code MTH 222
      Course Title
      Credits 4
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code PSY 121
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
  • Course Code Course Title Credits Course Highlights
    ENG 122 3
    ENG 126 3
    CHM 123 5
    BIO 161 4
    HUM 121 3
    • Course Code ENG 122
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code ENG 126
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code CHM 123
      Course Title
      Credits 5
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code BIO 161
      Course Title
      Credits 4
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code HUM 121
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
  • Course Code Course Title Credits Course Highlights
    ART 121 3
    BIO 162 4
    CMM 121 3
    PHI 125 3
    SOC 121 3
    • Course Code ART 121
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code BIO 162
      Course Title
      Credits 4
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code CMM 121
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code PHI 125
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code SOC 121
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
  • Course Code Course Title Credits Course Highlights
    ANT 221 3
    BIO 127 3
    BIO 221 4
    CHM 125 5
    • Course Code ANT 221
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code BIO 127
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code BIO 221
      Course Title
      Credits 4
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code CHM 125
      Course Title
      Credits 5
      Course Highlights

Total Credit Hours

63


Learn how CLC helps you transfer

Start at CLC and continue with a 4-year school to earn your bachelor's degree. CLC has partnerships with many colleges and universities, covering a wide range of programs.

Our Guaranteed Transfer Partnerships (GTAs) with a select number of schools guarantee admission to students who meet specific criteria.



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Pre-Veterinary Medicine at CLC

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*Cost includes tuition and other fees, including books and materials before financial aid is applied, such as grants, loans or scholarships. There are many opportunities for financial assistance at CLC. Learn more about Cost of Attendance.

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