Jan 16, 2021  
2020-2021 Catalog and Student Handbook 
    
2020-2021 Catalog and Student Handbook

Animal Science / Pre-Veterinary Medicine


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The Animal Science / Pre-Veterinary Medicine program is designed for students desiring a degree in Animal Science prior to entering a college of veterinary medicine or those students with a Veterinary Medicine degree who also desire a degree in Animal Science.

This program is designed for the student who does intend to transfer to a baccalaureate degree program.

Degree: Associate of Science

Emphasis: Animal Science / Pre-Veterinary Medicine

Recommended Full-Time Schedule


The following Recommended Full-Time Schedule is not a substitute for academic advising. You must meet with an academic advisor each semester to be cleared for registration. Consult with your advisor about scheduling and degree requirements. Also, see the current undergraduate catalog (catalog.ws.edu) for a complete list of requirements and electives. Requirements are continually under revision, and there is no guarantee they will not be changed or revoked. Contact the academic division or department for current information.

Factors that affect your progression include required Learning Support courses, your choices regarding campus location, course delivery method, and the days and times selected to take classes.

1General Education electives in each category must be chosen from approved courses listed in the General Education Program .

Learning Support courses must be taken every semester until completed.

First Year


Fall Term (17 semester credit hours)


Second Year


Fall Term (14 semester credit hours)


Spring Term (15 semester credit hours)


  • (3 hrs.)
  • 1 Behavioral/Social Science Elective (3 hrs.) (Select from Walters State approved general education list)1

  • 1 History Elective (3 hrs.) (Select from Walters State approved general education list)1

  • 1 Humanities/Fine Arts Elective (3 hrs.) (Select from Walters State approved general education list)1

  • 1 English Literature Elective (3 hrs.) (Select from Walters State approved general education list)1

Program Degree Requirements - A.S. Animal Science - Pre-Veterinary Medicine


General Education Requirements (41 hours)


Humanities and/or Fine Arts (9 hours)


    Approved Humanities/Fine Arts General Education electives1  6 hours
​    Approved English Literature General Education elective1  3 hours

History (6 hours)


    Approved History General Education electives1  6 hours

Behavioral/Social Sciences (6 hours)


    Approved Behavioral/Social Science General Education electives1 6 hours

Mathematics (3 hours)


    Approved Mathematics General Education elective1  3 hours

Total Credit Hours 60


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