Pre-Veterinarian Course Sequence

Pre-Veterinarian - Associate in Science

Career & Technical Education Division

Pre-Veterinary Medicine is a popular choice for many students. Butler offers a tremendous science curriculum to compliment the animal science related coursework necessary for those interested in applying for vet school. Students that finish the Pre-Veterinarian program at Butler are prepared for the academic rigors of the upcoming curriculum at a four year institution. Below is the four semester suggested curriculum for the Pre-Veterinarian degree.

First Semester 16 Hours:

Course Title (CRN) Hours 
 English Composition I (EG 101)
 Principles of Animal Science (AG 102)
 Agriculture Economics (AG 120)
 Agriculture in Society (AG 111)
 College Chemistry (CH 110)

Second Semester 17 Hours:

Course Title (CRN) Hours 
 English Composition II (EG 102)
 Fundamentals of Livestock Nutrition (AG 211)
 Microcomputers in Agriculture (AG 107)
 College Algebra (MA 135)
 Chemistry II (CH 115)

Third Semester 15 Hours:

Course Title (CRN) Hours 
 General Biology (BI 110)
 Speech Communication (SP 100 or SP 102)
 Behavioral Science Requirement
 Humanities Requirement
 Physical Education Requirement

Fourth Semester 15 Hours:

Course Title (CRN) Hours 
 Crop Science (AG 220)
 General Physics (PH 143)
 Behavioral Science Requirement
 Fine Arts Requirement

Related Electives:

  • Microcomputers in Agriculture
  • Feeder Livestock Prod. Mgmt.
  • Breeding Livestock Prod. Mgmt.
  • Agriculture in Society
  • Livestock Selection I
  • Crop and Soil Management
  • Meat Science Fundamentals
  • Livestock Health and Disease
  • Marketing Agriculture Products
  • Swine Management
  • Beef Management
  • Range Management
  • Livestock Rations
  • Horse Science
  • Equine Production
  • Internship I-II
  • Cooperative Education I-IV
  • Directed Independent Study in Agriculture
  • Livestock Judging I-IV