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Pre-Veterinary Medicine
Associate in Science

Purpose

The Pre-Veterinary Medicine program is intended for person who plan to pursue a professional career. The plan of study presents a challenging blend of natural and physical sciences and can be used to meet the requirements for an animal science major at Washington State University. If you complete the program outlined, you are reasonably assured of being able to transfer with junior standing to most four-year colleges and universities in Washington State. You are urged to consult with your advisor as you plan your curriculum and select electives. This will allow your advisor to coordinate your program with the requirements of your intended major at the institution to which you expect to transfer.

Program Outcomes

Please refer to the Distribution Requirements and their criteria listed on pages 33-35 of the 2012-13 Centralia College catalog.

Fall Quarter, First Year

BIOL& 221 Majors Ecology/Evolution (S) 5
CHEM& 161 Gen Chemistry w/lab I (S) 6
ENGL& 101 Composition I (C) 5
  Total Credits 16

Winter Quarter, First Year

BIOL& 222 Majors Cell/Molecular (S) 5
CHEM& 162 Gen Chemistry w/lab II (S) 6
MATH& 151 Calculus I (M) 5
  Total Credits 16

Spring Quarter, First Year

BIOL& 223 Majors Organismal Phys (S) 5
CHEM& 163 Gen Chemistry w/lab III (S) 6
MATH& 152 Calculus II (M) 5
  Total Credits 16

Fall Quarter, Second Year

CHEM& 261 Organic Chem w/lab I (S) 6
Health and Fitness Distribution (HF) 3
Social Science Distribution (SS)* 5
  Total Credits 14

Winter Quarter, Second Year

CHEM& 262 Organic Chem w/lab II (S) 6
MATH& 146 Introduction to Stats (M) OR
MATH& 163 Calculus III 5
SPEE& 110 Prin of Speech Communication 5
  Total Credits 16

Spring Quarter, Second Year

Science Elective OR
CHEM& 263 Organic Chem w/lab III (S) 6
Social Science or Humanities Distribution (H or SS) 5
Elective   5
  Total Credits 15-16

*Students are required to complete 3-5 credits in a Diversity course (D). A list of courses that satisfy the Diversity Requirement can be found in the college catalog.

(Updated 2013.)