Feb 05, 2023  
2021-2022 Academic Catalog 
2021-2022 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Pre-Veterinary Technician Preparation

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 Veterinary Studies   

If you enjoy working with animals and people consider following your passions by enrolling in Pre-Veterinary Technology. Begin your studies by completing 26-27 credits with Blue Mountain Community College, then apply for admissions to Colby Community College’s Distance Learning Veterinary Technology program, which can be completed entirely online. For information about Colby Community College, see http://www.colbycc.edu/academics/associate-of-applied-science/veterinary-technician/index.html

Intended Program Outcomes:

After completing pre-vet tech course work, the student will:

  • Be prepared to apply for admission into Colby Community College Distance Learning Veterinary Technician Program.

Required pre-requisite courses and equivalencies:

Blue Mountain Community College Colby Community College
ANS 121  Animal Science I (3 credits) AG149 Animal Science (3 credits)
BI 101  General Biology (4 credits) BIO1090 Concepts in Biology (4 credits)
BT 251  Medical Terminology (3 credits) BHS1390 Medical Terminology (2 credits)

CH 104  Introduction to Chemistry (5 credits) or

CH 110  Chemistry Foundations (5 credits)

CHM1110 Introductory General Chemistry (4 credits)
COM 111  Public Speaking (4 credits) COM2110 Public Speaking (3 credits)
WR 121  English Composition (4 credits) COM1110 English Composition (3 credits)

Students must also complete one of the following to fulfill the social/behavioral science elective requirement:

Blue Mountain Community College Colby Community College
PSY 201  General Psychology (4 credits) PSY1010 General Psychology (3 credits)
EC 201  Micro Economics (4 credits) ECN1430 Micro Economics (3 credits)
EC 202  Macro Economics (4 credits) ECN1410 Macro Economics (3 credits)

Note: AGR 280  Co-op Work Experience Vet Assistant (3 credits) fulfills the pre-requsisite of observation work. 

For more information please contact Danielle Wallace at dwallace@bluecc.edu or (541) 278-5781. 

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