Aug 10, 2020  
Butler Community College - CATALOG 2020-21 
Butler Community College - CATALOG 2020-21

Pre-Veterinary (AS) - Update 6/11/20

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Program Information

The program is designed for students planning to transfer to a four-year institution and/or operate the family farm/ranch. This degree program can also lead to careers in the livestock pharmaceutical industry. More than 40 agriculture courses in the areas of animal science, agribusiness, farm and ranch management, crops and soils, pre-veterinary medicine and livestock production management allow students to focus on their areas of interest. Butler has a state-of-the-art Agriculture facility complete with modern classrooms, computer lab, activity space, and learning labs. Butler’s Agriculture instructors and Livestock Judging teams are nationally recognized.

Butler Community College is committed to flexible pathways for our student’s success. Courses are offered in varying delivery formats; face-to-face, blended and online. When reviewing this pathway, please check the Class Schedule to identify which format the course is offered to make sure you are selecting the delivery modality that fits your needs.

Milestone Courses - Milestone courses are considered essential for progress within a selected Pathway and are indicated by a diamond symbol (♦).


Visit with agricultural departmental faculty to determine the course sequences that meet your specific needs. Enroll early as classes tend to fill quickly. This program gives you the skills necessary to transfer to 4-year program options in one of the following: Animals Science pre-vet, Agronomy pre-vet, Agriculture Economics pre-vet when transferring.

Contact Information

Joe Leibbrandt
Department Chair
Office: BOE 1404

Second Term: 16 Credit Hours

Select one: 3 Credit Hours

Third Term: 17 Credit Hours

Select one: 3 Credit Hours

Fourth Term: 16 Credit Hours

Total Degree Pathway Credit Hours: 64

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