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Equine Science: Pre-Veterinary Medicine Option, A.S. (Gloucester)

​For students interested in a career in Veterinary Science, this program provides a concentrated study during the first two years towards a baccalaureate degree. Although science and math are stressed, humanities and social science electives aid in providing a broad educational experience. Students are advised to check the requirements of their anticipated vocation or bachelor's degree program at the college to which they intend to transfer.

Program Goals
Students who have completed the program will be able to:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of theory and practical experience in anatomy, physiology, nutrition, behavior, health and reproduction of the horse. 
  • Relate principles of science, technology and business to the equine industry while appraising and utilizing primary literature in written and oral communication
  • Apply critical thinking and problem solving skills to evaluating horses, horse management and facilities.  

​Students can download the Program Guide listed above to view a semester-by-semester breakdown of the required classes and electives for this program.

The RCSJ Catalog provides class descriptions.

The Course Registration Info site shows important information for each semester such as deadlines, dates, and guides.

For a complete list of when important College dates occur, students can view and download the Academic Calendar​.

The content and requirements of the program requirements may be altered at any time at the discretion of the College. The program requirements were checked for accuracy at the time of publishing but should not be considered a contract between the College and the student.