Pre-Veterinary Medicine is a transfer program housed in the Biological and Health Sciences division. This program will prepare you to transfer to a four-year college or university to pursue a baccalaureate degree in preparation for pursuing admission to a veterinary medicine school. You should become familiar as soon as possible with the requirements of the institution where you will transfer and should choose your electives after consulting with an advisor at this school.
All course prerequisites must be met. Additionally, students are required to select one course from the International/Multicultural list to meet graduation requirements. A grade of C or better is required for all English course requirements.
To qualify for unconditional admission to these programs, students must provide evidence that they have attained a certain level of knowledge in the arts and sciences through previous learning.
Evidence may be provided by observing the following procedures:
- Successfully complete the admission requirements.
- Submit either a high school transcript or a student profile report from the American College Testing (ACT) Program
International Students test scores required for placement in college level classes:
For the College’s academic college-level programs, students must verify their language proficiency by:
- a minimum score of 153 on the Language Skills section of the College of Lake County Academic Proficiency Test
- a minimum TOEFL score of 527 on the Paper Based Test, 197 on the Computer Based Test, 71 on the Internet Based Test
- ELI Accuplacer score of 320 or higher
- 6.0 – Academic Format – on the IELTS
- ELS Language Centers, Completing Level 112
For more information about admission requirements, please visit the website.
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- English Composition I
- General Chemistry I
- Business Statistics
- Introduction to Psychology or other Social Science Elective
- General Biology I
- English Composition II
- Advanced Composition: Scientific and Technical Communications
- Humanities: Ancient Times to the Middle Ages or other Humanities Elective
- General Chemistry II
- General Biology II
- Organic Chemistry I
- Introduction to Ethics or other Humanities or Fine Arts Elective
- Introduction to Sociology or other Social Science Elective
- Cultural Anthropology or other Social Science Elective
- General Zoology
- Introduction to Art or other Fine Arts Elective
- Fundamentals of Speech
- Elementary Organic Chemistry
Other Concentration Electives:
- Organic Chemistry II
- General Physics I
- General Physics II
Scholarships & funding
Several scholarship options are available. Please check the website for more information.
Tuition Fees for Spring 2021 (per credit hour):
- In-district: $125.00
- Out-of-district: $322.00
- Out-of-state and international residents: $436.00
For more information about tuition fees, please visit the website.
Degree: Associate in Arts
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM)
About this institute
College of Lake County
The College of Lake County (CLC) is a comprehensive community college committed to equitable high-quality education, cultural enrichment and partnerships to advance the diverse communities it serves. CLC is located in Grayslake, Illinois, 45 minutes northwest of Chicago, Illinois. There...
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