One-Plus-One Transfer Agreement

A one-plus-one transfer agreement between Jamestown Community College and SUNY Alfred State College allows academically qualified students to spend one year at JCC and then complete the associate in applied science (A.A.S.) veterinary technology degree in one additional year at Alfred State. Students interested in this program should work closely with a JCC advisor. A maximum of five JCC students per year may take advantage of this agreement.

Transfer agreement (.pdf)

Other Graduation Information

A minimum cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 2.0 for all courses taken through Alfred State is required to graduate from the A.A.S. in veterinary technology program. Grades of “C” or better in corresponding individual courses at JCC are transferable to Alfred State and count toward Alfred State graduation requirements. The cumulative grade point average (GPA) of all courses transferred from JCC must be at least 3.0. At least thirty hours of academic credit must be completed through Alfred State.  One credit hour of physical education is also required. Alfred State academic regulations can be found at

A list of specific graduation requirements and additional information is provided below: 

  1. An Alfred State overall cumulative GPA of at least 2.0 is required in order to graduate.
  2. The cumulative GPA of all courses transferred from JCC must be at least 3.0.
  3. JCC students who complete all courses designated as “first year courses” in Appendix A, and who earn a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 for first-year courses taken at JCC, are guaranteed acceptance into the veterinary technology program at Alfred State and also guaranteed the opportunity to complete the A.A.S. veterinary technology degree in one year at Alfred State.
  4. A maximum of twelve (12) credit hours may be transferred back within a 7-year period after leaving Alfred State to complete graduation requirements.
  5. At least thirty credit hours of coursework for this degree must be taken through Alfred State.
  6. Students transferring from JCC may only enter Alfred State’s A.A.S. Veterinary Technology program in the fall semester.
  7. A 240-hour preceptorship work experience is required after fall semester courses are completed at   Alfred State. This requirement can be fulfilled through employment during winter and/or spring break at an appropriate facility.
  8. Under this agreement a maximum of five (5) JCC students selected by JCC will be accepted in to the veterinary technology program each year. Interested students should consult a JCC advisor regarding the selection process.
  9. Upon matriculation to Alfred State, the student must send a letter directly to Dr. Philip Schroeder, Chair of the Agriculture and Veterinary Technology department requesting to be confirmed for the articulation.
  10.   All VETS courses taken at Alfred State require a minimum C grade to continue in the program.
  11. One credit of PE is required.

Appendix A: Alfred State College/JCC Curriculum

Total credits: 64-66 (JCC: 32-34 credits, Alfred State: 32 credits)

ASC Requirement JCC Course Equivalent (credits)
COMP 1503 Freshman Composition ENG 1530 College Composition II (3)
CHEM 1984 Chemical Principles I CHE 1550 College Chemistry I (4)
VETS 1214 Anatomy and Physiology of Animals I BIO 2510 Anatomy and Physiology I (4)
MATH 1323 Quantitative Reasoning MAT 1500 Problem Solving with Mathematics (or higher numbered MAT course) (3-4)(course cannot also be used to fulfill the Technical Elective requirement below)
VETS 2014 Anatomy and Physiology of Animals II BIO 2520 Anatomy and Physiology II (4)
BUAD XXX3 Business Elective BUS 2570 Principles of Management (3)
HPED XXX1 Physical Education Elective PE XXXX Physical Education Elective (1)
BIOL 5254 Principles of Microbiology BIO 2530 Microbiology (3) and BIO 2532 Microbiology Lab (1)
General Education* SUNY General Education Elective (3)*
Technical Elective Technology Elective (3-4)**

*Select from: Social Science, American History, Western Civilization, Other World Civilizations, Humanities, Fine Arts, or Foreign Language
**JCC select from: BIO 1570 Principles of Biology I, BIO 1580 Principles of Biology II, BIO 2560 Genetics, CHE 1560 College Chemistry II, MAT 1600 Precalculus, MAT 1710 Calculus & Analytic Geometry I, or a higher numbered MAT course

Alfred State: Fall Semester (14 credits) Alfred State: Spring Semester (18 credits)

VETS 1203 Introduction to Veterinary Technology (3)

VETS 3023  Radiology (3)

VETS 2013 Pathophysiology (3)

VETS 4103  Lab Animal Management (3)

VETS 4302  Pharmacology for the Veterinary Technician (2)

VETS 3004   Anesthesia and Surgical Nursing (4)

VETS 3024   Clinical Laboratory Procedures (4)

VETS 3003   Animal Health Care (3)

VETS 3013   Parasitology (3)

VETS 3204 Farm Animal Management (4)


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