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Vermont Tech Program Prerequisites

Program DegreePrerequisite
Agribusiness Management TechnologyAASalgebra I; algebra IIº; lab science (chemistry preferred)
Architectural & Building Engineering
Architectural Engineering Technology
AAS, BSalgebra I & II; geometry; lab physics† or chemistry
Automotive TechnologyAASalgebra I; geometry; algebra IIº; lab physics or chemistryº
Applied Business ManagementBSfifty transferable higher education credits
Business Technology & ManagementAAS, BSalgebra I; algebra IIº
Civil & Environmental EngineeringAEalgebra I & II; geometry; lab physics or lab chemistry
Computer Engineering TechnologyAE, BSalgebra I & II; geometry; lab physics† or chemistry
Computer Information TechnologyAS, BSalgebra I & II; geometry; lab physics or chemistry
Computer Software EngineeringAS, BSalgebra I; algebra II; geometry; lab physics or chemistry
Construction ManagementAAS, BSalgebra I; geometry; algebra IIº; lab physics or chemistryº
Dairy Farm Management TechnologyAAS, BSalgebra I; algebra IIº; 2 years of science (chemistry preferred)
Diversified AgricultureBSalgrebra I & II; geometry; lab physics or chemistry
Dental Hygiene**AS, BSalgebra I & II; geometry; lab biology; lab chemistry;
2 letters of recommendation; freshman level English
placement; criminal background check
Diesel Power TechnologyAASalgebra I; geometry; algebra IIº; lab physics or chemistryº
Electrical Engineering TechnologyAE, BSalgebra I & II; geometry; lab physics† or chemistry
Electromechanical EngineeringBScompletion of VTC’s AE program in EET, MEC, or equivalent
Equine StudiesBSalgebra I; algebra IIº; biology; lab chemistry
Fire ScienceAASalgebra I; geometry; algebra IIº; lab physics or chemistryº
General EngineeringAASalgebra I & II; geometry; lab physics† or chemistry
Landscape Design/Sustainable HorticultureAASalgebra I; algebra IIº: two years of science (lab course†)
Mechanical Engineering TechnologyAEalgebra I & II; geometry; lab physics†  or chemistry
Nursing**ASLPN licensure with 3.2 minimum GPA after first 
semester and 3.0 GPA in LPN coursework or equi-
valent; minimum Accuplacer scores of 70 for arithmatic
and 40 for algebra; freshman-level English placement; 2 
letters of recommendation or Summary of Clinical Perf-
ormance documents; high school-level lab chemistry or
college-level microbiology; criminal background check
NursingBSunencumbered active RN licensure; RN graduate of an 
accredited program; completion of prerequisite courses
(or equivalent) with a minimum grade of C and GPA of
3.0; 2 letters of recommendation; (recommended) current
employment in a position requiring RN licensure (min.
20 hrs/wk)
Practical Nursing**Cminimum of high school-level chemistry, biology, and
algebra I (within last 10 years); minimum Accuplacer 
scores of 70 for arithmatic and 40 for algebra; freshman-
level English placement; 2 letters of recommendation;
criminal background check; Bennington & Brattleboro
students must take A&P I and II and Nutrition as pre-
requisites; Extended site students must take these as 
well as Human Growth & Development
Professional Pilot TechnologyBSalgebra I & II; geometry; lab physics or chemistry
Respiratory Therapy**ASminimum of high school-level chemistry, biology, and
algebra I (within last 10 years); minimum Accuplacer 
scores of 70 for arithmatic and 50 for algebra; freshman-
level English placement; 2 letters of recommendation;
criminal background check
Sustainable Design & TechnologyBSacceptance or a degree in architecture, civil engineering,
electrical/mechanical engineering, landscape/horticulture,
or dairy farm management; department recommendation
Veterinary TechnologyAASalgebra I; algebra II; biology; lab chemistry

AAS: Associate of Applied Science
AE: Associate of Engineering
AS:  Associate of Science
BS:  Bachelor of Science
C: Certificate Program

* Industry-sponsored program offered at the facilities of sponsoring organizations; contact Continuing Education & Workforce Development with questions
** Apply early; admission competitive
† Preferred course
º Recommended course