"Bringing Service with Utmost Quality and Dedication is our Commitment"
In response to the demand for more animal technicians, the Bachelor of Science in Animal Technology was under the Department of Animal (BSAT) was offered on June 15, 1977 (MSAC Adm. Memo No. 2, s. 1977) under the Department of Animal and Veterinary Science of the College of Agriculture. Seven years later, the integrated ladder-type BSAT-DVM curriculum was approved by the Board of Trustees (Res. No. 7, s. 1982).
In 1984, the Department was transformed into the College Veterinary Medicine (Res. No. 65, s. 1985) that offered the BSAT and DVM curriculum. In March 1997, the BSAT curriculum was phased out (Res. no. 764, s. 1997) and only the DVM curriculum is now offered.
The College has three departments, namely: Department of Basic Sciences, Department of Para-clinical Sciences and Department of Clinical Sciences. The program is periodically evaluated by various accrediting bodies like the Professional Regulations Commission (PRC), Technical Panel for Agricultura Education (TPAE), Commission on Higher Education (CHED) and Accrediting Agency of Chartered Colleges and Universities in the Philippines, Inc. (AACUP).
After 3 to 5 years, DVM Graduates are
1. Globally competent in the prevention, diagnosis, treatment and control of diseases of different animal species;
2. Globally competent to formulate, communicate and implement programs in animal health, animal production and health management, food safety, public health, animal welfare and environmental protection and preservation;
3. Achievers, team players and leaders in the profession or related field of practice;
4. Capable to handle and conduct researches in pharmaceutical, biotechnological and other industrial fields; and
5. Capable of imparting knowledge, conduction training and extension services.
COLLEGE OJECTIVES (Student Outcomes)
After graduation, the DVM graduates can:
a. Articulate and discuss the latest developments in the specific field of practice;
b. Efficiently communicate orally and in writing using both English and Filipino;
c. Work effectively and independently in multi-disciplinary and multi-cultural teams;
d. Act in recognition of professional, social and ethical responsibilities;
e. Preserve and promote "Filipino historical and cultural heritage;"
f. Generate and share knowledge relevant to specific fields in the study of agriculture'
g. Formulate and implement agricultural development plans and programs;
h. Understand and apply biological principles and mechanisms underlying animal production, health and diseases;
i. Apply diagnostic methods and interpret results for accurate disease diagnosis;
j. Prescribed and implement treatment to remedy diseases and abnormalities of animals or prescribed termination of cases as necessary;
k. Develop and formulate plans and programs for prevention and control diseases; and
l. Design and engage in social entrepreneurial ventures in field of practice.
College of Veterinary Medicine
Benguet State University
La Trinidad, Benguet 2601
Tel. No. +63-74-422-2855