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Pre-Veterinary Medicine/Science

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Pre-Veterinary Medicine/Science (120 Credits)

Newly matriculated students may be admitted to the animal sciences major upon making their intention known to the department.

Current students seeking admission to the major must have a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or better and be in good academic standing with the University.
First Year
First TermCredits
ANIM SCI 1013
ANIM SCI 1801
CHEM 105 [PSCI]4
HISTORY 105 [ROOT]3
MATH Requirement13 or 4
Second TermCredits
BIOLOGY 106 [BSCI]4
CHEM 1064
ENGLISH 101 [WRTG]3
MATH Requirement, and/or Electives15
Second Year
First TermCredits
Arts [ARTS]3
BIOLOGY 1074
CHEM 3454
H D 205 [COMM] (recommended) or Communication [COMM]/[WRTG]3 or 4
Lab Management Requirement 21
Second TermCredits
ANIM SCI 2403
CHEM 370 or MBIOS 3033 or 4
Humanities [HUM]3
STAT 212 [QUAN], 412, or PSYCH 311 [QUAN]33 or 4
Electives3
Complete Writing Portfolio
Third Year
First TermCredits
ANIM SCI 3134
ANIM SCI 3303
ANIM SCI 3801
MBIOS 3014
200-300-level ANIM SCI Electives42 or 3
Second TermCredits
ANIM SCI 3503
ANIM SCI 3511
Diversity [DIVR]3
ECONS 101 [SSCI]3
PHYSICS 1013
PHYSICS 1111
200-300-level ANIM SCI Electives42 or 3
Fourth Year
First TermCredits
ANIM SCI 464 [CAPS] [M] or 472 [CAPS] [M]53
400-level ANIM SCI Electives65 or 6
Electives77
Second TermCredits
BIOLOGY 324, VET CLIN 361, or VET PH 3083 or 4
400-level ANIM SCI Electives [M]63
Electives79

Footnotes
1MATH requirement may be satisfied by completing MATH 106 and 108, 140 [QUAN], or 171 [QUAN].
2Lab Management Requirement courses (One course) include ANIM SCI 166, 172, 174 (Fall-only), 178, 280 (Spring only).
3Students who have not yet completed a [QUAN] course should select STAT 212 or PSYCH 311.
4200-300-level ANIM SCI Electives: Select two courses from: ANIM SCI 205, 260, 266, 267, 274, 285, 314, 345, 346, 360, or as approved by advisor.
5Students may substitute ANIM SCI 474 [CAPS] [M] in the spring.
6400-level ANIM SCI Electives: Select three courses from ANIM SCI 408 [M], 440 [M], 451 [M], 454, 460, 464 [M], 472 [M], 473 [M], 474 [M], 478 [M], 481, 485 [M], or 488 [M] not used to fulfill a major requirement, or as approved by advisor. Students are required to complete two [M] courses to meet University requirements.
7Elective courses should include sufficient credits and 300-400-level coursework to meet the University requirement of 120 credits and 40 credits of upper-division coursework.

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