Agricultural Sciences & Natural Resources Pre-Veterinary Medicine

Default 4-Year Plan

Year 1

Semester 1 · Fall
Course Credit Hours
SCIL 101 Science and Decision-Making for a Complex World 3 cr
MATH 102 Trigonometry 2 cr
LIFE 120 Fundamentals of Biology I 3 cr
LIFE 120L Fundamentals of Biology I Laboratory 1 cr
ENGL 150 Writing and Inquiry 3 cr
VBMS 101 Success in Veterinary Science 1 cr
Total Credits 13
Semester 2 · Spring
Course Credit Hours
COMM 209 Public Speaking 3 cr
ENGL 151 Writing and Argument 3 cr
ACE 5 3 cr
STAT 218 Introduction to Statistics 3 cr
LIFE 121 Fundamentals of Biology II 3 cr
LIFE 121L Fundamentals of Biology II Laboratory 1 cr
Total Credits 16

Year 2

Semester 3 · Fall
Course Credit Hours
CHEM 109 General Chemistry I 4 cr
PHYS 141 Elementary General Physics I 5 cr
AECN 141 Introduction to the Economics of Agriculture 3 cr
ACE 7 3 cr
Total Credits 15
Semester 4 · Spring
Course Credit Hours
CHEM 110 General Chemistry II 4 cr
BIOS 213 Human Physiology 3 cr
BIOS 213L Human Physiology 1 cr
BIOS 214 Human Anatomy 5 cr
Total Credits 13

Year 3

Semester 5 · Fall
Course Credit Hours
CHEM 251 Organic Chemistry I 3 cr
CHEM 253 Organic Chemistry I Laboratory 1 cr
BIOS 206 General Genetics 4 cr
ACE 8 3 cr
Elective 3 cr
Total Credits 14
Semester 6 · Spring
Course Credit Hours
CHEM 252 Organic Chemistry II 3 cr
BIOC 321 Elements of Biochemistry 3 cr
ACE 9 3 cr
Elective 3 cr
Total Credits 12


Plan is based on PPVM Pre-Vet requirements. Assumes applicant is eligible for admission to the PPVM.

Recommend electives chosen be advanced science courses that help further develop an understanding of the science of veterinary medicine.

1. Placement into MATH 102
2. No college transfer credits for any of the courses
3. Classes are offered the term in which they are listed
4. No time conflicts exist for the classes listed for each term
5. Full-time status for each term


This document represents a sample 4-year plan for degree completion with this major. Actual course selection and sequence may vary and should be discussed individually with your college or department academic adviser. Advisers also can help you plan other experiences to enrich your undergraduate education such as internships, education abroad, undergraduate research, learning communities, and service learning and community-based learning.


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