Agricultural Sciences & Natural Resources Veterinary Science

Bachelor of Science 4-Year Plan

Year 1

Semester 1 · Fall
Course Credit Hours
LIFE 120 Fundamentals of Biology I 3 cr
LIFE 120L Fundamentals of Biology I Laboratory 1 cr
ENGL 150 Writing and Inquiry 3 cr
MATH 102 Trigonometry 2 cr
VBMS 101 Success in Veterinary Science 1 cr
SCIL 101 Science and Decision-Making for a Complex World 3 cr
Total Credits 13
Semester 2 · Spring
Course Credit Hours
LIFE 121 Fundamentals of Biology II 3 cr
LIFE 121L Fundamentals of Biology II Laboratory 1 cr
ENGL 254 Writing and Communities 3 cr
ACE 6 Econ course 3 cr
STAT 218 Introduction to Statistics 3 cr
ACE 5, 7, or 8 3 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
COMM 209 Public Speaking 3 cr
ACE 5, 7, 8, or 9 3 cr
Total Credits 15
Semester 4 · Spring
Course Credit Hours
CHEM 110 General Chemistry II 4 cr
PHYS 142 Elementary General Physics II 5 cr
BIOS 213 Human Physiology 3 cr
BIOS 213L Human Physiology 1 cr
ACE 5, 7, 8, or 9 3 cr
Total Credits 16

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
BIOS 214 Human Anatomy 5 cr
ACE 5, 7, 8, or 9 3 cr
Total Credits 16
Semester 6 · Spring
Course Credit Hours
CHEM 252 Organic Chemistry II 3 cr
CHEM 254 Organic Chemistry II Laboratory 1 cr
BIOC 321 Elements of Biochemistry 3 cr
BIOC 321L Laboratory for Elements of Biochemistry 1 cr
BIOS 312 Microbiology 3 cr
BIOS 314 Microbiology Laboratory 1 cr
MGMT/FINA course 3 cr
Total Credits 15

Year 4

Semester 7 · Fall
Course Credit Hours
VBMS 408/808 Functional Histology 4 cr
VBMS 410 General Pharmacology and Toxicology 4 cr
Elective 1 3 cr
Elective 2 3 cr
Total Credits 14
Semester 8 · Spring
Course Credit Hours
VBMS 403 Integrated Principles and Prevention of Livestock Diseases 4 cr
VBMS 407 Introduction to Veterinary Anatomy 4 cr
VBMS 441/841 Pathogenic Microbiology 3 cr
Elective 3 3 cr
Elective 4 3 cr
Total Credits 17

Notes

The plan is for the Biomedical Sciences option and assumes that the student wishes to qualify for application to a school or college of veterinary medicine. Its pre-vet focus is on qualifying to apply to the PPVM.

Recommend advanced science courses for the electives that will help the student better understand the science of veterinary medicine.

Assumptions:
1. Eligible to apply for admission to the PPVM
2. Math placement into MATH 102
3. No college transfer credits for any of the listed courses
4. Classes are offered the terms under which they are listed
5. No time conflicts between the listed courses each term
6. At least 12 cr hours each term

PLEASE NOTE

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.

Attention

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