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Pre-Veterinary Medicine

Core Requirements

Core coursework (link above) is required for all students regardless of concentration.

*    This concentration is also relevant for Pre-Medical.
*    Courses in this concentration are not intended to specify Vet school or Med school application requirements

Biology requisites

One of the following:
BIOMG 1350 - Cell and Developmental Biology (3 credits)
BIOG 1440 - Comparative Physiology (3 credits)
BIOG 1445 - Comparative Physiology (Individualized instruction format) (3 credits)

Required Lab:
BIOG 1500 - Investigative Biology Laboratory (2 credits)

Animal Physiology and Nutrition

Three of the following:
ANSC 3200 - Comparative Animal Nutrition and Toxicology: Horses, Dogs, Cats, and More (4 credits)
ANSC 3300 - Fish Physiology (crosslisted BIOAP) (3 credits)    
ANSC 3400 - Comparative Mammalian Reproduction (2 credits)    
ANSC 3410 - Biology of the Mammary Gland in Health and Disease (crosslisted BIOAP) (2 credits - offered in even- numbered years only)   
ANSC 3920 - Mechanisms of Animal Growth and Development (2 credits - offered in odd- numbered years only)  
ANSC 4270 - Fundamentals of Endocrinology (crosslisted BIOAP) (3 credits)    
ANSC 4410 - Nutritional Physiology and Biochemistry (3 credits) 

Chemistry Requisites

CHEM 2070 - General Chemistry I    (4 credits)    
CHEM 2080 - General Chemistry II (4 credits)    
CHEM 3570 - Organic Chemistry for the Life Sciences I    (3 credits)    
CHEM 3580 - Organic Chemistry for the Life Sciences II    (3 credits)    
CHEM 2510 - Introduction to Experimental Organic Chemistry    (2 credits)

Biochemistry requisites

Option 1:    BIOMG 3310 - Principles of Biochemistry: Proteins and Metabolism    (3 credits)
                   BIOMG 3320 - Principles of Biochemistry: Molecular Biology    (2 credits)
Option 2:   BIOMG 3300 - Principles of Biochemistry (Individualized instruction format)    (4 credits)

Quantitative Reasoning

One of the following
MATH 1106 - Calculus for the Life and Social Sciences (3 credits)
MATH 1110 - Calculus I (4 credits)
MATH 1710 - Statistical Theory and Application in the Real World (4 credits)
STSCI 2100 - Introductory Statistics (4 credits)
STSCI 2150 - Introductory Statistics for Biology (4 credits)
STSCI 2200 - Biological Statistics I (4 credits)

BTRY 3010-3020, Biological Statistics I and II, sequence is also acceptable for students interested in pursuing statistics in depth (cross-listed STSCI 2200 and 3200).

Life Sciences

Two of the following
ANSC 3700 - Immunology in Animal Health and Disease (3 credits)
BIOMI 2900 - General Microbiology Lectures (3 credits)
BIOMI 2911 - General Microbiology Laboratory (3 credits)
BIOAP 3110 - Principles of Animal Physiology (3 credits)
BIOAP 3190 - Laboratory in Physiology (4 credits)
BIOAP 4130 - Histology: The Biology of the Tissues (4 credits)

Physics Requisites

Option 1:    PHYS 1101 - General Physics I (Individualized instruction format) (4 credits)
                   PHYS 1102 - General Physics II (Individualized instruction format) (4 credits)

Option 2:    PHYS 2207  - Fundamentals of Physics I (Calculus-based) (4 credits)
                    PHYS 2208 - Fundamentals of Physics II (Calculus-based) (4 credits)    

Option 3:    PHYS 1112 -  Physics I: Mechanics and Heat   (4 credits)
                    PHYS 2208 - Fundamentals of Physics II (Calculus-based) (4 credits)    

Current Course Offerings

The link above provides a current list of Animal Science courses by semester for curriculum planning.