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2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Pre-Veterinary Medicine (BS)


Program Educational Goals:


  1. Integrate and apply knowledge of animal sciences with biology, chemistry and math, in and across the core areas of animal science such as physiology, nutrition, genetics, health, behavior and environmental management.
  2. Think critically; use quantitative reasoning, skeptical inquiry and the scientific approach to solve problems in the animal sciences, especially as they relate to one health. 
  3. Effectively communicate animal science, animal health and veterinary issues and perspectives orally and through writing.
  4. Demonstrate knowledge of major scientific concepts, social, economic and ethical implications in the animal sciences, especially as they relate to one health, in preparation for post-graduate education in veterinary medicine. 
  5. Work collaboratively and independently, learning from diverse perspectives to assimilate knowledge and synthesize new solutions and ways of thinking about challenges and issues in the animal sciences, especially as they relate to one health, in preparation for post-graduate education in veterinary medicine. 

University Requirements:


Second Writing Requirement:


One of the following (minimum grade of C-):

Major Requirements:


Students in Pre-Veterinary Medicine (BS), may not minor in Animal Science (BS)  and may not double major in either Animal Biosciences (BS)  or Animal Science (BS) A minimum grade of C- is required for all ANFS, PLSC and AGRI credits used to satisfy the major requirements.

Note:


*ANFS 426  may not be used to satisfy requirements for both the major and the Equine Science minor.

Electives:


After required courses are completed, sufficient credits must be taken to meet the minimum requirements for the degree. ANFS 399  may be taken P/F for a maximum of two credits toward the degree. No more than five credits of ANFS X66 may be counted towards the major. Recommended electives are 400- and 600-level ANFS courses and COMM 350 - Public Speaking , COMM 212 - Public Speaking & Professional Presentation , or MMSC 200 - The Language of Medicine .

Credits to Total a Minimum of 124


Last Revised for 2022-2023 Academic Year