University of Vermont

2013-2014 Catalogue

Animal Science: Pre-Veterinary/Pre-Professional Science (Bachelor of Science)

Overview

The Animal Science program deals with a range of options from basic sciences through companion and zoo animal care to farm management.

General Requirements

Specific Requirements

This option is for students who intend to enter veterinary, professional, or graduate school. It provides the necessary background in the sciences, as well as opportunities for advanced study related to production, companion, and zoo animals.

Curriculum

A possible curriculum in Pre-veterinary/Pre-professional Science:

First Year
Course Credits
CALS 001/CALS 002 - Foundations 6
Diversity Elective 3
Inorganic Chemistry 8
Math 3
ASCI 001 - Introductory Animal Sciences 4
BCOR 012 - Biology 4
General Electives1 3
Total 31
Sophomore Year
Course Credits
Organic Chemistry 8
ASCI 110 - Animal Nutrition, Metab & Feeding 4
Statistics 3
ASCI 141 - Anat & Physiol Domestic Animals 4
Written English 3
BCOR 011 - Exploring Biology 4
General Electives1 3/6
Total 29/32
Junior Year
Course Credits
ASCI 122 - Animals in Soc/Animal Welfare 3
ASCI 117 - Horse Health and Disease 3
Microbiology 4
Physics 10
English Composition 3
ASCI 181 - Animal Sciences Career Seminar 1
Diversity Electives 3
General Electives1 3/6
Total 30/33
Senior Year
Course Credits
ASCI 263 or ASCI 264 - Clinical Veterinary Medicine 3
ASCI 118 - Appl Animal Health 3
ASCI 215 - Physiology of Reproduction 4
ASCI 216 - Endocrinology 3
Biochemistry 4
Genetics 3
ASCI 154 - Dog Training and Behavior 3
General Electives1 6/12
Total 29/35
1Include courses to meet college requirements and advanced courses for specific options. Many of the electives are normally taken in advanced science options.

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