Studies in pre-veterinary medicine may appeal to students who enjoy working outdoors and receiving real-world experience in pre-veterinary medicine. Real-world experience may help a student determine which direction to pursue after taking courses in a pre-vet program.
This program is for students who enjoy working with animals to make them healthy; Enjoy the outdoors and want to be connected to nature; Are interested in a field with a good job outlook; Prefer to have hands-on experience along with solid academic training., [+]
B.S. in Agriculture
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Students who:Enjoy working with animals to make them healthy Enjoy the outdoors and want to be connected to nature Are interested in a field with a good job outlook Prefer to have hands-on experience along with solid academic training Why Pre-Veterinary Medicine (Agriculture Option)? High acceptance rate into Veterinary school programs Internships available with local veterinarians Department faculty committed to the professional growth and development of students Small classes, family atmosphere What Are the Requirements to be Admitted to the Program? ... [-]
Students who are interested in going to veterinary medical school typically major in biology, chemistry or biochemistry.[+]
Bachelor in Pre-Veterinary Medicine
Students who are interested in going to veterinary medical school typically major in biology, chemistry or biochemistry. As these majors include both the required courses for entrance into professional schools as well as additional coursework that will help prepare students for veterinary programs and for the entrance exam (the Graduate Record Examination or Medical College Admissions Test). However, other degrees can also prepare students for health professions; thus students are encouraged to major in the field where they excel and should consult a Pre-health Professions advisor about coursework.
Members of the Department of Chemistry, Biochemistry, and Physics and the Department of Biology offer guidance to students and write recommendations through our Pre-Health Professional Committee (PHPC) composed of biology, chemistry, biochemistry, and physics faculty.... [-]