Veterinary Science

Jim Nestler, Academic Advisor.

The requirements below apply to the Washington-Idaho-Montana-Utah (WIMU) Regional Program in veterinary medical education. Since the basic requirements for entrance into other veterinary schools may be different, students should confer with the schools of their choice.

Required Courses:

BIOL 141General Biology

4

BIOL 142General Biology

4

BIOL 143General Biology

4

BIOL 250Biostatistics

4

CHEM 141General Chemistry

3

CHEM 142General Chemistry

3

CHEM 143General Chemistry

3

CHEM 144General Chemistry Laboratory

1

CHEM 145General Chemistry Laboratory

1

CHEM 146General Chemistry Laboratory

1

CHEM 321Organic Chemistry

4

CHEM 322Organic Chemistry

4

CHEM 324Organic Chemistry Laboratory

1

CHEM 325Organic Chemistry Laboratory

1

CHEM 431Foundations of Biochemistry

4

CHEM 432Foundations of Biochemistry

3

ENGL 121College Writing I

3

ENGL 122College Writing II

3

ENGL 223Research Writing

3

MATH 121Precalculus I

4

PHYS 211General Physics

3

PHYS 212General Physics

3

PHYS 213General Physics

3

PHYS 214General Physics Laboratory

1

PHYS 215General Physics Laboratory

1

PHYS 216General Physics Laboratory

1

SPCH 101Fundamentals of Speech Communication

4

Humanities and Social Studies

15-20

Recommended Courses:

Electives highly recommended by the WIMU Regional Program include:

BIOL 222Microbiology

5

BIOL 381Cell Biology I: Structure and Bioenergetics

4

BIOL 382Cell Biology II: Genetics and Molecular Biology

4

BIOL 383Cell Biology III: Genomics and Regulation

4

BIOL 464Animal Physiology

4

BIOL 466Immunology

4

Total Credit Hours:96

Nonacademic Requirements:

Graduate Record Examination (General Test)

Veterinary Medical Exposure and Animal Experience

Applicants must have a significant number of hours of veterinary medical exposure (may include biomedical research, academic medicine, or private practice) and experience with animals by November 1 of the year of application.