Nov 19, 2019  
2018-19 Undergraduate Catalog 
2018-19 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Veterinary Medicine Study Preparation


Students who wish to pursue admission to a professional DVM program should follow the appropriate minimum admissions prerequisites for the institution(s) to which they intend to apply. The following curriculum will satisfy the admissions requirements for many, but not all, colleges of veterinary medicine. It is imperative that interested students fully apprise themselves of the specific admissions requirements.

Academic Map

Following is a printable, suggested four-year schedule of courses:

Veterinary Study Academic Map   

Subtotal: 72-78 credit hours


*May include English literature, speech, music, art, philosophy, religion, language, history, economics, anthropology, medical vocabulary, political science, psychology, sociology, and geography.
**Should have had organic chemistry plus BIOL 1110 /BIOL 1111 , BIOL 1120 /BIOL 1121 , and BIOL 3250 /BIOL 3251  prior.
***MATH 1710  and/or MATH 1720  should be taken if student needs background for Physics.

The above requirements represent the minimum. Those students with inadequate knowledge of and experience with food and fiber species should highly consider taking additional courses in the animal sciences. Most students accepted into a professional DVM program first complete the B.S. degree in Animal Science at MTSU.