Recommended Course Sequence for Incoming Freshmen

For incoming freshmen, a recommended sequence of courses (to be integrated with your major) is provided to enable you to be ready to apply to veterinary school in senior year:

  Fall Semester Spring Semester

First Year

  • BIOL 411 – Principles of Biology
  • CHEM 403 – General Chemistry
  • ENGL 401 - First-Year Writing
  • Discovery course
  • BIOL 412 – Principles of Biology
  • CHEM 404 – General Chemistry
  • MATH 424B – Calculus for Life Sciences
  • Discovery course
 

Second Year

  • GEN 604 – Principles of Genetics
  • CHEM 651/652 – Organic Chemistry I
  • Discovery course
  • Elective
  • BMS 503 – General Microbiology
  • CHEM 653/654 – Organic Chemistry II
  • Discovery course
  • Elective
 Third Year
  • PHYS 401 – Introduction to Physics
  • BCHM 658/659 - General Biochemistry
  • BIOL 528 – Applied Biostatistics
  • Major Elective
  • PHYS 402 – Introduction to Physics
  • Major Elective
  • Major Elective
  • Discovery course
 Fourth Year
  • Major Elective (Capstone experience)
  • Major Elective
  • Elective
  • Elective
  • Major Elective
  • Major Elective
  • Elective
  • Elective