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2012-2013 Undergraduate Catalog 
2012-2013 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Pre-Veterinary Medicine

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(Major Code: 505)


Students may complete a bachelor of science degree in animal science, which includes pre-veterinary medicine requirements. Students do not have to complete the bachelor of science degree to apply for admission to a veterinary college. Once students have completed the preprofessional requirements, they may apply. Completion of the preprofessional requirements can be done in as little as two years but usually takes three or four years of undergraduate study. Preprofessional requirements of the 27 schools and colleges of veterinary medicine in the United States vary. Students interested in applying to a school or college of veterinary medicine outside Texas should contact the school or college to obtain information on preprofessional requirements.

Prerequisite for the above courses include:


In addition, to meet requirements for a bachelor of science degree in agriculture, animal science option, refer to the “Major in Animal Science ” section of this catalog. For information about the master of science (M.S.) degree or doctor of philosophy (Ph.D.) degree, refer to the “Graduate Catalog”.

Advising Services Degree Checklists

The following Degree Checklist is available by linking to Advising Services Degree Checklists:

  • Pre-Veterinary Medicine/Animal Science B.S.

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