Pre-Veterinary Program

DR. BRANDON SHEAFOR, ADVISOR

DR. MARIE SUTHERS, DVM, ADVISOR

Although students interested in veterinary medicine may select any major, the following are the most frequently chosen: Anthrozoology and Biology.

Colleges of veterinary medicine vary somewhat in their admission requirements. Therefore, it is highly recommended that students contact the particular colleges of veterinary medicine to which they wish to apply to gain a thorough understanding of the prerequisites so that their academic programs at Carroll can be planned to accommodate any changes to the recommendations listed below. It is advisable that the selection of colleges of veterinary medicine to which the students intend to apply be done early in the students’ academic careers so there is time to make accommodations.

Recommended minimum requirements:

Carroll College recommends the following courses for those preparing to enter a college of veterinary medicine. These courses represent minimum requirements for Washington State University:
BI121Foundations of Cell & Molecular Biology

3

BI122Foundations of Organismal Biology

3

BI131Lab Explorations Cellular &Molecular BI

1

BI132Physiology and Ecology Lab

1

BI281Genetics

3

CH101General Chemistry I

3

CH101LGeneral Chemistry I Lab

1

CH102General Chemistry II

3

CH102LGeneral Chemistry II Lab

1

CH301Organic Chemistry I

3

CH301LOrganic Chemistry I Lab

1

CH353Biochemistry I

4

MA207Introduction to Statistics

3

PHYS201Physics I:Mechanics, Wave Motion Sound

4

CH 301: some programs will require CH 302 as well

MA 207: some programs will require MA 121 and MA 315 instead

PHYS 201: some programs will require PHYS 202 as well