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  Oct 23, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Academic Catalog

Agricultural Sciences-Pre-Veterinary Medicine Concentration


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Total Hours Required for Degree:  120

The specific requirements for admission to schools of veterinary medicine vary.  Student should consult the Pre-Veterinary Medicine advisor at McNeese State University as soon as possible concerning the courses required for the schools of veterinary medicine they wish to attend.  Students interested in pursuing application to veterinary school should complete the following courses in their freshman and sophomore years:  AGRI 111; ANSC 101; BIOL 101-101L, 102-102L, 211 (with lab); CHEM 101, 102, 265; CHEM 211 (with lab) or CHEM 301-301L; COMM 201; ENGL 101, 102; MATH 170, 175; and PHYS 201, 202.  It is strongly recommended that students consult their advisor concerning specific electives.

Senior Fall - 14-15 hours


  • ANSC Electives (300/400 Level) - 6 hours
  • Electives - 2-3 hours
  • Electives (300/400 Level) - 3 hours

Senior Spring - 13 hours


  • ANSC Electives (300/400 Level) - 6 hours
  • Electives (300/400 Level) - 6 hours

Notes


  • Pre-Veterinary Medicine students may complete the above curricula through the junior year, and after successfully completing the first year of work in an accredited school of veterinary medicine, receive a Bachelor of Science degree in Agricultural Sciences from McNeese State University.  Students must fulfill all other degree requirements.
  • Students must earn a grade of C or better in all AGEC, AGRI, AGRO, and ANSC courses.

General Notes


  • All Baccalaureate degrees must include 40 hours at the 300/400 level.
  • All Baccalaureate degrees require at least one course from the life sciences and one course from the physical sciences categories in Area C of the General Education Core Curriculum.
  • All Baccalaureate degrees must include 12 hours of Writing Enriched courses in the General Education Core Curriculum and 6 hours in the major.
  • All Associate degrees must include 6 hours of Writing Enriched courses in the General Education Core Curriculum and 3 hours in the major.

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