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New Mexico State University

The following course work is the required background for entry into the veterinary medical program. These courses must be completed with a grade of "C" or better. Repeated courses need only be completed with a grade of "C" or better, not a cumulated average of "C" or better. It is anticipated that highly motivated students will exceed these minimal course requirements.

A limited number of correspondence courses may be acceptable as satisfying specified course requirements. Students should consult the admissions office.

LIFE SCIENCES CATEGORY CREDIT HOURS NEW MEXICO COURSES THAT MEET REQUIREMENTS
General Biology with lab 4 BIOL 211 and 211L
General Microbiology with lab 4 BIOL 221 and 221L
Genetics 3 BIOL 305 or ANSC 305
Animal Nutrition OR Feeds & Feeding 3 ANSC 422 or 304
CHEMICAL/PHYSICAL SCIENCES AND MATHEMATICS CATEGORY CREDIT HOURS NEW MEXICO COURSES THAT MEET REQUIREMENTS
Inorganic Chemistry with lab 8 CHEM 111 & 112 or CHEM 115 & 116
Organic Chemistry with lab 8 CHEM 313, 314 and 315
Biochemistry (must be lecture hours only) 5 BCHE 395 & 396
Statistics 3 STAT 371
Physics 8 PHYS 211/211L & 212/212L
NON-SCIENCES CATEGORY CREDIT HOURS NEW MEXICO COURSES THAT MEET REQUIREMENTS
Composition and Rhetoric 3 ENGL 111
Speech Communication 3 COMM 253, 265 or 384 or AXED 201
Technical Writing 3 ENGL 218
Psychology 3 PSY 201

Please refer to the New Mexico State University Catalog for current course descriptions.


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Updated as of April 11, 2013