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Curriculum

First Year Professional Veterinary Medical Curriculum

Semester 1 L-Lab CH Semester 2 L-Lab CH
VIBS 910 Gross Anatomy I 2-6 4 VIBS 912 Gross Anatomy II 2-7 4
VIBS 911 Microscopic Anatomy I 2-6 4 VIBS 913 Microscopic Anatomy II 2-6 4
VMID 912 Clinical Correlates I 0-2 1 VMID 913 Clinical Correlates II 0-2 1
VMID 981 Professional Development 1-0 1 VTPB 911 Veterinary Microbiology 3-2 4
VTPB 910 Veterinary Immunology 2-0 2

VTPP 912 Physiology II

5-2 6
VTPP 910 Physiology I 5-2 6 VIBS 926 Intro. to Public Health Concepts 1-0 1

Second Year Professional Veterinary Medical Curriculum

Semester 3 L-Lab CH Semester 4 L-Lab CH
VMID 921 Clinical Correlates III 1-2 2 VIBS 930 Public Health 4-0 4
VMID 950 Nutrition 2-0 2 VMID 923 Surgery/Anesthesiology 3-2 4
VTPB 920 Parasitology 3-4 5 VMID 924 Intro. to Diagnostic Imaging 1-0 1
VTPB 922 Pathology I 5-2 6 VTPB 913 Infectious Diseases 2-0 2
VTPP 924 Pharmacology/Toxicology I 4-2 5 VTPB 923 Pathology II 5-2 6
VTPP 925 Pharm./Toxicology II 2-2 3
VTPP 926 Pharm./Toxicology III 2-2 3

Third Year Professional Veterinary Medical Curriculum

Semester 5 L-Lab CH Semester 6 L-Lab CH
VLCS 954 Large Animal Medicine 5-4 6 VLCS 930 Adv. Equine Med. & Surgery 3-0 3
VMID 935 Surgery I 2-4 3 VLCS 931 Adv. Ruminant Medicine and Surgery 2-0 2
VMID 952 Clinics I 0-4 1 VLCS 932 Adv. Ruminant Herd Health and Production 2-0 2
VSCS 954 Small Animal Medicine 5-4 6 VMID 922 Clinical Correlates IV 1-2 2
VSCS/VLCS 953 Clinical Skills 0-4 1 VMID 926 Diagnostic Imaging Interp. II 2-0 2
(Dept) 948 Elective 1-0 1 VMID 936 Surgery II 1-2 2
VMID 925 Diagnostic Imaging Interp. I 2-0 2 VMID 943 Practice Management 2-0 2
VMID 952 Clinics I 0-4 1
VSCS 955 Small Animal Medicine II 6-4 6
VSCS/VLCS 953 Clinical Skills 0-4 1
(Dept.) 948 Elective 1-0 1

Fourth Year Professional Veterinary Medical Curriculum

The fourth-year curriculum consists of 30 weeks of basic core rotations, 12 weeks of elective clinical rotations or career alternative electives, 4 weeks of externship and 2 weeks of vacation for 46 credit hours. The fourth-year curriculum allows students to choose a species directed career, i.e., large animal, small animal, mixed animal or an alternative career elective.

BASIC CORE ROTATIONS* AVAILABLE ROTATIONS*
Small Animal Clinic (10 weeks) Small Animal Medicine
Small Animal Medicine and Surgery I and II Dermatology/Dentistry
Medicine 5 (Community Practice) Internal Medicine/Cardiology
Surgery 1 (General) Internal Medicine/Oncology
Small Animal Emergency/Critical Care Internal Medicine/Canine
Internal Medicine/Feline
Large Animal Clinic (10 weeks) Community Practice
Food Animal Medicine and Surgery Neurology/Neurosurgery
Equine Medicine and Surgery I and II Small Animal Behavior
Field Services-General Zoological Medicine and Surgery
Large Animal Emergency/Critical Care
Small Animal Surgery
Anesthesiology (4 weeks) General
Large Animal Orthopedic
Small Animal Soft Tissue
Ophthalmology
Radiology (2 weeks)
Large Animal Large Animal Clinic
Small Animal Food Animal Medicine and Surgery
Equine Medicine
Laboratory Services (4 weeks) Equine Surgery
Clinical Pathology/Necropsy Food Animal Theriogenology
Clinical Microbiology and Parasitology Equine Theriogenology
Food Animal Field Service
Equine Field Service
TDCJ (Prison Rotation)
Zoological Medicine and Surgery
Anesthesiology
Radiology
Laboratory Services
Alternative Career Electives on or off
Texas A&M campus
Externship
Vacation

* All rotations are two weeks.