Pre-Veterinary Medicine University of North Texas Health Professions Program General Academic Building 220Veterinary medicine encompasses disease prevention, diagnosis, prognosis, and therapy foranimals. At the present time, there are 27 schools of veterinary medicine throughout the UnitedStates. The only veterinary school in Texas is located at Texas A&M University. Firstconsideration is given to qualified applicants who are residents of Texas.The information provided here focuses on Texas A & M. A compilation of admissionrequirements for all the colleges of veterinary medicine is given in the current edition (revisedannually) of Veterinary Medical School Admission Requirements in the U.S. and Canada Betz Publishing Company, Inc. P.O. Box 34631 Bethesda, Maryland 20827Admission r equir ements as well as other information can be obtained by wr iting theindividual veter inar y colleges listed at the end of this handout or obtained fr om theAssociation of Veter inar y Medical Colleges website at http://www.aavmc.or g/ .The minimal subject requirements for enrollment in the College of Veterinary Medicine at TexasA&M University are 64 semester hours of acceptable college or university credit including thoselisted below.For Information regarding the Graduate Record Examination (required by Texas A&M), go towww.gre.org . TAMU requires only the General Exam. (NOTE: Please be aware that these prerequisites can change. Check with your healthprofessions advisor or the college of Veterinary Medicine at Texas A&M University for anychanges or additional requirements.) ( 979/845-5038 or 979/862-1169; www.cvm.tamu.edu) Contact: Debrah A. Beck, Ph.D., Director of Health Professions (email@example.com) General Academic Building 220 1155 Union Circle #305189 Denton, TX 76203 940/565-2051 1
Specific Subject Requir ements for Admission to the Texas A&M Univer sity College of Veter inar y Medicine*All prereqs must be completed by end of Spring semester before enrollment in the following fall.Courses can be no older than 10 years old.Biology:Biol 1710 Principles of Biology I (3 hours)Biol 1730 Principles of Biology I Laboratory (1 hour)Biol 3381/3382 (formerly 3380) Medical Bacteriology (4 hours)* *Refer to the UNT catalog for course prerequisitesBiol 3451 Genetics (3 hours) (Course number has changed from Biol 3450)Chemistr y:Chem 1410 General Chemistry I (3 hours)Chem 1430 Laboratory Sequence for General Chemistry I (1 hour)Chem 1420 General Chemistry II (3 hours)Chem 1440 Laboratory Sequence for General Chemistry (1 hour)Chem 2370 Organic Chemistry I (3 hours)Chem 3210 Organic Chemistry Laboratory I (1 hour)Chem 2380 Organic Chemistry II (3 hours)Chem 3220 Organic Chemistry Laboratory (1 hours0Biochemistr y:5 hours of Biochemistry (lecture hours only):Bioc 4540 Biochemistry I (3 hours)* andBioc 4550 Biochemistry II (3 hours)* *Refer to the UNT catalog for course prerequisitesOther Animal-r elated cour ses: 6 hour s (Animal nutr ition and Animal Science)See page 3 for approved courses.Physics:Phys 1410 General Physics I (3 hours)Phys 1430 Laboratory Sequence for General Physics I (1 hour)Phys 1420 General Physics II (3 hours)Phys 1440 Laboratory Sequence for General Physics II (1 hour)Mathematics:Math 4650 Statistics (3 hours) ORMath 1710 Calculus I (4 hours)English:Engl 1310 College Writing I (3 hours)Engl 2700 Technical Writing (3 hours)Any 3 hour course with literature in title such asEngl 2210 World Literature (3 hours) OREngl 2220 World Literature (3 hours)Communications: 3 semester hours: Comm 2040 Public Speaking (3 hours) or Comm 2020 2
Additional Cour ses: 12 semester hour sSuggested cour ses: BIOL 3000; BIOL 3800/3010; BIOL 3510; BIOL 4090, BIOL 4110Only cour ses listed for science major s will be acceptable.*Shown above is a composite list of requirements for the veterinary program at Texas A&M University totaling64 hours. Please be aware that program requirements may change without notice and can vary with eachveterinary school.Animal Nutrition/Feeds and Feeding/General Animal Science Courses TEXAS LOCATIONS General AnimalSCHOOL ANIMAL NUTRITION FEEDS & FEEDING ScienceAbilene Christian ANSC 336 ANSC 352 ANSC 111Angelo State ANSC 3441 ANSC 3342 ASCI 1341Lubbock Christian ANS 4224 ANS 3303 ANS 1303Prairie View A&M ANSC 3503 N/A ANSC1513Sam Houston AGR 373 AGR 494 AGR 169Stephen F. Austin ANS 333 ANS 444 ANS 131Sul Ross ANSC 4303 ANSC 3403 ANSC 1401Tarleton ANSC 4063 ANSC 3094 ANSC 1073Texas A&M - College ANSC 303 ANSC 318 ANSC 107StationTexas A&M - Commerce ANS 407 ANS 307 ANS 118Texas A&M Corpus BIOL 3300 N/A N/AChristiTexas A&M Kingsville ANS 407 NONE ANSC 1419Texas Christian RM 3703 N/A N/AUniversityTexas State University AG 3325 AG 4325 AG 1445 ANSC 3301, (A)ANSCTexas Tech ANSC 3307 ANSC1401 3305West Texas A&M ANSC 275 ANSC 310 ANSC 1319COURSES BY CORRESPONDENCE Animal Feeds &School General Animal Science Nutrtion FeedingKansas State University - phone # ( (800) ASI 318 N/A ASI 102432-82222Oklahoma State - phone # (405) ANSI 3543 N/A ANSI 1124744-6390University of Kentucky - phone # (606) N/A ASC 380 N/A257-3466 3Effective 10/29/08: The College of Veterinary Medicine has approved the ANSC221 - Animal Nutrition course from Purdue University in Lafayette. We are sorry forany inconvenience this may have caused anyone.
Texas A&M University’s College of Veterinary medicine will award a B.S. degree in VeterinaryScience after completion of one year of the professional curriculum. To be eligible for thisdegree, students must complete the core curriculum requirements for a baccalaureate degree atTexas A&M University. Students may take the preprofessional courses at any accreditedinstitution of higher education. However, the course must be equivalent in subject content andcredits to its counterpart at Texas A&M University.The professional curriculum in veterinary medicine is a four-year program. Enrollment in thefirst year class of the professional veterinary medical curriculum is limited to 128 students eachyear.Further information about the Texas A&M University College of Veterinary Medicine can beobtained from: College of Veter inar y Medicine Texas A&M Univer sity Suite 101 - VMA College Station, Texas 77843 (979/845-5038) http://www.cvm.tamu.edu APPLICATION PROCESSAll Texas applicants must apply online through the Texas Medical and DentalApplication Service (http::/www.utsystem.edu/tmdsas).Formal applications must be filed between May 1 and October 1. A score for the GraduateRecord Examination (GRE) is required as part of the application. Test scores must be submittedby August 31 (prior to the September 1 application deadline) to qualify for consideration. Scoressubmitted for consideration must be from a test taken within five years of the date of application. All required preprofessional courses in progress at the time of application are to be taken by theend of the Spring semester of the year in which admission is sought, must be passed with a gradeof “C” or better. The applicant must request an official transcript to be sent from each college oruniversity attended.2005-2006 statistics: 448 students applied to Texas A&M. They interviewed 242 and accepted140 (32 men, 108 women). Average age: 23. Average GPA: 3.67; Average Science GPA: 3.62.Average GRE verbal: 504; Average GRE Quantitative: 656; Ave. GRE Analytical: 4.52For information regarding the selection process go to the TAMU web site:http://www.cvm.tamu.edu/dcvm/admissions/selection.shtml 4
Accr edited U.S. Colleges of Veter inar y Medicine Outside of TexasALABAMA ILLINOIS MINNESOTAAuburn University University of Illinois The University of MinnesotaCollege of Veterinary Medicine College of Veterinary Medicine, College of Veterinary Medicine104 J. E. Greene Hall 2001 South Lincoln Avenue 1365 Gortner AvenueAuburn University, AL 36849-5517 Urbana, IL 61802 St. Paul, MN 55108334-844-4546 217-333-2760 612-624-9227http://www.vetmed.auburn.edu http://www.cvm.uiuc.edu http://www.cvm.umn.eduTuskegee University INDIANA MISSISSIPPISchool of Veterinary Medicine Purdue University Mississippi State UniversityTuskegee, AL 36088 School of Veterinary Medicine, College of Veterinary Medicine334-727-8174 1240 Lynn Hall Mississippi State, MS 39762http://tuskegee.edu West Lafayette, IN 47907-1240 662-325-3432 765- 494-7607 http://www.cvm.msstate.eduCALIFORNIA http://www.vet.purdue.eduUniversity of California MISSOURISchool of Veterinary Medicine IOWA University of Missouri-ColumbiaDavis, CA 95616-8734 Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine530-752-1360 College of Veterinary Medicine Columbia, MO 65211http://www.vetmed.ucdavis.edu Ames, IA 50011 573-882-3877 515-294-1242 http://www.cvm.missouri.eduWestern University of Health http://www.vetmed.iastate.eduSciences NEW YORKCollege of Veterinary Medicine KANSAS Cornell University309 E Second Street - College Plaza Kansas State University College of Veterinary MedicinePomona, CA, 91766-1854 College of Veterinary Medicine Ithaca, NY 14853-6401909-469-5628 Manhattan, KS 66506 607-253-3700http://www.westernu.edu/xp/edu/veteri 785-532-5660 http://www.vet.cornell.edunary/about.xml http://www.vet.ksu.edu NORTH CAROLINACOLORADO LOUISIANA North Carolina State UniversityColorado State University Louisiana State University College of Veterinary MedicineCollege of Veterinary Medicine School of Veterinary Medicine 4700 Hillsborough Streetand Biomedical Sciences Baton Rouge, LA 70803-8402 Raleigh, NC 27606Fort Collins, CO 80523-1601 225-578-9900 919-513-6210970-491-7051 http://www.vetmed.lsu.edu http://www.cvm.ncsu.edu/http://www.cvmbs.colostate.edu MASSACHUSETTS OHIOFLORIDA Tufts University The Ohio State UniversityUniversity of Florida School of Veterinary Medicine College of Veterinary MedicineCollege of Veterinary Medicine, 200 Westboro Road 1900 Coffey RoadPO Box 100125 North Grafton, MA 01536 Columbus, OH 43210-1092Gainesville, FL 32610-0125 508-839-5302 614-292-1171352-392-2213 http://www.tufts.edu/vet http://www.vet.ohio-state.eduhttp://www.vetmed.ufl.edu MICHIGAN OKLAHOMAGEORGIA Michigan State University Oklahoma State UniversityUniversity of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine College of Veterinary MedicineCollege of Veterinary Medicine G-100 Veterinary Medical Center Stillwater, OK 74078Athens, GA 30602 East Lansing, MI 48824-1314 405-744-6595706-542-3461 517-355-6509 http://www.cvm.okstate.eduhttp://www.vet.uga.edu http://cvm.msu.edu 5
OREGON The Application serviceOregon State UniversityCollege of Veterinary Medicine for the schools outsideCorvallis, OR 97331541-737-2098 the state of Texas is thehttp://www.vet.orst.edu Veterinary MedicalPENNSYLVANIA College ApplicationUniversity of Pennsylvania Service (VMCAS):School of Veterinary Medicine www.aavmc.org/vmcas/vmcas.htm3800 Spruce Street 6/11Philadelphia, PA 19104-6044215-898-5438http://www.vet.upenn.eduTENNESSEEUniversity of TennesseeCollege of Veterinary Medicine2407 River DriveKnoxville, TN 37996865-974-7262http://www.vet.utk.eduTEXASTexas A&M UniversityCollege of Veterinary Medicine &Biomedical SciencesCollege Station, TX 77843-4461979-845-5051http://www.cvm.tamu/eduVIRGINIAVirginia TechVirginia-Maryland Regional,College of Veterinary MedicineBlacksburg, VA 24061-0442540-335-9515http://www.vetmed.vt.eduWASHINGTONWashington State UniversityCollege of Veterinary MedicinePullman, WA 99164-7010509-335-9515http://www.vetmed.wsu.eduWISCONSINUniversity of Wisconsin-MadisonSchool of Veterinary Medicine2015 Linden Drive WestMadison, WI 53706-1102608-263-6716http://www.vetmed.wisc.edu 6