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Undergraduate Catalog

Pre-Professional Programs

Pre-Veterinary Medicine
Advisor: Dr. Ryan Winburn, Dr. Mikhail Bobylev, and Dr. Heidi Super

It is suggested that students interested in applying to veterinary school pursue a degree in one of the sciences and take specific courses to meet admission requirements. Note that admissionto veterinary school is highly competitive. Students planning to seek tuition support from the state of North Dakota should notify both the North Dakota State Board of Higher Education Office and their advisor. Although specific requirements vary, the following list of Minot State courses based on the University of Minnesota list is typical:

Non-degree advising: Pre-Veterinary Medicine
FIRST-YEAR STUDENT (FRESHMAN)
CHEM 121/121L General Chemistry I (GE6)       5 cr
CHEM 122/122L General Chemistry II (GE6)      5 cr
BIOL 150 Introduction to Cellular Biology     4 cr
MATH 103 College Algebra (GE5)                4 cr
ENGL 110 College Composition I (GE1)          3 cr
ENGL 120 College Composition II (GE1)         3 cr
                                             24 cr

SOPHOMORE
CHEM 341 Organic Chemistry I                  5 cr
CHEM 342 Organic Chemistry II                 5 cr
BIOL 142 General Microbiology                 4 cr
BIOL 151 Introduction to Zoology              4 cr
BIOL 215 Genetics                             4 cr
                                             22 cr

JUNIOR
PHYS 203 Introduction to Physics I            4 cr
PHYS 204 Introduction to Physics II           4 cr
CHEM 481 Biochemistry I                       3 cr
                                             11 cr

                                             57 cr

This is a non-degree program. General Education categories are shown for appropriate courses for information only. There is no requirement that these students complete the MSU General Education requirements, nor is there any requirement that they earn 120 cr.