The Animal BioSciences/Pre-Professional option prepares students for professional careers in veterinary medicine, and animal science teaching and research. Extensive training is provided in the biological and physical sciences, offering an excellent foundation for graduate study.
Requirements include the core curriculum and additional credits as required by the College of Veterinary Medicine. The Animal BioSciences/Pre-Professional option is designed for students interested in fulfilling requirements for admission to the OSU College of Veterinary Medicine. It allows students who are admitted to the college, upon completion of three years of undergraduate study, to apply credit earned during the first year of professional study toward the BS degree in Animal Sciences.
Students choosing not to attend veterinary school after the third year of this program may complete additional requirements to qualify for the BS degree in Animal Sciences.
BB 450, BB 451. General Biochemistry (4,3)
BB 314/BI 314. Cell and Molecular Biology (4) [BI 314 terminated fall 2017]
and MB 230. *Introductory Microbiology (4)
or MB 302. General Microbiology (3)
CH 331, CH 332. Organic Chemistry (4,4)
CH 337. Organic Chemistry Laboratory (4)
MTH 112. *Elementary Functions (4)
and MTH 241. *Calculus for Management and Social Science (4)
or MTH 251. *Differential Calculus (4)
PH 201, PH 202. *General Physics (5,5)
* Baccalaureate Core Course