The following courses and credit hours must be taken in residence at a regionally accredited institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education to qualify for admission to the College of Veterinary Medicine. If a grade of D or F is made in a required course, the course must be repeated and a grade of C- or higher earned.
|Course||Semester* Credit Hours|
|Composition or Courses in
Communication Skills such as Speech or Technical Writing
|College Algebra or
More Advanced Mathematics
(Requires Organic Chemistry Prerequisite)
(Example: Genetics, Microbiology, Anatomy, Physiology)
|Social Science and/or Humanistic Studies
(Example: Economics, History, Political Science, Literature, Mythology, Philosophy, Sociology, Psychology, Foreign Language)
|Minimum Total Semester Credit Hours||60|
* Multiply quarter credits by 0.67 to convert to semester credits.
** 5 hours in only the first of a companion series in physics will not suffice.
***Biology Department courses that may be selected from zoology and botany or as required in foundation courses for a biology major. Animal Science courses do not qualify toward the 10 hours necessary in biological sciences except for those that are cross referenced in both departments or an equivalent arrangement as determined by the College of Veterinary Medicine.
NOTE: Whenever there is doubt as to whether a course will fulfill the requirements to apply, the applicant should contact the Admissions Advisor, MU College of Veterinary Medicine, as soon as possible.