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CASNR-BS-Animal_Science_Pre-Vet

Take the first step toward your veterinarian career with a degree in Animal Science with a pre-vet concentration

Prepare yourself for veterinary school at A&M-Commerce. Through the pre-veterinary medicine concentration, you’ll be able to explore and develop knowledge in animal science, nutrition, physiology and other vital information you can use as you continue your studies and later work in the field. Along with specific topics around livestock and domestic animals, you’ll also have opportunities to expand your public speaking, analytical and scientific writing skills.

Where It Is Offered Commerce
Duration

4 years

Foreign Language

No foreign language requirements

Delivery Face-To-Face
Total Credit Hours

120 hours

Thesis Requirements

No thesis required

Research on three sheeps

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Is this Program a Good Fit for You?

Animal Science students are typically interested in:

  • Animal pharmaceutical sales
  • Food inspection
  • Stable management
  • Breed organizations
  • Ranch management
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Animal Science–Pre–Veterinary Medicine option (BS) :: 1.03 SEE YOURSELF SUCCEED ReadyToEdit

SEE YOURSELF SUCCEED WITH A DEGREE IN ANIMAL SCIENCE

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PRACTICAL APPLICATIONS

A degree in animal science will offer you the opportunity to:

  • Acquire broad cultural knowledge as well as a thorough understanding of the basic sciences as a foundation for veterinary school.
  • Tailor your class schedule to fit your areas of interest and future career goals.
  • Gain a firm understanding of nutrition, anatomy and physiology for domestic animals.
  • Complete pre-vet courses to help you, whether you wish to pursue veterinarian school or another professional path.
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Animal Science–Pre–Veterinary Medicine option (BS) :: 1.10 MAJORS/EMPHASIS ReadyToEdit

Minors

  • Agribusiness
  • Agricultural Education
  • Agronomy
  • Animal Science
  • Equine Science
  • Family and Consumer Sciences
  • Food Studies
  • Horticulture
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Animal Science–Pre–Veterinary Medicine option (BS) :: 1.11 WHAT YOU WILL LEARN ReadyToEdit

VETERINARY science

What You Will Learn

Develop a solid foundation in animal science so you can work as a ranch manager, county extension agent, sales representative for agri-businesses or continue to veterinary school and other post-graduate studies.

Courses to Prepare You for Your Career

  • Core courses include animal nutrition, genetics of livestock improvement, agricultural communications and ethics in agriculture and food policy.
  • Supporting courses include organic chemistry, quantitative chemistry and agricultural economics.
  • Pre-vet concentration courses include microbiology, physics and biochemistry.
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Animal Science–Pre–Veterinary Medicine option (BS) :: 1.12 FEATURED COURSES ReadyToEdit

Featured Courses

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Animal Science–Pre–Veterinary Medicine option (BS) :: Student Organizations 1.131 Course Delivery and Resources ReadyToEdit

Student Organizations

Some Organizations you can get involved in include:

  • AgriBusiness Club
  • Pre-Vet Society
  • Horticulture Club
  • Alpha Gamma Rho
  • Sigma Alpha
  • Collegiate FFA
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Animal Science (BA/BS) :: Program Costs 1.13a ReadyToEdit

Program Costs

As of Fall 2019, tuition and fees for an undergraduate student taking 15 credit hours through our 1 Year Optional Rate Plan is $4,478.52 for a Texas resident and $10,808.52 for a non-Texas resident. However, rates do change based on the number of credit hours taken, payment plan used and other factors.

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Animal Science–Pre–Veterinary Medicine option (BS) :: — 1.14 RELATED DEGREE PROGRAMS ReadyToEdit

Related Degree Programs

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Contact Us

  • P.O. Box 3011
  • Commerce, TX 75429-3011
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