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.
No foreign language credits required
No thesis required
Animal Science–Pre–Veterinary Medicine option (BS) :: 1.02 ReadyToEdit
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Animal Science–Pre–Veterinary Medicine option (BS) :: 1.10 MAJORS/EMPHASIS ReadyToEdit
Animal Science–Pre–Veterinary Medicine option (BS) :: 1.12 FEATURED COURSES ReadyToEdit
This class will introduce you to the structure and function of organ systems with special reference to domestic animals.
You will become familiar with the functions of carbohydrates, proteins, vitamins, lipids, minerals and water, as well as with the chemistry and physiology of digestion, absorption, and metabolism of nutrients and their metabolites in animals.
This course offers you a preliminary study of the selection, reproduction, nutrition and marketing of beef and dairy cattle, swine, sheep, horses and poultry.
Animal Science (BA/BS) :: Program Costs 1.13a ReadyToEdit
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.