Microbiology Option: Pre-Veterinary Track

Department of Microbiology and Immunology

Pre-veterinary Curriculum

Freshman YearCredits
FallSpring
BIOM 101 - Careers in Microbiology1  
BIOB 170IN - Principles of Biological Diversity4  
CHMY 141 - College Chemistry I4  
University Core and Electives3  
M 161Q - Survey of Calculus4  
STAT 216Q - Introduction to Statistics3  
ANSC 100 - Introduction to Animal Science  3
BIOB 160 - Principles of Living Systems  4
CHMY 143 - College Chemistry II  4
University Core and Electives  3
Year Total: 19 14
Sophomore YearCredits
FallSpring
BIOB 260 - Cellular and Molecular Biology4  
CHMY 211 - Elements of Organic Chemistry
or CHMY 321 and CHMY 323
5  
University Core and Electives6  
ANSC 265 - Anatomy and Physiology of Domestic Animals - Lecture  3
ANSC 266 - Anatomy and Physiology of Domestic Animals - Lab  1
BCH 380 - Biochemistry  5
BIOM 360 - General Microbiology  5
Year Total: 15 14
Junior YearCredits
FallSpring
BIOM 427 - General Parasitology4  
PHSX 205 - College Physics I4  
IMID 475R - Preveterinary Internship2-4  
Restricted elective and University Core3  
PHSX 207 - College Physics II  4
Choose one of the following:  3
ANSC 322 - Principles of Animal Breeding and Genetics
BIOB 375 - General Genetics
BIOM 410 - Microbial Genetics
Restricted elective and University Core  6
Year Total: 13-15 13
Senior YearCredits
FallSpring
BIOM 494 - Seminar/Workshop   
BIOM 450 - Microbial Physiology
or BIOO 412 - Animal Physiology
   
BIOM 415 - Microbial Diversity, Ecology, and Evolution
or BIOM 430 - Applied and Environmental Microbiology
   
Restricted Upper Division Microbiology Electives 12 credits   
BIOB 410 - Immunology
BIOM 400 - Medical Microbiology
BIOM 405 - Host-Associated Microbiomes
BIOM 425 - Toxicology: Science of Poisons
BIOM 431 - Medical Bacteriology
BIOM 432 - Med Bacteriology Lab
BIOM 435 - Virology
BIOM 460 - Infectious Diseases Ecology and Spillover
Upper Division Science Electives 9 Credits*   
Year Total:    
Total Program Credits: 120
*

The 9 credits in the Upper Division Science Elective block may be selected from any upper division science courses (in any department) which includes, but is not limited to, ANSC, BIOB, BIOH, BIOM, BIOO, EQUS, IMID, WILD. This allows preveterinary students explore their unique interests in addition to the core preveterinary microbiology classes.