Veterinary Medicine, DVM

Total Hours: 165 Hours

Year One

Degree Requirements
Fall Semester
VMED 7114Veterinary Physiology I4
VMED 7113Veterinary Physiology II3
VMED 7123Veterinary Histology3
VMED 7144Gross and Developmental Anatomy4
VMED 7152Zootechnology2
VMED 7162Orientation to the Veterinary Medical Profession2
Hours Subtotal18
Spring Semester
VMED 7221Epidemiology and Evidence-Based Medicine1
VMED 7223Veterinary Parasitology I3
VMED 7235Veterinary Physiology III5
VMED 7243Comparative Anatomy3
VMED 7253Veterinary Immunology3
VMED 7264General Pathology4
Hours Subtotal19
Total Hours37

Year Two

Degree Requirements
Fall Semester
VMED 7311Introduction to Clinics I1
VMED 7323Veterinary Parasitology II3
VMED 7333Pharmacology I3
VMED 7342Clinical Anatomy2
VMED 7354Veterinary Bacteriology and Mycology4
VMED 7363Clinical Pathology3
Select three hours of electives.3
Hours Subtotal19
Spring Semester
VMED 7412Anesthesiology2
VMED 7413Food Safety and Public Health3
VMED 7432Pharmacology II2
VMED 7443Diagnostic Imaging3
VMED 7454Veterinary Virology4
VMED 7482Hemolymphatic and Oncology2
Select four hours of electives.4
Hours Subtotal20
Total Hours39

Year Three

Degree Requirements
Fall Semester
VMED 7502Ophthalmology2
VMED 7533Toxicology3
VMED 7563Musculoskeletal Systems3
VMED 7583Dermatology and Endocrinology3
VMED 7674Theriogenology4
VMED 7592Junior Surgery I2
Select three hours of electives.3
Hours Subtotal20
Spring Semester
VMED 7601Junior Surgery II1
VMED 7564Alimentary System4
VMED 7612Clinical Neurology2
VMED 7614Cardiopulmonary System4
VMED 7652Introduction to Clinics II2
VMED 7662Urinary System2
VMED 7781Professional Veterinary Medicine1
Select three hours of electives3
Hours Subtotal19
Total Hours39

Year Four

CORE ROTATIONS

Rotations - 14 Rotations 3
VCS 7002Anesthesiology I2
VCS 7042Community Practice I2
VCS 7072Diagnostics I2
VCS 7082Equine Medicine I2
VCS 7142Externship I2
VCS 7152Externship II2
VCS 7162Externship III2
VCS 7222Food Animal Medicine and Surgery I2
VCS 7272Small Animal Intensive Care Unit I2
VCS 7372Radiology I2
VCS 7392Small Animal Internal Medicine I2
VCS 7422Small Animal Surgery I2
VCS 7442Surgical Fundamentals in Shelter Patients I2
VCS 7912Grand Rounds2
14 Rotations
Total Hours28

SMALL ANIMAL EMPHASIS

Emphasis - 4 Rotations 1
VCS 7052Community Practice II2
VCS 7402Small Animal Internal Medicine II2
VCS 7452Ultrasound/Clinical Pathology II2
Select one of the following:2
Ophthalmology II
Zoological Medicine II
Hours Subtotal8
Electives 1
Select 7 rotations from the following:
Anesthesiology III
Community Practice III
Externship IV
Externship V
Externship VI
Small Animal Intensive Care Unit III
Ophthalmology III
Professional Development Experience III
Small Animal Internal Medicine III
Small Animal Surgery III
Zoological Medicine III
Applied Canine Exercise Physiology Elective III
Hours Subtotal14
Total Hours22

MIXED ANIMAL EMPHASIS

Emphasis - 5 Rotations 1
VCS 7232Food Animal Medicine and Surgery II2
VCS 7452Ultrasound/Clinical Pathology II2
Select one of the following:2
Field Services and Production Medicine II
Large Animal Theriogenology II-A
Large Animal Theriogenology II-B
Select one of the following:2
Community Practice II
Small Animal Internal Medicine II
Select one of the following:2
Ophthalmology II
Zoological Medicine II
Hours Subtotal10
Electives 1
Select 6 rotations from the following:
Anesthesiology III
Community Practice III
Equine Medicine III
Equine Surgery and Sports Medicine III
Externship IV
Externship V
Externship VI
Field Services and Production Medicine III
Food Animal Medicine and Surgery III
Small Animal Intensive Care Unit III
Large Animal Bovine Theriogenology III
Large Animal Equine Theriogenology III
Large Animal Theriogenology III
Ophthalmology III
Professional Development Experience III
Small Animal Internal Medicine III
Small Animal Surgery III
Zoological Medicine III
Applied Canine Exercise Physiology Elective III
Hours Subtotal12
Total Hours22

EQUINE EMPHASIS

Emphasis - 4 Rotations 1
VCS 7092Equine Medicine II2
VCS 7122Equine Surgery and Sports Medicine II2
VCS 7312Large Animal Theriogenology II-A2
VCS 7322Large Animal Theriogenology II-B2
Hours Subtotal8
Electives 1
Select 7 rotations from the following:
Anesthesiology III
Equine Medicine III
Equine Performance Medicine III
Equine Surgery and Sports Medicine III
Externship IV
Externship V
Externship VI
Field Services and Production Medicine III
Food Animal Medicine and Surgery III
Large Animal Equine Theriogenology III
Ophthalmology III
Professional Development Experience III
Ultrasound/Clinical Pathology III
Zoological Medicine III
Hours Subtotal14
Total Hours22

For additional requirements, please refer to the College of Veterinary Medicine page in the Catalog.