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Veterinary Medicine

Veterinary Medicine

(All courses are 3 credit hours, unless otherwise designated.)

Indiana University does not offer a degree in veterinary medicine; however, a student may complete preveterinary requirements at IU South Bend prior to applying for admission to the Purdue University Veterinary School or any other veterinary school. A student is eligible for admission to veterinary school upon receipt of a bachelor’s degree (or, in exceptional cases, completion of 90 credit hours of university-level courses; however, nearly all students admitted to veterinary school have a bachelor’s degree). A student who plans to apply to veterinary school may earn his or her bachelor’s degree in any major, but must complete the following courses prior to admission:

Biology (21 cr.)

  • BIOL-L 101 Introduction to Biological Sciences 1 (5 cr.)
  • BIOL-L 102 Introduction to Biological Sciences 2 (5 cr.)
  • BIOL-L 211 Molecular Biology
  • BIOL-L 311 Genetics
  • MICR-M 310 Microbiology
  • MICR-M 315 Microbiology Laboratory (2 cr.)

Chemistry (23 cr.)

  • CHEM-C 105  Principles of Chemistry I
  • CHEM-C 106 Principles of Chemistry II
  • CHEM-C 125 Experimental Chemistry I (2 cr.)
  • CHEM-C 126  Experimental Chemistry II (2 cr.)
  • CHEM-C 341 Organic Chemistry Lectures 1
  • CHEM-C 342 Organic Chemistry Lectures 2
  • CHEM-C 343 Organic Chemistry Laboratory 1 (2 cr.)
  • CHEM-C 344 Organic Chemistry Laboratory 2 (2 cr.)
  • CHEM-C 484 Biomolecules and Catabolism

English (6 cr.)

  • ENG-W 131 Reading, Writing, and Inquiry I
  • ENG-W 231 Professional Writing Skills

Mathematics (10 cr.)

  • MATH-M 215 Calculus I (5 cr.)
  • MATH-M 216 Calculus II (5 cr.)

Physics (10 cr.)

Select one of the following sequences:

Sequence 1

  • PHYS-P 201 General Physics 1 (5 cr.)
  • PHYS-P 202General Physics 2 (5 cr.)

Sequence 2

  • PHYS-P 221 Physics 1 (5 cr.)
  • PHYS-P 222 Physics 2 (5 cr.)

Speech (3 cr.)

  • SPCH-S 121 Public Speaking

Statistics (3 cr.)

  • One course in statistics

Electives (9 cr.)

  • Three courses in the humanities or social sciences (ECON-E 104 Introduction to Macroeconomics is recommended)

All required preveterinary courses must have letter grades; no courses taken on a Pass/Fail basis are accepted. Students interested in preveterinary coursework at IU South Bend should contact the advisor Ann Grens, biological sciences, soon after admission to IU South Bend to discuss an appropriate degree program. Send e-mail to or call (574) 520-4426.

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