Department of Biological Sciences
Certificate in Post-Baccalaureate Pre-Veterinary Studies
This certificate program is designed for students who have already graduated from college with a baccalaureate degree and who seek to fulfill the science course requirements for admission to schools of veterinary medicine.
In addition to a baccalaureate degree, all of the following courses or equivalent courses transferred from another institution are required. At least 6 credits must be earned from the University of Southern Maine. A grade of C- or higher is required for all courses listed below.
Biology (14 credit hours)
BIO 105, 106 Biological Principles I: Cellular Biology and Laboratory
BIO 107 Biological Principles II: Evolution, Biodiversity, and Ecology
And one BIO course with lab chosen from those numbered 300 or higher
Chemistry (22 credit hours)
CHY 113, 114, 115, 116 Principles of Chemistry I and II and Laboratory
CHY 251, 252, 253, 254 Organic Chemistry I and II and Laboratory
CHY 461 Biochemistry I
Physics (10 credit hours)
PHY 111, 114, 112, 116 Elements of Physics I and II and Laboratory
Mathematics (4 credit hours)
MAT 152 Calculus A