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Pre-Veterinary Medicine (AA.PVET)

The Pre-Veterinary Medicine major is designed for those students who are planning to transfer to a university such as the University of Illinois to earn a Bachelor of Science degree in Animal Science with a Pre-Veterinary Medicine concentration or seek early admission to a College of Veterinary Medicine. This major can also be used to meet requirements for the Pre-Veterinary Medicine concentration at Eastern Illinois University.

The Associate in Arts degree requires the completion of 64 credit hours. The sample course sequence below includes the required 64 credit hours plus additional courses recommended for this major.

This program follows Math Pathway #4. Math requirements for a specific major may vary from one institution to another. Please consult with an academic counselor or academic advisor to confirm the pathway that is applicable to your major and transfer institution.

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FIRST YEAR
First Semester
Hours
GEN
ENG-119
Composition I Pathway

ENG-119
Composition I Pathway

Students will study the writing process by reading essays illustrating a variety of rhetorical strategies, analyzing texts, and writing, revising, and editing short essays. Course is for students who have assessed into developmental English, receiving supplemental instruction for course completion.


Course Outline

OR
GEN
ENG-120
Composition I

ENG-120
Composition I

Students will study the writing process by reading essays that illustrate a variety of rhetorical strategies, analyzing writing tasks and texts, and writing, revising, and editing short essays.


Course Outline

3.0
GEN
BIO-100
Bio Science I

BIO-100
Bio Science I

This course provides an introduction to the fundamental processes and structures common to all living things along with their applications to society.


Course Outline

4.0
GEN
MAT-130
College Algebra

MAT-130
College Algebra

Review of the real number system, radicals, equations, and exponents, relations and functions, logarithms, complex numbers, polynomials, and theory of equations. A graphing calculator is required. A graphing calculator is required. Ask instructor for calculator recommendation.


Course Outline

AND
GEN
MAT-132
Trigonometry

MAT-132
Trigonometry

Study of trigonometric functions, trigonometric identities, graphing, solving trigonometric equations, inverse trigonometric functions, right triangle trigonometry, application of law of sines and law of cosines, complex numbers and vectors. A graphing calculator is required. Ask instructor for calculator recommendation.


Course Outline

OR
GEN
MAT-140
Algebra With Trigonometry

MAT-140
Algebra With Trigonometry

A unified study of the algebraic and trigonometric concepts needed for calculus. Credit not granted for both this course and College Algebra. A graphing calculator is required. Ask instructor for calculator recommendations.


Course Outline

5.0
GEN
PSY-271
Intr/Psychology

PSY-271
Intr/Psychology

Focuses on psychology as a science, introducing Concepts, research methods and research in a variety of subfields, including neuroscience, sensation and perception, consciousness, learning and memory, cognition, motivation and emotion, development, personality, disorders and therapy, and social psychology.

Course Outline

OR
GEN
SOC-280
Introduction to Sociology

SOC-280
Introduction to Sociology

Study of human interaction focusing on social influences shaping personality, structure and dynamics of human society. Topics include: sociological perspective, culture, society, social interaction; social change in global perspective; socialization; families; social class; and social stratification; race and ethnicity; and deviance.

Course Outline

3.0
CORE
AGR-206
Intro/Animal Science

AGR-206
Intro/Animal Science

Focuses on a study of beef, swine, sheep, poultry, and horses; and the scientific factors affecting nutrition, selection and genetics, products, environment, and physiology.

Course Outline

4.0

Semester Totals

19.0
Second Semester
GEN
ENG-121
Composition II

ENG-121
Composition II

Students will learn how to find, use, assess and document research sources, producing an extended writing project based primarily on library research.


Course Outline

3.0
GEN
MAT-241
Analytical Geometry and Calculus I

MAT-241
Analytical Geometry and Calculus I

Differential and integral calculus of elementary functions of one variable, such as polynomial, rational, radical, trigonometric, inverse trigonometric, exponential and logarithmic functions, will be covered. Applications include rates of change, optimization, curve sketching and area. A graphing calculator is required. Ask instructor for calculator recommendations.


Course Outline

OR
GEN
MAT-211
Math Analysis

MAT-211
Math Analysis

This course covers mathematical analysis of polynomial calculus with applications to business and social sciences. It includes the mathematics of finance, techniques and applications of differentiation & integration, optimization theory and area. Graphing calculator required. Ask instructor for calculator recommendation.



Course Outline

4.0
ELE
BIO-116
General Zoology

BIO-116
General Zoology

An introduction to the basic concepts of animal life and its diversity. Including: taxonomy, cellular and organismic structure and function, development and economic importance.


Course Outline

4.0
GEN
POS-160
American National Government

POS-160
American National Government

The fundamental principles of the American Government are summarized. Such topics as federalism, civil liberties, citizenship, parties and elections, the Presidency, Congress, Judiciary, and national policies and politics are discussed within the framework of the American Constitutional system.

Course Outline

OR
GEN
SOC-286
Racial and Ethnic Groups

SOC-286
Racial and Ethnic Groups

An examination of American racial and ethnic diversity with an attempt to understand racial and ethnic relations. The examination is made emphasizing the sociological perspective while including material from the other social sciences.

Course Outline

OR
GEN
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IAI Social/Behavioral Science

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IAI Social/Behavioral Science

No Description Available
3.0
GEN
ART-250
Understanding Art

ART-250
Understanding Art

A survey of the visual arts from Ancient to contemporary times, an understanding the major cultural and historical relationships to the art forms.

Course Outline

OR
GEN
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Any IAI Fine Arts

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Any IAI Fine Arts

No Description Available
3.0

Semester Totals

17.0
SECOND YEAR
First Semester
Hours
GEN
COM-111
Intro to Speech Communication

COM-111
Intro to Speech Communication

Focuses on the fundamental principles and methods of selection, analyzing, organizing, developing and communicating information, evidence, and points of view to audiences.


Course Outline

3.0
GEN
CHM-150
General Chemistry I

CHM-150
General Chemistry I

General principles of chemistry for students majoring in chemistry, engineering or science professions. Topics include atomic theory, bonding, stoichiometry, gas laws and thermochemistry.


Course Outline

4.0
GEN
ECO-231
Principles of Economics I (Macro)

ECO-231
Principles of Economics I (Macro)

Focuses on the nature and method of economics, basic supply and demand analysis, national income accounting, business cycles, inflation and unemployment, fiscal policy, money and banking, and monetary policy.

Course Outline

OR
GEN
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IAI Social/Behavioral Science

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IAI Social/Behavioral Science

No Description Available
3.0
GEN
HIS-250
Western Civil to 1660

HIS-250
Western Civil to 1660

A survey of the political, economic, cultural and social development of Western Civilization to 1660. Topics include prehistory, ancient near east, Greco-Roman world, Germanic migrations, middle ages, Renaissance and Reformation, and the beginnings of the Modern World.

Course Outline

OR
GEN
HIS-252
West Civil/1660-Present

HIS-252
West Civil/1660-Present

Survey of Western Civilization with topics including absolutism, the rise of modern science, the French Revolution, the Industrial Revolution, the Age of Ideology, Imperialism, the Russian Revolutions, World War I, the Rise of Totalitarianism, World War II and the Contemporary Age.

Course Outline

OR
GEN
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IAI Humanities/Fine Arts

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IAI Humanities/Fine Arts

No Description Available
3.0

Semester Totals

13.0
Second Semester
ELE
CHM-151
General Chemistry II

CHM-151
General Chemistry II

Continuation of the General principles of chemistry for students majoring in chemistry, engineering or science professions. Topics include solids/liquids, solutions, kinetics, equilibrium, thermodynamics and electrochemistry.


Course Outline

4.0
GEN
HIS-153
History/Culture of Third World

HIS-153
History/Culture of Third World

The course will introduce the student to history and culture in the third world from ancient civilizations to the modern era. This course will focus upon broad themes in history and culture and will examine those themes in each major historical era.

Course Outline

OR
GEN
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IAI Humanities/Fine Arts

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IAI Humanities/Fine Arts

No Description Available
3.0
GEN
BIO-235
Microbiology

BIO-235
Microbiology

This course covers a survey of microorganisms with detailed study of the biology, metabolism, growth, death, genetics, and methods of differentiation of bacteria. Also classification, control of organisms by physical and chemical methods, immunology and diseases are covered.


Course Outline

4.0
CORE
AGR-207
Intro/Ag Economics

AGR-207
Intro/Ag Economics

Principles of economics applied to problems in agriculture, marketing of agricultural products, agricultural policy, and the role of agriculture in the U.S. and world economies.

Course Outline

4.0

Semester Totals

15.0

Total Program Hours

64.0
Suggested Electives
MAT-125
Statistics

MAT-125
Statistics

Application of elementary principles of descriptive statistics including frequency distribution, graphical presentation, measures of center, location and variation. Elements of probability, sampling techniques, binomial and normal distribution, correlation/regression and hypothesis testing. Graphing calculator and Excel required.


Course Outline

3.0
AGR-064
Beef/Dairy Production Skills

AGR-064
Beef/Dairy Production Skills

Prepares students with the necessary skills required in modern cattle production, the different methods and tools used to perform these skills and a close inspection of handling facilities.

Course Outline

1.5
PHY-130
College Physics I

PHY-130
College Physics I

This course covers Newtonian Mechanics, heat, fluid motion. Intended for students in the pre-professional areas, arts and sciences, and four year technology majors. It is not intended for students who plan to major (or minor) in physics or engineering.


Course Outline

4.0
AGR-065
A.I. Management-Cattle

AGR-065
A.I. Management-Cattle

Provides a basic understanding of reproductive physiology and trains individuals to artificially inseminate beef or dairy cattle. Explains and gives hands-on experience in actual insemination producers.

Course Outline

1.5
PHY-131
College Physics II

PHY-131
College Physics II

An introduction to electricity and magnetism, wave motion, optics and basic modern physics for pre-professional, arts and sciences, and four year technology majors. This course is to be taken with PHY-130 to form a complete sequence.


Course Outline

4.0
AGR-071
Swine Reproduction and A.I.

AGR-071
Swine Reproduction and A.I.

Trains individuals to understand reproductive physiology, semen collection and artificial insemination.

Course Outline

1.0
 
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Suggested Electives
MAT-125
Statistics

MAT-125
Statistics

Application of elementary principles of descriptive statistics including frequency distribution, graphical presentation, measures of center, location and variation. Elements of probability, sampling techniques, binomial and normal distribution, correlation/regression and hypothesis testing. Graphing calculator and Excel required.


Course Outline

3.0
AGR-064
Beef/Dairy Production Skills

AGR-064
Beef/Dairy Production Skills

Prepares students with the necessary skills required in modern cattle production, the different methods and tools used to perform these skills and a close inspection of handling facilities.

Course Outline

1.5
PHY-130
College Physics I

PHY-130
College Physics I

This course covers Newtonian Mechanics, heat, fluid motion. Intended for students in the pre-professional areas, arts and sciences, and four year technology majors. It is not intended for students who plan to major (or minor) in physics or engineering.


Course Outline

4.0
AGR-065
A.I. Management-Cattle

AGR-065
A.I. Management-Cattle

Provides a basic understanding of reproductive physiology and trains individuals to artificially inseminate beef or dairy cattle. Explains and gives hands-on experience in actual insemination producers.

Course Outline

1.5
PHY-131
College Physics II

PHY-131
College Physics II

An introduction to electricity and magnetism, wave motion, optics and basic modern physics for pre-professional, arts and sciences, and four year technology majors. This course is to be taken with PHY-130 to form a complete sequence.


Course Outline

4.0
AGR-071
Swine Reproduction and A.I.

AGR-071
Swine Reproduction and A.I.

Trains individuals to understand reproductive physiology, semen collection and artificial insemination.

Course Outline

1.0
×
Suggested Electives
MAT-125
Statistics

MAT-125
Statistics

Application of elementary principles of descriptive statistics including frequency distribution, graphical presentation, measures of center, location and variation. Elements of probability, sampling techniques, binomial and normal distribution, correlation/regression and hypothesis testing. Graphing calculator and Excel required.


Course Outline

3.0
AGR-064
Beef/Dairy Production Skills

AGR-064
Beef/Dairy Production Skills

Prepares students with the necessary skills required in modern cattle production, the different methods and tools used to perform these skills and a close inspection of handling facilities.

Course Outline

1.5
PHY-130
College Physics I

PHY-130
College Physics I

This course covers Newtonian Mechanics, heat, fluid motion. Intended for students in the pre-professional areas, arts and sciences, and four year technology majors. It is not intended for students who plan to major (or minor) in physics or engineering.


Course Outline

4.0
AGR-065
A.I. Management-Cattle

AGR-065
A.I. Management-Cattle

Provides a basic understanding of reproductive physiology and trains individuals to artificially inseminate beef or dairy cattle. Explains and gives hands-on experience in actual insemination producers.

Course Outline

1.5
PHY-131
College Physics II

PHY-131
College Physics II

An introduction to electricity and magnetism, wave motion, optics and basic modern physics for pre-professional, arts and sciences, and four year technology majors. This course is to be taken with PHY-130 to form a complete sequence.


Course Outline

4.0
AGR-071
Swine Reproduction and A.I.

AGR-071
Swine Reproduction and A.I.

Trains individuals to understand reproductive physiology, semen collection and artificial insemination.

Course Outline

1.0
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