The course requirements and other requirements (non-course) for those students attending Central Washington Univeristy who plan on applying to veterinary school are listed below. CWU does not offer a degree in veterinary medicine or veterinary technician programs but does offer the prerequisite courses necessary for successful admission to those programs.
IMPORTANT: This list is based on the requirements for Washington State University's College of Veterinary Medicine. Each of the 28 veterinary schools in the United States has its own requirements. You must check to be sure that these courses will meet the admission requirements for each veterinary school to which you apply.
BIOL 181, 183, and 183 (General Biology)
CHEM 181, 182, and 183 (General Chemistry)
MATH 153 and 154 (Precalculus I and II)
BIOL 213 (Quantitative Methods)
PHYS 111, 111Lab, 112, 112Lab (Introductory Physics)
BIOL 321 (Genetics)
CHEM 361, 361Lab, 362 (Organic Chemistry)
CHEM 431, 431Lab, 432 (Biochemistry)
Other Recommended Courses:
BIOL 320 (Cellular Biology)
BIOL 323 (Microbiology)
BIOL 352 (Parasitology)
BIOL 353 (Comparative Vertebrate Anatomy)
BIOL 354 (General Vertebrate Embryology)
BIOL 421 (General Virology)
BIOL 422 (Immunology)
BIOL 426 (Medical Microbiology)
BIOL 454 (Histology)
BIOL 455 (Zoophysiology)
The Pre-Veterinary advisor at CWU is:
Dr. Jason Irwin
Department of Biological Sciences
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