This sequence prepares students for entry into schools or colleges of Veterinary Medicine. The program of study includes Animal Science, Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Math courses. Graduates of Veterinary Medicine with a DVM may find career opportunities in clinical practice, with government agencies and in private industry.
Why Study Agriculture - Pre-Veterinary Medicine?
The Agriculture major at Illinois State offers a wide array of sequences to prepare students planning on working in any aspect within the agricultural industry. Students who graduate with a degree in Agriculture are not just limited to working on “the farm;” rather they are desirable employees in various industries and career fields. Agricultural Science provides a broad background for working in the agricultural and natural resources industry.
Illinois State's preferred filing period for freshman students for the fall semester is September 1-November 15. Applying early is encouraged, as the University must limit enrollment due to space at the University and in specific majors/programs. Visit the Office of Admissions to apply today!
Plans of Study and Progress Tracking
This information is based on requirements for the academic year(s) indicated. Students should consult the catalog year they were admitted under for their academic requirements.
Illinois State's preferred filing period for fall transfer students is September 1-January 15. For the spring semester, the preferred filing period is from April 1-August 1. You are encouraged to apply early in the preferred filing period for best consideration for admission into competitive majors. Visit the Office of Admissions to apply today!
Middle 50% GPA
3.00 - 3.50
If 60 or more hours completed at the time of enrollment:
Biological Diversity (BSC 196)
Molecular and Cellular Basis of Life (BSC 197)
General Chemistry I (CHE 140)
General Chemistry II (CHE 141)
AGR 109 Introduction to the Agriculture Industry
AGR 170 Introduction to Animal Science
CHE 230 Organic Chemistry
CHE 231 Organic Chemistry Laboratory
Biochemistry course - Basic Biochemistry (CHE 242) or General Biochemistry (CHE 342)
Physics - College Physics I (PHY 108) and College Physics II (PHY 109) OR Physics for Science and Engineering I and II (PHY 110 and 111)