As a veterinarian, you'll provide routine care for domestic or farm animals and ensure their well-being.
Related classes at Calvin
Comparative Animal and Human Physiology, Animal Behavior, Vertebrate Biology, Immunology, Biochemistry
Education after Calvin
Complete your degree and go on to attend a school of veterinary medicine for four years.
Calvin grads have attended excellent veterinary schools like Michigan State University and Kansas State University.
Course Requirements 2014-2015Requirements include 2 courses in general biology
- BIOL-141 or BIOL-224
- BIOL-225 or BIOL-205/BIOL-206
- Microbiology BIOL-207 or BIOL-336
- Cell biology BIOL-335
- Genetics BIOL-321
You must also take CHEM-103 and CHEM-104, and CHEM-261 and CHEM-262, CHEM-303 or CHEM-323, PHYS-221 and PHYS-222, and one math course (e.g., MATH-110, MATH-132 or MATH-171). Some schools may have other specific requirements, so check with the pre-veterinary advisor if you have questions. You may also refer to the timeline for a more detailed, semester breakdown of requirements.
Learn more about the field of veterinary medicine at the American Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges (AAVMC) ».
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