Vet Tech Plan

Bachelor of Science Degree. Animal Science-Veterinary Technology Emphasis.

Visit the Animal Science Department to learn more about this program.

  Fall Semester Spring Semester
Freshman
Year

ANSC 111 Introduction to Animal Science - 3
CHEM 121 General Chemistry I and Lab - 5
ENGL 100 Academic Reading & Writing - 3
MATH 146 College Algebra - 3
P ED 108 Health and Fitness for Life - 1
Total semester credits - 15

ANSC 121 Companion Animals - 2
BIOL 150 General Biology - 3
COMS 101 Fund. of Oral Communication - 3
Social and Behavioral Science course (SB) - 3
Humanities/Fine Arts course (HF) - 3
Physical education activity course - 0.5
Total semester credit - 14.5

Sophomore
Year

ANSC 231 Principles of Nutrition - 3
AGEC 230 Agricultural Economics I - 3
CHEM 230 General Organic Chemistry - 3
ENGL 200 Investigating Ideas: Reading, Writing, and the Disciplines - 3
Social and Behavioral Science course (SB) - 3
Total semester credits - 15

AGBI 251 Agricultural Biochemistry - 3
ANSC 232 Applied Feeds and Feeding - 3
ANSC 257 Genetics - 3
BIOL 230 General Zoology - 3
Humanities/Fine Arts course (HF) - 3
Total semester credits - 15

Junior
Year

ANSC 260 Animal Physiology - 4
ANSC 345 Animal Health - 2
BIOL 240 Cell Biology - 3
ANSC 115 Animal Welfare (EC) - 3
Professional Studies in CAFES course - 3
Total semester credits - 15

 

ANSC 346 Principles of Animal Breeding - 3
ANSC 448 Reproductive Physiology - 3
BIOL 243 Intro to Biological Greek and Latin - 2
BIOL 324 Microbiology - 4
Diversity course - 3
Total semester credits - 15

 

Senior
Year

ANSC 433 Advanced Nutrition - 3
ANSC 485 Seminar in Animal Science - 1
Global Perspectives course - 3
Multidisciplinary course - 3
Physical education activity course - 0.5
Elective course - 3
Total semester credits - 13.5

At MATC or another fully accredited Veterinary
Technician Program

Super
Senior
Year

At MATC or another fully accredited Veterinary
Technician Program

At MATC or another fully accredited Veterinary
Technician Program

Summary of Animal and Food Science Veterinary Technology Emphasis Degree Requirements

University Requirements - 6 cr.
General Education - 40-42 cr.
Foundation Courses in CAFES - 9 cr.
Major Requirements - 42 cr.
Veterinary Technician Transfer Credits - 37 cr.
Credits to Degree - 134 cr.

 

This academic plan is an example of how students might choose to fulfill program requirements within a period of four years. After consulting with their advisors students may make other course choices which would meet the program requirements and be more suitable for them.

 


University of Wisconsin-River Falls
410 S. 3rd Street, River Falls WI 54022 USA
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