UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN River Falls

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 115 General Chemistry I and Lab - 4
ENGL 100 Academic Reading & Writing - 3
MATH 146 College Algebra - 3
P ED 108 Health and Fitness for Life - 1
Total semester credits - 14

ANSC 121 Companion Animals - 2
BIOL 150 General Biology - 3
ANSC 115 Animal Welfare (EC) - 3
COMS 101 Fund. of Oral Communication - 3
Social and Behavioral Science course (SB) - 3
Physical education activity course - 0.5
Total semester credit - 15.5

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
Physical education activity course - .5
Total semester credits - 15.5

AGBI 251 Agricultural Biochemistry - 3
ANSC 232 Applied Feeds and Feeding - 3
ANSC 257 Genetics - 3
BIOL 230 Zoology - 3
CHEM 215 Chemistry Lab - 1
Humanities/Fine Arts course (HF) - 3
Total semester credits - 16

Junior
Year

ANSC 346 Principles of Animal Breeding - 3
ANSC 345 Animal Health - 2
Physical education activity course - .5
Humanities/Fine Arts course (HF) - 3
Multidisciplinary course - 3
Professional Studies in CAFES course - 3
Total semester credits - 14.5

 

ANSC 260 Animal Physiology - 4
ANSC 448 Reproductive Physiology - 3
ANSC 433 Advanced Nutrition - 3
ANSC 485 Seminar in Animal Science - 1
Global Perspectives course - 3
Diversity course - 3
Total semester credits - 17

 

Senior
Year

At MATC or another fully-accredited Veterinary Technician Program

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 Agriculture - 9 cr.
Veterinary Technician Transfer Credits - 37 cr.
Credits to Degree - 120 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 advisers students may make other course choices which would meet the program requirements and be more suitable for them.