UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN River Falls

Majors & Minors

Veterinary Technology Plan

Bachelor of Science Degree. Animal Science-Veterinary Technology.
Visit the Animal and Food Science Department to learn more about this program.

  Fall Semester Spring Semester
Freshman
Year

ANSC 121 Companion Animals - 3
CHEM 115 General Chemistry - 4
ENGL 100 Academic Reading & Writing - 3
MATH 146 College Algebra - 3
P ED 108 Health & Fitness for Life - 1
Total semester credits - 14

ANSC 100 Intro to Animal Industries - 2
BIOL 150 General Biology - 3
ANSC 115 Animal Welfare (EC) - 3
COMS 101 Fund. of Oral Communication - 3
Social & Behavioral Science course (SB) - 3
Physical Ed activity course - 1
Total semester credits - 15

Sophomore
Year

ANSC 231 Domestic Animal Nutrition - 4
ANSC 200 Animal Science Careers - 2
AGEC 101 Economics & Mgmt in Ag - 3
CHEM 215 Chemistry Lab - 1
CHEM 230 General Organic Chem - 3
ENGL 200 Investigating Ideas: Reading, Writing, & the Disciplines - 3
Total semester credits - 16

AGBI 251 Agricultural Biochemistry - 3
ANSC 260 Animal Physiology - 3
ANSC 257 Genetics - 4
BIOL 230 Zoology - 3
Humanities/Fine Arts course (HF) - 3
Total semester credits - 16

Junior
Year

ANSC 341 Biometrics - 3
FDSC 235 Agricultural Microbiology - 3
ANSC 345 Animal Health - 2
Professional Studies in CAFES course - 3
Humanities/Fine Arts course (HF) - 3
Social & Behavioral Science course (SB) - 3
Total semester credits - 17

BIOL 240 Cell & Molecular Biology - 3
ANSC 448 Reproductive Physiology - 3
ANSC 485 Seminar in Animal Science - 1
Global Perspectives course (GP) - 3
Diversity course (ACD) - 3
Total semester credits - 13

Senior
Year

At MATC or another fully-accredited Veterinary Technician Program

Super
Senior
Year

At MATC or another fully-accredited Veterinary Technician Program

Summary of Animal and Food Science Veterinary Technology  Degree Requirements

University Requirements - 6 cr.
General Education - 35-36 cr.
Foundation Courses in Agriculture - 8 cr.
Major Requirements - 41-42 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.