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Prerequisite Courses

Course

Quarter Credits

Semester Credits

Requirements

English 9-15

6-10

One writing course and one additional English course, such as speech, literature, advanced writing, technical writing, etc. - this requirement is normally satisfied by the graduation requirement at the applicant's primary undergraduate institution. 
Mathematics   
Algebra, pre-calculus or calculus

5-8  

  3-5  College algebra, pre-calculus or calculus

Statistics

  5-8

3-5

Statistics.

Chemistry    
General with labs 12-156-10General inorganic chemistry including labs (three quarters or two semesters).
Organic

5-8

3-5

Organic chemistry I or II, non-terminal sequence (two quarters or one semester, lab not required).
Biochemistry5-73-5General biochemistry I or II (two quarters or one semester, lab not required) emphasizing metabolic pathways and regulatory mechanism. Prospective students should have organic chemistry prerequisite substantially meeting the pre-veterinary organic chemistry requirement (lab not required). 
Biology    
Biology with labs

12-15

6-10

General biology introductory course with lab (3 to 5 credits) and one additional biology course (3 to 5 credits) with a course number higher than introductory biology (lab not required for second course).
Genetics5-73-5Science of genetics, applied or human genetics (lab not required). 
Physics

12-15

6-10

Introductory sequence. Topics covered need to include mechanics, heat, sound, electricity, light, magnetism and atomic physics (lab not required). 
Liberal Education 15-209-12Three courses total. This can be any class designated as liberal education course or any class counted toward meeting the liberal education degree requirements at the applicant's primary undergraduate institution. 

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