5.8 Pre-Veterinary Program
A pre-veterinary program is offered to students who plan to take the degree Doctor of Veterinary Medicine. Pre-veterinary students whose academic standing is acceptable may be admitted to the Western College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Saskatchewan. Acceptance into the Western College of Veterinary Medicine from the pre-veterinary program at the University of Manitoba is normally restricted to residents of Manitoba. Students from outside Manitoba may be accepted as residents of their own province or country. Students entering the pre-veterinary program are responsible for establishing their residence status.
Western College of Veterinary Medicine, Saskatoon
Two full years of university training are required for admission comprised of 30 hours from University 1 and 30 hours in the Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences, during which credit must be secured in the number of courses considered a standard load in the curriculum in which they are obtained. The deadline for applications is December.
he program of Pre-Veterinary study must include one full course in each of: English*, Physics, Biochemistry, Mathematics or Statistics; one half course in Microbiology, one and a half full courses in Biology or Zoology (including genetics), Chemistry (including organic chemistry); plus electives sufficient to complete two full years. (*This requirement can also be met by taking AGRI 2030 Technical Communications, and one half course in philosophy.)
The following program is designed to meet the above requirements within the constraints of present course offerings. Some modifications may be possible.
|First Year/University 1|
|CHEM 1300||University 1 Chemistry: Structure and Modelling in Chemistry||3|
|CHEM 1320||University 1 Chemistry: An Introduction to Organic Chemistry||3|
|MATH 1680||Mathematical Science for Agricultural and Related Sciences||6|
|AGRI 1500||Natural Resources and Primary Agricultural Production||3|
|AGRI 1510||Production, Distribution and Utilization of Agricultural Products||3|
|BIOL 1020||Biology 1: Principles and Themes||3|
|BIOL 1030||Biology 2: Biological Diversity, function and Interactions||3|
|Representative Literary Works
Literature Since 1900
|Total credit hours||30|
*In place of ENGL 1200 or ENGL 1300, Technical Communications (AGRI 2030) may be taken in second year; and one of the following Philosophy courses: PHIL 1290, PHIL 2740, PHIL 2750, PHIL 2830.
|CHEM 1310||University 1 Chemistry: An Introduction to Physical Chemistry||3|
|Elements of Biochemistry 1||3|
|Elements of Biochemistry 2||3|
|PHYS 1020||General Physics 1||3|
|PHYS 1030||General Physics 2||3|
|MBIO 2100||General Microbiology A||3|
|Electives (see note* above)||9|
|Total credit hours||30|