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VETERINARY MEDICINE (UNIVERSITY OF CALGARY)
- Degree is granted by the transfer institution
Students at the University of Lethbridge prepare themselves to apply for admission to a number of professional programs offered at other institutions, like veterinary medicine at the University of Calgary. Students will gain the necessary course work and experience to apply to veterinary medicine at uCalgary by pursuing a Bachelor of Science (BSc) at uLethbridge with a major in:
Most successful applicants to veterinary medicine programs will have completed a baccalaureate degree prior to admission. However, to be considered, prospective students must have completed a minimum of two full years of university courses at the time of application. Students should refer to the current Academic Calendar for a list minimum admission requirements.
Interested students should refer to the program planning guide for detailed information about the veterinary medicine program, relevant uLethbridge BSc degrees (e.g. biological sciences) and recommended courses.
The veterinary medicine (University of Calgary) enclosure is located within the preparatory programs section of the Program Planning Guides page. Please refer to the year of your intended start (e.g. 2019/2020).
The likelihood of acceptance increases with the level of education achieved. Admission to veterinary medicine is not solely based on the courses completed and the GPA obtained, academic and extracurricular involvement at the uLethbridge is strongly recommended. This can include applied studies, co-operative education and volunteering.
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Specific pre-requisites for this program will depend on the chosen major. For example students choosing Biological Sciences as a major are required to have: Biology 30, Chemistry 30 and Mathematics 30-1 as high school prerequisites. Be sure to refer to the High School Prerequisites page to make sure you meet the program requirements.
Some courses within this program include:
- Biochemistry 2000 - Introductory Biochemistry
- Biochemistry 3300 - Bioenergetics and Metabolism
- Biology 1010 - Cellular Basis of Life
- Biology 1020 - Diversity of Life
- Biology 2000 - Principles of Genetics
- Biology 3400 - Principles of Microbiology
- Chemistry 1000 - General Chemistry I
- Chemistry 2000 - General Chemistry II
- Chemistry 2500 - Organic Chemistry I
- Chemistry 2600 - Organic Chemistry II
- Chemistry 2740 - Physical Chemistry
- English 1900 - Introduction to Language and Literature
- Mathematics 1560 - Calculus I
- Mathematics 2560 - Calculus II
- Physics 1000 - Introduction to Physics I
- Physics 2000 - Introduction to Physics II