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College of Veterinary Medicine

NOTE: The Midwestern University College of Veterinary Medicine reserves the right to alter its curriculum to address evolving college goals and resources.

Total credits first year - 58.5
Total credits second year - 60
Total credits third/fourth years - 127

Total for program completion - 245.5

First Year Total:58.5
Fall Quarter Total
ANAT 1555Veterinary Anatomy I6
BIOC 1555Veterinary Biochemistry3
CORE 1560Interdisciplinary Healthcare0.5
PHYS 1512Veterinary Physiology I3
VMED 1501Practice of Veterinary Medicine I4
VMED 1534Principles of Radiology1
VMED 1591One Health I - Principles of Epidemiology and Public Health2
Winter Quarter
ANAT 1556Veterinary Anatomy II6
BIOC 1566Fundamentals of Animal Genetics and Nutrition3
CORE 1570Interdisciplinary Healthcare0.5
MICR 1522Veterinary Immunology3
PHYS 1522Veterinary Physiology II2
VMED 1502Practice of Veterinary Medicine II3
VMED 1592One Health II - Zoonosis an Emerging Diseases2
Spring Quarter
CORE 1580Interdisciplinary Healthcare0.5
PHYS 1533Veterinary Physiology III4
VMED 1503Practice of Veterinary Medicine III3
VMED 1520Clinical Anatomy4
MICR 1522Veterinary Immunology3
VMED 1531Anesthesia / Pain Management5
VMED 1571Theriogenology3

Second Year Total:60
Fall Quarter
MICR 1671Veterinary Microbiology I4
PHAR 1660Veterinary Pharmacology I4
VMED 1604Practice of Veterinary Medicine IV3
VMED 1641Veterinary Pathology I5
VMED 1651Principles of Surgery with Surgery Lab I4
Winter Quarter
MICR 1672Veterinary Microbiology II4
PHAR 1661Veterinary Pharmacology II4
VMED 1605Practice of Veterinary Medicine V3
VMED 1642Veterinary Pathology II5
VMED 1652Surgery Lab II2
VMED 1301, 1311Elective - CVM2, 3
Spring Quarter
MICR 1673Veterinary Parasitology3
VMED 1606Practice of Veterinary Medicine VI3
VMED 1645Clinical Pathology4
VMED 1648Clinical Toxicology3
VMED 1653Surgery Lab III2
VMED 1655Small Animal Medicine and Surgery I5

Third Year Total:40
Fall Quarter
VMED 1707Practice of Veterinary Medicine VII3
VMED 1735Diagnostic Imaging5
VMED 1756Small Animal Medicine and Surgery II5
VMED 1761Equine Medicine and Surgery I4
VMED 1766Food Animal Medicine I3
Winter Quarter
VMED 1708Practice of Veterinary Medicine VIII3
VMED 1757Small Animal Medicine and Surgery III5
VMED 1762Equine Medicine and Surgery II3
VMED 1767Food Animal Medicine II3
VMED 1776Lab Animal and Exotic Species Medicine3
VMED 1301, 1311Elective - CVM2, 3

Clinical Total:87
Required Clinical Rotations
VMED  1830Radiology and Diagnostic Imaging6
VMED  1835Anesthesiology/ICU6
VMED 1840Diagnostic Services6
VMED 1850Small Animal Internal Medicine6
VMED 1851Community Practice6
VMED  1852Shelter Medicine6
VMED 1860Small Animal Surgery6
Elective Clinical Courses (Eight 2-week rotations required)
VMED 1800Advanced Shelter Medicine3
VMED 1800Beef Cattle Practice3
VMED 1800Canine Rehabilitation3
VMED 1800Cardiology3
VMED 1800Dairy Practice3
VMED 1800Dermatology3
VMED 1800Elective Rotations3
VMED 1800Emergency Medicine3
VMED 1800Equine Ambulatory3
VMED 1800Equine Medicine3
VMED 1800Equine Racetrack Practice3
VMED 1800Forensic Pathology and Medicine3
VMED 1800Laboratory Animal Medicine3
VMED 1800Laboratory Medicine3
VMED 1800Neurology3
VMED 1800Oncology3
VMED 1800Ophthalmology3
VMED 1800Veterinary Dentistry3
VMED 1800Food Animal Medicine3
VMED 1800Zoological/Avian/Exotic Animal Medicine3
VMED 1800Equine Surgery3
VMED 1800Equine Theriogenology3
VMED 1800Externships (14 weeks)21