|Course and Title||Semester Credit Hours Required||UNL Course Equivalent**|
One year of composition or writing emphasis courses. May include business or technical writing. Bachelor's degree counts for one-half of this requirement.
|6 credits||ENGL 150 or 151 or JGEN 120, 200 or 300 or any UNL ACE 1 course|
May include public speaking, interpersonal communication, group or organizational communication or speaking emphasis courses. A Bachelor's degree fulfills this requirement.
|3 credits||COMM 101, 109, 209, 283 or 286 or any UNL ACE 2 course|
One year series (2 semesters lectures) for biological science majors with one semester lab.
|7 credits||CHEM 109/110 with labs|
One year series (2 semesters) with one semester lab.
|7 credits||CHEM 251 and 252 CHEM 253 or 254|
One semester (no lab required). Upper-level (junior or senior) course.
|3 credits||BIOC 321 or 431†|
First semester of a two-semester series with lab. Must include mechanics, fluids, heat and thermodynamics, vibrations, waves and sound. One semester overview courses will not fulfill this requirement.
|4 credits||PHYS 141|
One year series with lab each term. If a two semester series is not available, an organismal biology course with lab and a cellular biology course with lab will substitute. A Bachelor's degree in Biology also fulfills this requirement.
Microbiology will not fulfill the cellular semester requirement for students that matriculated August 2013 or later.
|8 credits||LIFE 120 and 120L LIFE 121 and 121L|
Must include both Mendelian and molecular genetics (no lab required). Most animal breeding or livestock improvement courses will not fulfill this requirement. Molecular genetics may be combined with a livestock improvement course to cover the Mendelian genetics in order to fulfill this requirement. Molecular genetics alone will not fulfill the requirement.
|3 credits||BIOS 206 or
|Mammalian Anatomy and/or Physiology*
(no lab required) Human anatomy and physiology will fulfill this requirement. A single course in anatomy or physiology is preferred over an anatomy/physiology combined course. This course must be an overview of all mammalian systems. Comparative anatomy/physiology courses do not all fulfill this requirement. ASCI 240 will not fulfill the requirement for students that matriculated August 2017 or later.
|3 credits||ASCI 340† or
BIOS 213† or 214
|Arts, Humanities and/or Social Sciences||8 credits|
*Science Requirement--These courses are used to calculate the required science GPA.
**Additional courses may fulfill these requirements. Please contact the Professional Program in Veterinary Medicine office at 402-472-7306 or email@example.com for further information.