|Course and Title||Semester Credit Hours Required||UNL Course Equivalent**|
One year of composition or writing emphasis courses. May include business or technical writing. A 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|
First semester of a two-semester series with lab (Organic Chemistry I with lab).
|4 credits||CHEM 251 and 252|
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 physics overview courses will not fulfill this requirement.
|4 credits||PHYS 141|
One year series with lab each term which includes both cellular and organismal biology. 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.
BIOS 206 or
|Mammalian Anatomy and/or Physiology*
(no lab required) Human anatomy and physiology will fulfill this requirement. Upper-level comparative anatomy or physiology or upper-level vertebrate anatomy 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. 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||6 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 firstname.lastname@example.org for further information.
All but two of the required science courses must be completed by the end of the fall term in which the applicant applies. Up to two required science courses may be taken the spring term prior to matriculation. Other non-science required courses must be completed by the end of the spring term prior to matriculation. All required coursework must be completed with a grade of "C'" (2.00) or better to fulfill the requirement. A "C-minus" or lower is not acceptable. Any required science course taken more than eight years ago may be subject to review and the applicant may be asked for further information or to repeat the course.
Required courses must be taken from an accredited college or university on a graded A-F basis. No required course may be taken under the Pass/Not Pass or Satisfactory/Fail grading system or similar options.