Bachelor of Science in Veterinary Science-

Laboratory Animal Science Concentration

Freshman Year

Fall Semester Credits Spring Semester Credits
BIOL1001 Biology 1 4 BIOL1002 Biology II 4
CHEM1001 Chemistry I 4 CHEM1002 Chemistry II 4
Humanities/ Fine Arts Elective 3 CORE-ENGL The New Normal: Exploring Unstructured Problems 3
CORE1001 Managing Transitions: Change as a Norm 3 MATH1200 College Algebra

Or higher

ANSC1003 Animal Care Management 3 ANSC1010 Animal Health Skills 3
17 17

Sophomore Year

Fall Semester Credits Spring Semester Credits
CHEM2100 Organic Chemistry I 4 Program Elective 3
BIOL1005 Anatomy and Physiology of Domestic Animals I 4 BIOL1006 Anatomy and Physiology of Domestic Animals II 4
ENGL1003 Writing About Literature 3 Humanities/ Fine Arts Elective 3
VTSC2005 Introduction to Laboratory Animal Health 1 CORE3100 Developing Entrepreneurial Mindset 3
VTSC2000 Laboratory Animal Science 2 PSYC1001 Introduction to Psychology 3
14 16

VTSC2901 Externship to be done summer between 2nd 3rd year

Junior Year

Fall Semester Credits Spring Semester Credits
BIOL3003 Biological Chemistry 3 BIOL2502 Microbiology 4
BIOL3500 Genetics 3 VTSC3100 Laboratory Animal Management 3
ANSC3401 Laboratory Animal Technical Methods I 4 ANSC3402 Laboratory Animal Technical Methods II 4
ANSC2901 Externship Module Ia  3 BIOL3200 Biostatistics 3
ANSC3100 Animals in Society


3 Open Elective 3
ANSC3301 The Human and Animal Bond  3
16 17

Senior Year

Fall Semester  Credits Spring Semester  Credits
VTSC3600 Clinical Veterinary Nutrition 3 ANSC4900 Externship module IIa 3
ANSC4700 The World of Research 3 ANSC4901 Externship Module llb 3
VTSC4102  Laboratory Animal Diseases 3 ANSC4902 Externship Module IIc 3
Open Elective 3 Open Elective 3
12 12
 Total Credits 121

BS Laboratory Animal Science electives include:

No more than 2 program electives may be at or below the 2000 level

ANSC1005 Animal Facilities Design and Management
ANSC2200 Canine Behavior and Training
ANSC2501 Animal Breeding
BIOL3201 Primatology
BIOL3520 Genomics
BIOL4001 Research Methods in Science
BIOL4200 Biotechniques
MGMT2200 Principles of Management and Leadership
MGMT2500 Small Business Management
PHYS2001  Physics I
VTSC3200 Clinical Animal Behavior



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