Pre-Veterinary
Courses

59 credit hours
98% career outcome rate

Pre-VeterinaryFeatured Courses

As a student in the pre-veterinary major at Concordia Nebraska, you’ll have the opportunity to take specialized courses related to various aspects of the pre-veterinary profession. These classes, designed to equip you for leadership and service in various pre-veterinary careers, are taught by some of our esteemed faculty who have extensive experience in their fields.

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Pre-VeterinarySample Schedule of Courses

The following sample course of study is an example of the sequence of courses you might take in order to receive your degree. Please plan to discuss your actual course of study with your advisor, who can help you stay on track to meet your academic and professional goals.

Pre-Veterinary Courses

BIO 111
General Biology I
Lecture 3, Lab. 2. A study of general biology: Science as a way of knowing — Scientific methodology and practice; literacy in biological literature and research, study of cells and molecular biology, cell organelles, inclusions, function, and a study of genetics.
4
credits
BIO 112
General Biology II
Lecture 3, Lab. 2. A study of general biology, a continuation of General Biology I: organismic biology, structure and function of plants and animals, reproduction, growth and development, population biology, evolution as a paradigm and ecology.
4
credits
BIO 208
General Genetics
Lecture 3, Lab. 3. An overview of genetic principles and their applications to inheritance including supportive studies of representative plants and animals. The lab will include both traditional and modern techniques in genetic analysis.
4
credits
BIO 343
Human Anatomy and Physiology I
Lecture 3, Lab. 3. A study of general principles of physiology, cell structure and function, cell metabolism and division. A survey of tissues, integumentary, skeletal, muscle, and nervous system.
4
credits
BIO 344
Human Anatomy and Physiology II
Lecture 3, Lab. 3. A survey of the circulatory, respiratory, digestion, excretion, endocrine and reproductive systems. Introduction to nutrition and bio–rhythms.
4
credits
BIO 351
General Microbiology
Lecture 2, Lab. 4. An introduction to the activities of bacteria and fungi. The laboratory will be concerned with the culture, physiology, and identification of the major groups of microbes. Emphasis is on pure culture technique and diversity of microbes in infection and disease.
4
credits
CHEM 115
General Chemistry
Lecture 3, Lab. 3. General principles of chemistry: atoms and molecules, chemical reactions and reaction stoichiometry, phases of matter, electronic structure, bonding, molecular shapes, and intermolecular forces.
4
credits
CHEM 116
General Inorganic and Qualitative Analysis
Lecture 3, Lab. 3. A continuation of general chemistry: chemical kinetics, equilibrium, acids and bases, oxidation-reduction chemistry, and fundamental qualitative analysis.
3
credits
CHEM 231
Organic Chemistry I
Lecture 3, Lab. 3. The compounds of the aliphatic and aromatic series, stressing general principles. The basic understandings in this area, an appreciation of the relation of organic chemistry to daily life.
4
credits
CHEM 331
Organic Chemistry II
Lecture 3, Lab. 3. This course, along with Chemistry 231, covers the material typically covered in the first year organic chemistry course.
4
credits
CHEM 345
Introductory Biochemistry
Introduction to the biochemistry of carbohydrates, fats, proteins and nucleic acids; the metabolism of foods.
3
credits
CHEM 346
Introductory Biochemistry Lab
This course introduces students to advanced techniques in biochemistry, cell, and molecular biology. Students will also obtain practice in the acquisition, analysis, communication, and interpretation of experimental data and results.
1
credits
CTA 211
Public Speaking
Students develop fundamental skills in the art of public speaking through the preparation and presentation of speeches designed for a variety of occasions, audiences, and situations. Skills of organization, delivery, and speech criticism developed.
3
credits
ENG 221
Intermediate Writing
A course designed to allow students to experiment with three types of writing: fiction, creative nonfiction, and poetry. Includes study and application of research related to peer writing groups and the process of writing.
3
credits
PHYS 111
General Physics I
Lecture 3, Lab. 2. Experiments, lectures and discussions to reveal the sensibleness of nature via mechanics of particles and waves as models, relativity and conservation laws, momentum and energy, and the nature of scientific inquiry.
4
credits
PHYS 112
General Physics II
Lecture 3, Lab. 2. Continuation of PHYS 111 with special emphasis on electricity and magnetism, light, and relativity and their relation to conservation principles and current scientific explanation.
4
credits
Total Credits
57