Missouri State University

Four-Year Graduation Plan

By completing this option, you may apply for a degree from Missouri State after completing the first two years in the College of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Missouri.

Sample schedule

This plan is a recommended course schedule. Your schedule may vary depending on course availability and electives. A projected course offering list is provided on the course rotation page. Consult with your advisor to develop a program of study that fulfills program requirements and prepares you for your career.

First semester (fall)

First semester courses Credit hours
KIN 210 Healthy Lifestyles: Preventive Approaches3
GEP 101 First-Year Foundations2
REL 101 Literature and World of the Old Testament/Hebrew Bible3
ENG 110 Writing I3
PSY 121 Introductory Psychology3
MTH 135 College Algebra3
Total hours16

Second semester (spring)

Second semester courses Credit hours
CSC 101 Computers for Learning2
AGR 100 Food Security3
AGS 101 Animal Science4
COM 115 Fundamentals of Public Speaking3
BIO 121 General Biology I4
Total hours16

Third semester (fall)

Third semester courses Credit hours
CHM 116 Fundamentals of Chemistry4
CHM 117 Fundamentals of Chemistry Laboratory1
BIO 122 General Biology II4
PHY 123 Introduction to Physics I4
AGS 311 Feeds and Feeding3
Total hours16

Fourth semester (spring)

Fourth semester courses Credit hours
AGA 105 Soils and Crop Science3
PHY 124 Introduction to Physics II4
CHM 201 Essentials of Organic Chemistry3
CHM 202 Essentials of Organic Chemistry Laboratory2
AGS 302 Reproductive Physiology OR AGS 306 Veterinary Science3
Total hours15

Fifth semester (fall)

Fifth semester courses Credit hours
AGB 144 Agricultural Economics I4
AGS 302 Reproductive Physiology OR AGS 306 Veterinary Science3
CHM 352 Introduction to Biochemistry OR PHI 110 Introduction to Philosophy3
HST 121 Survey of the History of the United States to 18773
Total hours13

Sixth semester (spring)

Sixth semester courses Credit hours
PLS 101 American Democracy and Citizenship3
BIO 210 Elements of Microbiology OR BIO 310 Microbiology3-5
AGN 215 Soils3
AGS 301 Physiology of Farm Animals3
AGP 375 Forage Crops for Animals and the Environment3
Total hours15-17

Seventh semester (fall)

Seventh semester courses Credit hours
ART 209 Introduction to the Visual Arts3
PHI 110 Introduction to Philosophy OR HST 121 History of the United States to 18773
AGS 316 Animal Breeding3
AGR 490 Agronomy/Horticulture Senior Seminar1
Total hours10

Eighth semester (spring)

Eighth semester courses Credit hours
LLT 180 The Heroic Quest3
ENG 210 Writing II: Writing Across the Disciplines3
AGS 452 Beef Production OR AGS 461 Horse Production OR other AGS elective3
Elective3
Total hours12
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