Four-Year Degree 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.

The following degree plan is based on the general education program instituted in fall 2014. For the previous general education requirements, please access these Student Transition Resources.

First semester (fall)

CoursesHours
Total hours16
KIN 210 Healthy Lifestyles: Preventive Approaches 3
GEP 101 First-Year Foundations 2
REL 101 Old Testament/Hebrew Bible 3
ENG 110 Writing I 3
PSY 121 Introductory Psychology 3
MTH 135 College Algebra 3

Second semester (spring)

CoursesHours
Total hours16
CSC 101 (Course no longer offered. Review course number changes.) -0
AGR 100 Food Security 3
AGS 101 Animal Science 4
COM 115 Fundamentals of Public Speaking 3
BIO 121 General Biology I 4

Third semester (fall)

CoursesHours
Total hours16
CHM 116 Fundamentals of Chemistry 4
CHM 117 Fundamentals of Chemistry Laboratory 1
BIO 122 General Biology II 4
PHY 123 Introduction to Physics I 4
AGS 311 Feeds and Feeding 3

Fourth semester (spring)

CoursesHours
Total hours15
AGA 105 (Course no longer offered. Review course number changes.) -0
PHY 124 Introduction to Physics II 4
CHM 201 Essentials of Organic Chemistry 3
CHM 202 Essentials of Organic Chemistry Laboratory 2
AGS 302 Reproductive Physiology
or AGS 306 Veterinary Science
3

Fifth semester (fall)

CoursesHours
Total hours13
AGB 144 Agricultural Economics I 4
AGS 302 Reproductive Physiology
or AGS 306 Veterinary Science
3
CHM 352 Introduction to Biochemistry
or PHI 110 Introduction to Philosophy
3
HST 121 Survey of the History of the United States to 1877 3

Sixth semester (spring)

CoursesHours
Total hours15-17
PLS 101 American Democracy and Citizenship 3
BIO 210 Elements of Microbiology
or BIO 310 Microbiology
3-5
AGN 215 Soils 3
AGS 301 Physiology of Farm Animals 3
AGP 370 Forage Crops for Animals and the Environment 3

Seventh semester (fall)

CoursesHours
Total hours10
ART 209 Introduction to the Visual Arts 3
HST 121 Survey of the History of the United States to 1877
or PHI 110 Introduction to Philosophy
3
AGS 316 Animal Breeding 3
AGR 490 Agronomy/Horticulture Senior Seminar 1

Eighth semester (spring)

CoursesHours
Total hours12
LLT 180 The Heroic Quest 3
ENG 210 Writing II: Writing Across the Disciplines 3
AGS 452 Beef Cattle Production
or AGS 461 Equine Nutrition and Physiology
3
Elective 3