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2017-2018 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog 
2017-2018 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Pre-Veterinary Medicine

About the Pre-Veterinary Medicine Option Program

Although Texas Tech does not offer a degree in pre-veterinary medicine, students may still prepare for veterinary school by completing the minimum admission requirement of 56 credit hours. A pre-veterinary medicine advisor is available to assist students in selecting courses and degree programs.

The following courses are included in the minimum admission requirement:

Recommended Curriculum

Pre-Veterinary Medicine

The curriculum is designed to qualify students for entrance into schools of veterinary medicine. Students who complete this curriculum may either apply for admission to a school of veterinary medicine or change to one of the four-year curricula in the university. The minimum course requirements for enrollment in a professional veterinary medicine curriculum will normally be 56 semester hours of acceptable credit. The following is a suggested sequence of courses to complete these requirements.

First Year

Second Year

Third Year


Total: 13


Total: 13