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Program Requirements

Requirements for Veterinary School

The required courses for schools are variable, but at a bare minimum, most require:

Biology w/lab (1 year)

  • BIOL 150. Investigating Biological Concepts and
  • BIOL 155. Ecology, Evolution & Diversity or BIOL 200. Cell Biology

General Chemistry w/lab (1 year)

  • CHEM 140 General Chemistry I
  • CHEM 220 Intro to Analytical Chemistry

Organic Chemistry w/lab (1 year)

  • CHEM 228 Organic Chemistry I
  • CHEM 230 Organic Chemistry II

Biochemistry w/lab (1 semester)

  • BIOC 330 Biochemistry
  • Physics w/lab
  • PHYS 130/132. Intro Physics I & II w/lab

The above requirements are the minimum required for the University of Illinois.

Some schools also require courses in mathematics and the humanities. The English composition and literature requirement is fulfilled by general education requirements at Monmouth College. The broad education at Monmouth may also fulfill some of the other requirements.