Veterinary Science is the study of the diseases and health maintenance of animals. It is a minor that gives students a glimpse into areas such as animal health and welfare, biological or biomedical sciences and biotechnology or related fields which require scientific-based academic preparation.
Complete 4 Core Courses:
Complete 8 units of Elective courses (Choose from the following courses)
In some instances, core courses will be allowed to be used toward both major and minor requirement. However, NO ELECTIVE COURSES, will be allowed to count both toward the major and minor course requirements. The student should work closely with both the major and minor advisor to avoid this problem.
Declaring the Minor
Minor must declared by the Vet Sci minor advisor. Student must make an appointment with the Vet Sci Minor Advisor (J.Christina Garcia) by using this link: https://sbs.arizona.edu/advising/index.php?k=a684eceee76fc522773286a895b... The green slots are walk-in times and the blue slots are available appointment times. Grey/Orange is reserved (not available time). Remember in order to ensure that you are scheduling your appointment with me, make sure you click my name (when in the WISE system), otherwise you will schedule your appointment with the other advisor.. Student doesn’t need to complete any information sessions.
Most courses that apply to this minor are only offered during the regular academic year. Many of the available elective are offered either Fall or Spring, but not both. MIC 205a and MIC 205L is offered year round. Courses are not restricted to major/minor only enrollment. However, if a course if full priority will be given to Vet Sci major and minors as well as class standing. Student should regularly visiting with minor advisor when selecting elective course.