Veterinary Medicine Program within the Biology Degree

The Veterinary Medicine Program at Iowa Wesleyan University prepares students preparing for these professions usually complete a major in biology, chemistry, or life science while also meeting any special admissions requirements of the professional schools of their choice before graduating from Iowa Wesleyan.

Students seeking a Veterinary Medicine Program will earn a biology degree that provides a foundation in the study of living organisms — a field that offers a variety of options for graduates. Careers in biology often require research, communication, teamwork, time management, and computer skills. A biology major at Iowa Wesleyan combines scientific and research abilities with critical thinking and communication skills.

Veterinary Medicine Concentration Requirements:

Required Courses
Complete all of the following

  • BIO 241 & 242 Human Anatomy and Physiology I & II
  • BIO 345 Comparative Animal Anatomy
  • BIO 379 Integrative Evolutionary Physiology
  • BIO 405 Methods in Molecular Biology
  • CHEM 355 Organic Chemistry I
  • CHEM 356 Organic Chemistry II
  • CHEM 386 Biochemistry
  • PHYS 210 General Physics I
  • PHYS 220 General Physics II

Biology Requirements:

  • All concentrations are required to complete the core biology classes
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