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PRE-VETERINARY MEDICINE / ANIMAL SCIENCE

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Careers in Veterinary Medicine & Animal Science for Christ & Scripture

Bachelor’s in Biology (B.S.), emphasis in Pre-Veterinary Medicine / Animal Science

The Bachelor’s in Biology with emphasis on Pre-Veterinary Medicine or Animal Science best prepares students for admission to veterinary medical school. Gaining admission to veterinary medical schools is highly competitive—more so even than medical school—and you will want to begin planning your undergraduate curriculum with this in mind. Our program is uniquely dedicated to academic excellence, real-world career preparation, and developing lifelong patterns of intellectual growth while also being uncompromising in the faith. TMU produces students who are intellectually competent and an exemplary testimony no matter where the Lord may lead them in their careers.

WE HOLD CHRIST AND SCRIPTURE AS INERRANT AND ABOVE ALL ELSE. EVERYTHING IS INTERPRETED THROUGH THAT LENS WITHOUT COMPROMISE. THIS MEANS THE BIBLE IS THE FOUNDATION FOR SCIENCE, NOT SCIENCE FOR THE BIBLE. - Dr. Joe Francis, Dean of the School of Science, Mathematics, Technology & Health

  • 95% Medical School acceptance rate. Master’s graduates are accepted into the graduate school of their choice at a high rate.

  • Small class sizes of 12:1 means close student-teacher relationships and valuable individual attention

  • Career prospects for Veterinary Medicine in Southern California are diverse and numerous

  • TOP 10 Christian Universities and TOP 15% Colleges with the Best Academics in California (Niche.com, 2019)


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Bachelor of Science (BS) in Biology

Students are required to complete 41 Biology Core units, 23 Biology Emphasis units, 33 General Education units, and 21 Bible units. A minimum total of 122 units are required to graduate.

Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Biology

Students are required to complete 33 Biology Core units, 12 Biology Emphasis units, 33 General Education units, and 21 Bible units. A minimum total of 122 units are required to graduate.

Potential Careers

  • Veterinarian

  • Marine Biologist

  • Equine Veterinarian

  • Animal Scientist

  • Zookeeper

  • Research Biologist

  • Animal Production Manager

  • Agribusiness Manager

  • Animal Reproduction Technician

  • Federal Meat Inspector

Core Courses

LS312 Animal Physiology
LS302 Vertebrate Anatomy & Systematics
LS318 Conservation Bio. & Sustainabilit
LS362 Medical Microbiology
LS318 Conservation Bio. & Sustainability
LS388 Mathematical Ecology
LS341 Ecology
B121 Essentials of Christian Thought
Old Testament Survey I & II
New Testament Survey I & II
Christian Theology I & II

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