Program details and sample curriculum
The Veterinary Business Management major requires students to complete the scientific coursework necessary to apply to veterinary school.
If your dream is to run a veterinary practice, this degree offers business-oriented classes to assist in running a veterinary practice like small business management and entrepreneurship, financial management, agricultural law business, and marketing agricultural products.
Examples of common core and major requirement classes
- Small Business Management and Entrepreneurship: Development and operation of a small business, including concepts and principles such as franchising, business plans, capital acquisition, and more.
- Marketing Agricultural Products: Structure of the agricultural marketing system with emphasis on factors determining farm-level prices.
- Principles of Biology Laboratory: Emphasizes biological principles through investigative exercises and collaborative learning.
- Medical Terminology: Structure, pronunciation, and use of medical terms; anatomical structures and body systems; terms used in pathology, testing, diagnosis, surgery, pharmacology, and treatment.
TOTAL Credits = 122 credits
Undergraduate Catalog Course Descriptions
- Fall Semester: AAEC 1005, ENGL 1105, BIOL 1105, BIOL 1115 (1 credit), CHEM 1035, CHEM 1045 (1 credit) = 17 credits
- Spring Semester: AAEC 1006, ENGL 1106, Pathways 5F class, BIOL 1106, BIOL 1116 (1 credit), CHEM 1036, CHEM 1046 (1 credit) = 17 credits
- Fall Semester: AAEC 2434, PHYS 2205, PHYS 2215 (1 credit), CHEM 2535, CHEM 2545 (1 credit), Pathways 2 class, Pathways 6-Design class = 17 credits
- Spring Semester: AAEC 3454, CHEM 2536, CHEM 2546 (1 credit), PHYS 2206, PHYS 2216 (1 credit), BCHM 2024 = 14 credits
- Fall Semester: STAT 3615, AAEC 3504, AAEC 3604, ACIS 2115, Pathways 2 class = 15 credits
- Spring Semester: AAEC 3014, AAEC 3424, AAEC 3024, COMM 2004, Pathways 7 class = 15 credits
- Fall Semester: AAEC 4424, ENGL 3774, Pathways 6-Arts class, Free elective, Free elective = 15 credits
- Spring Semester: AAEC Restricted Elective, Free elective, Free elective, Free elective = 12 credits
You will learn the following key skill sets from this major
- Small business management
- Financial analysis
- Critical thinking
- Veterinarian technician
A highlight of companies who hire our graduates
- American Farm Bureau Federation
- CropLife America
- Delta Air Lines
- Department of Labor
- Harvard University
- Georgetown University
- John Deere Company
- Johnson & Johnson
- National Corn Growers Association
- Norfolk Southern
- Northrop Grumman
- U.S. Government, and more...