Advising Course Plan - Aquatic and Marine Biology Major - Veterinary School Interest

This plan indicates an effective way to earn a Bachelor of Science degree in Aquatic and Marine Biology and to complete the prerequisites for most veterinary programs (although these can differ depending on the vet school).

First Year
Fall
BIOL 141PIntroductory Biology I: Biochemistry, Cell Biology and Molecular Genetics1
FSEM 100First Year Seminar1
MATH 1301Calculus I with Review Part I1
General Education requirement1
 Term Units4
Spring
BIOL 142PIntroductory Biology II: Animal and Plant Physiology1
General Education requirement1
Elective1
General Education requirement1
 Term Units4
Second Year
Fall
BIOL 243QBiostatistics1
CHEM 141PGeneral Chemistry I1
PHYS 121P2College Physics I1
General Education requirement1
 Term Units4
Spring
BIOL 244Introductory Biology III: Ecology and Evolution1
CHEM 142PGeneral Chemistry II1
PHYS 122P2College Physics II1
General Education requirement1
 Term Units4
Third Year
Fall
BIOL 3013Microbiology1
CHEM 201Organic Chemistry I1
BIOL 397Internship in Biology0.5 to 1
Junior Seminar41
 Term Units3.5 to 4
Spring
BIOL 300 or 400 level course31
CHEM 301Organic Chemistry II1
BIOL 497Research Proposal0.5
CHEM 2045Biochemistry I1
Elective61
 Term Units4.5
Fourth Year
Summer I
During the summer between third year and fourth year, or early in fourth year, the GRE needs to be taken. 
 Term Units0
Fall
BIOL 300 or 400 level course31
BIOL 498Senior Project I1
Elective1
Elective1
 Term Units4
Spring
BIOL 300 or 400 level course31
BIOL 499Senior Project II1
Elective1
Elective1
 Term Units4
Total Unit: 32 to 32.5

Some veterinary schools (including UF) require other courses like Animal Science and Animal Nutrition that must be taken during a summer and/or online before matriculation into that program.