DVM First Year Curriculum

The first year of the DVM curriculum consists largely of didactic teaching and laboratory instruction and focuses on the basic biomedical sciences. The major emphasis is on the basic structural and functional relationships that occur in normal animals.


  • Gross Anatomy I
  • Physiological Chemistry
  • Developmental Anatomy
  • Clinical Skills I
  • Human-Animal Relationships
  • Physiology
  • Veterinary Molecular Biology
  • Problem Based Learning I and II
  • Adopt-a-Veterinary Student
  • International Veterinary Medicine
  • Veterinary Histology
  • Gross Anatomy II
  • Feeds and Feeding
  • Immunology
  • General Pathology
  • Comparative Anatomy and Physiology