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Last approved: Wed, 23 Nov 2016 16:33:19 GMT

Last edit: Wed, 23 Nov 2016 16:33:15 GMT

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Change Type
Minor
ANS (Animal Science)
281
031707
Dual-Level Course
Cross-listed Course
No
Professional Development of PreVeterinary Track Students
Prof Dvpt PreVet Students
College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Animal Science (11ANS)
Term Offering
Spring Only
Spring 2017
Previously taught as Special Topics?
No
 
Course Delivery


Grading Method
Graded with S/U option
1
16
Contact Hours
(Per Week)
Component TypeContact Hours
Lecture1.0
Course Attribute(s)


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University Competencies

Course Is Repeatable for Credit
No
 
 
Dr. Shweta Trivedi

Open when course_delivery = campus OR course_delivery = blended OR course_delivery = flip
Open when course_delivery = distance OR course_delivery = online OR course_delivery = remote
Prerequisite: ZO 160 or BIO 125 or BIO 181 or BIO 183
Is the course required or an elective for a Curriculum?
No
This course introduces PreVeterinary track students to the scope of the veterinary profession and to current issues affecting veterinary professionals. The course will help students gain an understanding of the professional requirement of the veterinary school applications. Students will be expected to discuss current animal and public health issues as well as areas of national shortage in the veterinary profession. One Saturday at the NCSU vet school Open House is required (first Saturday in April).

No

Is this a GEP Course?
No
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Requisites and Scheduling
 
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Student Learning Outcomes

Learning Outcomes


The students should be able to:



  1. Describe the variety of jobs that a veterinarian can do besides small animal practice

  2. Assess and critique current issues facing veterinary profession

  3. Select internships to diversify animal and veterinary experiences

  4. Create a VMCAS application and a personal statement on their own’

  5. Critique interview skills in a group

  6. Analyze and plan alternate plans besides vet school


Evaluation MethodWeighting/Points for EachDetails
Written Assignment40 %
Short Paper30 %
Attendance30 %
TopicTime Devoted to Each TopicActivity
January 8: Introduction, VetPAC & its resources50 minutes
January 15: Veterinary Profession & its scope50 minutes
January 22: Vet School Admissions at CVM-NCSU50 minutes
January 29: Online Application System- VMCAS50 minutes
February 5: Online Application System- VMCAS50 minutes
February 12: Building Diversity in a portfolio50 minutes
February 19: Writing a Personal Statement50 minutes
February 26: Vet School Interviews 50 minutes
March 4: Reflections of Current DVM students 50 minutes
March 18: Lab Animal Medicine50 minutes
April 1: Large Animal Medicine50 minutes
April 8: Exotic Animal Medicine50 minutes
April 15: Dual Degree Options (DVM/PhD, DVM/MPH)50 minutes
April 22: Plan B Options and Vet Tech Program50 minutes
The course is being made available to Freshman PreVet track students as by removing the Sophomore standing. Many Freshman PreVet track students come in with a firm resolve to stay on PreVet track and this change would assist them in taking the Professional Development course early to assist them in planning experiential opportunities and required coursework.
aeherget (Fri, 21 Oct 2016 14:42:20 GMT): AECHH: Uploading updated syllabus at instructor's request. 10/21/2016
aeherget (Wed, 09 Nov 2016 16:33:36 GMT): AECHH: Updating prerequisites and uploading syllabus at instructor's request via email. 11/9/2016
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