Jul 24, 2024  
2024/25 Combined UM UMM Undergraduate Catalog 
2024/25 Combined UM UMM Undergraduate Catalog

Animal and Veterinary Sciences Minor

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Minimum number of credits required to earn minor: 18

GPA requirements to earn minor: None

Minimum Grade requirements for courses to count toward minor: C- or higher is required for all AVS courses

Contact Information: Julie Milan, Director of Academic Services, 210B Rogers Hall, 581-3315, julie.milan@maine.edu

Residency requirement: The 11 credits of required courses and 3 of the elective credits must be taken at the University of Maine

This minor is intended for students from various backgrounds who wish to supplement their education with animals: dairy, livestock, or equine. Prior to enrolling in the minor, students must consult with the Student Academic Services Coordinator in the School of Food and Agriculture to select the courses most appropriate to their background and career goals, and to discuss any course substitutions which may be appropriate. Students who wish to emphasize equine classes including equitation classes should consider the Equine Studies minor rather than the Animal and Veterinary Science minor. 

Please note:

  • Be sure to consider the prerequisites for the courses below when planning for this minor.
  • Some of the courses below may be offered in alternate years. Be sure to check the course descriptions in the online Undergraduate Catalog.

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