Clinical Year Curriculum
The clinical year program is 52 weeks in length and consists of 24 weeks of core curriculum, 24 weeks of elective curriculum, and 4 weeks of vacation.
The core curriculum rotations consist of:
- 1 week of clinical year orientation
- 4 weeks of food animal medicine and surgery
- 4 weeks of equine medicine and surgery
- 4 weeks of small animal medicine and surgery
- 2 weeks of Diagnostic Pathology (anatomic, clinical, laboratory)
- 2 weeks of Diagnostic Imaging
- 3 weeks of clinical reasoning and assessment
- 4 weeks of preparation and administration of the North American Veterinary Licensing Exam (NAVLE).
The elective curriculum rotations consist of; a choice of one of 5 areas of elective emphasis. They are:
- Production Animal Health
- One Health (public, global health and regulatory veterinary medicine)
- Equine Health
- Academic and Industry
- Community Practice
Within each area of elective emphasis students will take primary selectives, a choice of secondary selectives, and optional open selectives that allow students to broaden their veterinary experience.