Degree Program Overview

The Bachelor of Science in animal science with pre-veterinary medicine concentration from Sam Houston State University is a great first step on the educational path to becoming a veterinarian. The concentration is designed to provide the preprofessional training necessary to prepare students for admission to veterinary college. In addition to agriculture courses, students will gain foundational knowledge of biology, chemistry, and physics on which to build in their future studies.

Student Groups

Students are encouraged to actively participate in professional extracurricular activities. Some of those sponsored by the department include Alpha Gamma Rho, Block and Bridle, Collegiate FFA, Delta Tau Alpha, Pre-Veterinary Society, Rodeo Club, and Sigma Alpha.

Program Breakdown

Brief breakdown of the type, or types, of degree(s) available, their length, available enrollment, and estimated cost.
Category Degree Summary
Catalog Entry Bachelor of Science (B.S.)
Length 123 Credit Hours
Enrollment Fall, Spring, Summer
Tuition/Costs Rates Per Semester

Undergraduate Application Deadlines

  • Fall: August 1
  • Spring: December 1
  • Summer: May 15