Curriculum Structure – Clinical Year

The clinical year of the LMU-CVM veterinary program includes semesters 7 and 8 totaling 50 weeks. The year is divided into 32 weeks of core rotations, 12 weeks of elective rotations, 5 weeks of vacation, and 1 week for a summative assessment on campus.

Clinical Year Core Courses:

CVM 770 – Small Animal General Practice (8 weeks)

CVM 771 – Specialty Practice (ex. medicine, surgery and emergency) (8 weeks)

CVM 772 – Small Animal Primary Care/Shelter Medicine, Surgery & Dentistry (4 weeks)

CVM 773 – Diagnostic Pathology (4 weeks)

CVM 774 – Equine/Food Animal (4 weeks)

CVM 775 – Mixed Animal Practice (4 weeks)

CVM 776 – Elective Clinical Rotation (12 weeks)