PASS (Professional and Academic Success Seminar) for Veterinary Science is designed to introduce new students to key aspects of professional and academic expectations associated with educational pathways and careers within the veterinary sciences. Students will be active in self-reflection and pursuit of new knowledge, skills, resources, and making meaningful connections for academic growth and career preparation. As part of this course, students explore and utilize both technology and learning resources to identify and apply personalized study and critical thinking skills, as well as to develop academic career goals for a vision board presentation.
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to: 1.Demonstrate veterinary professional expectations for demeanor, behavior, and appropriate preparation. 2. Investigate college and career readiness resources for academic and career pathways. 3. Incorporate personalized learning and study skills that will enhance their college success. 4. Formulate specific academic and career goals within the veterinary field, including current academic pathways, identifying area of specalization, developing a plan for continuing education, and exploring potnetial career paths in veterinary medicine, animal welfare, research, or related fields.