The University of Massachusetts Amherst

Veterinary & Animal Science Majors RAP Fall 2019

This RAP is an option for students who have been admitted as an Veterinary & Animal Science major. Joining this RAP acknowledges your commitment, and encourages you to explore, as a group with others in the major, the many opportunities available in this exciting field.

Students in the Veterinary & Animal Science Majors RAP will:

  • Enroll in a unique 1-credit seminar which will introduce you to a range of academic opportunities available through he department.
  • Share your living and learning experience with a community of peers who are all committed to working with animals and engaging in research in campus farms and livestock facilities.
  • Work closely with faculty and explore academic and/or career opportunities.
  • Connect easily with classmates for study groups and class projects.
  • Room with another student in the RAP.

This program is a wonderful opportunity for you to connect with other motivated Veterinary & Animal Science majors, meet faculty, and learn about opportunities within the Veterinary & Animal Science department at UMass Amherst.

Course Information Fall 2019

Students will enroll together in the Animal Science Majors RAP one-credit Seminar taught in the residential area:

Students will explore a variety of issues related to the major. Students will participate in small group projects and class discussions in a supportive environment for personal reflection and critical thinking on the topics germane to the course content.  Students will identify ways to incorporate personal interests with academic interests.

Students will live together in Crabtree Hall in the Northeast residential area.

Veterinary & Animal Science Majors RAP