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University of Calgary Calendar 2016-2017 Faculty of Veterinary Medicine 3. Faculty Regulations 3.3 Course Work
3.3 Course Work

Students in the DVM program must take the full complement of required courses in each year of the four year program. There is no provision for students entering the program to take courses on a part-time basis and course credits or exemptions will not normally be provided. Under certain circumstances, incumbent students registered in the program may be permitted to repeat specific courses (and not the entire year), and therefore may enrol in a subset of the program while they repeat those courses.

Policies Relative to Practicum Experiences

Students will be required to complete practicum experiences at sites outside of the city of Calgary in locations throughout the province and further afield. Schedules for student's practicum experiences will also include evenings, nights, and weekends.

Students must demonstrate satisfactory practicum performance as outlined in the objectives of the course. Participation in all activities that are related to practicum courses is mandatory.

A student may be prohibited from attending or completing a practicum experience if there is evidence that the student has acted in a manner that is detrimental to participant safety, patient care or client relations. A student who wishes to appeal such a decision will follow the appeals process as outlined under 3.6 Appeals Process.