Majors and Programs

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences: Animal Science

As an animal science major you will focus on understanding the life cycle of companion and production animals through study of the fundamentals of behavior, growth and development, lactation, genetics and breeding, nutrition, and reproduction. Your coursework will also integrate enterprise management and marketing aspects of the animal industry. In addition to animal management, career options include agribusiness, biotechnology, meat science, pet food and feed industry, marketing, or research. Many students complete their pre-veterinary medicine requirements in the animal science curriculum. Graduate study programs in animal science include M.S. or Ph.D. study in breeding and genetics, behavior, nutrition, physiology, meat science, and muscle biology.

Related Curriculums

  Preveterinary Medicine and Animal Sciences

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