College of Agriculture

B.S. in Animal Science

The Animal Science program prepares students for diverse careers involving all aspects of animal agriculture. Careers in animal production, allied industries, and pre-professional preparation for graduate study, are possible directions for students in this option. The option emphasizes science-based study of animal production, including nutrition, health, reproduction, genetics, and meat science. In addition, management level courses in several domestic animal species are offered. Students who pursue this option have the flexibility to follow one of several different areas of study that directly prepares them for their career goals.