Get Hands-on Experience
The Animal Science program is all about caring for animals. You will learn about animal behaviors, genetics, nutrition, health, disease, and more. Graduates work with zoos, farms, pets, and wildlife.
Agricultural and Food Scientist
Conduct research for livestock and field crops. Analyze data and carry out experiments to improve overall health of meat and food products. Be a part of growing the nation's food supply.
Study how animal health is impacted by nutrition. Analyze data to improve feed and reproduction for animals. Create methods to enhance meat production for farms.
Study wildlife in their natural environs by viewing their habits and environs. Collect outdoor data and look over your findings in an office or lab.
Getting Started in This Degree
If you are interested in Animal Science, start with one of the following major-specific courses:
Students will be prepared to work in a range of animal science fields, as well as prepare for an animal science graduate program, such as veterinary school. Students learn the seven foundational pillars of animal science throughout the course of their studies.