Animal Science

Learn about the biology, management, and utilization of domestic and captive animals by focusing on modern, efficient, and humane ways to make the best use and care of the animals people encounter on a daily basis.


  • Animal breeder
  • Animal caretaker/zookeeper
  • Animal nutritionist
  • Aquaculturist
  • Farmer/rancher
  • Immunologist
  • K-12 teacher (with certification)
  • Livestock production manager
  • USDA inspector
  • Veterinarian


  • Animal Science with a Disciplinary Focus
  • Aquatic Animals
  • Avian Sciences
  • Companion and Captive Animals
  • Equine Science
  • Laboratory Animals
  • Livestock and Dairy
  • Poultry


1202 Meyer Hall
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