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 caretaker
  • Animal nutritionist
  • Animal research scientist
  • Aquaculturist
  • Farmer/rancher
  • Government liaison/extension animal industries
  • Pharmaceutical/veterinary sales
  • Federal/state inspect
  • Veterinarian


  • Animal Science with a disciplinary focus (behavior, biochemistry, genetics, nutrition or physiology) 
  • Aquatic Animals
  • Avian Sciences
  • Companion and Captive Animals
  • Equine Science
  • Laboratory Animals
  • Livestock and Dairy
  • Poultry


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