Animal Sciences Major

Animal Sciences prepares people to focus on the scientific principles that underlie the breeding and husbandry of agricultural animals, and the production, processing, and distribution of agricultural animal products.

Animal Sciences majors and degree programs generally include instruction in the animal sciences, animal husbandry and production, and agricultural and food products processing.

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Search for colleges that offer a degree in Animal Sciences (use the College Search feature and enter " Animal Sciences " in the major search field). Read the school’s department pages, they are often loaded with useful and specific information about the field.

What can you do with a major/degree in Agriculture?  Learn more on the Careers/Jobs/Internships in Agriculture Page

What can you do with a major/degree in Animal Sciences?

Completing this major/degree program, you will likely pursue a career as a zookeeper, biologist, butcher, or animal production manages in dairies, beef ranches, horse farms, poultry houses and fish farms.

Trade Associations and Professional Organizations in Animal Sciences:

Professional associations are groups of professionals dedicated to topics in specific fields. Professional associations provide a wealth of online resources, some of which are geared specifically towards students. These organizations typically also host conferences and events, providing great opportunities for learning and networking across your field of interest.

Publications/Magazines in Animal Nutrition: