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  Feb 24, 2018
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Animal Science Major [ALES]

General Information

The Animal Science Major encompasses studies of livestock, including dairy, swine, beef, poultry and diversified livestock.

This major enables students to gain an understanding of the scientific disciplines of animal science including physiology, genetics, biochemistry, nutrition, and behavior. Students will also learn how to integrate and apply these concepts to solve problems in animal production systems.

Graduates with this major find opportunities in a wide range of agribusiness industries, government agencies and primary agriculture.