Animal Sciences Minor

Undergraduate Program Fact Sheet
Animal Sciences Minor

Start a Career Working with Animals

The Bachelor of Science degree in Animal Sciences provides students the most current and up-to-date information on production methods invovled in the care and management of companion animals, livestock, and poultry. Students are prepared to go on to advanced studies in animal sciences, veterinary medicine, pharmacy school, human medicine, nursing school, dental school, and education.

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Degrees that Pay. Careers that Matter.

Job opportunities are abundant for graduates with expertise in food, agriculture, renewable natural resources, or ecological sustainability. This expertise helps solve the world’s most pressing issues in the arenas of world hunger, human health, and environmental conservation. Discover how you can build a meaningful career that helps make tomorrow better.

Examples of career paths with a degree in Animal Sciences Minor include:

  • Veterinarian
  • Agricultural Communications
  • Animal Breeder
  • Animal Husbandry
  • Nutrition
  • Rancher or Farm Manager
  • Inspector or Grader
  • Feed Mill Manger
  • Livestock Merchandising and Business
  • Local, State or Federal Government

Individualized Advising

Advisors help students develop their course of study. They are the students’ link to scholarships and campus resources, advise on matters of professional development, and point students toward experiential learning and leadership opportunities that will help them be successful in their agricultural or business careers after graduation. For Animal Sciences Minor advising, contact Janell Johnson

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