Animal Science (B.S.)

General

Program Description

The animal science program is designed to prepare students for a variety of career opportunities through education on scientific principles of biology and animal agriculture developed from various animal models. The program also provides information on the application of animal management procedures in agricultural operations.

Animal science at MSU revolves around the animals themselves, including beef and dairy cattle, horses, sheep, swine, poultry and companion animals.

The animal science major, which leads to a Bachelor of Science degree, provides flexibility for students through careful guidance from academic advisors and career mentors. Animal science is a common degree path for pre-veterinary students.

Last updated Oct 2020

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Building relationships, solving problems and meeting the needs of Michigan residents and the people of the world have been the focus of the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources (CANR) for more ... Read More

Building relationships, solving problems and meeting the needs of Michigan residents and the people of the world have been the focus of the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources (CANR) for more than 160 years. As the first college at MSU and the model for the nation’s entire land-grant system, we take our land-grant mission seriously. The CANR has pioneered advancements in agricultural and natural resources research, scholarship and outreach. Today, our land-grant roots are not only a part of our history, those roots also represent our future. Read less