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Animal Sciences

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Animal Sciences (ANSC) applies experimental investigation, cutting-edge technology, and other scientific principles to advance efficient and environmentally friendly animal agriculture and improve food quality and safety. Students receive training in both basic and applied agricultural systems, as well as in animal sciences.


Pre-Professional Track Option:



Prepare for veterinary school. Work with CTAHR's pre-veterinary advisor, Dr. Jenee Odani, to ensure that you are ready to apply.


Dr. Odani gives a dog a shot


farm fair


Dr. Jha and students studying chicks


Exciting Career Opportunities


Animal Science graduates become veterinarians, livestock farmers, ranchers, veterinary assistants, physicians, zookeepers, wildlife conservationists, animal scientists, aquaculturists, livestock inspectors, and food safety officers.


Visit the Human Nutrition, Food and Animal Sciences Department for more information.