The curriculum in animal science provides students with basic knowledge of the science of farm animals. The production of animals and poultry is central to the animal science discipline. Essential to this science is the knowledge of nutrition, physiology, breeding, management, and control of diseases and parasites of livestock. Courses in these subjects are fundamental to the animal science curriculum and point students toward careers in the poultry industries and animal related agricultural and government agencies.
To provide students with the basic knowledge of animal and poultry production
To provide students with knowledge and skills needed to secure employment with various animal-related industries as well as agriculture-related government agencies
To prepare students for graduate study in animal science