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Animal and Poultry Science

  • The Animal and Poultry Science Program is designed to provide students with the basic concepts of animal and poultry science, the fundamentals of modern production systems, and the applied management techniques used in today’s animal and poultry industries. Two major program options leading to a Bachelor of Science degree in General Agriculture are offered.
    Option 1 is a career-oriented program designed to provide students with a thorough knowledge of poultry and animal production combined with a working knowledge of economics and agribusiness.
    Option 2 is a pre-professional program which includes the prerequisite courses required to apply to the various veterinary colleges or to poultry and/or animal science graduate programs in the areas of nutrition, physiology, diseases, and genetics. Students may apply to veterinary schools in the USA and abroad. It is the responsibility of the student to determine the admission requirements of any veterinary schools of interest prior to application.

    Internships

    Students are strongly encouraged to be involved in internships to acquire technical and field experience that will prepare them for a highly competitive and diversified workforce.

    Employment Opportunities

    Students will be prepared to pursue a career or graduate degree in:

    ● Veterinary Medicine
    ● Economics
    ● Production and Management
    ● Agribusiness