Animal Science

Degree level: 
Bachelor of Science
Coordinator: 
Elizabeth Boulton
Phone Number: 
(603) 862-2758

The undergraduate program in animal science is designed to prepare students for a variety of careers by providing strong fundamental and applied education in animal nutrition, reproduction, genetics, physiology, health, and large animal management. On campus animal facilities available to provide practical experience with agricultural animals include the Fairchild Dairy Teaching and Research Center, the Lou and Lutza Smith Equine Center, the nearby organic dairy housed at the Burley-Demeritt Farm and Aquaculture Facilities. Program graduates may be employed in farm ownership, management, marketing, the pharmaceutical industry, agribusiness, finance, manufacturing, public relations, extension, vocational education or consulting. The Animal Science B.S. is designed for students interested in animal agriculture.