Are you interested in Animal Science?
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B.S. in Animal Science
View the catalog for important details you will need to keep in mind as you prepare your application and degree plan. Explore the two degree tracks available for this major as well as related majors.
University Hours: 56
Major Hours: 64-66*
Total Required: 128 credit hours*
*Based on track selection (choice of 2 tracks)
Pre-Veterinary Medicine and Health
- Companion Animal Management
- Animal Nutrition
- Wildlife Ecology
View the catalog for a complete listing of courses.
No. We do not offer Animal Science as a minor but you could explore our list of available minors.
Consider the wide range of exciting careers available with a B.S in Animal Science.
Food product development
Animal welfare specialist
Research farm manager
See more below!
San Angelo, TX
BS Animal Science, Pre-Veterinarian
“Expectations are high here and the classes seem hard, but our professors put the success of their students first. They make the materials engaging and exciting. They grow our passion to love creation and prepare us for graduate school along the way.”
Take your educational experiences outside the classroom by joining an international mission trip, undertaking a service learning project and obtaining an awarding internship.
Learn more about student clubs and professional organizations at the button below.
Veterinary Medicine Cooperative
This intense competitive program offers qualified students the opportunity to apply to one of our recognized partner schools of veterinary medicine in the fall of their junior year. If accepted, you would spend your senior completing the first year of a DVM program. If you are interested in learning more about this opportunity, please contact our department.
Rhoden Field Lab
ACU is one of a few Christian universities with its own working farm. Located 10 miles from campus, the 400-acre property, with large and small livestock, provides plentiful hands-on learning in classes, research and extracurricular activities.
Careers with Animal Science
Graduates are prepared for a variety of careers, including:
- Food product development
- Animal nutritionist
- Animal welfare specialist
- Livestock manager
- Research farm manager
- Veterinary technician
- Public relations
- Laboratory animal manager
- Attend veterinary school