Animal Science (B.T.)
The B.T. degree in Animal Science is designed to offer students advanced skills in the area of general livestock production. The program focuses upon meat animal production, management and marketing. Coursework can be selected that focuses upon goals and interests that build greater competence in the scientific elements of meat animal production, such as physiology, nutrition, and environment management. Students completing this program will build upon coursework from their associate degree program and previous applied experiences. Advanced course offerings will allow for improvement of skills in the care and management of beef, sheep, meat goats, and swine, as well as focusing upon the production, processing and marketing of meat animal products. This degree offers an internship opportunity to further specialize skills in a work environment to enhance a graduate’s abilities to secure a career in the dynamic area of livestock production, processing and/or marketing.
Students will choose a concentration in one of the following:
- Animal Industry
- Animal Nutrition