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Animal Sciences Major

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Caring for animals & feeding a growing population

Our major in animal sciences (ANSC) will prepare you for a career in veterinary medicine, medicine, equine science, food safety, animal and allied industries and related areas. The program is also excellent preparation for graduate studies in fields such as animal nutrition, biochemistry and molecular biology, microbiology, growth biology, meat science and muscle biology, breeding and genetics, and reproductive biology.

Major Track Options

What can I do with a Major in Animal Sciences?

  • Medicine & Veterinary Medicine
  • Animal Health & Nutrition
  • Ranch or Farm Management
  • Animal Genetics
  • Animal Research
  • Food Product Development
  • Food Safety
  • Horse Breeding
  • Zoo Keeping
  • Production Management

Find out more careers you can have by visiting our Career Discovery services page.

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Carolyn E. Huntington
Senior Lecturer & Undergraduate Program Officer
212 Upchurch Hall
Auburn Univ, AL 36849
334-844-1512

STUDENT LAST NAMES (A-F):

Tracy Collier-Cline
Coordinator III, Student Services
203 Swingle Hall
Auburn University, AL 36849
334-844-3615
tjc0001@auburn.edu

STUDENT LAST NAMES (G-L):

Codi R. Plaster
Academic Advisor II
211 Poultry Science Building
Auburn University, AL 36849
334-844-2881

STUDENT LAST NAMES (M-Z):

Rebekah Keenon
Academic Advisor
240 Upchurch Hall
Auburn University, AL 36849
334-844-8146

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