Animal and Dairy Science

Animal and Dairy Science is a multidisciplinary science that focuses on livestock and companion animal growth, health and safety, as well as food and fiber production. Professionals in the diverse fields of animal and dairy sciences strive to provide healthy and wholesome food as well as quality fiber products to support the growing population. Students in Animal and Dairy Sciences will learn about the newest technologies and experience progressive management strategies that will prepare them to be leaders in agriculture.

Business and Industry

Prepares students to pursue an agricultural business career.

Career Opportunities:
  • Agricultural extension agent - median annual salary of $45,550
  • Breed association representative - median annual salary of $43,080
  • Dairy herd manager/owner - median annual salary of $64,130
  • Dairy inspector - median annual salary of $44,140
Curriculum

Pre-Vet/Science

Curriculum

Production Management

Promotes practical application of skills relevant to animal production.

Career Opportunities:
  • Breed Association Representative - median annual salary of $43,080
  • Dairy Herd Manager/Owner - median annual salary of $64,130
  • Dairy Inspector - median annual salary of $44,140
  • Extension Agent - median annual salary of $45,550
Curriculum