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Department of Animal Sciences
The University of Arizona
Shantz Building, 205
PO Box 210038
Tucson, AZ 85721-0038
Phone: (520) 621-7623
Fax: (520) 621-9435
Email: vhyde@ag.arizona.edu
Web: External Link Department Homepage

General Information:

AN S Course Descriptions

Faculty Members

The Department of Animal Sciences is in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.

Degrees, Majors, Minors, and Options:

Baccalaureate Degrees
  • Bachelor of Science (B.S.)
Graduate Degrees -- consult the External Link Graduate Catalog or department office for details.
  • Master of Science (M.S.)
  • Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)
Majors and Degrees -- undergraduate degrees link to the Degree/Academic Program Requirements Reports (APRRs). Undergraduate Minors -- minors link to Minor Requirements Reports.

The undergraduate programs do not require a minor.  A student may select an optional minor from the list of approved minors.  Minors available within the department are:

Animal sciences is a field of study involving the production, marketing, and utilization of animals in agriculture, entertainment, and companionship. Students gain knowledge in the biological processes involved in genetics, nutrition, and reproduction as well as in the practical business aspects of racing and livestock management. Students may find employment in production management, racing administration, or within other related industries serving the agricultural sector such as agribusiness firms, financial institutions, and breed associations. Students may also complete a field of study that prepares them for admission to graduate programs in agriculture or the biological and life sciences or professional schools in veterinary medicine or medicine.

For more information contact the department office listed above.


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