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
AN S Course Descriptions
The Department of Animal Sciences is in the College
of Agriculture and Life Sciences.
Degrees, Majors, Minors, and Options:
Graduate Degrees -- consult the
Graduate Catalog or
department office for details.
- Bachelor of Science (B.S.)
Majors and Degrees -- undergraduate degrees link to the
Degree/Academic Program Requirements Reports (APRRs).
- Master of Science (M.S.)
- Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)
Undergraduate Minors -- minors link to Minor Requirements Reports.
- Animal Sciences (B.S.,
- Animal Sciences B.S. Options:
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
For more information contact the department office listed