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Bachelor's Degree in Animal Sciences and Industry

B.S. in animal sciences and industry; minor

K-State’s animal sciences and industry program prepares students for careers in animal agriculture by combining studies in animal nutrition, genetics, reproduction, physiology, agribusiness and more.

Outside the classroom, students network through many clubs, nationally-competitive judging teams, on-campus student jobs, and facilitated internship opportunities.

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Students frequently engage in hands-on learning opportunities outside of the classroom, including campus greenhouses.

The K-State difference

Students gain hands-on training in research laboratories or at our 10 livestock, equine, and poultry units located a few minutes from campus. World-class faculty provide guided experiences for students to learn and apply industry-relevant skills.

A large part of this experience is department-sponsored clubs, including:

  • Block and Bridle
  • Collegiate Cattlewomen
  • Collegiate Cattlemen
  • Dairy Science Club
  • Food Science Club
  • Intercollegiate Horse Show Association
  • Meat Science Association
  • K-State Rodeo Club
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As one of the top programs in the country we are committed to excellence through nationally recognized advisors, undergraduate research and faculty teaching.

What can I do with a degree in Animal Sciences and Industry?

A degree in animal science is very diverse and offers a wide variety of degree options including: 

View more options in animal science.

Career Center

The Career Center offers an extensive career library, free assessments for exploring major/careers, job search training, career advising, employer connections, and a staff dedicated to assisting students in the career development process

Tuition and Scholarships

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Additional K-State opportunities

Undergraduate research

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At a public research university like K-State, you'll have direct access to research opportunities from the start. K-State undergraduates have studied sustainable energy, cancer cells, musical lyrics and many other topics alongside nationally renowned faculty at K-State's 90-plus research centers.

Study abroad

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Studying in another country not only allows you to experience the wonders of another culture, but it also broadens your horizons and makes you a stronger citizen in our global society. There are more than 85 countries currently participating in K-State's education abroad programs!

Health professions

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Whether you are interested in a career in human or animal health, K-State is a great place to start the journey toward becoming a healthcare professional. You will have a dedicated health professions advisor who will help you navigate the professional school application process for your chosen healthcare field.


Pre-law  >

Did you know that K-State pre-law students are accepted into law school at a rate substantially exceeding the national average? In preparing for law school, you will work with a dedicated pre-law advisor and select the major of your choice in any department in any college within the university.

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