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Bachelor's Degree in Animal Sciences and Industry

Discover the fundamentals of animal agriculture and the livestock industry, while participating in hands-on learning, competition teams and internship opportunities.

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Bachelor's Degree in Animal Sciences and Industry

B.S. in animal sciences and industry; specialties in animal products, bioscience/biotechnology, business, communications and marketing, production/management, science/pre-vet; 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.


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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