Department of Animal Sciences


The WSU Department of Animal Sciences will be preeminent in research and discovery, teaching and engagement.


The Mission of the Animal Sciences Department is to advance knowledge through research, innovation, and creativity across a wide range of academic disciplines; to extend knowledge through innovative educational programs to students, emerging scholars, fellow scientists, and stakeholders; and to apply animal science knowledge, thus improving the quality of life for people and animals and enhancing local and global economies.


  • Teamwork
  • Creativity & Innovation
  • Commitment
  • Integrity & Trust
  • Respect
  • Diversity
  • Quality & Achievement
  • Fun

Latest News & Announcements

Animal Sciences Guest Seminar 1/18/23

Join us in Clark Hall 149 on Wednesday, January 18, 2023, when visiting Fulbright Scholar Dr. Dinu Gavojdian presents “Implications of Behavioral Reactivity in Dairy Cattle and Water Buffalo on Production Efficiency and Animal Welfare”