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Bachelor of Science in Animal Science

  • The Animal Science, Technology, and Production Option emphasizes the business and economic aspects of animal production and well-being. Students develop practical management skills through participation in the department’s dairy and beef centers.
  • The Pre-Veterinary/Science Option places emphasis on the basic sciences, preparing students for careers in veterinary medicine, graduate school, and biotechnology. Students who choose the pre-veterinary medicine/science option complete required courses for admission to professional DVM programs, in addition to courses related to the biological systems and functioning of animals.

For students in the WSU Honors program

Minor in Animal Science

A minor in Animal Sciences requires a minimum of 16 credits of courses with the ANIM SCI prefix. At least 9 of the 16 credits must be upper-division, taken in residence at WSU or through WSU-approved education abroad or educational exchange courses, and include a minimum of 7 credits from the following list; ANIM SCI 313, 330, 350, and/or 351. In addition, students may use up to 4 credits of ANIM SCI 399 or 499. Students must maintain a minimum 2.0 gpa within ANIM SCI courses to remain certified as an Animal Science minor. Students may apply for a minor in Animal Sciences once they have certified in a major and completed 60 credit hours.

Schedule an appointment with an academic advisor to discuss your options and design a program that meets your needs.