Department of Animal Science


The Department of Animal Science at Texas A&M University remains one of the largest of its kind in the United States, offering degree programs leading to B.S., M.Ag., M.S. and Ph.D. programs in Animal Science, Animal Breeding, and Physiology of Reproduction. Additionally, our faculty are members of Intercollegiate Faculties capable of granting degrees in Nutrition, Food Science and Technology, Biotechnology, and Genetics. The mission of the Department of Animal Science is to improve lives through discovery, integration, dissemination and application of science-based knowledge of animals and animal products. Areas of Excellence have been identified and developed to more effectively fulfill the mission of the Department of Animal Science. The goals for these Areas of Excellence are to provide focused areas of scholarship within the Department. The Areas of Excellence align with the missions of both the Department and College, as well as the strategic pillars of the University: (1) Transformational Education for all students, (2) Discovery and Innovation for the world, (3) Impact on the state, the nation and the world. Our dedication to these goals have formed the evolution of our programs and remains a driving priority.


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