Transform your interest in animals into a rewarding career with a bachelor of science in animal sciences from the University of Arizona. The animal sciences degree encompasses a wide range of animal science and industry areas of study including equine science, industry and production animal systems, marketing, research, and use of animals for agriculture, entertainment and companionship. You may also decide to expand your career options through graduate school.
Study the Business of Animal Health
You understand that animals aren’t just pets or wild creatures you see in nature, and appreciate the benefits they provide from companionship, to food, to entertainment. You’ll explore how animals, science and business can work together to further industry, education, and environmental and human health. Our interdisciplinary approach equips you with a solid foundation in biological, social and physical sciences.
The animal sciences major is a popular option for students who plan to pursue careers as livestock production managers, breeding managers, animal caretakers and veterinarians.
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