Animal Sciences (multiple concentrations)

College of Agriculture

Animal sciences offers a sound education in science and prepares students for scientific careers in animal agriculture. Biotechnological industries seek animal science graduates, frequently offering unprecedented opportunities. In addition, students are prepared for graduate study in specialized fields of animal genetics, nutrition, physiology, food science, or management. Students interested in continuing to a professional school, such as dentistry, medicine, or veterinary medicine, find this program to provide excellent preparation.

Concentrations include:

Animal Sciences (multiple concentrations) Website

Plan of Study

 

Transfer GPA and Course Requirements

Purdue admits to individual majors. Many majors require that applicants have completed specific coursework, and all have a suggested minimum GPA. The criteria for this major are listed below. Students who meet or exceed these criteria are the most competitive candidates for admission. Before applying, review the closed programs page to confirm your desired major is open to transfer students.

Minimum GPA: 2.5


 

Contact Information

Animal Science
ansc4you@purdue.edu
Phone: 765-494-8007

Careers

Students prepare for scientific phases of animal agriculture leading to careers in animal genetics, nutrition, growth and development, reproduction, and herd management. Graduates pursue careers such as animal nutrition consultant, breeding manager, and animal environmental specialist.


Related Career Interests

Agriculture

Science and Research