The information below describes typical occupations and employers associated with this major.
Understand that some of the options listed below may require additional training.
Moreover, you are not limited to these options alone when choosing a possible career path.
Description of Animal Science
The animal science curriculum is designed to provide technical and applied instruction in the biological, physical, and economic
aspects of beef, swine, sheep, and horse production. It includes the selection, breeding, nutrition, reproduction, growth, biotechnology,
and management of livestock in the production of meat and milk, or of horses as work or companion animals. Courses of a more basic
nature may be emphasized by students who desire careers in science-related fields or who wish to pursue graduate or professional
study. This major is highly recommended for persons wishing to enter a program of study in veterinary medicine.
Possible Job Titles of Animal Science Graduates
(*As reported by UGA Career Center post-graduate survey)
Animal Science Specialists
County Extension Agents
Embryo Transfer Assistant*
Extension Program Agent*