The Bachelor of Science in Animal Science from Sam Houston State University covers scientific principles, management, and production technologies that are combined with the business aspects of the animal industry.
While many options exist, popular minors paired with the Animal Science major include Equine Science, Wildlife Management, Conservation Biology, Plant and Soil Sciences, Agricultural Business or a concentration in Pre-Veterinary Medicine. Additionally, the agricultural education teaching option is popular among students.
Careers in Animal Science
- Agriculture Product Representative and Sales
- Livestock Production Management
- Food Services and Inspection
- Homeland Security
- Pharmaceutical Sales
- Texas Department of Agriculture
- United States Department of Agriculture
- Agricultural Science Teacher
- AgriLife Extension Agent
Or continue your education with a graduate degree.
Students are encouraged to actively participate in professional extracurricular activities. Some of those sponsored by the department include Beef Cattle Show Team, Block and Bridle, Wildlife Society, Collegiate FFA, Collegiate Farm Bureau, Delta Tau Alpha, Horse Judging Team, Livestock Judging Team, Pre-Vet Society, Ranch Horse Team, and Rodeo Club.
|Catalog Entry||Bachelor of Science (B.S.)|
|Length||120 Credit Hours|
|Enrollment||Fall, Spring, Summer|
|Tuition/Costs||Rates Per Semester|
Undergraduate Application Deadlines
- Fall: August 1
- Spring: December 1
- Summer: May 15