Bachelor Degree in Animal Science| Agricultural Sciences| SIU

Southern Illinois University



Animal Production

Animal Production

A specialization in Animal Production emphasizes the scientific application of genetics, reproductive physiology, nutrition, herd health, waste management and business economics in the production of beef cattle, horses, dairy cattle and swine.

What will I study?

Classes such as beef cattle management, swine management, dairy cattle management and equine science combine classroom instruction with real world hands-on experience with animals at the SIU Carbondale Livestock Centers on campus. This provides students with a solid foundation and in-demand skill sets for a rewarding career.

Typical degree program

Here's an example of a typical four-year undergraduate degree program in Animal Science specializing in Animal Production.

Career Opportunities: Where will I work?

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