Animal sciences focuses on whole-animal biology, applying the latest in genetics, computational biology, physiology, nutrition and meat science to livestock production, animal health and human nutrition through cutting-edge research and direct application of new knowledge.
Classes You Might Take
- Monogastric or Ruminant Nutrition
- Applied Livestock Genetics
- Physiology of Reproduction
- Principles of Meat Science
- Equine Facility Management & Marketing
Why CAFNR for Animal Sciences
Study under world-class scientists and instructors; participate in experiential learning via beef, dairy, swine, poultry, sheep and equine farms minutes from campus; and work side-by-side in the laboratory with Animal Sciences faculty and graduate students.
Equine Breeding Manager
Employers & Internship Locations
Sinclair Research Center • USDA • Cactus Family Farms • Elanco • Cattle Visions • Kentucky Equine Management • Missouri Wildlife Rescue Center • Gardiner Angus Ranch • Saint Louis Zoo • Dunn Ranch • Missouri Department of Agriculture • Cargill • Kynetec • Missouri Pork Association • Smithfield • Roaming Pastures Dairy