Degree Programs

Our four undergraduate degree programs are designed to prepare you for a career in veterinary medicine, medicine, equine science, food safety, production and related areas. The programs are also excellent preparation for graduate studies in fields such as animal nutrition, biochemistry and molecular biology, microbiology, growth biology, meat science and muscle biology, breeding and genetics, and reproductive biology.

The Pre-Vet/Pre-Professional option will provide you with a foundation in the biological and physical sciences for careers in emerging areas of animal biotechnology while satisfying requirements for application to Auburn’s College of Veterinary Medicine, other professional schools or graduate school.

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Production/Management offers greater breadth in animal production management and agribusiness while retaining more elective hours for additional curriculum flexibility. Through this option, you may use electives to develop expertise in fields such as meat science, animal breeding, nutrition, reproduction, growth, behavior, equine science and companion animals.

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Equine Science will enable you to focus on the sciences and practical skills required for a successful career in the horse industry. Through the choice of appropriate elective courses, you can also prepare to apply to the College of Veterinary Medicine.

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The Muscle Foods option provides a strong foundation for entering careers related to food safety and quality assurance. Career opportunities in this area of Animal Science range from live animal management to processing, to food service.

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