Department of Animal Science

The Department of Animal Science at Texas A&M University has achieved national and international prominence as one of the largest and most complex departments of its kind in the country. The Animal Science department strives to meet the needs of all citizens by providing outstanding teaching, research and Extension programs.

The Department of Animal Science is currently looking to fill the position of Professor and Head of the Department of Animal Science. Interested applicants may click the button below to see the full position description.

Featured Programs

2015 Livestock Judging Team members

Competitive Teams

The competitive team program at Texas A&M University is rich in tradition, attracting students from across the nation. The program can be traced to the early 1900s.

Brant Poe explaining cattle confirmation


The Department offers a wide variety of workshops for livestock breeders, ranchers and more led by our expert faculty and Extension specialists.

Sustainable Beef

The Department of Animal Science spearheads an effort for Texas A&M AgriLife and the Texas A&M University System to become the thought leader, innovator, and provider of Sustainable Solutions for Beef Production Systems.


Upcoming Events

Wed 25

Beyond Basics-HACCP Training

May 24 @ 8:00 am - May 25 @ 5:00 pm
College Station
Thu 26

Grassfed Beef Conference

May 26 @ 8:00 am - May 27 @ 5:00 pm
College Station TX United States
Fri 10

Barbecue Summer Camp

June 10 @ 8:00 am - June 12 @ 5:00 pm
College Station
Fri 22

Barbecue Summer Camp

July 22 @ 8:00 am - July 24 @ 5:00 pm
College Station
Mon 01

Beef Cattle Short Course

August 1 @ 8:00 am - August 3 @ 5:00 pm
College Station TX United States