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.

Highlighted Programs

Competitive Teams

The competitive team program at Texas A&M University is rich in tradition, attracting students from across the nation.

Youth Projects

Our Extension unit works extensively with 4-H and other youth initiatives throughout the state to enrich our future leaders.


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


Upcoming Events

  1. Texas Beef Quality Assurance Training

    July 29
    Overton TX United States
  2. Saddle & Sirloin Swine Futurities

    August 2
  3. Saddle & Sirloin Steer & Heifer Futurities

    August 2 - 3
  4. BVDV Symposium

    August 3
    College Station TX United States
  5. 60th Texas A&M Beef Cattle Short Course

    August 4 @ 8:00 am - August 6 @ 5:00 pm
    College Station TX United States