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.

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.


Upcoming Events

Tue 01

Introductory HACCP: Developing and Implementing HACCP Plans

September 1 @ 8:00 am - September 2 @ 5:00 pm
College Station
Sat 05

Freshman Welcome Party – Animal Science Tailgate

September 5 @ 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
College Station
Thu 17

2015 Eng Foundation Symposium

September 17 @ 8:00 am - September 18 @ 5:00 pm
Oklahoma City OK United States
Thu 05

Beyond Basics: HACCP Plan Improvement Workshop

November 5 @ 8:30 am - November 6 @ 3:30 pm
College Station
Wed 02

Introductory HACCP: Developing and Implementing HACCP Plans

December 2 @ 8:00 am - December 3 @ 5:00 pm
College Station