8 Degree Programs
The Department of Animal Science offers dynamic and challenging undergraduate and graduate programs that cover a broad variety of fields including animal behavior, animal biotechnology, beef cattle, dairy science, equine science, food science and technology, meat science, physiology of reproduction, sheep and goats, and swine.
15+ Research Focus Areas
The mission of the Department of Animal Science is to improve lives through discovery, integration, dissemination and application of science-based knowledge of animals and animal products. Today, the Department of Animal Science at Texas A&M University has achieved national and international prominence as the largest and most complex department of animal science in the nation.
100+ High-Impact Learning Experiences
Students pursuing a degree in Animal Science at Texas A&M University have multiple opportunities to take part in high-impact learning experiences. With 10 nationally recognized competitive teams, department-led education abroad programs, industry tours, student research, and local, state, national, and international internships, every student has the chance to participate.
Animal Science News
New coach hired to helm Texas Aggie Rodeo team
Roger Hanagriff, Ph.D., knows he will have big shoes — or rather boots — to fill. Hanagriff will be the new Texas Aggie Rodeo team coach in the fall, replacing longtime coach Al Wagner, Ph.D. For the first time in the program’s 75-year history, the coach position will change from a volunteer role to a full-time, paid position.
A heart for horses and a passion for agriculture education
Grace Parks ’24 may be a Vermont horsewoman, but that hasn’t stopped her from expanding her horizons in Texas to make the most of her time as a student in the Texas A&M College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.
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