Areas of Excellence
The mission of the Department of Animal Science is to improve lives through the discovery, integration, dissemination, and application of science-based knowledge of animals and animal products. Therefore, we have identified and developed five Areas of Excellence to more effectively fulfill the mission of the Department of Animal Science.
Influencing the future of animal science
The goal for the Areas of Excellence is to provide focused areas of scholarship within the Department of Animal Science for which we may be or will become national and international leaders. The Areas of Excellence align with the missions of the Department and College, as well as the strategic pillars of the University. Department of Animal Science Areas of Excellence are: