Agriculture - Animal Science
Students completing the Animal Science sequence generally seek a strong science-based curriculum. This program is suggested for students working toward careers in veterinary medicine, animal research, and technical expertise for businesses specializing in genetics, reproduction, nutrition or pharmaceuticals.
Students interested in graduate school should consider enrolling in this sequence.
Point of Pride
Animal Science students have the unique opportunity to work directly with livestock at the University Farm, which provides employment, internships, and independent study opportunities.
Why study Agriculture - Animal Science?
The Agriculture major at Illinois State offers a wide array of sequences to prepare students planning on working in any aspect within the agricultural industry. Students who graduate with a degree in Agriculture are not just limited to working on "the farm." They are desirable employees in various industries and career fields. Agricultural Science provides a broad background for working in the agricultural and natural resources industry.
Applying to Illinois State
Illinois State's preferred filing period for freshman students for the fall semester is September 1-November 15. Applying early is encouraged, as the University must limit enrollment due to space at the University and in specific majors/programs. Visit the Office of Admissions to apply today!