Animal Science and Pre-Veterinary Medicine


The Animal Science/Pre-Veterinary Medicine concentration is composed of two tracks:
1) Animal Science, and
2) Pre-Veterinary Medicine.

Animal Science
The training in Animal Science prepares students for graduate schools and the workforce. Graduates are qualified to work with several agencies of USDA, EPA, U.S. Department of the Interior, State Extension Services, other state agencies, and private industry.

Pre-Veterinary Medicine
The Pre-Veterinary Medicine curriculum prepares students specifically to enter Schools of Veterinary Medicine throughout the U.S. and other countries. However, they can use the same qualifications to enter medical, dental or graduate schools. Graduates who did not enter graduate or professional schools are qualified to seek employment with agencies of the federal government, state agencies, or private industry.

For More Information
Contact Dr. C. Fenderson (animal science) or Dr. M. Lema (pre-veterinary medicine).


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B.S. in Agricultural Sciences with concentration in Animal Science 

M.S. in Agricultural Sciences with concentration in Animal Science 


Meat goat marketing: economic evaluation of channels and strategies to promote the industry

Evaluation of sire breeds and heterosis levels for growth rates in meat goat kids

Introducing commercial meat goat production to minority farmers in Tennessee and Alabama

Effect of crossbreeding on doe reproductive output in straightbred meat goat does

A genomic and proteomic search for segregating adipose genes in broilers

Improving growth, quality of products and production performance of poultry

Dr. Richard Browning's Animal Physiology Lab website

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School of Ag & Cons Sc