Animal Science

Berry College’s animal science programs are designed to prepare students for a professional career in animal-related industries. The department of animal science provides students with a firm foundation in the biological and natural sciences as they relate to animal science in preparation for meaningful, rewarding and challenging animal-related professions. The program is based on high academic standards.


Curriculum

In order to provide the best possible learning opportunities to meet our student’s academic objectives, the department of animal science offers a BS degree within two distinct concentrations. In addition, there is ample opportunity to pursue minor degrees as well.

The Animal Science- Concentration I - Pre-Vet/Pre-Professional Science, is intended for those wishing to pursue post-graduate education such as veterinary medicine, research or other science related fields. Course selection and electives are typically made in consultation with an academic advisor to provide you with the best opportunities to meet your academic objectives.  

The Animal Science – Concentration II – Production/Management, is intended to provide maximum flexibility for the student to specialize in areas of interest within the animal industry. Graduates with animal science degrees often pursue careers directly into animal-related industries such as pharmaceuticals, poultry production, county agriculture extension work, and management of beef cattle and dairy operations. Course selection and electives are typically made in consultation with an academic advisor to provide you with the best opportunities to meet your academic objectives.