Agricultural Animal Breeding Major

Description: A program that focuses on the application of genetics and genetic engineering to the improvement of agricultural animal health, the development of new animal breeds, and the selective improvement of agricultural animal populations. Includes instruction in genetics, genetic engineering, population genetics, animal health, animal husbandry, and biotechnology.

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Agricultural Animal Breeding Major

What Courses Do Agricultural Animal Breeding Majors Take?

The required and elective courses you would take for Agricultural Animal Breeding majors vary considerably among institutions. Courses are listed here that are illustrative of the breadth of topics you are likely to experience were you to major in this field.

  • Anatomy
  • Biochemistry
  • Biology
  • Physiology