Dairy Science Major

Description: A program that focuses on the application of biological and chemical principles to the production and management of dairy animals and the production and handling of dairy products. Includes instruction in animal sciences, nutrition sciences, food science and technology, biochemistry, and related aspects of human and animal health and safety.

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Dairy Science Major

What Courses Do Dairy Science Majors Take?

The required and elective courses you would take for Dairy Science 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.

  • Animal Science
  • Biochemistry
  • Food Science
  • Nutrition Science