Animal Nutrition Major

Description: A program that focuses on the biology and chemistry of proteins, fats, carbohydrates, water, vitamins, and feed additives as related to animal health and the production of improved animal products. Includes instruction in nutrition science, animal health and physiology, biochemistry, cellular and molecular biology, animal husbandry, and food science. Is Animal Nutrition the right major for you?
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Animal Nutrition Major

What Courses Do Animal Nutrition Majors Take?

The required and elective courses you would take for Animal Nutrition 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.

  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Ecology
  • Nutrition
  • Physiology
  • Psychology
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