Animal Science

Program Manager:

Matthew Quesnell


(208) 732-6403


Focus Area Advisor:

Catrina Chapple




Program Overview:

The Animal Science degree provides students with a good basic education in the form and function of the various livestock species that are used for food and fiber. Students will be able to select superior animals using principles of evaluation, reproduction, and nutrition. They will understand the processes by which animals are used by humans. They will understand and use current technology to manipulate animal systems for maximum efficiency. In addition, students will improve research, writing, presentation, and mathematical skills.

Gainful Employment:

Gainful Employment data for this program may be found on the department web page:

Program Requirements for Admission:


Career Information:

Farmers, Ranchers, Agricultural Manager, First-line Supervisor of Farming