Animal Science

What's New in Animal Science?

At Sul Ross, we believe you learn by doing. That's why you get hands-on experience through the Animal Science degree programs.

The Animal Science program features an expert faculty across a variety of concentrations, from meat science to animal health management to reproductive physiology. Here, students are immersed in the art and science of  managing animals and preparing for a career in the animal agricultural industry. Currently, the Animal Science program offers a Bachelor of Science degree in agriculture education, animal health management, animal production, equine science, meat science, reproductive physiology, and pre-veterinary medicine.

Graduate degrees include a Master of Science (non-thesis) and a Master of Science (thesis) in Animal Science with concentrations in production, equine, meat science, and reproductive physiology.

An important part of the Animal Science program at Sul Ross is the 500-acre Turner Range Animal Science Center. RAS, as it is commonly known, has specialized laboratories and facilities for animal health management, animal production, equine science, and meat science, to name a few. The University also maintains animals for teaching and research, including a herd of registered horned Hereford cattle.

A variety of student clubs and organizations are available for you to participate in, including Collegiate FFA, Delta Tau Alpha Agricultural Honorary Society, Rodeo Club, and Range and Wildlife Club.

We take this program seriously, because we know that our students have a passion for working with animals. Our faculty and our emphasis on hands-on learning will get you the attention you deserve and the experience you need to further a career in Animal Science.

What's In Store for the Big Bend? An Economic Outlook Symposium

The Department of Animal Science and the Department of Industrial Technology are joining the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, El Paso Branch, to offer the 2014 Economic Symposium, What's In Store for the Big Bend? An Economic Outlook on Wednesday, October 29, 2014, Espino Conference Center, 7:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Sul Ross State University. Admission is free but registration is required. To see the list of distinguished speakers and to register for this educational and interactive event, please visit the Federal Bank of Dallas Event page.


Animal Science