School of Agriculture
What is Animal Science?
Animal Science deals with all phases of the livestock, poultry, and dairy industries. Areas emphasized are nutrition, physiology, genetics, management technology, quality control, and environmental regulations.
How can I use an Animal Science Degree?
Graduates enter the following careers:
•food quality control
•governmental health agencies
•farm credit institutions
•agricultural sales and management
Animal Science at Tennessee Tech
Animal Science students will find many facilities at Tennessee Tech that will enhance their learning experience. The Tech Farm is a 300-acre working, teaching and research farm located 3 miles from campus. The Tech Farm is also home to the Hyder-Burks Pavilion, which hosts multiple agricultural activities including The Home Show, the Tennessee Tech Garden Club Annual Plant Sale, and Farm Days.
Dr. Bruce Greene
Dr. Dennis Fennewald
Dr. Greene harvesting honey
Moving cattle to a new pasture
Learning about horses
Students building skid shelter