The Bachelor of Science in Agriculture (B.S.) with a major in Animal Science is a degree program offered by Fort Valley State University.
Both the B.S. and M.S. programs have the following two options: Science and Technology. The Science option is designed to prepare students for further matriculation in health related fields (medical and veterinary), or graduate or post-graduate programs in molecular genetics, physiology, nutrition, ethology, and biotechnology. The Technology option prepares students for career opportunities in food science or to pursue graduate and post-graduate programs in areas of food chemistry, food microbiology, food engineering, and product development.
The Meat Technology Center: Certified by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), is a great resource for students.Meat Technology Center contains an abattoir, organoleptic laboratory, well equipped food science and general purpose laboratories, offices, lecture rooms and a product outlet store. The Dairy Technology Center is also well equipped to enable our scientists in developing value-added dairy products.
All eight Animal Science laboratories are equipped with state-of-the-art instrumentation which are used in advancing our biotechnology, product development, nutrition, endocrinology, forage evaluation and utilization research and teaching programs.
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