Animal Sciences

College of Agricultural, Human, and Natural Resource Sciences

Department of Animal Sciences

Learn about the biological systems of animals, their behavior and well-being, and husbandry, setting you up for a career in caring for and studying animals. 


  • Pullman



Animal Science, Technology, and Production focuses on the business, economic, and science- based practical management of animal production and the care of animals.  

Pre-Veterinary Medicine emphasizes basic science courses and is recommended for students planning to attend graduate school, apply to the professional program leading to the Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, or work in technical or specialized areas of animal science.  


With an Animal Sciences degree, you can work in:  

  • Biotechnology 
  • Farm and ranch management 
  • Environmental sustainability 
  • Animal welfare and behavior 
  • Food safety 
  • Agribusiness 

Transfer Students

WSU accepts credit from Advanced Placement, International Baccalaureate, and CLEP exams, associate degrees, Running Start and more.  

You’re considered a transfer student at WSU if you’ve received college credit post-high school.  

Use our Transfer Course Search Tool to determine what courses you need to take at your current institution to transition to WSU smoothly. 

Admission to WSU and admission to your desired major are two separate processes. Contact your academic department for specific requirements and prerequisites unique to your major.   


Complete the General Scholarship Application to be eligible for 700+ WSU scholarship programs, including ones specifically for a major you’re interested in. Use our search tool to find more scholarships outside WSU.  

Fill out the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) or WASFA (Washington Application for State Financial Aid) to be considered for scholarships, grants, loans, and other forms of aid. 

Internships, Jobs, and Work-study

Find hundreds of student-friendly jobs, internships, and work-study opportunities with our WSU student job board, Handshake. You can also check with departments for internships specific to a major. 

Get advice and learn more at the Academic Success and Career Center. 

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