Use an interdisciplinary, systems approach to effectively manage livestock businesses for the benefit of humans and animals.
Develop an industry-oriented, science-based education that focuses on food-producing animals while learning technical, practical, and business skills involved in livestock production.
Develop in-depth scientific knowledge of the horse and apply those principles to the growing industry. Gain a broad understanding of the business, recreational and production aspects of the industry.
Study breeding and genetics, livestock/beef management systems, livestock behavior and welfare, meat science/food safety-microbiology
nutrition and reproduction.
Develop an industry-oriented, science-based education that prepares you for careers in animal agriculture or one of many industries associated with livestock production.
Prepare for a career that requires specialized training in feeding and nutritional management of animals or for advanced studies in the field of animal nutrition.
Understand how agricultural resource systems work together in a comprehensive way, and how to apply them in an agricultural management setting.