Animal and Dairy Sciences - Minor

College of Agriculture and Applied Sciences

About This Minor

The Animal and Dairy Sciences minor at Utah State University offers students an opportunity to complement their major with valuable knowledge in animal production and management.

This minor is particularly beneficial for students pursuing majors in agricultural education, agricultural economics, plant science, nutrition and food science, business, economics, computer science, rangeland resources, and other disciplines where the animal industry has direct or indirect involvement.

What You Will Learn

Students will learn the fundamentals of animal science and gain expertise in various animal production practices. They will also have the option to explore diverse topics such as companion animal nursing, equine-assisted interventions, and ethical issues in genetic engineering and biotechnology.


At a Glance

College: College of Agriculture and Applied Sciences

Department: Animal, Dairy and Veterinary Sciences Department

USU Locations:

  • Logan campus

Faculty: View profiles of faculty members on the department directory.

Learn More: Program website

Program Requirements

Career And Outcomes

Career Opportunities

  • Livestock Production Manager
  • Animal Nutritionist
  • Agricultural Extension Agent
  • Animal Health Consultant
  • Feed Sales Representative



We will build on your goals and experiences while working together to design an individualized semester-by-semester plan. Your personalized plan will help you see a path from where you are now on to graduation. Even if you are unsure of the major you would like to pursue, we can help with resources and ideas.

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