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B.Sc. On Campus

Animal Science - Science

South Dakota State University

48 months
Duration
372 USD/credit
372 USD/credit
257 USD/credit
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About

The Animal Science - Science program at South Dakota State University provides instruction in animal breeding, feeding and nutrition, management, selection and evaluation, marketing, meats, and wool. 

Visit the official programme website for more information

Overview

The Animal Science - Science program at South Dakota State University  allows students to focus their studies on the science of genetics, nutrition, physiology, and meats as they affect production and management of livestock and meat animal products.

Program courses pertain to beef cattle, horses, sheep, and swine and the applications of various disciplines to the breeding, feeding, management, and marketing of livestock and livestock products. 

This program will be a good fit if you:

  • Have an interest in science and the livestock industries
  • Like to work with animals
  • Are interested in medicine and well-being of animals
  • Want to do research
  • Are a problem solver and analytical thinker

Career Opportunities

  • Animal health research
  • Meat product development
  • Nutritionist
  • Reproductive (AI, ET) technician
  • Large/small animal veterinary practice

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Global Food Systems 
  • Introduction to Animal Science and Lab 
  • Introduction to Meat Science and Lab
  • Livestock Feeds and Feeding and Lab
  • Principles of Accounting
  • Opportunities in Animal and Veterinary Science

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
2.6

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completed online application Note: New and transferring international (F-1 visa) undergraduate students should be at least 17 years of age by the time they begin their studies at SDSU.
  • Grade Point Average (GPA)

New undergraduate students should have the equivalent of a 2.6 GPA on a 4.0 scale in the US

Transfer students who have completed 30 or more credits at another US college or university should have a 2.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale.   

  • Academic Records
  • English Language Proficiency
  • All new undergraduate students (not transfer students) are required to provide proof of their English language proficiency. Scores must be submitted within two years of taking the test. Students from certain countries and based on their educational background may not have to submit scores.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    372 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 372 USD per credit during 48 months.
  • National

    372 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 372 USD per credit during 48 months.
  • In-State

    257 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 257 USD per credit during 48 months.

Living costs for Brookings

1085 - 1888 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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