Bachelor in Animal and Veterinary Science

University of Idaho

Program Description

Bachelor in Animal and Veterinary Science

University of Idaho

BSc in Animal and Veterinary Science

If you want to work with animals, this program prepares you for a variety of career options, from livestock management, to dairy production, to veterinary science.

In this program, you will study animal health, growth and nutrition. Courses explore topics in animal science, production and business management. Learn how to raise and care for animals, produce and market dairy products, operate a livestock facility, and much more. The program’s many emphasis areas include a pre-veterinary option for students who are interested in continuing their education in veterinary health.

Much of your education will take place in the on-campus labs and animal research centers, where you will study and gain hands-on experience with the university’s 50 purebred cows, 100 milking Holsteins, and more than 100 breeding Suffolk ewes.

Degree Fit

This program could be a good fit if you:

  • Enjoy animal biology or medicine
  • Are interested in the livestock or dairy industry
  • Are involved in 4-H or other agriculture-related activities

Career Outcomes

With this degree, you could become a/an:

  • Veterinarian (with additional education)
  • Ranch manager
  • Business owner
  • Production manager
  • Sales representative
  • Marketing director
  • Consultant
  • Analyst

Areas of Concentration

Whether it’s custom classes, an emphasis, or an option, this degree offers you an even more enhanced and customizable experience in the following areas:

  • Business: Animal & Veterinary Science, B.S.
  • Dairy: Animal & Veterinary Science, B.S.
  • Science/Pre-Veterinary: Animal & Veterinary Science, B.S.
  • Production: Animal & Veterinary Science, B.S.

Language Requirements

The Following are acceptable as proof of English competency for students whom English is not their primary language.

  • TOEFL – 525 PBT or 70 iBT
  • IELTS – 6.0
  • Pearson PTE – 48
  • ELS Language Center pass Level 112
  • SAT – 500 on critical reading
  • Cambridge CAE and CPE – pass
  • Cambridge Intl "O" Levels – pass
  • MELAB – 74
  • American Language & Culture Program level 5
This school offers programs in:
  • English

Last updated December 7, 2015
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Oct. 2016
4 years
Full time
33,164 USD
Start date Oct. 2016
USA Moscow, Idaho
Application deadline Request Info
End date Request Info
Duration 4 years
Price 33,164 USD