University of Florida

Undergraduate Students

Current or Prospective students looking for more information or who have questions can contact the Academic Program Advisor, Allyson Trimble:

Innovation Academy or PaCE Students can contact, Amie Imler:

The Department of Animal Sciences undergraduate program offers three specializations: Animal Biology, Equine, and Food Animal. The Animal Biology Specialization is a pre-professional track, leading to application to professional programs such as Medicine, Veterinary Medicine, Pharmacy, and Dentistry. The Equine Specialization leads to careers supporting the horse industry. Within the Food Animal specialization, students may choose from coursework relative to the Beef cattle, Dairy cattle or the safety and processing of meat, and prepare for careers supporting those industries.

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Prospective Students

Degree Options

Animal Biology

Note: Additional UF Vet School Requirements not required for Animal Biology degree

  • Genetics – ANS 3384 (3 credit hours), AGR 3300 (3 credit hours), or PCB 3063 (4 credits)
  • Physics 1 and Physics 1 Lab – PHY 2053 (4 credit hours) & PHY 2053L (1 credit )
  • Physics 2 and Physics 2 Lab – PHY 2054 (4 credit hours) & PHY 2054L (1 credit)

Equine Specialization

Food Animal Specialization

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Current Students:

Animal Biology

Approved Electives (.pdf 200KB)

Freshman Semester Guide:

Transfer Semester Guide

Innovation Academy (IA)

Pre-vet Resources

Food Animal

Approved Electives (.pdf 455KB)

Freshman Semester Guide:

Transfer Semester Guide

PaCE

Equine

Approved Practicum (.pdf 146KB)

Freshman Semester Guide:

Transfer Semester Guide

PaCE

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Advising Forms

Registration Forms

Course Descriptions and Times

Academic Advisors

Undergraduate Opportunities

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Undergraduate Academic Program Advisor

Allyson Trimble
Bldg 459 Rm 100A
P.O. Box 110910
Gainesville, FL 32611-0910
352- 392-9739

Innovation Academy or PaCE Student Advisor

Amie Imler
Bldg 459, Rm 231E
P.O. Box 110910
Gainesville, FL 32611-0910
352-392-0133