University of Florida

Undergraduate Students

For information or questions on how to become an undergraduate student in the Department of Animal Sciences, please contact the Academic Program Advisor, Amie Imler or visit the Appoinment Calendar to book an appointment or tour.

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.

Degree Options

Animal Biology- Specialization (pre-professional track)

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 credit hours)
  • Physics 1 and Physics 1 Lab – PHY 2053 (4 credit hours) & PHY 2053L (1 credit hours)
  • Physics 2 and Physics 2 Lab – PHY 2054 (4 credit hours) & PHY 2054L (1 credit hours)

Equine Specialization

Food Animal Specialization

Course Descriptions and Times Offered

Academic Advisors

Undergraduate Opportunites

Undergraduate Advisor

Amie Imler
Academic Advisor
Bldg 459 Rm 100A
P.O. Box 110910
Gainesville, FL 32611-0910
(352) 392-9739