The Department of Animal Sciences undergraduate teaching program provides students with education and training in animal agriculture. A Bachelor of Science degree is awarded for completion of the program. Students are prepared with the appropriate skills and knowledge to succeed in the animal industry or continue their education in graduate or professional school. The undergraduate program offers one major, Animal Sciences, and 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 Beef cattle, Dairy cattle, or the safety and processing of meat, and prepare for careers supporting those industries.