Department of Animal Sciences

A degree in animal sciences is one of the most popular options for students who love biology and life sciences. Jobs in animal sciences are plentiful, and our graduates are always eagerly recruited by employers. 

In the Department of Animal Sciences, you will find a culture that encourages and promotes critical thinking and creative investigation that will prepare you for life-long learning in a rewarding, professional career. 

Consistent with the institution’s land-grant mission of teaching, research and outreach, highly qualified and enthusiastic faculty and staff provide first-class advising and instruction, guiding students through the Bachelor of Science degrees in Animal Science, Animal Science-Industry, or Laboratory Animal Science

Students enjoy personalized attention and hands-on experience in real-world settings. Summer-internships, participation on faculty research projects, and opportunities for leadership roles in organizations are part of the student experience. If your interests include studying abroad, we will guide you toward student-exchange programs with international institutions of high acclaim. Undergraduates in animal sciences are also encouraged to apply for the Undergraduate Research Scholars Program

Our motto is, “Students first.”  Your success is our “Aggie Pride!” Please ask us more about what a degree in Animal Sciences can do for you. 

Contact:

Dr. Ralph Noble

Dr. Ralph Noble
Chair, Department of Animal Sciences
Room 101 B.C. Webb Hall
(336) 285-4776
Fax: (336) 334-7288 

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N.C. A&T to Host Small Farms Field Day

Best practices for growing industrial hemp and opportunities for bamboo production are among the research and demonstration projects that will be showcased at Cooperative Extension at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University’s annual Small Farms Field Day. The event, free and open to the public, will be held from 8 a.m. -1 p.m. June 6 at the University Farm, 3136 McConnell Road, Greensboro.

Federal Officials Host Economic Development Events at North Carolina A&T

A trio of senior federal officials teamed up with North Carolina Agricultural and Technical University to host a breakfast meeting for about 60 government and community leaders from around the state Friday for a discussion of opportunity zones and economic development in East Greensboro.

N.C. A&T Honors Deese at Naming Ceremony

The Student Center Ballroom at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University has officially been renamed the Deese Ballroom. The university honored alumnus and benefactor Willie Deese ’77, Thursday, May 9, 2019, with a ceremony and reception bestowing his name upon the center’s ballroom, in recognition of his outstanding generosity and significant contributions to the entire campus community.