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Minors in the Department of Animal Science

The Department of Animal Science offers several minors and a certificate:

For a full list of minors and certificates available at SDSU please see the course catalog.

Animal Science Minor

A minor in Animal Science will supplement any major and provide students exposure to the technology of breeding, feeding, producing, managing, evaluating, and marketing beef cattle, sheep, hogs, horses, and poultry, as well as the processing of their products – meat, eggs, and wool.

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Equine Studies Minor

The Equine Studies minor is designed for student from all majors who wish to supplement their academic major with studies in equine science, management, and industry trends.

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Meat Science Minor

The Meat Science minor is designed for students seeking careers in the meat and food industry including research and product development, quality assurance, food safety, fresh meat processing, meat product manufacturing, and government service. Students learn product characteristics, product development, production, food safety, and marketing of fresh and processed meats.

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Swine Science Undergraduate Certificate

The Swine Science certificate academically trains you to enter the pork industry in such areas as sales and communications, construction, production management, and pharmaceuticals.