Poultry, including meat and eggs, is one of the largest agricultural commodities in the world. Our academic program focuses on educating our students about poultry science including areas such as meat production, egg production, anatomy & physiology, nutrition, processing, microbiology, animal husbandry, animal welfare and more! Our academic program is one of six poultry specific bachelor’s programs in the United States and has the largest undergraduate enrollment of the remaining programs.
By obtaining a poultry science degree, our graduates have the opportunity to work in all areas of the poultry and allied industries and beyond. Likewise, our program provides academic tracks to professional programs such as veterinary medicine, human medicine, law, nursing, and other career opportunities. Our academic program is ranked amongst the best in our field and we invite you to schedule a visit to learn more!
Poultry Science Double Major
The double major in Poultry Science is available to all students enrolled at Texas A&M University. The main educational goal of this program is to provide students, with an interest in gaining knowledge of various fields within the poultry and allied industry.
Why Poultry Science?
As one of the leading programs in the nation, the Texas A&M Department of Poultry Science graduates more poultry science professionals than any other university. Nearly 100 percent of our graduates are placed in poultry-related careers or graduate school.
What Makes our Program Unique?
- Low student-to-faculty ratio, fostering close relationships between our students and our world-renowned faculty members
- Direct collaboration with the poultry industry and leading scientists in the field, connecting students with internship placements with well-known companies
- Highly advanced laboratories and research facilities, giving students hands-on experience with state-of-the-art equipment
- Extracurricular leadership opportunities such as the Poultry Science Club, Aggie Poultry Ambassadors, and the award-winning judging team
Schedule a Visit to the Department of Poultry Science
We encourage prospective students and their families to visit campus and learn more about the Department of Poultry Science. During the year we provide opportunities for families to tour our facilities, visit with our students and learn more about our programs. To set up a tour of our department you can contact one of our team members listed below.
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