Why study Animal Science at Dalhousie?

Experienced faculty and state-of-the-art facilities make Dalhousie's Faculty of Agriculture at the Agricultural Campus in Truro, NS the ideal place to study Animal Science. It’s more than just a school. It’s a real-world environment where students put theory into practice.

Topics of study include animal physiology, animal welfare, breeding, environmental sustainability and the production of products like meat and eggs. Students are also able to focus on specific animals like cattle, sheep, poultry and mink.

Graduates leave the program with an understanding of how animals work, as well as the practical experience to work with them.

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Program details

Bachelor of Science (Agriculture) in Animal Science