Animal & Food Sciences

AFS BuildingBurnet Center Home of ChampionsHonduras Research GroupResearch Rodeo 3   Block and Bridle Little International   COWamongus!Meat JudgingResearch in the Bahamas

Discovering Solutions, Empowering Students, Serving Society

Welcome to Texas Tech University's Department of Animal and Food Sciences. The department is home to approximately 500 undergraduate students and 100 graduate students. It is housed in a state-of-the-art teaching and research facility which features five specialized teaching and research labs, the largest retail meat cooler on a university campus and a retail store, "COWamongus!"

Many faculty members are leading researchers in their respective fields, including food science, food safety, muscle biology, nutrition, animal wellbeing, breeding and genetics, physiology and with specialties in cattle, horse, sheep & goats, and swine.

Featured Program: The Therapeutic Riding Center


Upcoming Events

  • Raider Red Meats BBQ Cook-off: Aug. 28-29
  • Meat School in Espanol: Oct. 3-9
  • AFS Friends and Family Event: Oct. 9
  • CASNR Homecoming Breakfast: Oct. 10

Meet the Students

Evan Murray
Animal Science, Pre-Vet Option

Darby Gonzales
Animal Science, Pre-Med Option

Brittany Thompson
Animal Science, Pre-Vet Option

LathamChelcie Latham
Animal Science, Equine Assisted Therapy Option