Discovering Solutions, Empowering Students, Serving Society
Welcome to Texas Tech University's Department of Animal and Food Sciences. The department
is home to approximately 600 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, Raider Red Meats Cafe.
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.