Animal & Food Sciences

 
 
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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 researched 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.

Upcoming Events

  • The Sixth Molecular Methods in Food Microbiology Workshop: POSTPONED Click here for more information.
  • Homecoming Weekend:Oct. 17-18
    Click here for more information.
  • National Block and Bridle Convention: Oct. 23-25
    Click here for more information and to download the registration form.

Meet the Students

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Evan Murray
Animal Science, Pre-Vet Option

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Darby Gonzales
Animal Science, Pre-Med Option

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Brittany Thompson
Animal Science, Pre-Vet Option

LathamChelcie Latham
Animal Science, Equine Assisted Therapy Option