Texas Tech University

AAEC with Animal Science Minor

This degree program prepares students for careers in managing agricultural firms supplying inputs or marketing agricultural products. Majors in this degree program can obtain a minor in Animal Science.

The Animal Science minor provides training in advanced basic sciences that are prerequisites for advanced courses in animal breeding, animal nutrition, and livestock production. By combining a minor in Animal Science with an Agricultural and Applied Economics degree, the student develops a well-rounded understanding of animal  agriculture and the economic/business factors that impact agricultural (and other) businesses.

Potential career opportunities - Meat production, meat sales, feedlot management, livestock purchasing, animal health product sales and feed and feed supplement sales.

For course requirements, see Animal Science Minor.

Note that course prerequisites may include Chemistry; careful planning may allow Chemistry to also fulfill the Life and Physical Sciences requirement.

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Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics

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    Texas Tech University, Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics
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