Animal & Food Sciences
Discovering Solutions, Empowering Students, Serving Society
Welcome to Texas Tech University's Department of Animal and Food Sciences. The department is home to approximately 1,000 undergraduate students and 90 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, human-animal interactions, breeding and genetics, physiology and with specialties in cattle, horse, sheep & goats, swine, and canine.
Featured Program: The Therapeutic Riding Center
Research at Burnett Center
In the News
Aug. 25: Fall Semester Begins
Sept. 1: Ag Fest, 5:30 pm in the livestock arena
Aug. 12-19, 2023: Meat School in Spanish