What will I learn?

The purpose of the Animal Science Program is to prepare students for careers in positions such as ranch management, county extension agents, technical and sales representatives with agricultural businesses such as feed and pharmaceutical companies, agricultural civil service, regulatory agencies, technical consultants, and laboratory technicians. A graduate with this major should possess competencies in animal reproductive physiology and genetics, animal nutrition, animal health management, production, utilization, and marketing of animal products, and business management. This summary mainly focuses on Animal Science - Pre-Veterinary Medicine Option.

The College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources at Texas A&M University-Commerce is committed to experiential and pragmatic learning with rigorous educational programs, courses, and experiences enriched by quality instruction. We offer diverse, high quality farm and ranch enterprises that create opportunities for teaching and scholarly activities. We foster positive relationships among our faculty, staff and students and maintain a strong public presence on campus, in the community, and throughout the state and agricultural industry. Students are prepared to become competent professionals through the sharing and discovery of knowledge across the varied fields of agriculture.

Which department am I in?

College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources

Study options

Full Time (122 hours)

Tuition fees
US$21,634.00 per year
Start date

Expected January, August 2022


College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources

Texas A&M University - Commerce,



75429, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicants must have completed a high school. Other English Language Requirements: TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) or IELTS (International English Language Testing System) Required scores: 80 (Internet-based TOEFL), 550 (paper-based TOEFL) or 6.5 IELTS.

For international students

International applicant must have a completion of a course of study equivalent to that required of a U. S. citizen. For Freshman Admission, high school transcripts need only be evaluated to determine U.S. high school equivalency.

The applicant must be adequately proficient in English to pursue a course of study at the University.

  • A score of at least 550 paper based on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL)
  • A score of at least 213 computer based on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL)
  • A score of at least 79 Internet based on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL)
  • IELTS: Overall band 6.0 or Higher

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.