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The Department of Poultry Science has been recognized nationally for programs specializing in poultry processing.
Students in Poultry Science study the nutrition, marketing, management and business skills needed in poultry production. Poultry Science students receive a foundation in basic sciences and mathematics as well as an understanding of the poultry industry.
Poultry Science majors are prepared to pursue a veterinary degree.
More than half of the current undergraduate students in poultry science are receiving scholarships. Most of these scholarships are funded by former poultry industry leaders as well as individuals.
In the Alabama and Southeastern poultry industries, there are approximately five times as many employment opportunities for poultry science graduates as there are graduates to fill them.
Poultry Science at Auburn has four degree tracks—Poultry Production, Poultry Pre-Vet, Poultry Processing and Products, and Food Science—which allow students to tailor their studies toward their own interests.
Students studying Poultry Production are prepared for a rewarding career in any area of poultry production and the allied industries. The curriculum allows flexibility to develop expertise in an area of interest.
The Poultry Pre-Vet/Pre-Professional option provides the strong science background needed for graduate programs and veterinary school, as well as technical industry positions.
Poultry Processing and Products provides students with the technical background needed for careers in food safety, microbiology, food processing, product quality assurance and product development.
Food Science graduates are prepared to enter many areas of the food industry, including quality control, research and development, and management.
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Last Updated: May 14, 2013