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Welcome to our Department!

The Oklahoma State University Department of Animal and Food Sciences has distinguished programs in teaching, research and extension.
We offer majors in both animal science and food science. We are one of the largest departments on campus, but with a small-town feel, a caring attitude and a commitment to every student.

Our Academic ProgramsPursue a degree in animal science or food science.

Meet the people of our department

Access our directory to learn more or contact our team members.
We have a diverse group of faculty, staff and students specializing in animal and/or food science. Look through our directory to find contact information or learn more about our current or emeriti faculty, staff and graduate students.

Our farms and facilities

Home to teaching and research facilities encompassing over 13,000 acres.
Our units house quality livestock that are used for teaching, research and extension purposes. Our teaching facilities allow students to gain hands-on experience and apply concepts learned in the classroom to real-world scenarios, whether in class or as a student employee.

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Extension & Community

Our animal and food science outreach aims to provide you with valuable resources.


One of the essential components of our land-grant mission, our researchers aim to improve quality of life with new ideas.

Alumni & Friends

Learn about Animal Science Alumni Association membership and activities.

Visit Us

Find our building, take a tour of campus, or find parking.

Cowpoke News

Read more about us in the departmental publication.


Get the latest information and schedules for our annual Animal Science Weekend.

Registration & Apparel

Register for an event or purchase items from our Marketplace store.

Giving Opportunities

Learn about ways to contribute to our department and support our students.

Student feeding cattle.

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