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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 two majors, animal science and food science, and 12 study options. 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.

Certifications Minors Competitive Teams Student Organizations

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 15+ 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.

Research

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

Alumni & Friends

Read about our activities in this departmental publication.

Visit Us

Take a tour of our campus.

Cowpoke News

Read more about us in the departmental publication.

Weekend

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.

Student feeding cattle.

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