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Academic Programs

College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences


Meat Science

The Meat Science Major is no longer enrolling students. Students interested in a meat science focus are encouraged to pursue the Meat Science Minor.

Meat Science involves the basic principles of science that drive animal growth and the impact they have on meat quality. Students completing this program earn the degree Bachelor of Science in Agriculture.  

Possible Career Options
USDA Meat Inspector Meat Packing Plant Manager
Product Development Niche Market Development
Classes and Curriculum

Students will take classes in bar-b-q science, food processing, growth and development, quality assurance, and food microbiology.  

Getting Involved
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Meat Science Club

The Meat Science Club promotes the meat industry through educational and industrial experiences by interacting with professors, leaders of the industry, and future employers. 

Mariette Benage
Student Success Coordinator
Department of Animal Sciences
(614) 292-7156


Hannah Zimmerman
Coordinator of Prospective Student Services
(614) 247-6685