We provide our 400+ undergraduate students a variety of options with six areas of interest: pre-vet/pre-grad, equine science, business management, food science, animal production, and animal biotechnology. These options allow students to gain industry specific experience for a wide variety of animal-related careers.


  • Job Opportunity

    The Department of Animal Science at the University of Connecticut College of Agriculture, Health and Natural Resources has an opening for a Horse Unit Manager.  Click the link above for more information and to apply.
  • August 2018 Animal Science Newsletter

    The August 2018 newsletter is here!  Read the newsletter by clicking the link above or click here to download the PDF and read past newsletters!
  • Fall 2018 Seminar Schedule

    Every semester, the Department of Animal Science hosts a seminar series.  The seminars are held on Fridays at 12:20 PM and all are welcome to attend.  Click the link above to see the schedule.  See this week's seminar speaker information here.
  • Fall Riding Practicum

    Registration is now open for the fall practicum riding lesson program.  Click the link above to learn more.
  • Connecticut Wool Blankets

    Looking for the perfect gift for your graduate?  Summer wedding?  The UConn Department of Animal Science has a limited number of wool products including blankets and scarves available for purchase.  Please see the link above for more information!
  • Current Animal Science Research at UConn

    Read more about the current research in the UConn Department of Animal Science above!
  • Animal Science Undergraduate Research Opportunities

    The Department of Animal Science offers undergraduates many opportunities to conduct research outside of the classroom in a variety of areas. Animal Science labs are currently researching with the help of undergraduate and graduate students.
  • UConn Morgans

    The Department of Animal Science has a longstanding tradition of breeding, training and showing Morgan horses.

    The Department of Animal Science has created a web page that offers a condensed version of information on the history of Morgan horses at UConn.

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Department of Animal Science
Unit 4040
3636 Horsebarn Hill Road Ext.
Storrs, CT 06269-4040

George White Building Room 107
Open Monday – Friday, 8am – 5pm
Phone: (860) 486-2413
Fax: (860) 486-4375
Email: AnimalScience@UConn.edu

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