Undergraduate Degree Programs in Animal and Range Sciences

The Department of Animal and Range Science offer two Bachelor of Science degrees in which students can major:

All programs are designed to offer a wide array of coursework that provides scientific, technical and practical experience in a real-world setting. The department is very hands-on with farms and animals located right on campus. Several options exist to specialize and concentrate your field of study, including the companion animal and equine emphasis areas in animal science.

Pre-Veterinary Medicine

The Department of Animal and Range Sciences offers a pre-professional program in Pre-Veterinary Medicine. New Mexico State University participates in the WICHE program, and many of our students attend veterinary school in one of the three WICHE Colleges offering a degree in Veterinary Medicine after completing their undergraduate degree at NMSU.


The Department of Animal and Range Sciences offers three minor options for students in alternate majors.