CSI Agriculture Department | Animal Science

Animal Science

Contact Person: Dr. Barry Pate
Office Location: Evergreen A-39
Direct Phone: 208-732-6415
Email: bpate@csi.edu

What is Animal Science?

Animal ScienceAnimals provide food, clothing, recreation, and companionship for humans. Animal science is the study of the biological function, production, and use of domestic animals. Animal scientists apply the latest technology in genetics, physiology, and nutrition to better understand how to use and care for animals. Animal scientists may work in all phases of livestock production, education, business, marketing, food, and biotechnology industries.

The College of Southern Idaho offers two Animal Science degrees: