Poultry Science - B.S.A.

General Information

Degree & Major: Poultry Science - B.S.A.
College Name: College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences
Department Name: Poultry Science
Nada Tamim
Undergraduate Coordinator
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Degree Requirements

College-wide Requirements

University-wide Requirements

Description: All students in the Department of Poultry Science are encouraged to obtain a well-rounded education in the humanities and social sciences as well as the biological, chemical, and physical sciences. Students receive a minimum of 36 semester credit hours of poultry science dealing with production, management, breeding, nutrition, anatomy and physiology, processing, and diseases. To complete their program of study, poultry science students may elect additional courses in either agribusiness or science. Fundamental education in agricultural business, marketing, finance, and management prepares students for entering the dynamic poultry industry in a wide variety of positions. In-depth courses in biological and agricultural sciences prepare students who aspire to careers in teaching, research, and development for entering graduate or professional schools.

Career Opportunities: Poultry is Georgia's largest agricultural industry. The agribusiness complex related to poultry in Georgia is a multi-million dollar industry and is the largest employer in the agricultural sector. Students who major in poultry science have excellent opportunities for employment and career advancement.
Scholarships: There are several departmental scholarships available for Poultry Science majors. Please visit the following website for a current listing: http://www.caes.uga.edu/departments/poultry/undergraduate/scholarships.html.
Internships: Internships are available.
Student Organizations: Poultry Science Club: http://students.caes.uga.edu/current/clubs/poultry-science-club.html