You are warmly welcome to the Department of Animal Science. With the need to promote sound basic scientific training, emphasize teaching, research, extension and entrepreneurial skills development as part of the mission of our University to meet the challenges in modern animal agriculture, the Department provides a broad based, functional and practical training in Animal Science. The program is also designed to meet the needs of the immediate environment and agricultural sustainability. Such needs include boosting and improving animal production by developing appropriate manpower. Thank you for seeking to know us.
Philosophy and Objectives
Production of graduates that are adequately equipped with the comprehensive theoretical knowledge and practical skills required for engaging in productive and economic agricultural production. The objectives of the programmes are:
To produce graduates geared towards self-employment;
To produce graduates with sufficient technical, productive and entrepreneurship skills who will be involved in production, research and entrepreneurship in any aspect of animal science, agriculture and other related disciplines;
To produce graduates that are relevant to themselves, the industry and society and who can contribute effectively to national development goals in Animal Science.