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Department of Agriculture
Member, Texas Tech University System The Princeton Review - 373 Best Colleges, 2011 Edition

Prospective Students

ASU’s Department of Agriculture has an average annual enrollment of 285 undergraduate students and 25 graduate students. Undergraduate and graduate education is the focus of the department and is supplemented by ongoing research in the areas of ruminant nutrition, sheep and goat production, beef cattle production, range and wildlife, reproductive physiology, and meat and food science.

By taking advantage of summer internships, judging teams, research opportunities, field trips to production facilities, and departmental organizations, such as Block & Bridle and the Meat and Food Science Association, students enhance their classroom experience and become highly competitive in today’s job market.


For more information about specific program areas, faculty contacts are listed below.

 Undergraduate Program areas
Animal Science Animal Business Range and Natural Resour. Meat and Food Science Ag Science and Leader. Pre-Vet. Medicine
Mike Salisbury Andrew Wright Cody Scott Kirk Braden Will Dickison Mike Salisbury
Chase Runyan   Corey Owens Loree Branham   Loree Branham
Cody Scott          
Loree Branham          
Kirk Braden          
Corey Owens          


Graduate students work closely with faculty to conduct high-quality, timely and interesting research. Prospective graduate students interested in a specific area of study should contact the appropriate faculty member listed below.

 Graduate Program areas
Production Reproductive Physiology Ruminant Nutrition Range Science Meat and Food Science
 Chase Runyan Mike Salisbury Chase Runyan Cody Scott Kirk Braden
 Mike Salisbury   Cody Scott Corey Owens Loree Branham
    Brian May    

For general information regarding the Agriculture Department’s graduate program, contact the program advisor, Dr. Loree Branham.

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