2017-2018 Graduate Catalog 
    Oct 29, 2020  
2017-2018 Graduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Department of Animal Science

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Joseph Cassady, Department Head
Department of Animal Science
Animal Science Complex 103A
E-mail: cheryl.beste@sdstate.edu

The Department of Animal Science offers graduate programs leading to the Master of Science and Doctor of Philosophy degrees in Animal Science, or the Doctor of Philosophy degree in Biological Sciences. Faculty and graduate students are actively involved in basic and/or applied research in the fields of nutrition, reproductive physiology, animal breeding and genetics, meat science, gastrointestinal microbiology and animal production.

The Department is committed to providing graduate students with quality educational and research experiences and preparing them to meet the challenges of a competitive job market upon graduation.

Graduate Faculty

Amanda Blair, Associate Professor
Rebecca C. Bott, Associate Professor
Derek Brake, Assistant Professor
Joseph Cassady, Department Head and Professor
Jeffrey A. Clapper, Professor
Barry Dunn, President and Professor
Harvey Freetly, Adjunct
Richard Funston, Adjunct
Thomas Geary, Adjunct
Michael Gonda, Associate Professor
Judson Grubbs, Assistant Professor
Jeffrey Held, Professor
Larry Kuehn, Adjunct
Crystal L. Levesque, Assistant Professor
Donald M. Marshall, Associate Dean and Professor
Tara McDaneld, Adjunct
Douglas McFarland, Distinguished Professor Emeritus
Rosemarie Nold, Assistant Department Head and Associate Professor
Kenneth C. Olson, Professor
Dustin Pendell, Adjunct
George A. Perry, Professor
Robbi H. Pritchard, Distinguished Professor
Ryan Samuel, Assistant Professor
Benoit St-Pierre, Assistant Professor
Robert C. Thaler, Professor
Keith R. Underwood, Associate Professor
Zhongde, Wang, Adjunct
Julie A. Walker, Professor
Tofuko Woyengo, Assistant Professor
Cody L. Wright, Professor


Master’s Degrees

Doctoral Degrees


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