Animal Biology

The Honours B.Sc. major in Animal Biology (ABIO) is one of the many programs offered through the Ontario Agricultural College (OAC). This major is nationally and internationally recognized for both its quality and faculty, who are outstanding in teaching and research. In this major, you will explore animal health, physiology, nutrition and genetics.  Under faculty supervision, you can also complete a research course of a theoretical or practical nature, in a discipline related to your interests. Our graduates are in high demand for careers in industry and government, in fields ranging from animal health care, welfare and regulation to breeding, nutrition and biosecurity of the food system. This major can also prepare you for entry into a professional program such as veterinary medicine.

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Information regarding research and faculty involved in the Animal Biology major can be found at:

Information about what students have done with the Animal Biology major can be found on the Career Services website.

A complete listing of all courses required for this major can be found in the Schedule of Studies located in the Undergraduate Calendar.