About the course
Dairy Science is an application of the sciences, engineering and technology, and business toward the study of milk production and processing. The Dairy Production major focuses on the study of milk production, dairy farm operation management, nutrition and feeding, genetics and breeding, herd health and business management. The degree is designed to prepare students for a wide range of outstanding, challenging and rewarding career opportunities ranging from industry to private enterprise, government, research and higher education. Students will develop a knowledge base related to the basic biological, physical, microbiological, and chemical sciences. These sciences are utilized to study the animal health, genetics, physiology, and nutritional requirements of lactating animals. Students will also be exposed to business operations management as it relates specifically to a dairy farm operations. Graduates with a degree in Dairy Production are well prepared for professional positions within the dairy industry or for further graduate study in Dairy Science.
Intake Months
JANUARY, AUGUST
Delivery Locations
C136410
Qualification
Bachelor Degree
Duration
8 Semesters

South Dakota State University

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South Dakota State University is the state’s largest, most comprehensive higher education institution. It is the state’s largest and best university with university’s most comprehensive range of academic offerings, there’s no better place for the students to explore everything from aerospace to zoology. SDSU provides hands on learning with internship opportunities, study abroad experiences and the experiential learning todays students seek. The university’s mission as an 1862 land grant institution remains the same, to be a beacon of opportunity, providing access to higher education, championing the creation of knowledge and understanding, and continuously expanding the University’s reach.
South Dakota State University offers more than 200 academic programs. Students can choose from 82 majors, 35 specializations, 94 minors, 36 master’s degree programs, 15 Ph.D. programs and two professional doctorates. The university also offers courses at various off campus sites as well as undergraduate and graduate programs online through the Office of Continuing and Distance Education. It remains fully committed both to the historic mission and to meeting new challenges as they arise. The university campus is home to more than 1000 international students from 91 countries. University strives to set the standard in today’s highly competitive world of higher education, while anticipating and planning for what tomorrow may require as well.
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Brookings Campus - South Dakota State University

1026, 9th Avenue Brookings, SD 57006, United States

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Located in eastern South Dakota along Interstate 29, Brookings is a town of about 23,000. Less than an hour from the state’s largest city of Sioux Falls, our safe, family-friendly community thrives on offering big-city amenities while maintaining its small-town feel. Residents enjoy clean and well-maintained roads and city parks, a variety of locally owned shops and restaurants, a short commute time within the city, and plentiful career opportunities in a growing job market. The dynamic between Brookings and the University creates a mutually beneficial relationship complemented by the energy of students and campus programming – athletics, arts, and more – and the student-friendly, off-campus opportunities for entertainment, employment and service.