University & Program

National Chiayi University

Department of Animal Science

Program Level
Bachelor / Master
Language of instruction
Taught in Chinese

The mission of this department is to train future students to possess professional knowledge and techniques in the field of animal science, including animal nutrition, animal physiology, genetics and breeding, livestock and poultry production, farm management and animal products utilization. The students also need to learn the modern knowledge and technology of resource preservation and environmental protection to enhance their competitiveness in animal science. Our department has 11 faculties, including 5 full professors, 3 associate professors, 2 assistant professors and 1 lecturer.

Curriculum Planning for Undergraduate Students
Undergraduate students should earn 128 course credits, including 30 general education, 58 compulsory and 40 electives (at least 25 credits related to the field of animal science) course credits. The department courses are divided into five areas including animal reproduction and physiology, animal nutrition, animal genetics and breeding, animal product utilization, and management and leisure courses.

Curriculum Planning for Postgraduate Students
1. Course Structure
Professional courses in our department are divided into the areas of Animal Production and Animal Products Utilization.
2. Graduation Credits
Students should earn at least 30 course credits for graduation including 4 compulsory, 20 elective, and 6 thesis course credits.

More details, please refer to for Bachelor and for Master.


Contact information

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