Computer Science + Animal Sciences

Students majoring in CS + Animal Sciences will be well-positioned to apply CS to advance animal health and behavior, food production, nutrition, animal biology, and environmental concerns. For example, this could include mining data from remote sensors to detect and treat health problems in large herds, or analyzing genomic information to improve disease resistance.

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Illinois Launches New CS + Animal Sciences Degree

The new degree, first of its kind in the country, expands the list of blended CS + X degrees pioneered through the Department of Computer Science at Illinois and featured in U.S. News & World Report’s upcoming “Best Colleges of 2020” guidebook. CS + Animal Sciences follows the CS + Crop Sciences program as the second such degree to be offered in the College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences.  Incoming freshmen can enroll in the program starting in the fall of 2021. 
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