The academic BSc study of Animal Sciences is unique in Wageningen and, besides from the study Veterinary Medicine at the faculty in Utrecht, it is the only study about husbandries and animals in a scientific educational window. All studies at Wageningen University have a three year Bachelor of Sciences (BSc). Many BSc graduates of Animal Sciences continue with a two year master of Animal Sciences (MAS).
The bachelor of Animal Sciences is split up into two majors. The first one is 'Animal managment and care' and the second one is 'Biological functioning of animals'. The first year of BSc starts the same for every student with a number of basic courses, such as biology, chemistry, mathematics and statistics, and some study specific courses about animals (YAS-courses). In the second year, you will choose your major and follow more animal oriented courses in the major you choose. In the third year, students can choose a minor and follow a thesis at a chair group. The complete summary of courses and possibilities for minors can be found here.