As an undergraduate, you need to obtain a basic understanding of the world around you. Whether you decide to follow a technology or science degree track in Poultry Science, during your first two years at NCSU you will be take basic courses in English, biology, chemistry, math, genetics, zoology, etc. Gaining proficiency in a second language is also encouraged during this time.
A broad range of both practical and basic research is conducted by students during the course of their graduate studies. Graduate students can obtain Masters and/or Ph.D. degrees with majors in Poultry Science, Nutrition, Physiology, Immunology, or Food Science, while being mentored by faculty members in Poultry Science. Minors can be obtained in a number of areas as well, including biotechnology, microbiology, food safety, etc.