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Agriculture-Avian Biology Pathway (A.S.)

The Associate of Science in Core Curriculum with pathway courses related to agriculture-avian biology is designed for students who are more science focused and perhaps want to pursue not only a bachelor’s degree but might be considering graduate school, or a professional school like veterinary school. Students take a variety of science courses that are well rounded and also have the option to take a business class along with a summer internship. 

Campus Availability

Gainesville Campus


 Summer Internship Opportunities Available Now!

Get 3 hours of college credit and job experience. Contact Linda Purvis for more details.

Program Contact

Linda Purvis, M.S.
Assistant Professor
Office: Science, Engineering, Tech, 115 
Gainesville Campus

What can you do with a career in Poultry Science?

As a multi-billion dollar industry in Georgia and the largest employer in the agriculture sector, poultry is Georgia’s largest agricultural industry. Students who study poultry science have excellent opportunities for employment and career advancement, with more than 100,000 people in Georgia either directly or indirectly employed in the poultry industry.


Poultry Science Freshman Award

$500 scholarship awarded annually in the spring


  • Must have completed 25 hours at UNG and declared a poultry science major
  • GPA of 2.5 or higher
  • Be an ACTIVE member of the Poultry Science Club (must have earned a minimum of 8 service hours this year)

Outstanding Poultry Science Student

$1000 scholarship awarded annually in the spring


  • Must be on track to graduate in year it is given out
  • Must have completed POUL 2020 with a B or higher
  • Must have a GPA of 2.8 or higher
  • Be an ACTIVE member of the Poultry Science Club (must have earned a minimum of 8 service hours this year)

Rising Star Award

$250- $500 scholarship awarded annually in the spring (can be given multiple times in same year)


  • Must be an active member of the Poultry Student Club
  • Have attended an earned 10+ service credits over the academic year
  • Gone above and beyond what is expected of a club member by their service and commitment to the club activities/organization
  • Must have a 2.5 GPA
  • Can only be earned one time

Our Sponsors

  • Poultry & Egg Foundation
  • Pilgrims - Gainesville Office
  • CWT/Aviagen
  • Fieldale Farms
  • Columbia Farms/House of Raeford
  • Wayne Farms

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