Degrees

Equine Science Curriculum

The Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Equine Science or                         Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Equine Science are designed to offer a broad-based educational background for students who wish to enter the horse industry job market or transfer to a four-year college or university. An Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Equine Science will be awarded upon satisfactory completion of the outlined program.

Program Pre-requisites:

Completion of ENG 090, 091,092, OR Placement test scores at 100 level English Completion of MAT 090, 091,092, OR Placement test scores at 100 level English Completion of CRE 101 OR Placement test scores of Reading Exempt

Required Courses:
  • EQS 105 Principles of Equine Science
  • EQS 130 Equine Business and Law
  • EQS 140 Equine Behavior
  • EQS 120 Anatomy and Physiology
  • EQS 162 Stable Management Techniques
  • EQS 200 Equine Nutrition
  • EQS 264 Equine Management
  • EQS 225 Equine Health and Disease
  • EQS 220 Equine Reproduction
  • EQS 250 Equine Evaluation
  • EQS 280 or EQS 285 Internship -or- Practicum
  • EQS 282 Special Event Internship

Restricted electives (Choose 2):

  • MGT 251 Human Relations in Business
  • MKT 101 Introduction to Public Relations
  • MKT 263 Advertising Principles
  • PSY 250 Social Psychology
  • SPA 115 Beginning Spanish Conversation 1
  • EQS 282 Special Event
  • EQS 198 Special Topics
  • EQS 175 Equine Alternative Therapies