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A.A. Equine Management

A.A. Equine Management

Why Equine Management?

This two-year transfer degree is designed to give students a foundation in equine science and the ability to apply that knowledge in a practical manner. Graduates will be prepared for a career in equine business and management, breeding, nutrition, and allied industries such as sales, feed, tack and equipment. Students should consult the catalog of the institution to which they expect to transfer and select appropriate courses in consultation with their advisor.

Upon completion of this program graduates will be able to:

  • Identify breeds of horses and selection for specific uses;
  • Quantify basic horse conformation while stressing the importance of form to desired function;
  • Identify the fundamentals of equine anatomy and diseases;
  • Apply basic horse care and nutrition principles;
  • Demonstrate writing and mathematical skills for business application.

You May Also be Interested In:

A.A.S. Equine StudiesA.S. Livestock ManagementA.S. Pre-Veterinary

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Total Credits for Program Completion: 60

  First Year - Fall Semester     14 Credits Credits
College Writing I3
Introduction to Equine Studies3
Contemporary Mathematics3
Introduction to Statistics(3)
Introduction to Animal Science3
Intro to Ag & Env Resources1
  First Year - Spring Semester     14 Credits Credits
Horse Conformation and Selection & Lab4
Discover Biology & Lab4
Introduction to Computers3
Written Communications Core Requirement3
  Second Year - Fall Semester     17 Credits Credits
Western Civilization I3
Anatomy and Physiology of Domestic Animals & Lab4
Intro to General Chemistry & Lab4
Humanities & Fine Arts Core Requirement3
Oral Communications Core Requirement3
  Second Year - Spring Semester     15 Credits Credits
Intro to Psychology3
Livestock Feeding & Nutrition3
Humanities & Fine Arts Core Requirement3
History & Social Science Core Requirement3
Humanities & Fine Arts Elective3

Please refer to the the Current Catalog for specific program details.