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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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Required Core - 60 Total Credits

  First Year - Fall Semester     16 Credits Credits
College Writing I3
Introduction to Equine Studies4
Contemporary Mathematics3
OR
Introduction to Statistics(3)
Western Civilization I3
Introduction to Animal Science3
  First Year - Spring Semester     14 Credits Credits
Horse Conformation and Selection2
Horse Conformation and Selection Lab2
Discover Biology3
Discover Biology Lab1
Introduction to Computers1
Introduction to Computer Applications2
Oral Communications Core Requirement3
  Second Year - Fall Semester     15 Credits Credits
Intro to Ag & Env Resources1
Anatomy and Physiology of Domestic Animals3
Anatomy and Physiology of Domestic Animals Lab1
Intro to General Chemistry3
Intro to General Chemistry Lab1
Livestock Feeding & Nutrition3
Humanities Core Requirement3
  Second Year - Spring Semester     15 Credits Credits
Intro to Psychology3
Humanities Core Requirement3
Social Science Core Requirement3
WRITWritten Communications Core Requirement3
Directed Elective Humanities Core Requirement3

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