Equine Science

Program Summary

This course of study is a transfer program for the student interested in the equine industry, including an opportunity to specialize in the area of management, breeding, selection, nutrition or training.  The Associate of Science Degree is awarded to students fulfilling the requirements of the program.

Degree Offered:

Associate of Science in Equine Science

Classes Addressing Student Outcomes

AG106 Principles of Agricultural Economics
AG126 Principles of Livestock Nutrition
AG149 Principles of Animal Science
AG153 Reproduction of Farm Animals
AG176 Horse Production
AG226 Applied Livestock Nutrition
AG259 Equine Reproduction
AG261 Equine Anatomy

Suggested Program of Study

COURSE NO.COURSE NAMECR HR(S)
AG101Agriculture Orientation1
   
GENERAL EDUCATION COMPONENT
EN176English Composition I3
EN177English Composition II3
 Oral Communications - Gen. Ed. 3
 
(MA178)
Mathematics - Gen. Ed.
(Suggested - College Algebra)
3
 
(CH177)
Natural Science with Lab - Gen. Ed.
(Suggested - Chemistry I)
5
 
(EC276
or
EC277)
Social/ Behavioral Science - Gen. Ed.
(Suggested - Principles of Macroeconomics
or
Principles of Microeconomics)
3
 Social/ Behavioral Science - Gen. Ed.3
 Arts/ Humanities - Gen. Ed.3
 Arts/ Humanities - Gen. Ed.3
 Physical Education - Lifestyle or Skill1
 Additional AS Courses
A total of at least 22 additional credit hours of general education courses.
22
hours minimum
 
SUGGESTED ELECTIVES
See advisor for appropriate course work selection.
 
AG106Principles of Agriculture Economics3
AG126Principles of Livestock Nutrition3
AG149Principles of Animal Science3
AG150Principles of Animal Science Lab1
AG226Applied Livestock Nutrition2
BI177Principles of Biology with Lab5
CH178Chemistry II with Lab5
 Suggested Ag/ Horse Program Electives8
AG153Reproduction of Farm Animals3
AG176Horse Production3
AG259Equine Reproduction1
AG261Equine Anatomy1
   
Min. Credit Hours to Graduate: 62