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Equine Production & Management A.A.S

67 semester hours required

Students receive training in all areas of equine management as well as training in economic theories associated with profitable management of breeding farms and horse ranches. Students are exposed to various situations encompassing theory and hands-on experience in the field of agriculture. Program content and competencies are reviewed and endorsed by an agriculture advisory committee comprised of leaders in the agriculture industry and agri-business as well as four-year institutions.

Students who graduate with a degree in equine production and management will be trained
to enter a wide range of career opportunities including: sales of equine and animal health products; breeding farm and stable management; and riding instruction.


Freshman First Semester

Freshman Second Sememster

Sophomore First Semester

Sophomore Second Semester

 

Freshman First Semester (15 hours total)
Course # Course Name Hours
AGEQ 1311 Equine Science I 3
AGEQ 1305 Equine Enterprise Management 3
AGEQ 1301 Equine Behavior and Training I 3
AGEQ 1315 Horse Evaluation I 3
COSC 1301/ ITSC 1301 Introduction to Computing 3

*ITSC1301 will only be articulated as a Dual credit.

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Freshman Second Semester (18 hours total)
Course # Course Name Hours
AGEQ 2310 Equine Business Management 3
AGEQ 1350 Equine Reproduction 3
AGEQ 1319 Western Horsemanship 3
AGEQ 2311 Equine Science II 3
AGEQ 2386 Internship – Equestrian/Equine Studies 3
Elective Humanities/Fine Arts 3

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Sophomore First Semester (17 Hours Total)
Course # Course Name Hours
AGRI 1407 Agronomy 4
AGRI 2316 Agriculture Economics 3
ENGL 1301 Composition I 3
AGEQ 2340 Equine Seminar 3
BIOL 1413 General Zoology 4

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Sophomore Second Semester (16 Hours Total)
Course # Course Name Hours
AGRI 1419 Animal Science 4
SPCH 1311 Fundamentals of Speech 3
AGEQ 2315 Horse Evaluation II 3
AGEQ 2387 Internship – Equestrian/Equine Studies 3
Elective Social/Behavioral Science 3

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