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AAS - Equine Science

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    [gpa] => 2.00
    [ic] => Agriculture/Equine Science (02)
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Description:
The Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Equine Science program is 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. A Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Equine Science is also offered.
Major Code: 3022
Award: AAS
First Term: 4124
Total Credits: 62-68
Last Updated: Aug 7th, 2014
Prerequisites:
RDG091 College Preparatory Reading (3) OR
equivalent as indicated by placement test 0-3
 
AND
 
MAT081 Basic Arithmetic (4) OR
MAT082 Basic Arithmetic (3) OR
MAT083 Basic Arithmetic Expanded (5) OR
equivalent as indicated by placement test 0-5
 
AND
 
ENG091 Fundamentals of Writing (3) OR
equivalent as indicated by placement test 0-3
Required Courses: 37-38
BPC110 Computer Usage and Applications (3) OR
CIS105 Survey of Computer Information Systems (3) 3
 
EQS105 Principles of Equine Science 3
EQS120 Equine Anatomy and Physiology 4
EQS130 Equine Business and Law 3
EQS140 Equine Behavior 3
EQS162 Stable Management Techniques 2
EQS200 Principles of Equine Nutrition 3
EQS220 Equine Reproduction 3
EQS225 Equine Health and Disease Management 3
EQS250 Equine Evaluation 3
EQS264 Equine Management 4
 
EQS280 Equine Science Internship (3) OR
EQS285 Equine Science Practicum (2) 2-3
 
EQS282 Special Event Internship 1
Restricted Electives: 3 Credits
EQS280 may not be selected as a Restricted Elective if it is used to satisfy Required Courses credits.
 
EQS175 Introduction to Equine Therapies 2
EQS280 Equine Science Internship 3
 
EQS282 Special Event Internship (1) 1-2
(EQS282 may be repeated)
 
MGT251 Human Relations in Business 3
MKT101 Introduction to Public Relations 3
MKT263 Advertising Principles 3
PSY250 Social Psychology 3
SPA115 Beginning Spanish Conversation I 3
Free Electives: None
General Education: 22-27 Credits
General Education Core: 12-17 Credits
First-Year Composition: 6 Credits
ENG101 First-Year Composition (3) OR
ENG107 First-Year Composition for ESL (3) AND
ENG102 First-Year Composition (3) OR
ENG108 First-Year Composition for ESL (3) 6
Critical Reading: 0-3 Credits
CRE101 College Critical Reading (3) OR
Equivalent as indicated by assessment 0-3
Oral Communication: 3 Credits
Any approved general education course from the Oral Communication area 3
Mathematics: 3-5 Credits
Any approved general education course from the Mathematics area. 3-5
General Education Distributed: 10 Credits
Humanities and Fine Arts: 3 Credits
Any approved general education course in the Humanities and Fine Arts area. 3
Social and Behavioral Sciences: 3 Credits
PSY101 Introduction to Psychology 3
Natural Sciences: 4 Credits
Any approved general education course from the Natural Sciences area. 4
Program Competencies:
  1. Explore personal and business computer operations and apply to equine-related business practices. (BPC110, CIS105)
  2. Identify principles related to equine selection, basic conformation, form to function, soundness and shoeing, feed management, behavior, restraint, managed health concepts, and equipment selection and usage. (EQS105)
  3. Describe the structure and function of each system of the equine and how they relate to the horse's ability to perform work. (EQS120)
  4. Identify business and legal practices used in horse management operations including types of records, record keeping systems, accounting principles, taxes, personnel management, debt collection, developing contracts and preparing a business plan. (EQS130)
  5. Identify and describe major insurance and liability issues related to the equine industry. (EQS130)
  6. Describe how an equine's behavior can be modified using the horse's natural behavior patterns. (EQS140)
  7. Apply knowledge and skills to work experience in daily management and handling of working horses. (EQS162)
  8. Identify and describe the basic principles of equine digestion, feed utilization, and feeding practices. (EQS200)
  9. Describe the feeding and care of the equine in various stages of production, growth and performance. (EQS200)
  10. Identify and describe various equine breeding methods and procedures including artificial insemination and emerging technologies. (EQS220)
  11. Identify and describe appropriate procedures for the care and management of broodmares, breeding stallions and foals. (EQS220)
  12. Describe preventive medicine and managerial practices used in keeping the equine athlete, broodmare, and family horse in good health and free from disease. (EQS225)
  13. Evaluate the structure of the horse, and identify conformation problems and unsoundness which relate to the horse's form to function and ability to perform. (EQS250)
  14. Apply practical skills and knowledge related to equine management components in such areas as taking vital signs, using forms of restraint, understanding safety issues around horses, first aid, leg wraps, dental care and aging by teeth. (EQS264)
  15. Apply knowledge and skills to work experience in any type of horse facility or equine related business. (EQS280, EQS285)
  16. Identify the major components associated with special event management. (EQS282)