Changes to the Horse Science program HAVE BEEN APPROVED:
Changes will go into effect for the fall semester. Students already enrolled have the option of following the prior plan or switching to the new program requirements.
Horse Science Major - Associate of Science Degree
PROGRAM INFORMATION - ASSOCIATE OF SCIENCE - HORSE SCIENCE
This is a 2-year program in Horse Science that provides in-depth course work and hands-on experience for students who wish to work in the horse industry. Completion of the Associate of Science degree will provide employment opportunities in Stable/Ranch Management, Horse Training, Veterinary Assisting, Riding Instruction, Event Management and other Horse Industry related businesses. Instruction emphasizes hands-on experience and includes horse husbandry, handling, riding and training as well as event planning, business operations and facility management and maintenance.
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PROGRAM LEARNING OUTCOMES
Upon completion of this program, students will:
- Provide horses with the care and feeding recommended by experts and accepted by industry
- Work with horses safely, effectively and efficiently both on the ground and under saddle
- Maintain equestrian facilities in a manner consistent with industry standards
- Plan and manage equestrian events
- Use current best-practices in the operation of a horse-industry business