Equine Management Plan

Bachelor of Science Degree. Animal Science Major-Equine Management Emphasis.

Visit the Animal Science Department page to learn more about the program.


Fall
Spring
Freshman Year

ANSC 168 Equine Equitation and Management - 2
ENGL 100 Academic Reading and Writing - 3
MATH 146 College Algebra - 3
General Education course (SB) - 3
General Education course (HF) - 3
Total semester credits - 14

ANSC 111 Introduction to Animal Science - 3
ANSC 167 Equine Management and Equitation - 2
BIOL 150 General Biology - 3
CHEM 121 General Chemistry I and Lab - 5
Ethical Citizenship course (EC) - 3
Total semester credits - 16

Sophomore Year

ANSC 231 Principles of Nutrition - 3
ANSC 261 or 268 Adv Horsemanship or Bal Seat App - 3
AGEC 230 Agricultural Economics I - 3
COMS 101 Fund. of Oral Communication - 3
ENGL 200 Investigating Ideas: Reading, Writing, and the Disciplines - 3
P ED 108 Health and Fitness for Life - 1
Total semester credits - 16

ANSC 232 Applied Feeds and Feeding - 3
ANSC 257 Genetics - 3
CHEM 230 General Organic Chemistry - 3
Professional Studies in CAFES - 3
Social and Behavioral Science course (SB) - 3
Total semester credits - 15

 

Junior
Year

AGBI 251 Agricultural Biochemistry - 3
ANSC 346 Principles of Animal Breeding - 3
ANSC 369 Equine Production - 4
AGEC 300 level course - 3
Diversity course (ACD) - 3
Total semester credits - 16

ANSC 260 Animal Physiology - 4
ANSC 345 Animal Health - 2
AGEC 300 level course - 3
Directed elective course - 3
Humanities/Fine Arts course (HF) - 3
Physical education activity course - 0.5
Total semester credits - 15.5

Senior
Year

BIOL 324 Microbiology - 4
ANSC 433 Advanced Nutrition - 3
ANSC 448 Reproductive Physiology - 3
Professional Studies in CAFES course - 3
Global Perspectives course (GP) - 3
Physical education activity course - 0.5
Total semester credits - 16.5

ANSC 485 Seminar in Animal Science - 1
Multidisciplinary course - 3
Directed elective course - 3
Elective course - 3
Elective course - 3
Total semester credits - 13

Summary of Animal and Food Science Equine Emphasis Degree Requirements

University Requirements - 6 cr.
General Education - 40-42 cr.
Foundation Courses in CAFES - 12 cr.
Major Requirements and Electives - 62-72 cr.
Credits to Degree - 120 cr.

 

This academic plan is an example of how students might choose to fulfill program requirements within a period of four years. After consulting with their advisers students may make other course choices which would meet the program requirements and be more suitable for them.