UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN River Falls

Equine Science Plan

Bachelor of Science Degree. Animal Science Major-Equine Science Emphasis.
Visit the Animal Science Equine Science page to learn more about the program.


Fall Semester
Spring Semester
Freshman Year

ANSC 167 Equine Management and Equitation - 2
CHEM 121 General Chemistry I - 5
ENGL 100 Academic Reading and Writing - 3
MATH 146 College Algebra - 3
General Education course (SB) - 3
Total semester credits - 16

ANSC 111 Introduction to Animal Science - 3
ANSC 168 Equine Equitation and Management - 2
BIOL 150 General Biology - 3
CHEM 122 General Chemistry II and Lab - 5
MATH 147 College Algebra and Trigonometry - 3
Total semester credit - 16

 

Sophomore Year

ANSC 231 Principles of Nutrition - 3
ANSC 261 Advanced Horsemanship - 3
 or ANSC 268 Bal Seat App - 3
AGEC 230 Agricultural Economics I - 3
CHEM 231/236 Organic Chemistry I and Lab - 4
ENGL 200 Investigating Ideas: Reading, Writing, and the Disciplines - 3
P ED 108 Health and Fitness for Life - 1
Total semester credits - 17

 

ANSC 257 Genetics - 3
BIOL 230 General Zoology - 3
CHEM 232/237 Organic Chemistry II & Lab - 4
COMS 101 Fund. of Oral Communication - 3
Social and Behavioral Science course (SB) - 3
Total semester credits - 16

 

Junior
Year

ANSC 232 Applied Feeds and Feeding - 3
ANSC 341 Biometrics - 3
CHEM 360 Biochemistry - 4
PHYS 121 General Physics - 5
Diversity course (ACD) - 3
Total semester credits - 18

 

ANSC 260 Animal Physiology - 4
ANSC 345 Animal Health - 2
PHYS 122 General Physics II - 5
Ethical Citizenship course - 3
Humanities/Fine Arts course (HF) - 3
Physical education activity course - .5
Total semester credits - 17.5

Senior
Year

BIOL 324 Microbiology - 4
ANSC 369 Equine Production - 4
ANSC 433 Advanced Nutrition - 3
Professional Studies in CAFES course . - 3
Global Perspectives course (GP) - 3
Physical education activity course. - .5
Total semester credits - 17.5

 

ANSC 346 Principles of Animal Breeding - 3
ANSC 448 Reproductive Physiology - 3
ANSC 485 Seminar in Animal Science - 1
Humanities/Fine Arts course (HF) - 3
Professional Studies in CAFES - 3
Multidisciplinary course - 3
Total semester credits - 16

 

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 - 62-64 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.