UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN River Falls

Majors & Minors

Equine Emphasis Science Option 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 Mgnt and Equitation - 2
CHEM 111/116 - General Chem/Lab I - 5
ENGL 100 Academic Reading and Writing - 3
MATH 146 College Algebra - 3
Social and Behavioral Science course (SB) - 3
Total semester credits - 16

ANSC 100 Intro to Animal Industries - 2
ANSC 168 Equine Equitation and Mgnt - 2
BIOL 150 General Biology - 3
CHEM 112/117 - General Chem/Lab II - 5
MATH 147 College Algebra and Trig - 3
Total semester credit - 15

Sophomore Year

ANSC 231 Principles of Nutrition - 3
ANSC 261 Advanced Horsemanship - 3
 or ANSC 268 Bal Seat App - 3
ANSC 200
CHEM 231/236 Organic Chem I & Lab - 4
ENGL 200 Investigating Ideas - 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 Chem II & Lab - 4
COMS 101 Fund of Oral Communication - 3
Social and Behavioral Science course (SB) - 3
Total semester credits - 16

 

Junior
Year

AGEC 230 Ag Econ I - 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
ANSC 115 Animal Welfare - 3
Humanities/Fine Arts course (HF) - 3
Total semester credits - 17

Senior
Year

BIOL 324 Microbiology - 4
ANSC 369 Equine Production - 4
ANSC 433 Advanced Nutrition - 3
Professional Studies in CAFES - 3
Global Perspectives course (GP) - 3
Total semester credits - 17

ANSC 448 Reproductive Physiology - 3
ANSC 485 Seminar in Animal Sci - 1
Humanities/Fine Arts course (HF) - 3
Professional Studies in CAFES - 3
Total semester credits - 10

Summary of Animal and Food Science Equine Emphasis Degree Requirements

University Requirements - 6 cr.
General Education - 35-38 cr.
Foundation Courses in CAFES - 12 cr.
Major Requirements and Electives - 45-68 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.