Growth of the equine industry in the United States has created a demand for qualified personnel in all of its related fields. The associate degree program in equine studies is intended to provide basic, practical, and theoretical grounds from which students may directly enter their fields of interest.
This two-year program emphasizes a practical approach to equine business. Students completing the program may find employment in breeding farms, summer camps, and feed or saddlery companies. The equine business management degree is designed for those who would like to be involved in the sales and merchandising aspects of the equine industry. Students need not have a horse to pursue this exciting career field.
Both of the associate of applied science degrees have been designed to meet the sophisticated demands of today’s market.
Total General Education Requirements: 19-21 Credits
Core and Elective courses taken as part of completion of a degree program may also be used to meet General Education requirements where applicable. Please note that use of these courses to meet General Education requirements may reduce the number of hours required to complete a degree, however that number cannot be reduced below the institutional minimum of 60 credits.