Equine Studies Equine Exercise Physiology

2309: A.S. Degree in Equine Studies — Equine Exercise Physiology (64 Credit Hours)

CIP: 01.0507
FL CIP: 1101050700
SOC: 45-1011
Entry Wage: $15/hour

The Equine Exercise Physiology specialization under the Associate in Science degree in Equine Studies focuses on studying the physical aspects of the equine athlete. Muscle physiology, conditioning techniques, manual therapeutic support, injury and rehabilitation are critical components involved in the training and support of high performance horses. Students will also study the role of farrier science as well as tack and equipment. Typical employment following completion of this program includes positions as trainers, grooms and rehabilitation technicians.

Program Core Courses

Course No.

Course Title

Credits

ANS 1238C

Equine Behavior and Psychology

3

ANS 2403

Equine Nutrition

3

ANS 1237C

Equine Health Care

3

ANS 1949

Co-op/Internship I

3

OST 2335 or

Business Communications or

3

ENC 1102

Freshman Composition Skills II

 

 

(for A.A. degree)

 

CGS 1100

Microcomputer Applications

3

Exercise Physiology Specialization

ANS 2076C

Physiology of Equine Exercise

3

ANS 2074C

Injury and Rehabilitation of Horses

3

ANS 2075

Equine Locomotion

3

ANS 2072C

Equine Manual Therapies

3

ANS 2221

Equine Tack and Equipment

1

Equine Electives (12 credits)

ANS 1236

Introduction to Equine Science

3

ANS 2232C

Horse Handling and Safety

3

ANS 1531C

Equine Medicine

3

ANS 1930

Special Topics — Equine Studies (maximum of 2)

1

ANS 1220

Equine Sport and Competition

3

AEB 1941

Equine Careers

3

SPN 1120

Elementary Spanish I

3

Additional Equine credits (maximum of 6 credits from other Equine specialization)

6

General Education Courses

ENC 1101

Freshman Composition Skills I

3

 

 

 

One of the following:

MAC 1105

College Algebra

3

MAC 2311

Calculus I with Analytical Geometry

5

MGF 1106

Liberal Arts Mathematics

3

MGF 1107

Mathematical Explorations

3

STA 2023

Elementary Statistics

3

STA 2023H

Honors Elementary Statistics

3

 

 

 

One of the following:

ARH 1000

Art Appreciation

3

HUM 1020

Introduction to the Humanities

3

LIT 1000

Introduction to Literature

3

MUL 1010

Music Appreciation

3

PHI 2010

Introduction to Philosophy

3

THE 1000

Introduction to the Theatre

3

 

 

 

One of the following:

AMH 2020

United States History Since 1877

3

ANT 2000

Introduction to Anthropology

3

ECO 2013

Principles of Economics – Macro

3

POS 2041

American National Government

3

PSY 2012

General Psychology

3

PSY 2012H

Honors General Psychology

3

SYG 2000

Introductory Sociology

3

 

 

 

One of the following:

AST 1002

Descriptive Astronomy

3

BSC 1005

Introduction to Biology

3

BSC 2010

Integrated Principles of Biology I

3

BSC 2085

Human Anatomy and Physiology I

3

CHM 1020

Chemistry in Society

3

CHM 2045

General Chemistry I

3

ESC 1000

Earth Science

3

EVR 1001

Introduction to Environmental Science

3

PHY 1020

Elementary Physics for Nonscience Majors

3

PHY 1053C

General Physics I with Lab

3

PHY 2048C

General Physics with Calculus I with Lab

3

 

Total Credit Hours

60

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