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: $15.00/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 1236

Introduction to Equine Science

3

ANS 2232C

Horse Handling and Safety

3

AEB 2137C

Equine Business Management

3

ANS 1238C

Equine Behavior and Psychology

3

ANS 2403

Equine Nutrition

3

ANS 1237C

Equine Health Care

3

ANS 1531C

Equine Medicine

3

ANS 1930

Special Topics — Equine Studies

1

ANS 1949

Co-op/Internship I

3

OST 2335

Business Communication or

 

ENC 1102

Freshman Composition Skills II

3

Equine Exercise Physiology Specialization

ANS 1073C

Equine Anatomy and Physiology

3

ANS 1223

Equine Conformation Analysis

3

ANS 1220

Equine Sport and Competition

2

ANS 1930

Special Topics — Equine Studies

1

ANS 2076C

Physiology of Equine Exercise

3

ANS 2074C

Injury and Rehabilitation of Horses

3

ANS 2072C

Equine Manual Therapies

3

ANS 2075

Farrier Science

2

ANS 2221

Equine Tack and Equipment

1

General Education Courses

Course No.

Course Title

Credits

ENC 1101

Freshman Composition Skills I

3

QMB 1001**

College Business Mathematics or

3

MAC 1105

College Algebra

 

 

Any Biological or Physical Science

3

One of the following options: (To satisfy Social Science and Humanities requirements)

ISS 1013

Introduction to the Social Sciences and

 

HUM 1020

Introduction to the Humanities

 

 

OR

 

WOH 2012

World Civilizations I and either

 

HUM 1020

Introduction to the Humanities or

 

HUM 1230

Introduction to the Humanities: Since the Renaissance

6

 

OR

 

WOH 2022

World Civilizations II and either

 

HUM 1020

Introduction to the Humanities or

 

HUM 1210

Introduction to the Humanities: To the Renaissance

 

 

Total Credit Hours

64

** MAC 1105 College Algebra is recommended for students planning to enroll in the college's baccalaureate degree programs.

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