Applied Animal Science Program

Equine Management Curriculum

TSAS Combined Tests EventFirst year, Fall Semester

AAS 228 Anatomy and Physiology of Domestic Animals, 4 cr.
AAS 231 Introduction to Animal Science, 4 cr.
AAS 437 Equine Handling and Care Techniques, 4 cr.
ANSC 411 Intro. to Equine Science, 1 cr.
COM 209 Expository Writing and Reading, 4 cr.

First year, Spring Semester

AAS 236 Equine Show Preparation and Competition, 1 cr.
AAS 242 Intro. to Business, 2 cr.
AAS 426 Equine Conformation and Lameness, 4 cr.
AAS 434 Equipment and Facilities Management, 3 cr.
AAS 439 Fundamentals of Animal Health, 3 cr.
COM 212 Technical Writing, 2 cr.
MTH 202, College Algebra, 3 cr.

Second year, Fall Semester

AAS 238 Longeing, 1 cr.
AAS 297 Work Experience (Summer), 0 cr.
AAS 432 Intro. to Forage and Grassland Management, 3 cr.
AAS 435 Animal Nutrition, 3 cr.
AAS 546 Animal Business Applications, 4 cr.
AAS 547 Applied Equine Management, 3 cr.
SSCI 201 Human Relations, 4 cr.

Second year, Spring Semester

AAS 440 Animal Breeding, 3 cr.
AAS 548 Applied Animal Business: Concepts & Practices, 4 cr.
AAS 552 Equine Health Management, 4 cr.
AAS 553 Equine Competition Management, 2 cr.
ANSC 402 Horsemanship, 3 cr.
SSCI 203 Environmental Issues & Society, 2 cr.

Recommended electives

AAS 272 Comparative Equine Operations, 1 cr.
AAS 293 Equine Field Operations, 1-4 cr.
ANSC 507 Equine Discipline, 3 cr. (ANSC 402 is a prerequisite.)

Program information subject to change