Student ID:__________________________ Student Name:_______________________ Adviser Name:_______________________ General Catalog: College Catalog 2019-2020 Program: Equine Business Management, A.A.S. Minimum Credits Required:__________________

Equine Business Management, A.A.S.

Total degree hours: 62

Equine Business Management is designed to provide students with the skills necessary to successfully place them into the equine industry. Although students improve their horsemanship skills, more emphasis is placed on the business management aspect of the equine industry. Students sharpen their business knowledge and skills then complete their degrees with an internship with an equine professional of their choice. 

Program graduates will be able to: 

1. Effectively demonstrate proficiency in chores and tasks required for working safely in a barn environment.

2. Illustrate and apply professional employability skills, such as the importance of being timely and providing quality care for animals. 

3. Demonstrate an applicable knowledge in general industry horsemanship by discovering, analyzing and putting to use various forms of riding equipment and current trends in horse care.

4. Examine, coordinate and operate suppling exercises with horses.

5. Produce, perform and evaluate a showmanship pattern with their horse, demonstrating groundwork progression and the knowledge to assess horse progression.

6. Define and apply the knowledge required to address individual care needs and prepare their horse for competition. 

General Education: (15 credits)

Written Communication: (3 Credits)

Course NameCredits:Term TakenGradeGen Ed
ENG 115 - Technical English and Communication Credits: 3(3-0)

     or higher level ENG course

Oral Communication: (3 credits)

Course NameCredits:Term TakenGradeGen Ed
COM 115 - Public Speaking Credits: 3(3-0)

     or higher level COM course

Mathematics: (3 credits)

Course NameCredits:Term TakenGradeGen Ed
MAT 107 - Career Math Credits: 3(3-0)

     or higher level MAT course

A minimum of six (6) credit hours from the following list of approved courses:

(BUS 216 and BIO 111 are suggested for transfer):

Course NameCredits:Term TakenGradeGen Ed
AGB 120 - Agricultural Salesmanship Credits: 3 (3-0)
AGB 218 - Computerized Farm Records Credits: 3(3-0)
AGE 102 - Agriculture Economics: GT-SS1 or higher Credits: 3(3-0)
AGR 100 - Freshman Agriculture Orientation or higher Credits: .5(.5-0)
AGY 100 - General Crop Production or higher Credits: 4(3-1)
ANT 101 - Cultural Anthropology: GT-SS3 Credits: 3(3-0)
ANT 111 - Biological Anthropology with Laboratory: GT-SC1 Credits: 4 (3-1)
ART 110 - Art Appreciation: GT-AH1 Credits: 3(3-0)
ART 111 - Art History: Ancient to Medieval: GT-AH1 Credits: 3(3-0)
ART 112 - Art History: Renaissance to Modern: GT-AH1 Credits: 3(3-0)
ASC 100 - Animal Science Credits: 3(3-0)
ASC 225 - Feeds and Feeding Credits: 4(3-1)
ASC 250 - Live Animal and Carcass Evaluation Credits: 3(1-2)
ASC 288 - Livestock Practicum Credits: 2(1-1)
AST 101 - Astronomy I: GT-SC1 or higher Credits: 4(3-1)
BIO 105 - Science of Biology: GT-SC1 or higher Credits: 4(3-1)
BUS 115 - Introduction to Business Credits: 3(3-0)
CHE 101 - Introduction to Chemistry I: GT-SC1 or higher Credits: 5(3-2)
CIS 110 - Introduction to the PC Credits: 1(1-0)
CIS 115 - Introduction to Computer Information Systems Credits: 3(2-1)
CIS 124 - Intro to Operating Systems Credits: 3(2-1)
CIS 145 - Complete PC Database Credits: 3(2-1)
CIS 155 - PC Spreadsheet Concepts: MS Excel Credits: 3(2-1)
CIS 268 - Systems Analysis and Design I Credits: 3(2-1)
EDU 221 - Introduction to Education or higher Credits: 3(3-0)
ENG 121 - English Composition I: GT-CO1 or higher Credits: 3(3-0)
GEO 105 - World Regional Geography: GT-SS2 or higher Credits: 3(3-0)
GEY 111 - Physical Geology: GT-SC1 Credits: 4(3-1)
GEY 112 - Historical Geology: GT-SC1 Credits: 4(3-1)
HIS 101 - History of Western Civilization I: GT-HI1 or higher Credits: 3(3-0)
HUM 121 - Humanities: Early Civilization: GT-AH2 or higher Credits: 3(3-0)
HWE 100 - Human Nutrition Credits: 3(3-0)
HWE 124 - Fitness and Wellness Credits: 2(2-0)
JOU 105 - Intro to Mass Media: GT-SS3 or higher Credits: 3(3-0)
LIT 115 - Introduction to Literature I: GT-AH2 or higher Credits: 3(3-0)
MAN 116 - Principles of Supervision or higher Credits: 3(3-0)
MAR 111 - Principles of Sales or higher Credits: 3(3-0)
MAT 112 - Financial Mathematics or higher Credits: 3(3-0)
MUS 120 - Music Appreciation: GT-AH1 or higher Credits: 3(3-0)
PED 100 - Fitness Concepts or higher. A max of 4 PED credits may apply. Credits: 1(0-1)
PHI 111 - Introduction to Philosophy: GT-AH3 or higher Credits: 3(3-0)
PHY 105 - Conceptual Physics with Lab: GT-SC1 Credits: 4(2-2)
PHY 111 - Physics: Algebra-Based I with Lab: GT-SC1 Credits: 5(3-2)
POS 105 - Introduction to Political Science: GT-SS1 or higher Credits: 3(3-0)
PSY 101 - General Psychology I: GT-SS3 Credits: 3(3-0)
PSY 102 - General Psychology II: GT-SS3 Credits: 3(3-0)
SOC 101 - Introduction to Sociology I: GT-SS3 Credits: 3(3-0)
SOC 102 - Introduction to Sociology II: GT-SS3 Credits: 3(3-0)
SPA 101 - Conversational Spanish I or higher Credits: 3(3-0)
THE 105 - Theatre Appreciation: GT-AH1 or higher Credits: 3(3-0)
VET 140 - Veterinary Science I Credits: 4 (1-3)
VET 141 - Veterinary Science II Credits: 4 (4-0)
VET 180 - Internship Credits: 12 (0-12)
WEL 103 - Basic Shielded Metal Arc I or higher Credits: 4(1-3)

Other gtPathways (GT) courses and General Education are available through CCCOnline

Required Courses: (47 credits)

Course NameCredits:Term TakenGradeGen Ed
ACC 121 - Accounting Principles I Credits: 4(3-1)
AGB 218 - Computerized Farm Records Credits: 3(3-0)
ASC 143 - Elementary Western Equitation Credits: 2(0-2)
ASC 243 - Intermediate Western Equitation Credits: 2(0-2)
ASC 245 - Equine Evaluation Credits: 3(2-1)
BUS 115 - Introduction to Business Credits: 3(3-0)
CIS 118 - Introduction to PC Applications Credits: 3(2-1)
EQM 151 - Horse Production Credits: 4(4-0)
EQM 158 - Equine Reproduction Credits: 2(2-0)
EQM 251 - Equine Management Credits: 3(3-0)
EQT 253 - Applied Horsemanship Credits: 5(0-5)
HTM 260 - Introduction to Internship Credits: 1(1-0)
EQM 280 - Equine Internship Credits: 12 (0-12)
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