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Equine Studies

Although there is no major or minor in Equine Studies, a certificate is offered for students interested in a career in the equine industry and for the student/amateur who would enjoy expanding her knowledge and experience in this area. The certificate is available in a management concentration and in a teaching and schooling concentration, and may be elected by students majoring in any department of the College. See the separate department listings for course descriptions.

 

Course Descriptions

 

The Equine Studies Certificate
(24-28 semester hours)

Required by both concentrations:
BUSN 127     (4)    Accounting I
BUSN 150     (4)    Marketing and Social Media
BUSN 205     (4)    Management and Human Resources
RDPR 169    (0)    Basic Horse Care

Choose 1 of the following concentrations:
Management Concentration
Required:
ENVR 101     (3)    Introduction to Environmental Issues
RDPR 207    (2)    Equine Activities Management Class
RDPR 218    (2)    Horse Care and Stable Management Practicum
RDPR 390    (2)    Farm and Stable Management

Choose 1 of the following:
RDPR 361    (3)    Special Study
RDPR 377    (3)    Internship

OR

Teaching and Schooling Concentration
Required:
EDUC 103     (3)   Teaching, Learning and Human Development
RDPR 198    (1)    Natural Horsemanship
RDPR 295    (1)    Techniques for Student Teachers
RDPR 297    (0)    Teaching Practicum
RDPR 392    (3)    Theory and Practice of Schooling Horses
RDPR 396    (3)    Contemporary Riding and Teaching

Choose 1 of the following:
RDPR 291    (1)    Introduction to Schooling Horses
OR
Another 1-credit riding activity class at the 200-level or above

Choose 1 of the following:
BIOL 222      (4)    Animal Behavior
PSYC 101    (3)    Introductory Psychology
PSYC 231    (4)     Animal Learning
PSYC 334    (3)     Animal Minds


Course Descriptions

BIOL 222

| Animal Behavior

BUSN 127

| Accounting I

BUSN 150

| Marketing and Social Media

BUSN 205

| Management and Human Resources

BUSN 351

| Marketing Research

EDUC 103

| Teaching, Learning and Human Development

ENVR 101

| Introduction to Environmental Issues

PSYC 101

| Introductory Psychology

PSYC 231

| Animal Learning

PSYC 334

| Animal Minds

RDPR 161

| Special Study

RDPR 169

| Basic Horse Care

RDPR 207

| Equine Activities Management Class

RDPR 218

| Horse Care and Stable Management Practicum

RDPR 291

| Introduction to Schooling Horses

RDPR 295

| Teaching Techniques for Student Teachers

RDPR 297

| Student Assistant Practicum

RDPR 361

| Special Study

RDPR 377

| Internship

RDPR 390

| Farm and Stable Management

RDPR 392

| Theory and Practice of Schooling Horses

RDPR 396

| Contemporary Riding and Teaching