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Agricultural Sciences

Begin Date: Fall Semester 2010
End Date: Summer Session 2013

Equine Science Minor - ARCHIVE

University Park, College of Agricultural Sciences (EQ SC)

The Equine Science minor is designed for students who wish to supplement their academic major with studies in equine science. Students are required to complete a minimum of 20 credits. The core prescribed courses develop a foundation in the basic disciplines of animal science and equine science. Additional courses may be selected by the student to allow further specialization and expertise in exercise physiology and training principles, selection and judging, business/farm management, animal genetics and breeding, nutrition, and physiology. With completion of this minor, students will have a foundation of theoretical and practical knowledge along with learning skills for adapting to changes in equine industry. Courses that make up the minor are appropriate for students with and without prior academic or practical experience with horses. The University Horse Farms and the Agricultural Arena are used extensively for supplementing classroom work with hands-on laboratories. Completion of this minor will enhance a student's ability to work directly in horse production and management and allied industries, or continue academic studies in graduate or professional school.

A grade of C or better must be obtained in each course in order to complete the minor.

Scheduling Recommendation by Semester Standing given like (Sem: 1-2)

(At least 8 credits must be at the 400 level.)

AN SC 037(2), AN SC 201(4), AN SC 217(2) (Sem: 1-4)
AN SC 327(3) (Sem: 5-8)
AN SC 407(3) (Sem: 7-8)

Select 3-4 credits from: AN SC 300 GN(3), AN SC 301(3), AN SC 317(3), AN SC 322(3), B A 250(3), KINES 180(3), KINES 202(4), or VB SC 303(3) (Sem: 5-8)
Select 3-4 credits from: AGRO 423(3), AN SC 419W(3), AN SC 420(4), AN SC 423(3), AN SC 431W(4), AN SC 437(3), AN SC 447(3), AN SC 457(3) or AN SC 467(3) (Sem: 5-8)


Last Revised by the Department: Summer Session 2010

Blue Sheet Item #: 38-04-001

Review Date: 01/12/2010



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