Equine Studies Major: Equine Science Option (B.S.)

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The Equine Science option combines equine classes with a more intensive science curriculum, which includes genetics, reproduction, and nutrition. This program is suited for pre-veterinary students or those interested in graduate education or research.

Core Equine Studies Requirements
AAS 437Equine Handling and Care Techniques4
ANSC 402Horsemanship (Intermediate 2 level or above)3
or ANSC 405 Theory of Horsemanship
ANSC 411Freshman Seminar in Equine Science1
ANSC 504Equine Science4
ANSC 665Principles of Horse Trials Management 12
ANSC 600Field Experience 11-4
ANSC 612Genetics of Domestic Animals4
or GEN 604 Principles of Genetics
ANSC 620Equine Diseases4
ANSC 796Equine Senior Seminar2
ANSC 725Equine Sports Medicine4
ANSC 797Equine Capstone Experience4
BIOL 411Introductory Biology: Molecular and Cellular4
BIOL 412Introductory Biology: Evolution, Biodiversity and Ecology4
Introduction to Creative Nonfiction
Introduction to Literary Analysis
Professional and Technical Writing
Persuasive Writing
Technical Writing in Animal Sciences
EREC 411Environmental and Resource Economics Perspectives4
or ECON 402 Principles of Economics (Micro)
Equine Science Requirements
ANSC 511
ANSC 512
Anatomy and Physiology
and Anatomy and Physiology 1
ANSC 609Principles of Animal Nutrition 14
or NUTR 750 Nutritional Biochemistry
ANSC 724Reproductive Management and Artificial Insemination4
or ANSC 701 Physiology of Reproduction
BIOL 555Experimental Design and Analysis Laboratory (EDAL)4
or BIOL 528 Applied Biostatistics I
CHEM 403
CHEM 404
General Chemistry I
and General Chemistry II
Equine Science Electives: Choose 20 credits from the following:
AAS 426Equine Conformation and Lameness4
AAS 432Introduction to Forage and Grassland Management3
AAS 538Equine Handling/Longeing1
ANSC 500Equine Assisted Activities and Therapies4
ANSC 507Survey of Equine Training Techniques3
ANSC 602Animal Rights and Societal Issues4
BMS 623Histology: Microscopic Cellular Structure and Function4
ANSC 695Supervised Teaching Experience1-2
ANSC 701Physiology of Reproduction4
BMS 704Pathologic Basis of Disease4
BMS 703Infectious Disease and Health4
BMS 712Grand Rounds2
ANSC 724Reproductive Management and Artificial Insemination4
NUTR 750Nutritional Biochemistry4
BMCB 658
BMCB 659
General Biochemistry
and General Biochemistry Lab
BMS 503
BMS 504
General Microbiology
and General Microbiology Laboratory
BMS 718Mammalian Physiology4
CHEM 651
CHEM 653
Organic Chemistry I
and Organic Chemistry Laboratory
CHEM 652
CHEM 654
Organic Chemistry II
and Organic Chemistry Laboratory
EDUC 500Exploring Teaching4
MATH 424BCalculus for Life Sciences4
NSB 727Animal Communication4
PHYS 401Introduction to Physics I4
PHYS 402Introduction to Physics II4
PSYC 720Animal Cognition4
ZOOL 613Animal Behavior5
ZOOL 736Genes and Behavior4

Waived for TSAS equine management graduates