Animal Science: Equine Science (Bachelor of Science)
The Animal Science program deals with a range of options from basic sciences through companion and zoo animal care to farm management.
- CALS Core Competencies
- CALS Degree Requirements
- Requirements for All Undergraduate Degree Students
- Animal Science Requirements
Specialized courses are offered on the care, management, breeding, training, and health of horses. Students can specialize in either a teaching/training track or a management track.
The world-famous Morgan Horse Farm at Weybridge,VT, about 45 minutes from campus, is also part of the Department and offers opportunities for study and research. Students may also enroll in equine courses at the Miner Agricultural Research Institute in Chazy, New York.
The following is a possible curriculum.
|CALS 001 & CALS 002 - Foundations||6|
|ASCI 001 - Intro to Animal Sciences||4|
|Written English 001-099||3|
|ASCI 115 - Introduction to Equine Studies||4|
|BIOL 001 - Principles of Biology||4|
|ASCI 043 - Fundamentals of Nutrition||3|
|ASCI 117 - Horse Health and Disease||3|
|Emergency First Aid||2|
|ASCI 110 - Animal Nutrit, Metab & Feeding||4|
|CDAE 166 - Intro to Community Entrepreneurship||3|
|ASCI 141 - Anat&Physiol Domestic Animals||4|
|ASCI 215 - Physiology of Reproduction||4|
|PSS 011 - Principles of Plant Science||3|
|ASCI 119 - Equine Training Techniques
ASCI 121 - Equus
|3 or 4|
|ASCI 122 - Animals in Soc/Animal Welfare||3|
|ASCI 108- Equine Enterprise Mgnt||2|
|ASCI 181 - Animal Sciences Career Seminar||1|
|ASCI 205 - Equine Reproduction&Management||3|
|Equine Instructing Techniques||3|
|ASCI 143- Forage Crop Management||3|
|ASCI 208 - Equine Industry Issues||3|
|CDAE 266 - Dec Making for Community Entrepreneurs||3|