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Equine Business Degree (A15270)

Fall Semester

Course name Prerequisite Credit hours Contact hours Semester offered
ACA 115 Success & Study Skills [OR] ACA 122 College Transfer Success None 1 2 Fall, Spring, Summer
ANS 116 Introduction to the Equine Industry None 3 3 Fall, Summer
BIO 111 General Biology I None 4 6 Fall, Spring, Summer
EQU 111 Horse Science I None 5 9 Fall
Other Required Elective (see list below) Varies 6 Varies Fall, Spring, Summer


Spring Semester

Course name Prerequisite Credit hours Contact hours Semester offered
ENG 111 Writing & Inquiry Satisfactory Placement or ENG 002 3 3 Fall, Spring, Summer
EQU 112 Horse Science II None 5 9 Spring
EQU 125 Equine Behavior None 3 3 Spring
EQU 150 Equine Nutrition None 2 2 Spring


Summer Semester

Course name Prerequisite Credit hours Contact hours Semester offered
EQU 120 Horsemanship I EQU 111 3 6 Fall, Summer


Fall Semester

Course name Prerequisite Credit hours Contact hours Semester offered
COM 231 Public Speaking OR ENG 112 Writing/Research in the Discipline ENG 111 3 3 Fall, Spring, Summer
ECO 251 Principles of Microeconomics None 3 3 Fall, Spring, Summer
Humanities Elective (see link) Varies 3 3 Fall, Spring, Summer
MKT 120 Principles of Marketing None 3 3 Fall
Other Required Elective (see list below) Varies 5 Varies Fall, Spring, Summer


Spring Semester

Course name Prerequisite Credit hours Contact hours Semester offered
AGR 212 Farm Business Management OR BUS 230 Small Business Management None 3 3 Spring
ANS 180 Equine Production None 4 5 Spring
BUS 137 Principles of Management None 3 3 Spring
EQU 211 Horse Farm Management I None 6 9 Spring, Summer
EQU 270 Equine Business Law None 1 1 Spring, Summer
Other Required Elective (see list below) Varies 4 3 Fall, Spring, Summer


Other Required Electives - Choose 15 credit hours from the following courses:

Course name Prerequisite Credit hours Contact hours Semester offered
AGR 210 Agriculture Accounting None 3 3 Spring
AGR 214 Agriculture Marketing None 3 3 Spring
AGR 261 Agronomy None 3 2 Spring
CIS 110 Introduction to Computers None 3 4 Fall, Spring, Summer
EQU 110 Intro to Therapeutic Horsemanship None 2 2 Fall
EQU 115 Principles of Therapeutic Horsemanship None 3 3 Fall
EQU 130 Equine Anatomy and Phys None 3 3 Summer
EQU 140 Equine Evaluation EQU 130 2 2 Summer
EQU 210 Training the Therapeutic Horsemanship None 2 4 Fall
EQU 215 Therapeutic Horse-Teaching None 2 4 Fall, Summer

72 Total Semester Credit Hours For Degree


Program contact

Kim Wawzysko

Director of Equine and Agribusiness Sciences
Business Sciences
kwawzysko@isothermal.edu
828-395-1759
Business Sciences, 124



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