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Associate of Applied Science degree
Entry time: Fall or Spring

Course
Number
Course
Title
Credit
Hours

First Year - First Semester (Fall)
  AGC-130   Mathematics I - Agriculture3
  AGC-313   Leadership in Agriculture1
  AGE-104   Total Fitness for the Rider1
  AGE-108   Horsemanship I3
  AGE-169   Equine Fitting & Grooming3
  AGE-185   Equine Facilities Maintenance & Mechanics*3
  AGE-209   Equine Anatomy & Physiology2
  - - - - - -   Humanities requirement3

19

First Year - Second Semester (Spring)
  AGC-103   Ag Computer3
  AGE-109   Horsemanship II3
  AGE-170   Health & Performance Management of the Horse3
  AGE-172   Equine Ground Work2
  AGE-211   Equine Business Management3
  COM-744   Oral Communication in the Workplace3

17

Second Year - First Semester (Fall)
  AGE-121   Horse Evaluation3
  AGE-130   Horse Nutrition3
  AGE-212   Equine Business Management II3
  AGE-261   Legs & Hoof3
  AGE-290   Horse Projects2
 
AND

 
  AGE-230   Training I3
 
OR

 
  - - - - - -   Five elective credits of AGB, MKT or MGT5

17

Second Year - Second Semester (Spring)
  AGC-210   Employment Seminar1
  AGE-202   Equine Genetics & Breeding Management3
  AGE-290   Horse Projects2
 
AND

 
  AGE-231   Training II3
 
OR

 
  - - - - - -   Five elective credits of AGB, MKT or MGT5
  BUS-161   Human Relations3
 
OR

 
  MGT-145   Human Relations in Management3
  COM-723   Workplace Communications3

15

Fifth Semester
Taken in summer after all degree requirements are completed:
  AGC-932   Internship4

4

Degree Courses
Electives
  AGB-325   Ag Construction and Repair3
  AGE-107   Trail Riding1
  AGE-110   Introduction to Basic Riding2
  AGE-111   Advanced Western Horsemanship3
  AGE-112   Advanced Horsemanship Techniques2
  AGE-161   Instructing Horsemanship3
  AGE-206   Advanced Breeding Management2
  AGE-213   Management of the Racing Thoroughbred1
  AGE-240   Fundamentals of Training3
  AGE-241   Colt Starting3
  AGE-246   Long Lining and Driving Techniques3
  AGE-253   Horse Shows2
  AGE-260   Inroduction to Farrier Science1
  AGE-270   Equestrian Drill Team2
  AGE-295   Western Style Training Project3
  AGS-307   Professional Horse Judging1
Business Track Options
  AGB-101   Agricultural Economics3
  AGB-133   Introduction to Ag Business3
  AGB-235   Introduction to Agriculture Markets3
  AGB-251   Agriculture Procedures3
  AGB-330   Farm Business Management3
  AGB-331   Entrepreneurship in Agriculture3
  AGB-332   Agricultural Advertising/Merchandising3
  AGB-336   Agricultural Selling3
  AGB-466   Agricultural Finance3
  AGB-470   Farm Records, Accounts, Analysis3
  MGT-101   Principles of Management3
  MGT-300   Introduction to Entrepreneurship3
  MKT-110   Principles of Marketing3
  MKT-140   Principles of Selling3
  MKT-150   Principles of Advertising3
  MKT-297   Marketing and Advertising for Entrepreneurshp3



Total Program Hours     72


*May be taken in 1st or 2nd semester