B.A. in equestrian studies

Available at:  
- Savannah

Foundation studies: 25 hours

  • DRAW 100 Drawing I: Form and Space
  • DSGN 100 Design I: Elements and Organization
  • DSGN 101 Color: Theory and Application
  • — Studio elective
  • — Studio elective

General education: 60 hours

  • ARTH 100 Survey of Western Art I
  • ARTH 110 Survey of Western Art II
  • BUSI 101 The Design of Business
  • CMPA 100 Survey of Computer Art Applications*
  • CMPA 110 Advanced Survey of Computer Art Applications*
  • COMM 105 Speaking of Ideas
  • ENGL 123 Composition
  • — ARLH or ARTH elective
  • — ARTH or ENGL elective
  • — BUSI elective
  • — General education elective†
  • — Mathematics/natural sciences elective†
  • — Social/behavioral sciences elective†

Major curriculum: 75 hours

  • EQST 110 Equine Care, Behavior and Handling
  • EQST 115 Equine Health and Stable Management
  • EQST 205 The History of the Horse and Equestrian Sport
  • EQST 215 Principles and Applications of Training Horses
  • EQST 220 Equine Facility Design
  • EQST 305 Principles of Equine Anatomy
  • EQST 315 Equine Business Practices
  • EQST 330 Equine Systems, Disorders and Lameness
  • EQST 345 Equestrian Instruction: Techniques and Theory
  • EQST 355 Equestrian Instruction: Methods and Applications
  • EQST 400 Judging the Performance Horse
  • EQST 405 Equestrian Competition Design
  • EQST 425 Equestrian Studies Capstone Experience
  • — Directed RIDE electives‡

Additional electives: 20 hours

  • — Free elective
  • — Free elective
  • — Free elective
  • — Free elective

Total course of study: 180 hours

* Choose one of these two courses.
† Consult the general education and mathematics competency requirements.
‡ Ten credits of RIDE electives are required. To accommodate individual interests and proficiencies, each one-credit course may be taken up to three times. Choose from the following: RIDE 101 Riding Fundamentals: Position and Control; RIDE 102 Riding Fundamentals: Stabilization; RIDE 201 Forward Seat Riding Methods; RIDE 202 Systematic Training of the Horse and Rider; RIDE 230 Dressage: Rhythm and Acceptance; RIDE 300 Dressage: Self-carriage; RIDE 301 Riding the Show Hunter; RIDE 302 Concepts in Equitation; RIDE 303 Show Jumpers: Foundations; RIDE 304 Riding the Eventer; RIDE 405 Show Jumpers: Technical Skills; or RIDE 410 Schooling for Competition.
Consult your faculty adviser in selecting elective courses.
Course numbers and titles are subject to change.