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
  • ARTH 207 20th-century Art
  • 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
  • — ENGL elective
  • — General education elective†
  • — Mathematics/natural sciences elective†
  • — Social/behavioral sciences elective†

Major curriculum: 75 hours

  • EQST 110 Fundamentals of Horse Care
  • EQST 115 Advanced Horse Care and Management
  • EQST 205 Principles and Theories of Riding and Training Horses
  • EQST 215 Principles and Applications of Training Horses
  • EQST 220 Barn Construction, Design and Facility Layout
  • EQST 305 Principles of Equine Anatomy
  • EQST 315 Equine Business Management
  • EQST 330 Equine Systems, Disorders and Lameness
  • EQST 340 Rules and Regulations for Competition Horses
  • EQST 350 Equine Business Law and Ethics
  • EQST 400 Judging and Selection of the Performance Horse
  • EQST 410 Course Design
  • EQST 425 Capstone Seminar in Equestrian Studies
  • — Directed 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.
‡ Choose 10 of these 16 courses (one credit per course for a total of 10 credits): RIDE 119 Introduction to Horsemanship; RIDE 120 Basic Horsemanship; RIDE 121 Position and Control I; RIDE 122 Position and Control II; RIDE 150 Fundamentals of Flat Work; RIDE 200 Developing the Horse’s Balance; RIDE 225 Advanced Flat Work; RIDE 230 Applied Dressage I; RIDE 235 Cavalletti, Gymnastics and Jumping Exercises I; RIDE 240 Jumping Exercises II; RIDE 300 Applied Dressage II; RIDE 301 Riding the Show Hunter; RIDE 302 Concepts in Equitation; RIDE 303 Riding the Show Jumper; RIDE 405 Advanced Concepts in Show Jumping; or RIDE 415 Starting the Green Horse.
Consult your faculty adviser in selecting elective courses.
Course numbers and titles are subject to change.