Equestrian Studies B.A.

Equestrian Studies

Degrees

Bachelor of Arts

Available at:
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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 Introduction to Business
  • CMPA 100 Survey of Computer Art Applications *
  • CMPA 110 Advanced Survey of Computer Art Applications *
  • COMM 105 Speech and Public Speaking
  • 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.