2016-2017 Catalog

Equine Studies — Equine Exercise Physiology, A.S.

2309: A.S. Degree in Equine Studies — Equine Exercise Physiology (60 Credit Hours)

CIP: 01.0507

FL CIP: 1101050701

SOC: 45-1011

The Equine Exercise Physiology specialization under the Associate in Science degree in Equine Studies focuses on studying the physical aspects of the equine athlete. Muscle physiology, conditioning techniques, manual therapeutic support, injury and rehabilitation are critical components involved in the training and support of high performance horses. Students will also study the role of farrier science as well as tack and equipment. Typical employment following completion of this program includes positions as trainers, grooms and rehabilitation technicians. Additional information about this program can be found at CF.edu/equine or by calling 352-854-2322, ext. 1516.

Requirements

Program Core Courses

ANS 1238CEquine Behavior and Psychology

3

ANS 2403Equine Nutrition

3

ANS 1237CEquine Health Care

3

ANS 1949Work Experience I

3

ANS 1073CEquine Anatomy and Physiology

3

 

OST 2335Business Communications

3

OR

ENC 1102Freshman Composition Skills II**

3

 

CGS 1100Microcomputer Applications

3

Note: ENC 1102 is recommended for A.A. degree

Exercise Physiology Specialization

ANS 2076CPhysiology of Equine Exercise

3

ANS 2074CInjury and Rehabilitation of Horses

3

ANS 2075Equine Locomotion

3

ANS 2072CEquine Manual Therapies

3

ANS 2221Equine Tack and Equipment

1

Equine Electives (11 credits)

ANS 1236Introduction to Equine Science

3

ANS 2232CHorse Handling and Safety

3

ANS 1930Special Topics - Equine Studies

1

ANS 1220Equine Sport and Competition

3

AEB 1941Equine Careers

1

SPN 1120Elementary Spanish I

4

ANS 1942Equine Practicum

3

ATE 2623Equine First Aid

3

Additional Equine credits (maximum of 6 credits from other Equine specialization)

6

ANS 1930 may be taken a maximum of two times for credit

General Education Courses

ENC 1101Freshman Composition Skills I**

3

One of the following:

MAC 1105College Algebra**

3

MAC 2311Calculus I with Analytic Geometry**

5

MGF 1106Liberal Arts Mathematics**

3

MGF 1107Mathematical Explorations**

3

STA 2023Elementary Statistics**

3

STA 2023HHonors Elementary Statistics**

3

One of the following:

ARH 1000Art Appreciation

3

HUM 1020Introduction to the Humanities

3

LIT 1000Introduction to Literature

3

MUL 1010Music Appreciation

3

PHI 2010Introduction to Philosophy

3

THE 1000Introduction to the Theatre

3

One of the following:

AMH 2020United States History Since 1877

3

ANT 2000Introduction to Anthropology

3

ECO 2013Principles of Economics - Macro

3

POS 2041American National Government

3

PSY 2012General Psychology

3

PSY 2012HHonors General Psychology

3

SYG 2000Introductory Sociology

3

One of the following:

AST 1002Descriptive Astronomy

3

BSC 1005Introduction to Biology

3

BSC 2010Integrated Principles of Biology I

3

BSC 2085Human Anatomy and Physiology I

3

CHM 1020Chemistry for Liberal Studies

4

CHM 2045General Chemistry I

3

ESC 1000Earth Science

3

EVR 1001Introduction to Environmental Science

3

EVR 1001HIntroduction to Environmental Science Honors

3

PHY 1020Elementary Physics for the Nonscience Majors

3

PHY 1053CGeneral Physics I with Lab

4

PHY 2048CGeneral Physics with Calculus I with Lab

5

Total Credit Hours: 60