2018-2019 Catalog

Business and Organizational Management — Equine Studies Specialization, B.A.S.

B107: Bachelor of Applied Science in Business and Organizational Management — Equine Studies Specialization

The Equine Studies Specialization under the Business and Organizational Management Bachelor of Applied Science degree prepares students for a career in the horse industry of tomorrow. Course work focuses on emerging trends in the equine industry and vital business skills for an equine professional. Several internships create opportunity for immersion in equine industries and are customized to the specific discipline of the candidate.

A grade of C or better is required in all technical, program core and program specialization courses, and all courses used to satisfy the Gordon Rule requirement. Students transferring into baccalaureate programs with an A.A. degree or higher do not need to meet our General Education requirements with the exception of college level English and Gordon Rule math. These students must have successfully completed, with a grade of C or better, at least one college level English and one Gordon Rule math course. General Education courses must total 36 credits. The A.A. or higher degree must be from an accredited institution but can be public, private and/or out of state. Additional coursework may be required for students transferring into B.A.S. programs with an A.S. or A.A.S. degree.

Requirements

Required Technical Specialization Courses: 21 credit hours

AEB 2137CEquine Business Management

3

ANS 1238CEquine Behavior and Psychology

3

ANS 1222Equine Sales and Marketing

3

ANS 2403Equine Nutrition

3

ANS 1237CEquine Health Care

3

 

ANS 1220Equine Sport and Competition

3

OR

ANS 1223Equine Conformation Analysis

3

 

BUL 2241Business Law I

3

Note: Courses in this section will be comprised of Required Technical Specialization courses and/or General Education courses needed to fulfill the requirements of the program. Actual coursework required will vary based on the student's associate-level coursework. Students will work with their advisor to choose the necessary coursework for their program. A total of 21 credit hours is required.

Core and Specialization: 39 credit hours

Program Core Courses

MAN 3303Management and Leadership

3

COM 3120Organizational Communications

3

ACG 3024Financial Statement Analysis for Managers

3

BUL 3130The Legal and Ethical Environment of Business

3

MAN 4940Internship in Business and Organizational Management

3

Program Specialization Courses

ANS 4218Equine Learning Theory

3

ANS 3210Equitation Science

3

ANS 3215Integrated Horse Management

3

ANS 3219Logistics for the Horse Industry

3

ANS 3950Equine Practicum

3

ANS 3950Equine Practicum

3

 

ENT 4003Principles of Entrepreneurship

3

OR

MAN 3860Nonprofit Organizational Management

3

 

ANS 4941Equine Capstone

3

Credit Hours from Associate Degree 60

Total Credit Hours: 120