2019-2020 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.

View the Academic Pathway for this program at CF.edu/AcademicPathways.

This program is eligible for federal and state financial aid. Contact the Financial Aid Office for further information about your individual eligibility.

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Requirements

Program Core Courses

ANS 1073CEquine Anatomy and Physiology

3

 

ANS 1016Basic Horse Handling and Safety

3

OR

ANS 2232CAdvanced Horse Handling Skills

3

 

CGS 1100Microcomputer Applications

3

ANS 1238CEquine Behavior and Psychology

3

 

ENC 1102Freshman Composition Skills II**

3

OR

OST 2335Business Communications**

3

 

ANS 2403Equine Nutrition

3

ANS 1237CEquine Health Care

3

ANS 1949Work Experience I

3

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

Exercise Physiology Specialization

ANS 2072CEquine Manual Therapies

3

ANS 2075Equine Locomotion

3

ANS 2074CInjury and Rehabilitation of Horses

3

ANS 2076CPhysiology of Equine Exercise

3

Equine Electives (9 credits)

ANS 1236Introduction to Equine Science

3

ANS 1220Equine Sport and Competition

3

SPN 1120Elementary Spanish I

4

ATE 2623Equine First Aid

3

Additional Equine credits (maximum of 9 credits from other Equine specialization)

9

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

HUM 1020HHonors Introduction to the Humanities

3

LIT 1000Introduction to Literature

3

MUL 1010Music Appreciation

3

PHI 2010Introduction to Philosophy

3

THE 1000Theatre Appreciation

3

One of the following:

AMH 2020United States History Since 1877

3

ANT 2000Introduction to Anthropology

3

ECO 2013Principles of Economics - Macro

3

ECO 2013HPrinciples of Economics - Macro Honors

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 1005HIntroduction to Biology Honors

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