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Equine Science

Associate of Science Degree

The goal of the Associate of Science in Equine Science Degree is to provide the first step in preparing students for a bachelor's degree in equine science at a four-year institution. The general studies and program requirement components offer students a broad base of knowledge in English, communication, political science, economics, horse production, equine nutrition, horsemanship, and horse training. Program electives allow students to select additional equine courses to complement their specific interests.

Course Number Course Credits
ANSC 1030Equine Management3
BIOL 1010General Biology I4
BIOL 2020General Biology II4
CHEM 1000Intro to Chemistry4
COMM 2010Public Speaking3
ECON 1010Macroeconomics3
ECON 1020Microeconomics3
EQST 1510Equine Nutrition3
EQST 1590Horsemanship I3
EQST 1595Horsemanship II3
MATH 1400College Algebra4
STAT 2050Fundamentals of Statistics4
Take a minimum of six (6) credits from the following:
Course Number Course Credits
EQST 1600Training the Barrel Horse3
EQST 1601Horse Event Production2-4
EQST 1605Equine Facility Mgmt I3
EQST 1670Training the Roping Horse I3
EQST 1690English Equitation I3
EQST 1695English Equitation II3
EQST 2210CHA Standard Certification3
EQST 2600Horse Showmanship I3
EQST 2615Stock Horse Use & Showing I3
EQST 2625Stock Horse Use & Showing II3
EQST 2705CHA Equine Facility Mgt Certification3
EQST 2720Training the Cutting Horse I3
EQST 2725Training the Cutting Horse II3
EQST 2800Fundamentals of Teaching Riding I3

Students must complete general education requirements that will provide students a general knowledge to help them complete a degree at CWC.

Writing Level I (WR1) 3 credits
Writing Level II (WR2) 3 credits
American & Wyoming Government (POLS 1000) 3 credits
Student must complete six (6) credits of General Education courses distributed over two (2) different general education areas, ARTS/HUM/SOC. (SOC is in the program) 3 credits
SOC (in program)
LSCI (in program)
MATH (in program)
ORAL (in program)
UNST 1 credits

Total Credit Hours: 60


Instructor of Farrier Science

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Aften Fegler

Instructor of Equine Studies

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Jessie Whitlock

Instructor of Equine Studies

Caitlan Thorne