Equine Studies — Equine Exercise Physiology, A.S.

2018-2019 Catalog

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 http://www.cf.edu/explore/academic-pathways/index.html.


Program Core Courses

ANS 1073CEquine Anatomy and Physiology3
ANS 1016Basic Horse Handling and Safety3
ANS 2232CAdvanced Horse Handling Skills3
CGS 1100Microcomputer Applications3
ANS 1238CEquine Behavior and Psychology3
ENC 1102Freshman Composition Skills II**3
OST 2335Business Communications**3
ANS 2403Equine Nutrition3
ANS 1237CEquine Health Care3
ANS 1949Work Experience I3

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

Exercise Physiology Specialization

ANS 2072CEquine Manual Therapies3
ANS 2075Equine Locomotion3
ANS 2074CInjury and Rehabilitation of Horses3
ANS 2076CPhysiology of Equine Exercise3

Equine Electives (9 credits)

ANS 1236Introduction to Equine Science3
ANS 1220Equine Sport and Competition3
SPN 1120Elementary Spanish I4
ATE 2623Equine First Aid3
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 Appreciation3
HUM 1020Introduction to the Humanities3
HUM 1020HHonors Introduction to the Humanities3
LIT 1000Introduction to Literature3
MUL 1010Music Appreciation3
PHI 2010Introduction to Philosophy3
THE 1000Theatre Appreciation3
One of the following:
AMH 2020United States History Since 18773
ANT 2000Introduction to Anthropology3
ECO 2013Principles of Economics - Macro3
ECO 2013HPrinciples of Economics - Macro Honors3
POS 2041American National Government3
PSY 2012General Psychology3
PSY 2012HHonors General Psychology3
SYG 2000Introductory Sociology3
One of the following:
AST 1002Descriptive Astronomy3
BSC 1005Introduction to Biology3
BSC 2010Integrated Principles of Biology I3
BSC 2085Human Anatomy and Physiology I3
CHM 1020Chemistry for Liberal Studies4
CHM 2045General Chemistry I3
ESC 1000Earth Science3
EVR 1001Introduction to Environmental Science3
EVR 1001HIntroduction to Environmental Science Honors3
PHY 1020Elementary Physics for the Nonscience Majors3
PHY 1053CGeneral Physics I with Lab4
PHY 2048CGeneral Physics with Calculus I with Lab5

Total Credit Hours: 60


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