This program prepares students for employment in the equine industry. Students may continue their education by seeking an Associate of Applied Science (AAS) Degree.
Entrance requirements: Application and acceptance for college admission completed and signed at least 5 business days prior to the Equine Placement Testing Day. Complete Equine Placement Testing and receive a cumulative score of 85% or higher. Equine Placement Testing consists of three phases: Equine Riding, Personal Interview, and Written Exam. Upon acceptance into the Equine Management Practitioner program, students must maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher. All required documents must be completed and returned to the Equine Office no later than the required submission dates. Any questions regarding admission into the Equine Program should be directed to Equine Faculty. There is a prescribed schedule for progression through the Equine Program; students will register with their advisor according to the schedule of courses.
All transfer courses may be used here including courses listed above (if additional are taken beyond requirements). Students should plan their elective courses according to their college major if they are planning to transfer on for a four year degree.
A maximum of 16 hours of vocational-technical credits may apply toward elective credit with a maximum of 9 of the 16 being independent projects or experimental courses. No more than 6 activity credits (those having prefixes of PEA, MUA, and some MUS courses) may be applied to elective credits. Developmental courses do not apply towards degree requirements.