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OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2008-09 
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2008-09 [Archived Catalog]

Equine Studies Major (A.A.S.)

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Major code AA5017

Ohio University–Southern offers a two-year program leading to the Associate in Applied Science with a major in equine studies. The program is designed for students who seek enjoyment and/or employment as trained professionals in the horse industry. Positions you might be prepared to pursue upon graduation will vary with the elective equine courses you choose. Possible areas of employment are stable manager, farm manager, riding instructor, equine secretary or records manager, equine sales and marketing agent, horse trainer or assistant trainer, equine journalist, horse show or event manager, horse show judge, national breed association representative, and equine photographer or artist. For additional information, contact the equine studies program coordinator.

Technical Requirements: 37–50 hours

Complete the following, as well as 3-6 hours of electives, with a grade of C (2.0) or better:

Select five of the following courses (at least two seats): 5 hours

Note: A $50 horse usage fee will be assessed for each riding course.

General Requirements: 49 hours

Complete the following with a grade of C (2.0) or better:

Minimum Hours Required for Graduation: 96

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