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Equine Industry Management

Equine Industry Management AAS - Agricultural Production Systems

As an Equine Industry Management major you will be prepared for working within the equine industry. You will learn about reproduction, nutrition, disease prevention and treatment, feeding, training and riding horses. Our facilities include a climate controlled indoor riding arena with stadium seating, campus owned horses and equine stocks.

Careers

  • Horse Farm Trainer/Manager
  • Artificial Insemination Technician
  • Horse Boarding Facility Manager
  • Blood Stock Agent
  • Horse Breeding Farm Manager
  • Riding Instructor
  • Equine Feed Sales Representative
  • and Many More!

Courses Offered

Associate of Applied Science Core (17 credits)

    Agricultural Production Systems Core (15 credits)

    • AGR 2982 APS Capstone (2 credits)
    • ACT 1103 Accounting I (3 credits)
    • AGR 2903 Internship (3 credits)
    • ASI 2854 Farm and Ranch Management (4 credits)
    • ECN 1203 Microeconomics (3 credits) or ECN 1103 Intro to Ag Economics

    Equine Industry Core (21 credits)

    • ASI 1161 Intro to Horsemanship (1 credit)
    • ASI 1253 Nutrition (3 credits)
    • ASI 1304 Animal Management (4 credits)
    • ASI 1442 Equine Practicum I (2 credits)
    • ASI 1501 Equine Safety (1 credit)
    • ASI 2412 Equine Marketing Techniques (2 credits)
    • ASI 2433 Equine Industry Management I (3 credits)
    • ASI 2442 Equine Practicum II (2 credits)
    • ASI 2443 Equine Industry Management II (3 credits)

    Equine Industry Specialization Focus (Select 7 credit hours)

    • ASI 1262 Basic Equitation (2 credits)
    • ASI 2412 Colt Starting (2 credits)
    • ASI 2363 Intermediate Training (3 credits)
    • ASI 2463 Advanced Performance Training (3 credits)
    • ASI 2611 Equine Reproduction I (1 credit)
    • ASI 2621 Equine Reproduction II (1 credit)
    • VTE 1623 Equine Lab Diagnostics (3 credits)
    • VTE 1633 Equine Diseases (3 credits)
    • VTE 2623 Feeding the Equine Patient (3 credits)

    Advisor Guided Electives (7 credits)

      Total Credit Hours for Degree (67 credit hours)

        Associated Clubs and Teams

        • Ranch Horse Team
        • Rodeo Team
        • Women in AG
        • Livestock Judging Team
        • Collegiate 4-h/FFA

        Featured Student

        Bailey Hinrichs Animal Science Major
        "I chose NCTA because I really like the small town atmosphere and the hands on experience. NCTA has multiple options to assist in furthering your knowledge in the field of agriculture."