Equine Science & Management

College of Agriculture, Food & Environment

N6 Agricultural Science Center Contact: Wayne Centers - dsr@uky.edu
By learning both science and business concepts, our Equine Science and Management graduates are prepared to enter a wide variety of careers across the horse industry.   

Total Hours Required for Degree: 120 - 123

UKY Major Map Equine Science & Management {DATE l, F d, Y}

Freshman Year Credit Hours: 30 - 33

Fall Semester

15 - 17
EQM 101 | EQM 101 - INTRODUCTION TO THE HORSE AND THE HORSE INDUSTRY
3
AFE 100 | AFE 100 - ISSUES IN AGRICULTURE, FOOD AND ENVIRONMENT
3
CHE 105 & 111 --OR-- CHE 104
3 - 4
UK Core - Comp. & Comm. I
3
MA 109 or MA 123 or MA 113
3 - 4

Spring Semester

15 - 16
ASC 101 | ASC 101 - DOMESTIC ANIMAL BIOLOGY
3
EQM 105 | EQM 105 - EQUINE BEHAVIOR AND HANDLING
2
CHE 107 & 113 --OR-- CHE 108
3 - 4
UK Core - Comp. & Comm. II
3
UK Core - Humanities
3
EQM 106 | EQM 106 - INTRODUCTION TO CAREERS IN THE EQUINE INDUSTRY
1

Sophomore Year Credit Hours: 30

Fall Semester

15
ASC 320 | ASC 320 - EQUINE MANAGEMENT
3
BIO 148 | BIO 148 - INTRODUCTORY BIOLOGY I
3
STA 210 or STA 296
3
UK Core - Social Sciences
3
ECO 201 | ECO 201 - PRINCIPLES OF ECONOMICS I
3

Spring Semester

15
ASC 310 | ASC 310 - EQUINE ANATOMY
3
UK Core - Global Dynamics
3
Equine Science and Management Emphasis Area Course
3
BIO 152 | BIO 152 - INTRODUCTORY BIOLOGY II
3
EQM 305 | EQM 305 - EQUINE INDUSTRY ISSUES
3

Junior Year Credit Hours: 29 - 32

Fall Semester

13 - 16
UK Core - Arts and Creativity
3
Equine Science and Management Emphasis Area Course
3
Equine Science and Management Emphasis Area Course
3
Equine Science and Management Specialty Support Course
3
Any elective
1 - 4

Spring Semester

16
EQM 351 | EQM 351 - EQUINE HEALTH AND DISEASES
3
AEC 302 | AEC 302 - AGRICULTURAL MANAGEMENT PRINCIPLES
4
Equine Science and Management Emphasis Area Course
3
Equine Science and Management Emphasis Area Course
3
Equine Science and Management Specialty Support Course
3

Senior Year Credit Hours: 25 - 28

Fall Semester

12
EQM 399 or EQM 396
3
Equine Science and Management Specialty Support Course
3
Equine Science and Management Specialty Support Course
3
Equine Science and Management Emphasis Area Course
3
Take: UK Core - NPM --OR-- Elective
0

Spring Semester

13 - 16
EQM 490 | EQM 490 - CAPSTONE IN EQUINE SCIENCE AND MANAGEMENT
3
Equine Science and Management Emphasis Area Course
3
Equine Science and Management Specialty Support Course
3
Equine Science and Management Specialty Support Course
3
Any elective
1 - 4