Take the reins of your career at A&M-Commerce with a degree in Equine Studies.
Explore your passion and interest for horses through Texas A&M University-Commerce’s equine studies program. Beyond gaining thorough knowledge around equine nutrition, reproduction, anatomy and physiology, you can focus your studies on specific career paths from training to veterinary techniques. You’ll also have the opportunity to saddle up and learn through hands-on experience out in the field. After earning your degree, you’ll be well-equipped for a variety of positions with ranches, pharmaceutical companies and veterinary clinics.
No foreign language credits required
No thesis required
Equine Studies (BS) :: 1.10 MAJORS/EMPHASIS ReadyToEdit
Equine Studies (BS) :: 1.12 FEATURED COURSES
In this course, you will cover horse and barn management principles for breeding, training or boarding facilities including horse and client safety, preventative health care, record keeping, emergency care, facility and manure management, feed and supply management, equine law and customer relations.
This course will introduce you to structure and function of the horse, equine management, nutrition, conformation, biomechanics, reproduction and health. In addition, the course will give you an overview of the equine industry and career choices.
In this course you will learn the functions of carbohydrates, proteins, vitamins, lipids, minerals and water. You will become familiar with chemistry and physiology of digestion, absorption, and metabolism of nutrients and their metabolites in animals.
Animal Science (BA/BS) :: Program Costs 1.13a ReadyToEdit
As of Fall 2019, tuition and fees for an undergraduate student taking 15 credit hours through our 1 Year Optional Rate Plan is $4,478.52 for a Texas resident and $10,808.52 for a non-Texas resident. However, rates do change based on the number of credit hours taken, payment plan used and other factors.