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EQUINE MANAGEMENT

ASSOCIATE OF APPLIED SCIENCE DEGREE

Equine management provides equine facility management artistry and opportunities to integrate the experience into day-to-day equine production, health, boarding, and training practices. Seize opportunities for specific interests and take electives to learn additional skills in equine.

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Entrepreneurship Option

Associate of Applied Science Degree

The Associate of Applied Science in Equine Management: Entrepreneur Option Degree is designed for the student who may or may not own their own horse, but is seeking a career in the equine industry. The student will gain equine facility management skills. The student will develop an entrepreneurial mindset that includes investigating business opportunities, financing a business, and strategic planning. Program electives allow the student to select additional equine courses to complement specific interests.

CourseCredits
Equine Management 3
Small Business Practices 3
ENTR I: Entrepreneurial Mindset 3
ENTR II: Opportunity Analysis 3
ENTR III: Financing Your Business 3
Legal Issues for Entrepreneurs 3
ENTR IV: Strategic Planning 3
Equine Nutrition 3
Equine Facility Mgmt I 3
CHA Equine Facility Mgt Certification 3
Sales OR Entrepreneurial Marketing 3

 

 

 

Choose twelve (12) credits from the following:

CourseCredits
Horsemanship I 3
Horsemanship II 3
Training for Timed Events 3
Horse Event Production 2-4
Training the Roping Horse I 3
Fundamentals of Teaching Riding I 3
English Equitation I 3
English Equitation II 3
Farrier Science I 3
Farrier Science II 3
Farrier Science III 3
CHA Standard Certification 3
Horse Showmanship I 3
Stock Horse Use & Showing I 3
Stock Horse Use & Showing II 3
Fundamentals of Teaching Riding II 3
Training the Cutting Horse I 3
Training the Cutting Horse II 3
General Welding 4

3

Students must complete general education requirements that will provide students a general knowledge to help them complete a degree at CWC.

CourseCredits
Writing Level I 3
American & Wyoming Government 3
Mathematics/APPM/Lab Science 3
Arts/Humanities/IT/Social Sciences/Writing Level II 3
University Studies 1

Total Credit Hours: 61

Teaching Riding Option

Associate of Applied Science

The Associate of Applied Science in Equine Management: Teaching Riding Option Degree is designed to provide the student who has a desire to become a riding instructor with safe and effective teaching riding skills for both individual and group riding lessons. The student will have the opportunity to become a certified riding instructor, through a certified process conducted by professionals from the Certified Horsemanship Association (CHA). The student will also evaluate and investigate business opportunities, financing a business, legal issues, advertising, and strategic planning. The student will select additional equine courses to complement specific interests. The student must supply a horse and western tack for this program.

Equine Management, Teaching Riding AAS is a Wyoming Works program An orange circle with a buffalo at the center. Words say Wyoming Works, learn a skill that pays, central wyoming college

Course Requirements

CourseCredits
Equine Management 3
Small Business Practices 3
ENTR III: Financing Your Business 3
Legal Issues for Entrepreneurs 3
ENTR IV: Strategic Planning 3
Equine Nutrition 3
Horsemanship I 3
Horsemanship II 3
Fundamentals of Teaching Riding I 3
English Equitation I 3
English Equitation II 3
CHA Standard Certification 3
Horse Showmanship I 3
Sales OR Entrepreneurial Marketing 3

Choose three (3) credits from the following:

CourseCredits
Training for Timed Events 3
Equine Facility Mgmt I 3
Horse Event Production 2-4
Training the Roping Horse I 3
Stock Horse Use & Showing I 3
Stock Horse Use & Showing II 3
Fundamentals of Teaching Riding II 3
CHA Equine Facility Mgt Certification 3
Training the Cutting Horse I 3
Training the Cutting Horse II 3
CourseCredits
Writing Level I (WR1) 3
American & Wyoming Government (POLS 1000) 3
MATH/APPM/LSCI 3
A student must complete six (6) credits of General Education courses distributed over two (2) different general education areas, one of which is either WR2 or ORAL.
 
ARTS/HUM/IT/ORAL/SOC/WR2 6
UNST 1

Total Credit Hours: 61

Training Option

Associate of Applied Science

The Associate of Applied Science in Equine Management: Training Option Degree is a hands-on degree designed to provide the student with training skills and techniques necessary for employment in the equine industry. The student will investigate small business practices, advertising, and sales. Program electives allow the student to select additional equine courses to complement their specific interests. The student must supply a horse and western tack for this program.

Equine Management Training Option, AAS is a Wyoming Works Program An orange circle with a buffalo at the center. Words say Wyoming Works, learn a skill that pays, central wyoming college

Course Requirements

CourseCredits
Equine Management 3
Small Business Practices 3
Equine Nutrition 3
Horsemanship I 3
Horsemanship II 3
English Equitation I 3
English Equitation II 3
Horse Showmanship I 3
Stock Horse Use & Showing I 3
Stock Horse Use & Showing II 3
Sales OR Entrepreneurial Marketing 3

Choose twelve (12) credits from the following:

CourseCredits
Training for Timed Events 3
Equine Facility Mgmt I 3
Horse Event Production 2-4
Training the Roping Horse I 3
Fundamentals of Teaching Riding I 3
CHA Standard Certification 3
Fundamentals of Teaching Riding II 3
CHA Equine Facility Mgt Certification 3
Training the Cutting Horse I 3
Training the Cutting Horse II 3
CourseCredits
Writing Level I (WR1) 3
American & Wyoming Government (POLS 1000) 3
MATH/APPM/LSCI 3
The student must complete six (6) credits of General Education courses distributed over two (2) different general education areas, one of which is either WR2 or ORAL.  
ARTS/HUM/IT/ORAL/SOC/WR2 6
University Studies 1

Total Credit Hours: 61

Certificates

Equine Management: Entrepreneur Option Certificate I is designed for the student who may or may not own a horse but is seeking a career in the equine industry. The goal of this degree is to provide the student with equine facility management skills and the opportunity to investigate small business practices, explore an entrepreneurial mindset and examine marketing strategies.

Total Credit Hours: 31

Equine Management Entrepreneur Option, Certificate I is a Wyoming Works programAn orange circle with a buffalo at the center. Words say Wyoming Works, learn a skill that pays, central wyoming college

Program Requirements

CourseCredits
Equine Management 3
Small Business Practices 3
ENTR I: Entrepreneurial Mindset 3
ENTR II: Opportunity Analysis 3
Equine Nutrition 3
Equine Facility Mgmt I 3
CHA Equine Facility Mgt Certification 3
Sales OR Entrepreneurial Marketing 3

 

General Education Requirments

 

CourseCredits
Writing Level I (WR1)/ORAL 3
MATH/APPM 3
University Studies 1

Equine Management: Training Option Certificate I is designed to provide the student with beginning skills and techniques necessary for employment in the equine industry. The student will also investigate small business practices. the student must supply a horse and western tack for this program.

Total Credit Hours: 31

Equine Management Training Option, Certificate I is a Wyoming Works Program An orange circle with a buffalo at the center. Words say Wyoming Works, learn a skill that pays, central wyoming college

Program Requirements

CourseCredits
Equine Management 3
Small Business Practices 3
Equine Nutrition 3
Horsemanship I 3
Horsemanship II 3
English Equitation I 3
English Equitation II 3
Horse Showmanship I 3

 

General Education Requirements

CourseCredits
Writing Level I (WR1)/ORAL 3
MATH/APPM 3
UNST 1

Farrier Science, Certificate II is a Wyoming Works Program An orange circle with a buffalo at the center. Words say Wyoming Works, learn a skill that pays, central wyoming college

 

CourseCredits
Farrier Science I 3
Farrier Science II 3
Farrier Science III 3

Total Credit Hours: 9 

CourseCredits
Horsemanship I 3
Horsemanship II 3
Fundamentals of Teaching Riding I 3
English Equitation I 3
English Equitation II 3
Horse Showmanship I 3
CHA Standard Certification 3

Total Credit Hours: 21

Total Credit Hours: 21

Program Requirements

CourseCredits
Horsemanship I 3
Horsemanship II 3
Horse Showmanship I 3

 

Program Electives 

Take four (4) courses from the following:

CourseCredits
Training for Timed Events 3
Equine Facility Management I 3
Training the Roping Horse I 3
English Equitation I 3
English Equitation II 3
Stock Horse Use & Showing I 3
Stock Horse Use & Showing II 3
Training the Cutting Horse I 3
Training the Cutting Horse II 3