Horse Ranch Management (AS Degree S0102)

Natural Sciences Division
Degree S0102

Horse Ranch Management offers students a look into the science, breeding, management and training of horses using a hands-on approach. It helps to prepare students for a variety of jobs in the horse industry and is molded around a core of horse science, agriculture, and general education courses. This program is intended to prepare students for employment following graduation. Students desiring a Bachelor’s Degree (transfer) program should consult with a counselor or advisor to discuss transferability of courses.

This degree requires the completion of General Education coursework plus the following:

Required Courses

Course Prefix Course Name Units
AGAG 59Work Experience in Agriculture 13
AGAN 2Animal Nutrition3
AGAN 94Animal Breeding3
AGLI 16Horse Production and Management4
AGLI 18Horse Ranch Management4
AGLI 19Horse Hoof Care2
AGLI 20Horse Behavior and Training2
AGLI 96Animal Sanitation and Disease Control3
AGLI 97Artificial Insemination of Livestock2
Required Electives
Choose six units from the following:6
Tractor and Landscape Equipment Operations
Small Engine Repair I
Construction Fundamentals
Principles of Business
Small Business Management
Introduction to Welding
Total Units32

1 Complete three units of AGAG 59

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Program Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this program, a student will:

  • Be able to design a comprehensive production/business plan for various horse-related activities.
  • Demonstrate professional conduct in the industry.
  • Be able to obtain an entry-level position in the horse industry.

    Review Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs) for this program.

Looking for guidance? A counselor can help.  This Guided Pathways for Success (GPS) is a suggested sequence of coursework needed for program completion. It is not an official educational plan. Schedule an appointment with a counselor or advisor as soon as possible to create an individualized Mountie Academic Plan (MAP) specific to your goals and needs.

Plan of Study Grid
Fall Term 1Units
AGAN 2 Animal Nutrition 3 3
AGAN 94 Animal Breeding 3 3
AGLI 96 Animal Sanitation and Disease Control 3 3
ENGL 1A Freshman Composition 4 4
 Units13
Winter Term 1
SPCH 1A Public Speaking 4 4
 Units4
Spring Term 1
AGLI 18 Horse Ranch Management 4 4
AGLI 19 Horse Hoof Care 2 2
AGAG 59 Work Experience in Agriculture 1 1-4
AA/S MATH Meet AA/AS Math Comptcy Req 5 5
 Units12-15
Summer Term 1
A/AS ARTS 3  
A/AS PE .5  
 Units0
Fall Term 2
AGLI 20 Horse Behavior and Training 2 2
AGAG 59 Work Experience in Agriculture 1 1-4
AGLI 97 Artificial Insemination of Livestock 2 2
A/AS SCNCE 3  
 Units5-8
Winter Term 2
A/AS AMIST 3  
A/AS SELF 3  
 Units0
Spring Term 2
AGAG 59 Work Experience in Agriculture 1 1-4
AGLI 16 Horse Production and Management 4 4
A/AS HUM 3  
A/AS BEH 3  
Certificate: Horse Ranch Management, L1 E0361 1  
Certificate: Horse Ranch Management, L2 N04888 8  
Horse Ranch Management, AS S0102 2  
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 Units5-8
 Total Units39-48
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