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Contact: Agricultural SciencesTitle: DepartmentContact: agsci@mtsac.edu
Career Outlook Horse Ranch Management - Level I

Natural Sciences Division
Certificate N0488

The Horse Ranch Management Level II certificate focuses on equine husbandry, production, management, nutrition, anatomy and physiology, and breeding. The curriculum combines a combination of technical knowledge and practical skills utilizing a hands-on approach to instruction. Upon completion of this certificate, students will have intermediate skills and may be able to gain entry-level employment in the equine industry. All courses are applicable for degree requirements in Horse Ranch Management and Animal Science.

Required Courses

Higher Education, Higher Income:
This award offers multiple levels. Completion of all levels can lead to higher pay.

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Certificate & Degree Details

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  • Horse Ranch Management - Level I

    Natural Sciences Division
    Certificate N0488

    The Horse Ranch Management Level II certificate focuses on equine husbandry, production, management, nutrition, anatomy and physiology, and breeding. The curriculum combines a combination of technical knowledge and practical skills utilizing a hands-on approach to instruction. Upon completion of this certificate, students will have intermediate skills and may be able to gain entry-level employment in the equine industry. All courses are applicable for degree requirements in Horse Ranch Management and Animal Science.

    Required Courses

    Course Prefix Course Name Units
    Completion of the Horse Ranch Management - Level I coursework11
    PLUS
    Completion of the Horse Ranch Management - Level II coursework7 - 9
    Total Units18-20
    Course Prefix Course Name Units
    Horse Ranch Management - Level I coursework
    ASCI 2Animal Nutrition3
    ASCI 16Horse Production and Management4
    ASCI 18Horse Ranch Management4
    Total Units
    Total Units11
    Course Prefix Course Name Units
    Horse Ranch Management - Level II coursework
    ASCI 59Work Experience in Agriculture *Complete 1 - 3 units of ASCI 591-3
    ASCI 94Animal Breeding3
    ASCI 96Animal Sanitation and Disease Control3
    Total Units7-9

    Animal Sciences Website 

  • Horse Ranch Management, AS

    Natural Sciences Division
    Degree S0102

    The Horse Ranch Management degree is molded around a core of equine science, including husbandry, production, management, training, and breeding as well as business and general education courses. The curriculum combines a combination of technical knowledge and practical skills utilizing a hands-on approach to instruction and is intended to prepare students for employment following graduation. Upon completion, students will have intermediate skills for a variety of employment opportunities in the equine industry. 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
    Required Electives
    ASCI 2Animal Nutrition3
    ASCI 16Horse Production and Management4
    ASCI 18Horse Ranch Management4
    ASCI 19Horse Hoof Care2
    ASCI 20Horse Behavior and Training2
    ASCI 59Work Experience in Agriculture *Complete 3 - 4 units of ASCI 593-4
    ASCI 94Animal Breeding3
    ASCI 96Animal Sanitation and Disease Control3
    ASCI 97Artificial Insemination of Livestock3
    Choose a minimum of six units from the following:6
    AGOR 51
    Tractor and Landscape Equipment Operations
    AGOR 53
    Small Engine Repair I
    AGOR 71
    Construction Fundamentals
    BUSM 20
    Principles of Business
    BUSM 66
    Small Business Management
    WELD 40
    Introduction to Welding
    Total Units33-34

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