Equine Studies – Science
Midway University’s Equine Studies-Science degree is a great choice for students who intend to pursue graduate studies in veterinary or animal sciences.
Students in this program will complete all the major courses and then 21 credit hours focused on science. Courses include microbiology, chemistry, organic chemistry, biochemistry, calculus/trigonometry, physics anatomy and animal nutrition.
Students interested in equine careers can also choose a business or sport management minor as enhancements to their major.
Other Programs to Considers
- Equine Studies
- Equine Studies with an Equine Rehabilitation Concentration
- Equine Studies with an Equine Management Concentration
How can an Equine Studies degree work for you? According to the Kentucky Equine Survey, the economic impact of Kentucky’s equine industry is $4 billion and generates more than 80,000 direct and 100,000 indirect jobs.
90% of students receive some form of financial assistance
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Frequently Asked Questions
We offer a simple online application process. Create your account, submit all materials and track your application status conveniently online. Paper application forms are available for download if needed. Admissions Counselors are available to assist you with the application process and answer any questions you may have about Midway University and our programs. Give them a call at 1-800-952-4122 or email email@example.com.
Students are eligible as “full-time and “part-time” students for Federal loans and may be eligible for Federal and/or State grants. (A full-time student is a student taking 12 credit hours or more per term; a part-time student is a student taking 6-12 credit hours.)
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Midway University works hard to provide quality degree programs at an affordable price for our students. Students can view our Tuition and Fees Schedule online.
Make sure you get the whole picture before making your decision. First, complete your FAFSA so you can see what financial aid you are eligible to receive and complete your application. Once you are admitted to Midway University, you can meet with our Financial Aid Office to discuss all the eligible aid (federal, state and institutional) that you have access to and apply for scholarships. This is the only way to figure out the true cost and if you will have any out-of-pocket expenses to cover.
Midway University accepts transfer credits from regionally accredited institutions that are 100-level or higher with a grade of “C” or better. At the time of admission, our Admissions Counselors will provide an unofficial evaluation of your transfer credit. An official evaluation will be completed by the Registrar’s Office after acceptance.
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A Peek Inside Our Program
You will earn your Equine Science degree by completing 120 credit hours.
|Course Number||Name of Course||Credit Hours|
General Education Requirements
Major Course Requirements
|EQS 109||Equine Farm Operations I||4|
|EQS 111||Equine Farm Operations II||4|
|EQS 165||Introduction to the Equine Industry||3|
|EQS 214||Equine Healthcare Management||3|
|EQS 215||Equine Anatomy and Physiology||3|
|EQS 216||Equine Anatomy and Physiology Lab||1|
|EQS 251||Feeds, Feeding & Forages||3|
|EQS 314||Writing in Equine Studies||3|
|EQS 318||Equine Behavior||3|
|EQS 395||Equine Internship||3|
|EQS 411||Animal Ethics, Welfare, Rights and Law||3|
|EQS 492||Equine Capstone||3|
|EQS 495||Equine Senior Seminar||1|
Concentration in Science Requirements
|BIO 226||Microbiology Laboratory||1|
|CHM 170||General Chemistry I||4|
|CHM 171||General Chemistry I Lab||1|
|CHM 175||General Chemistry II||4|
|CHM 176||General Chemistry II Lab||1|
|CHM 330||Organic Chemistry I||4|
|CHM 331||Organic Chemistry Laboratory I||1|
|CHM 335||Organic Chemistry II||4|
|CHM 336||Organic Chemistry II Lab||1|
|CHM 421||Biochemistry Lab||1|
|PSC 240||Physics I||4|
|PSC 241||Physics Laboratory I||1|
|EQS 325||Comparative Anatomy and Physiology||3|
|EQS 351||Animal Nutrition||3|
Total Credit Hours