Equine Studies – Science

Equine Studies – Science

It only takes 21 credit hours in science courses to earn this concentration

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.

Other areas of concentration within the major include equine management or equine rehabilitation. Students interested in equine careers can also choose a business or sport management minor as enhancements to their major.

Course Number Name of Course Credit Hours

General Education Requirements


Major Course Requirements

EQS 109Equine Farm Operations I4
EQS 111Equine Farm Operations II4
EQS 165Introduction to the Equine Industry3
EQS 214Equine Healthcare Management3
EQS 215Equine Anatomy and Physiology3
EQS 216Equine Anatomy and Physiology Lab1
EQS 251Feeds, Feeding & Forages3
EQS 314Writing in Equine Studies3
EQS 318Equine Behavior3
EQS 395Equine Internship3
EQS 411Animal Ethics, Welfare, Rights and Law3
EQS 492Equine Capstone3
EQS 495Equine Senior Seminar1

Concentration in Science Requirements

BIO 225Microbiology3
BIO 226Microbiology Laboratory1
CHM 170General Chemistry I4
CHM 171General Chemistry I Lab1
CHM 175General Chemistry II4
CHM 176General Chemistry II Lab1
CHM 330Organic Chemistry I4
CHM 331Organic Chemistry Laboratory I1
CHM 335Organic Chemistry II4
CHM 336Organic Chemistry II Lab1
CHM 420Biochemistry3
CHM 421Biochemistry Lab1
MTH 143Trigonometry 1
PSC 240Physics I4
PSC 241Physics Laboratory I1
EQS 325Comparative Anatomy and Physiology3
EQS 351Animal Nutrition3



Total Credit Hours


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