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Equine Business (CEA)

This program was approved for students entering the university in the Summer 2009 - Spring 2010 catalog year. For more information about catalog year, go to Catalog Year Information.

Certificate in Equine Business

Major: EQNC

Degree: CEA

Unit: College of Business (BU)

Department: Economics

Program: Equine Industry Program

The certificate in Equine Business is restricted to individuals who have earned either a Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Arts degree and want academic training in the field of equine business. The program is designed as an intensive one-year program for full-time students, although part-time students will be accepted.

The curriculum consists of 30-33 hours of Equine Business courses for those individuals who possess a four-year Business degree or an MBA. The curriculum will include a minimum of 51 credit hours for those persons lacking in the certificate prerequisites.

Admission requirements include submission of an application and official transcripts showing completion of a four-year degree, and an overall 2.8 GPA. Priority application deadlines are June 1 for fall semester. Admission to the Equine Certificate Program is available only in the fall semesters.

Certificate Prerequisites


Economics 201-202 6
Accounting 201-202 6
Mgmt 201 (Statistics) 3
CIS 100 3
FIN 301 3
Minimum Total 21

Certificate Requirements


EQIN 101 Equine Management 3
EQIN 202 Horse Industry Overview 3
EQIN 302 Equine Economics 3
EQIN 304 Equine Marketing 3
EQIN 313 Equine Commercial Law 3
EQIN 401 Equine Taxation 2
EQIN 402 Enterprise Analysis  3
EQIN 403 Equine Financial Management 3
EQIN 404 Current Equine Issues 3
EQIN* 499 Independent Study or s6 hours of equine electives 3-6
EQIN Electives (EQIN 203, 205, 206, 301, 303, 406, 490) 1-3
Minimum Total 30

*NOTE: Student may select 6 additional hours of equine electives instead of Independent Study

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