BUS 124: Introduction to Management
Study of management from a general perspective. Major functional areas
of internal and external activities of an organization, the
decision-making process and the computer’s place in contemporary
management. Emphasis on formulation and implementation of policy in
keeping with an organization’s goals.
One of the following six courses:
1. ACC 105: Principles of Accounting I
The accounting cycle, from the analysis of business transactions through
the preparation of the three basic financial statements: the income
statement, balance sheet and the statement of cash flows; basic theory
and practice with respect to accounting for assets, liabilities and
equities; external uses of accounting information; interpretation of
accounting data; analysis of financial statements; income and cash flow
analysis. Prerequisite: MAT 096/099 or Mathematics Placement Exam
2. BUS 220, 320: Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management
Consideration of the problems of start-up, survival, profit and growth
of a new or ongoing venture. Examination of small-business operations
including business plans, finance, legal aspects, government regulation,
record-keeping, marketing and human resources issues. Prerequisite:
3. BUS 223: Marketing Management
Analytical systems approach to marketing decision-making. Consumer
behavior, marketing research, pricing, product and promotion strategy,
distribution channels. Why marketing activities develop in an industrial
economy. Social and ethical issues are analyzed. Prerequisite: 124.
4. BUS 225: Business Law
- Study of contract, agency, debtor credit, trusts and estates, property,
corporation and partnership law; Uniform Commercial Code. areas of
governmental regulation, including antitrust, securities and employment
law; work papers, privileged communications and confidentiality.
Prerequisite: 124. CC
5. ECO 101: Introduction to Macroeconomics
Institutions and functioning of capitalism; national income and its
determination; monetary and fiscal policy; international economics; and
problems of growth and development. CC
ECO 102: Introduction to Microeconomics
The mechanisms by which resources are allocated in a market system, and
study of modifications to account for imperfections in the system.
Topics include demand, production and cost, theories of business
behavior and consumer behavior, market performance in the U.S. economy
and comparative economic systems. CC
6. BIO 101: General Biology
Introduction to cell anatomy and organismal biology. The five kingdoms
of life are surveyed, emphasizing distinguishing features and
lifestyles. In-depth study of major organ systems of multicellular
animals. Emphasis on principles underlying living organisms, problems
they face and solutions that have evolved. Designed as first of two
semesters of a general survey. Three hours lecture; three hours
Bio 110: Contemporary Biology
A survey of relevant biological principles
and processes designed as an introduction to the life sciences for the
non-science major. Topics include human biology (cellular and
physiological processes), evolution of biodiversity and ecology. Three
hours lecture; three hours laboratory. NSL
And all of the following:
EQS 110: Introduction to Equine Management
The foundation course for equestrian studies, which addresses basic
equine anatomy, breeds, colors, conformation, equipment, feeding,
grooming, minor veterinary care, shoeing, soundness and stable
management. Lecture, demonstration, discussion; practica and
experiential work required at the stable.
EQS 116: Equine Anatomy and Physiology
A study of the musculoskeletal, respiratory, cardiovascular, digestive,
urinary, nervous, endocrine and reproductive systems of the horse from
anatomical and physiological perspectives. Prerequisite: BIO 101 or 110.
Three hours lecture; two hours laboratory.
EQS 125: Equine Breeding Management
An introduction to all aspects of horse breeding including heredity,
selection, the reproductive system of mares and stallions, live cover
and artificial insemination, fetal development, parturition, care and
handling of breeding stock and foals, and breeding farm design and
management. Lectures, laboratory, and visits to breeding farms.
Experiential work required at the stable. Prerequisite: 116 or
permission of the director of equestrian studies.
EQS 220: Management of Equine Events
Designed for show managers, riders, trainers and instructors, this
course examines the operation of various shows, trials, events and
competitions, including basics of course design. Reviews national and
international rules, governing bodies and organizations. Practicum
experiences running college-sponsored events, lecture and discussion.
Practica and experiential work requirement at the stable. Not open to
EQS 225: Equine Health Management
Examines the care of the horse, symptoms, causes, care and prevention of
diseases and injuries; assisting the farrier and veterinarian; basics
of blood testing, immunizations, parasites and their control; and
record-keeping. Lecture, discussion, practica, laboratory and
experiential work required at the stable. Prerequisites: 110, 116.
EQS 230: Introduction to Training the Horse
Presents the basic concepts of a variety of
traditional and modern training methods. The course provides an
understanding of the horse’s natural behavior, instincts and ability to
learn. Students are taught the use of aids, tack, equipment, schooling
exercises and training techniques, all designed to develop a calm,
obedient, forward-moving horse. Lecture, discussion and practica.
EQS 240: Introduction to Teaching Horsemanship
A preparatory course for teaching the basics of safe horsemanship,
emphasizing theory of riding principles, methods of instruction, safety,
prevention of accidents, and supervision of groups and individual
riders. Lecture, discussion, observation, practica. Prerequisites: 110,
EQS 310: Equine Facility Management
A study of the management, design and operation of stables and horse
farms. Includes managing employees, basics of raising crops and
pastures, designing buildings, arenas, and layout, transporting horses,
insurance concerns, fire prevention and farm vehicle maintenance.
Lecture, discussion, practica, computer labs and site visits to local
stable. Includes an experiential work requirement at the stables.
Prerequisite: EQS 110.
EQS 315: Equine Performance Management
Addresses the management of the equine athlete, including nutrition,
lameness and conditioning; and modern techniques of prevention and
treatment of injuries. Lectures, discussion, laboratory, practica and
experiential work requirement at the stable Prerequisite: 225.
PSY 110: Introduction to Psychology
Introduction to the science of behavior. Topics include the biological
foundations of behavior, sensation and perception, learning and memory,
motivation and emotion, development, personality and adjustment, and
social behavior. CC