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Bachelor of Agribusiness (Equine Management)

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  • Objectives
    This major, which can be studied as part of the Bachelor of Agribusiness, will provide you with agribusiness management and marketing education. You will undertake technical training in equine science, health, nutrition, exercise physiology and horse breeding. You will also develop skills which will enable you to assume a leadership role within the equine industry, as well as in the broader agribusiness sector.
  • Entry requirements
    TEE Accounting, Biology, Economics and mathematics desirable.
  • Academic Title
    Bachelor of Agribusiness (Equine Management)
  • Course description
    Equine Management Major

    Introduction

    This major provides students with agribusiness management and marketing education and training combined with technical training in equine science, equine breeding and equine nutrition. It provides an opportunity to meet the need for management and marketing skills education in the equine industry. The learning model enables those to gain research skills that will enable them to assume leadership roles within the equine industry as well as in the broader agribusiness sector.

    Course Entry Requirements/Prerequisites

    None

    Specific Requirements

    STAT elements considered are E and either V or Q.

    Duration and Availability

    Equine Management Major (within Bachelor of Agribusiness) is 3 years full-time study or equivalent part-time.

    Further Information

    For further information about the program, contact staff in the Muresk Academic Office.

    Career Opportunities

    Equine Management graduates may find employment in the many facets of the equine industry, such as the service and support industries including marketing and sales, and as consultants within the broader equine industry.

    Course Structure                                                                     Hrs/Wk     Credit

    Year 1 Semester 1

    303220     v.3           Agribusiness Systems 101                                  5.0     25.0
    303227     v.4           Agribusiness Communications 101                     1.5     12.5
    308051     v.2           Equine Industries 101                                         5.0     25.0
    309728     v.2           Agricultural Soils 101                                           6.0     25.0
    309734     v.2           Agronomy 101                                                     3.0     12.5
                                                                                                                          100.0

    Year 1 Semester 2

    303232     v.4           Agribusiness Management 102                           5.0     25.0
    308052     v.2           Equine Science 102                                             5.0     25.0
    309729     v.2           Agricultural Statistics 102                                    4.0     12.5
    309732     v.2           Agribusiness Economics 102                               6.0     12.5
    5093         v.7           Pasture Production Systems 202                        5.0     25.0
                                                                                                                          100.0

    Year 2 Semester 1

    303244     v.4           Agribusiness Management 201                           5.0     25.0
    303246     v.3           Agribusiness Accounting and Finance 201           5.0     25.0
    303324     v.3           Food and Agribusiness Marketing 201                5.0     25.0
    309755     v.2           Equine Exercise Physiology 201                          5.0     25.0
                                                                                                                          100.0

    Year 2 Semester 2

    303252     v.4           Agribusiness Risk and
                                     Resource Management 202                                 5.0     25.0
    303338     v.3           Agribusiness Finance 202                                    5.0     25.0
    309730     v.2           Agribusiness Taxation 202                                   3.0     12.5
    309756     v.2           Equine Health 202                                               5.0     25.0
    309774     v.2           Agribusiness Law 202                                          3.0     12.5
                                                                                                                           100.0

    Year 3 Semester 1

    308054     v.2           Equine Business Management 301                       5.0     25.0
    308056     v.2           Equine Nutrition 301                                             5.0     25.0
    308078     v.2           Agribusiness Marketing Research 301                  5.0     25.0
    308079     v.2           Operations Research for Agribusiness 301           5.0     25.0
                                                                                                                           100.0

    Year 3 Semester 2

    303369     v.3           Agricultural Knowledge and
                                     Information Systems 302                                         6.0     25.0
    308057     v.2           Equine Reproduction 302                                         5.0     25.0
    308058     v.2           Equine Business Planning (Capstone) 302               5.0     25.0
                                     SELECT OPTIONAL UNITS TO THE TOTAL VALUE OF:           25.0
                                                                                                                               100.0

    Optional Units to Select from in Year 3 Semester 2                             Hrs/Wk     Credit

    303364     v.5           Commercial Management of Sheep Enterprises 302      5.0     25.0
    303366     v.3           International Agribusiness Marketing 302                      5.0     25.0
    9670         v.7           Agribusiness Project 392                                                5.0     25.0

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