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|Discipline and Nbr:
EQUINE BUSINESS MGMT||
Equine Business Management
|Units||Course Hours per Week|| ||Nbr of Weeks||Course Hours Total
|Maximum||2.00||Lecture Scheduled||3.00||12 max.||Lecture Scheduled||36.00
|Minimum||2.00||Lab Scheduled||0||12 min.||Lab Scheduled||0
| ||Contact DHR||0|| ||Contact DHR||0
| ||Contact Total||3.00|| ||Contact Total||36.00
| ||Non-contact DHR||0|| ||Non-contact DHR Total||0
Title 5 Category:
AA Degree Applicable
Grade or P/NP
00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As:
| ||Total Out of Class Hours: 72.00||Total Student Learning Hours: 108.00||
Emphasizing the management aspects of horse husbandry. Fundamentals of equine business operations including taxes, liability, insurance, office machinery and software. Counterskills and proper job behavioral skills will also be covered.
Course Completion of EQSCI 25 ( or AG 25 or AG 65) OR Course Completion of EQSCI 100 ( or AG 165A or AG 165 or AG 265A)
Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100
Limits on Enrollment:
Schedule of Classes Information
Emphasizing the management of horse husbandry. Fundamentals of equine business operations, taxes, liability, insurance, office machines and software. Counterskills and job behavioral skills will also be covered.
(Grade or P/NP)
Prerequisites:Course Completion of EQSCI 25 ( or AG 25 or AG 65) OR Course Completion of EQSCI 100 ( or AG 165A or AG 165 or AG 265A)
Recommended:Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100
Limits on Enrollment:
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION
Both Certificate and Major Applicable
Outcomes and Objectives:
At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
|CSU GE:||Transfer Area|| ||Effective:||Inactive:
|IGETC:||Transfer Area|| ||Effective:||Inactive:
Upon completion of this course, student will be able to:
1. Interpret liability agreements for equine contracts.
2. Evaluate equine insurance rates.
3. Appraise, interpret and apply employee potential salaries and
4. Evaluate ethical use of equipment and the horse.
5. Formulate effective communication techniques for client relations.
6. Judge appropriate and inappropriate job behavior and conversation.
7. Assess liability issues at the workplace.
8. Build effective counter skills for equine services and products.
9. Construct strategies for dealing with conflict.
10. Summarize contracts and write invoices.
11. Prioritize governmental organizations and their input to the equine
12. Develop a ranch plan for an equine facility meeting water quality
13. Evaluate a variety of office machines and software used in the equine
Topics and Scope
1. Fundamentals of equine business operations
d. Salaries and benefits
2. Professionalism in the workplace
a. Use of animals and equipment
b. Workplace ethics
c. Client relations and customer communication
d. Behavior, dress, and absenteeism
3. Equine product, services, and sales skills
a. Interpreting contracts, invoices and other documents
b. Receiving and handling complaints
c. Introduction of your company to customers
4. Equine laws and regulations
a. Animals per acre
b. Water quality
c. Nutrition and animal welfare
5. Office machine skills
a. Equine computer programs
b. Cash registers and money management
1. Assigned reading in text and/or industry handouts of 10-20 pages per
2. Research various equine business products and services for term paper.
3. Quizzes and exams.
Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Representative Textbooks and Materials:
|Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.||Writing
10 - 30%
|Reading reports, Term papers||
|Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.||Problem Solving
20 - 40%
|Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.||Skill Demonstrations
0 - 0%
|Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.||Exams
40 - 70%
|Multiple choice, True/false, Matching items, Completion, Quizzes, exams, essay exams||
|Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.||Other Category
0 - 0%
HORSES: J. Warren Evans, 2000, Third Edition
(Chapters 1, 4, and 18 cover business management of horses.)