SRJC Course Outlines

10/31/2020 12:39:43 AMEQSCI 180 Course Outline as of Fall 2015

Inactive Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  EQSCI 180Title:  EQUINE BUSINESS MGMT  
Full Title:  Equine Business Management
Last Reviewed:11/17/2014

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum2.00Lecture Scheduled2.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled35.00
Minimum2.00Lab Scheduled012 min.Lab Scheduled0
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total2.00 Contact Total35.00
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  70.00Total Student Learning Hours: 105.00 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade or P/NP
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As: 
Formerly:  AG 165B

Catalog Description:
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Emphasizing the management aspects of horse husbandry. Fundamentals of equine business operations including taxes, liability, insurance, office machinery and software. Counter skills and proper job behavioral skills will also be covered.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:
Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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Emphasizing the management aspects of horse husbandry. Fundamentals of equine business operations including taxes, liability, insurance, office machinery and software. Counter skills and proper job behavioral skills will also be covered.
(Grade or P/NP)

Prerequisites:
Recommended:Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
 Area:
 
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
CSU Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Both Certificate and Major Applicable



COURSE CONTENT

Outcomes and Objectives:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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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
   benefits.
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
   industry.
12. Develop a ranch plan for an equine facility meeting water quality
   standards.
13. Evaluate a variety of office machines and software used in the equine
   industry.

Topics and Scope
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1.  Fundamentals of equine business operations
   a.  Taxes
   b.  Liability
   c.  Insurance
   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

Assignments:
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1.  Assigned reading in text and/or industry handouts of 10-20 pages per week.
2.  Research various equine business products and services for term paper.
3.  Develop a business plan.
4.  6-8 quizzes and 2-3 exams.

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
10 - 30%
Term paper, business plan.
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
20 - 40%
Business plan and research.
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
0 - 0%
None
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
40 - 70%
Quizzes and exams: Multiple choice, True/false, Matching items, Completion, Essay
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
0 - 0%
None


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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HORSES: J. Warren Evans, 2000, Third Edition, Publisher: Freeman  (Classic)

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