Minor Requirements

Equine Studies

EQUI 100, 101, 200, 201, 202 (BIOL 168 and 169 are prerequisites for EQUI 202); one riding course

Equine-Facilitated Therapy

This option is only available to those students with a major in Social Work. The Equine-Facilitated Therapy Minor program is designed for students interested in the use of horses to work with a variety of at-risk populations, including those with Autism, cerebral palsy, and other behavioral or physical challenges. The course work provides the foundation content for the Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship (PATH) certification or EAGALA (Equine Assisted Psychotherapy and Equine Assisted Learning) certification.

Students must complete all courses listed under Requirements for Social Work Major in the Social Work section of this Catalogue, plus: EQUI 100, 101, 200, 304, 305, 2 credits from EQUI 103, 203, 204, 205, 303, 306, 403; and 6 credits from any of the following courses: EQUI 201, 202, 470; BIOL 168, 169; SPED 212, 312.