EQUINE-FACILITATED MENTAL HEALTH
BIO 205. Human Anatomy: Four hours
Prerequisite: BIO 103 or BIO 104
An introduction to the structure of the human body with emphasis on the major organ systems. Students preparing for professional schools and health service careers are encouraged to take this course. (Lec. 3, Lab. 2).
HPE 214. First Aid and CPR: Two hours
A course designed to train students in methods of promoting safety
consciousness for accident prevention. An in-depth knowledge of a
specific health/safety topic. Red Cross Emergency procedures with
emphasis on practical application will be stressed. Upon satisfactory
completion of this course, a student will be certified in Standard First
EQS 232. Equine Management: Three hours
A general study of the design and management of land and buildings,
stable responsibilities, equine taxes and laws, equine marketing and
record keeping. Topics also include an introduction to the equine
industry, various breeds, conformation, selection, care and management,
soundness, health, feeding, farrier observation, restraints, general
vaccinations and overall managerial duties. Fee Required.
EQS 311. Animal Partnership: Three hours
This course will give attention to understanding animal partnership
while incorporating this partnership into the human health care and
educational setting. Students will learn through each process that will
be involved in the course – including selecting horses used for
visitation, preparing horses for visitation, moving horses to nursing
homes, and handling horses and residents while at nursing homes.
Emphasis will be placed on safety during every aspect of the course.
Students will engage in textbook learning, group discussion and
participation, theory and lecture, a class journal and final
presentation project. Fee Required.
431. Principles of Light Horse Training: Three hours
Prerequisite: Consent of the instructor
Principles, theory and practical experience of training and preparing
horses for sale, exhibition and show purposes. Students will be assigned
a horse to manage and train. Students will seek to develop or improve
the horse to become a calm, courageous and forward-moving animal. Fee
432. Riding Instructor Training Beginning: One hour
Prerequisite: Taken an EQS riding class at Judson
A course designed for teaching beginning horsemanship with emphasis on
theory of riding principles, methods of instruction, safety and
supervision of groups or individuals. Students will be responsible for
devising lesson plans for their scheduled classes and discussing and
reviewing them with the instructor. Fee Required.
PSY 204. Human Growth and Development (See EDU 204): Three hours
An examination of human development throughout the life span with
emphasis upon physical, cognitive and psychosocial development from
conception to maturity.
PSY 402. Exceptional Children (See EDU 402): Three hours
A survey course in special education designed to assist the educator in dealing with various exceptionalities found among elementary and secondary school pupils.