Feather River
Bachelor Degree in
Equine and Ranch Management

Bachelor's of Science in Equine and Ranch Management

Feather River College started offering in the Fall of 2016 a bachelor's of science pilot program in equine and ranch management in cooperation with the California Community College Chancellor’s Office. This unique degree combines scientific agricultural ranch management courses with hands-on horse related disciplines that incorporate both traditional and progressive performance-horse methods. Students will have daily opportunities to work with horses and livestock while integrating management and business principles into working for, or creating a successful horse enterprise or ranch operation.

The baccalaureate degree will meet industry needs by producing graduates who will demonstrate the following student learning outcomes upon graduation:

  • Knowledge of agricultural, equine, and livestock management related disciplines that incorporate both traditional and progressive practices.
  • An ability to analyze data and solve problems in the equine and ranch management field.
  • A proficiency in critical thinking, reading, writing, and oral language skills in an agriculture occupational context.
  • Developed and demonstrable leadership skills that enhance professional success in the agriculture and equine industry.
  • An ability to enter employment or create a successful entrepreneurial business in the field of equine and ranch management, or transfer to a university for an advanced degree in a related field.

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