Saddle up for Success

Explore your passion and interest for horses through Texas A&M University-Commerce's equine studies program. Beyond gaining thorough knowledge around equine nutrition, reproduction, anatomy and physiology, you can focus your studies on specific career paths from training to veterinary techniques. You'll also have the opportunity to saddle up and learn through hands-on experience out in the field. After earning your degree, you'll be well-equipped for a variety of positions with ranches, pharmaceutical companies and veterinary clinics.

Benefits of an

A&M-Commerce Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources Degree

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Grow Your Passion for Agriculture

A&M-Commerce has one of the top hands-on agricultural programs in Texas. Explore horticulture, wildlife, livestock herds and more through exciting experiential learning and modern facilities.

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Join the Family

The College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources is a growing family with a supportive student culture, including multiple student organizations and competitive judging and show teams.

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Accomplished Faculty

Work with professors who have ambitious research agendas solving problems on the farm, increasing nursery efficiency and improving worker safety.

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Career Readiness

The College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources puts you front and center to potential employers by fostering positive relationships and maintaining a strong public presence throughout the agricultural industry.

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A degree in equine studies will offer you the opportunity to:

  • Advance your skills through on-the-job internship experiences.
  • Tailor your education to fit your areas of interest and future career goals.
  • Develop a firm understanding of horse nutrition, anatomy and physiology you can apply toward your future profession.
  • Obtain management principles for breeding, training or boarding facilities.
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  • Agribusiness
  • Agricultural Education
  • Agronomy
  • Animal Science
  • Equine Science
  • Family and Consumer Sciences
  • Food Studies
  • Horticulture
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What You Will Learn

Knowledge in horsemanship, equine health, reproduction and nutrition through hands-on curriculum. As you explore these topics, you will have opportunities to focus on your specific interests by completing internships and electives.

Courses to Prepare You for Your Career

  • Core courses include Equine Nutrition, Reproduction, Anatomy and Physiology, and Stable Management.
  • Supporting courses include Agricultural Economics, Marketing and Safety.

Student Organizations

The Agribusiness Club encourages fellowship among students in both agribusiness and agricultural and applied economics. We provide students with unique networking and professional opportunities and experiences.

Sigma Alpha sorority and Alpha Gamma Rho fraternity offer social and service opportunities for aspiring agriculture professionals. These two Greek organizations offer you the chance to develop personal growth through academic accountability, leadership, networking and philanthropic activities.

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Undergraduate Program Costs

Program Costs

Tuition and fees for undergraduate students taking 12 credit hours are $4,212 for Texas residents and $9,108 for non-residents.

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  • P.O. Box 3011
  • Commerce, TX 75429-3011

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