This RAP is an option for students who have been admitted as an Animal Science major and are interested in the Equine Science concentration. Joining this RAP acknowledges your commitment, and encourages you to explore, as a group with others in the major, the many opportunities available in this exciting field.
Students in the Equine Science RAP will:
This program is a wonderful opportunity for you to connect with other motivated Animal Science majors in the Equine Science concentration, meet faculty, and learn about opportunities within the Veterinary & Animal Science department at UMass Amherst.
Students will enroll together in ANIMLSCI 191ANSCI3 "Horses in Global Society" one-credit seminar taught in the residential area.
Through an interdisciplinary and historical lens, students delve into the domestication and interdependence of horses and people, the changes and patterns over time, and the resulting implications for the equine industry and the quality of life for horses, people, and the planet.
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