Minor in Horses, Humans and Health


Eastern Kentucky University
Department of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy
Minor in Horses, Humans and Health

This interdisciplinary minor offers students a chance to explore the horse-human-health connection through various professions and perspectives.  Students interested in working in the equine industry may pair this minor with any major to develop their interests and career paths.  An elective in human development offers students the ability to tailor their academic study to individual needs.  A student may complete this minor by taking 18 hours (including prerequisites/corequisites) as indicated below.

Minor Requirements………………………………………………..18 hours

OTS 205, REC 210*, AGR 250, OTS 479S, ANS 497* (topic: horse), and one elective in human development from the following: CDF 235, CDF 342, CDF 441, HEA 285, OTS-421*, PSY 280, SED 104.

*Indicates the course may have prerequisites or corequisites.

Students may declare the minor through EKU Direct 

Please contact:
Kathy Splinter-Watkins, MOT, OTR/L, HPCS, FAOTA
Associate Professor
Department of Occupational Therapy
Eastern Kentucky University
521 Lancaster Ave., 103 Dizney Building
Richmond, KY  40475

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