Jul 17, 2019  
2018-2019 Bulletin 
  
2018-2019 Bulletin

Agribusiness, B.S.


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This program prepares students to join the labor force or continue to graduate or professional schools. The agribusiness major prepares students for professional careers in agribusiness management and economics. Agribusinesses process and market food and fiber products, supply inputs to agricultural production, and manage agricultural production. Agribusiness majors learn economic principles and strategies for agribusiness marketing and management. Students take courses in agribusiness management, marketing, accounting, economic theory, communications, mathematics, and agriculture. Students learn decision-making skills for agribusiness management, finance, marketing, sales, processing, and policy. The agribusiness degree provides career flexibility for students planning to work in private industry or government. The Agribusiness degree program offers several options indicated below as well as a minor.

First Year


Fall


Total: 16


Spring


Total: 15


Second Year


Third Year


Total: 15


Spring


Total: 15


Fourth Year


Fall


Total: 16


Spring


Total: 16


Notes:


*Required Course ** Major Core requirement- 32-35 credit hours **** AGBS Electives 15-20 hours required

*** Is a mandatory course for all options, in addition to the class examination, students are expected to develop a complete business development portfolio of business of their choices under the supervision of their professors.

1-3 Represents the General Education Requirement

1Humanities: Communication, Art, Music, Literature, Philosophy;

2Social /Behavioral Sciences: Economics, History, Political Sciences, Psychology, Social Work, Sociology

3Natural Sciences/Math: Chemistry, Computer Science, Physics, Biology and Mathematics

  • A baccalaureate degree program must require at least 21 semester hours of upper division courses in the major field and at least 39 semester hours of upper division work overall. Total hours 122.(At least twelve hours of coursework must be at the 400 level or above.)

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