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Agribusiness Concentration

The Agribusiness concentration includes the basic courses in business management and agriculture with additional emphasis in agricultural economics.  The student is prepared for a career in many of the agricultural-oriented business and financial institutions.

Sample 4 year degree path

Advisors: Dr. Stephen King and Dr. Dominique Gumirakiza

Colonnade Requirements 39 hours

Basic Agriculture Requirements 29 hours - effective Fall 2016

  • AGRO 110 Intro to Plant Science (3 hrs)
  • ANSC 140 Intro to Animal Science (3 hrs)
  • AGMC 170/171 Ag Mech/Lab (2/1 hrs)
  • AGRI 175 University Experience for Ag Majors (1 hr)
  • AGMC 176 Agriculture Safety (2 hrs)
  • AGRI 291 Intro Data Analysis OR
    • AGRI 491 Data Analysis & Interpretation (3 hrs)
  • AGRO 320 Crop Physiology OR
    • ANSC 345 Principles of Animal Nutrition (3 hrs)
  • AGRO 350 Soils (3 hrs)
  • AGEC 360 Agricultural Economics (3 hrs)
  • AGRI 397 Agriculture Career Planning (1 hr)
  • AGRI 398 Seminar (1 hr)
  • AGRI 494 Contemporary Agriculture Issues (3 hrs) Must be senior
    standing to enroll in this course

 Accounting and Business Administration 9 hours

  • ACCT 200 Intro Accounting
  • MGT 210 Organization and Management
  • MKT 220 Basic Marketing Concepts

 Required Agricultural Economics Courses 9 hours

  • AGEC 361 Farm Management
  • AGEC 362 Agricultural Marketing
  • AGEC 463 Agriculture Finance

 At least one course from selected from the following are suggested (at least 3 hours must be 400 level) 6 hours

  • AGEC 366 Agricultural Sales & Services
  • AGEC 391 Survey of Commodity Options and Futures
  • AGEC 460 Agricultural Policy
  • AGEC 468 World Food Development
  • AGEC 475 Special Topics in Agricultural Economics
 Electives to Complete 120 hours

 

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