AgriBusiness B.A./B.S.

The AgriBusiness program is designed to prepare students for careers in various businesses or government agencies associated with the production, processing, and distribution of agricultural products. This major integrates competencies in the principles of business management including financial management, marketing, planning, analysis and organization with the technical knowledge of agricultural sciences. This major prepares graduates in careers in agribusiness, agricultural finance, county extension offices, ranch management, banks, ag loan offices, federal agencies, and ag consultancy businesses. The major also provides the graduate with the prerequisites for the Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree.

Core Curriculum Courses
See the Core Curriculum Requirements42
Required courses in the major
Agricultural Economics
AEC 314Farm Management3
AEC 316Agricultural Marketing3
AEC 340Agricultural Finance3
AEC 360Agricultural Law3
AEC 380Agricultural Statistics3
AEC 435GLB/Agricultural Policy I3
or AEC 445 Natural Resource and Environmental Economics
AG 1131Intro To Agriculture1
or AEC 301 Trends in the Food Industry
AG 300Professional Agricultural Communications1
AG 392GLB/Appld Ethics US World Ag3
or ENVS 403 Environmental Ethics and Law
AG 400Seminar1
AMC 315Agri Systms Technology Mgmt3
or AMC 423 Natural Resources Management
or AMC 424 Agricultural Safety
ANS 1319Introduction to Animal Science3
ECO 2301GLB/US-Prin Macro Economics3
ECO 2302Principles of Micro Economics3
or AEC 347 Agricultural Price Theory
BUSA 1305Business Computing Systems 3
Introduction to Horticulture
Introduction to Plant Science
PLS 309Soil Science3
or AG 405 Internship Agri-Industries
or ANS 317 Livestock Management Techniques
or ANS 411 Sheep and Goat Management
or ANS 412 Beef Cattle Management
or ANS 413 Swine Management
or EQSC 441 Stable Management
or EQSC 443 Equine Enterprise Management
or PLS 420 Crop Production Practicum
Required support courses (with a minimum grade of D)
ACCT 2301Principles of Acct I 3
ACCT 2302Principles of Accounting II 3
MGT 305Principles of Management 3
MKT 306Marketing3
AEC 455Commodity Futures and Options3
21 semester hours determined in consultation with faculty advisor21
Total Hours120