Bachelor of Science, Major in Agricultural Business

Agribusiness is a program for students interested in management in agriculture. The program includes courses in farm and ranch management, marketing, natural resources, tax planning, budgeting, finance, business organization, and other courses related to business and management. The agribusiness curriculum prepares students for employment in finance, ranch management, business management, state and federal agencies, sales and marketing, and many other fields related to business and economics.

Bachelor of Science, Major in Agricultural Business
Core Curriculum
Component Area I (Communication)6
Component Area II (Mathematics)3
Component Area III (Life and Physical Science)8
Component Area IV (Language, Philosophy, and Culture)3
Component Area V (Creative Arts)3
Component Area VI (U.S. History)6
Component Area VII (Political Science/Government)6
Component Area VIII (Social and Behavioral Sciences)3
Component Area IX (Component Area Option)4
Degree Specific Requirements
ACOM 3360Communication Skills for Agriculturists3
or ENGL 3330 Intro To Technical Writing
MATH 1324Mth For Mngl Decision Making 13
STAT 1369Elementary Statistics3
or MATH 1369 Elementary Statistics
Major Core
AGRI 1131Intro To Pro Leadership Skills1
or UNIV 1301 Intro To Collegiate Studies
AGRI 1309Computers in Agriculture (or approved substitute)3
or CSTE 1330 Introduction To Computers
ANSC 1319
ANSC 1119
Animal Science
and Animal Science Laboratory
4
PLSC 1307
PLSC 1107
Plant Science
and Plant Science Laboratory
4
AGBU 2317Principles Of Agri Economics3
AGBU 2385Analysis of the Agr Sector3
AGBU 2389Agribusiness Financl Analysis3
AGBU 3361Agribusiness Org & Mgt3
AGBU 3367Agricultural Finance3
AGBU 3385Quant Mthds for Agribusiness3
AGBU 4340Agribusiness Marketing3
AGBU 4363Agricultural Sales & Consulting3
AGBU 4374Agr Mkt Analysis & Prices3
AGBU 4375Advanced Agribusiness Mgt3
AGBU 4386Agriculture & Food Policy3
Advanced Agribusiness Electives
Select two courses from the following:6
International Agriculture
Directed Studies
Agribusiness Ventures
Legal Issues in Agribusiness
Special Topic
Farm & Ranch Management
Departmental Electives
Advanced Electives from: AGRI, AGBU, ACOM, AGET, AGED, ANSC, EQSC, PLSC or WMGT3
Minor (Required)
Minor9
Minor (Advanced)9
Total Hours120
1

MATH 1324 satisfies the Core Curriculum requirement for Component Area II (Mathematics) and the degree specific requirements.

First Year
FallHoursSpringHours
Component Area IX 1AGRI 1309 or CSTE 13303
AGRI 1131 or UNIV 13011ENGL 130213
ANSC 1319
ANSC 1119
4HIST 130223
ENGL 130113MATH 1369 or STAT 13693
HIST 130123PLSC 1307
PLSC 1107
4
MATH 132433 
 15 16
Second Year
FallHoursSpringHours
Component Area III 4Component Area III 4
AGBU 23173Component Area V 3
AGBU 23853AGBU 23893
ECON 230143POLS 230653
POLS 230553Minor Course3
 16 16
Third Year
FallHoursSpringHours
Component Area IV 3Component Area IX 3
AGBU 33613ACOM 3360 or ENGL 33303
AGBU 33673AGBU 43403
AGBU 33853AGBU Advanced Elective3
Minor Course3Minor Course3
 15 15
Fourth Year
FallHoursSpringHours
AGBU 43743AGBU 43753
AGBU 43863 AGBU Advanced Elective3
AGBU 43633Minor Advanced Courses6
Advanced Electives From: AGBU, AGED, AGET, AGRI, ANSC, EQSC, PLSC or WGMT3 
Minor Advanced Course3 
 15 12
Total Hours: 120
1

 Satisfies Core Curriculum requirement for Component Area I (Communications).

2

 Satisfies Core Curriculum requirement for Component Area VI (U.S. History).

3

 Satisfies Core Curriculum requirement for Component Area II (Mathematics).

4

Satisfies Core Curriculum requirement for Component Area VIII (Social and Behavioral Sciences).

5

 Satisfies Core Curriculum requirement for Component Area VII (Political Science/Government).