Bachelor of Science, Major in Agricultural Business

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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
MATH 1324Mth For Mngl Decision Making 13
STAT 1369Elementary Statistics3
or MATH 1369 Elementary Statistics
ACOM 3360Communication Skills for Agriculturists3
or ENGL 3330 Intro To Technical Writing
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
PLSC 1307
PLSC 1107
Plant Science
and Plant Science Laboratory
ANSC 1319
ANSC 1119
Animal Science
and Animal Science Laboratory
AGBU 2317Principles Of Agri Economics3
AGBU 2385Analysis of the Agr Sector3
AGBU 2389Agribusiness Financl Analysis3
AGBU 3367Agricultural Finance3
AGBU 3385Quant Mthds for Agribusiness3
AGBU 4340Agribusiness Marketing3
AGBU 4361Agribusiness Org & Mgt3
AGBU 4374Agr Mkt Analysis & Prices3
AGBU 4375Advanced Agribusiness Mgt3
AGBU 4386Agriculture & Govt Programs3
AGRI 4120Professional Career Skills1
Advanced Agribusiness Electives
Select three courses from the following:9
Farm & Ranch Management
Agricultural Sales & Consulting
Legal Issues in Agribusiness
AGBU 4369Special Topic3
International Agriculture
Human Resources Mgt Law
Departmental Electives
Advanced Electives from: AGRI, AGBU, ACOM, AGET, AGED, ANSC, EQSC, PLSC or WMGT2
Minor (Required)
Minor (Advanced)9
Total Hours123

MATH 1324 satisfies Component Area II and the degree specific requirements.

First Year
ENGL 130113ENGL 130213
HIST 130123HIST 130223
Component Area IX1MATH 1369 or STAT 13693
MATH 132433PLSC 1307
PLSC 1107
ANSC 1319
ANSC 1119
4AGRI 1309 or CSTE 13303
AGRI 1131 or UNIV 13011 
 15 16
Second Year
POLS 230543POLS 230643
AGBU 23173AGBU 23893
AGBU 23853Component Area III4
Component Area III4Component Area V3
Component Area IV3Select Courses From Minor3
 16 16
Third Year
AGBU 33673ACOM 3360 or ENGL 33303
AGBU 43613AGBU 33853
Component Area VIII3AGBU 43403
Component Area IX3Advanced AGBU Electives3
Select Courses From Minor3Select Courses From Minor3
 15 15
Fourth Year
AGRI 41201AGBU 43753
AGBU 43743Advanced AGBU Electives3
AGBU 43863Select Courses From Minor (Advanced)6
Advanced AGBU Electives3 
Advanced Electives From: AGBU, AGED, AGET, AGRI, ANSC, EQSC, PLSC or WGMT2 
Select Courses From Minor (Advanced)3 
 15 12
Total Hours: 120

 Satisfies Component Area I.


 Satisfies Component Area VI.


 Satisfies Component Area II.


 Satisfies Component Area VII.