Agricultural Business Concentration

This curriculum is designed to prepare students for careers in the rapidly expanding agricultural business sector. Students receive instruction in the agricultural sciences, agricultural economics, accounting, finance, marketing, computers, and management. Students learn how the economic system operates as well as the role agriculture plays in the U.S. and global economy. The program emphasizes training related to the management phases of agricultural industry and business. Excellent career opportunities are available in industries allied with agriculture, including those engaged in transportation, distribution, marketing, and processing of farm products; agricultural banking and farm credit agencies; farm real estate and land appraisal services; insurance; agricultural supply businesses and cooperative management; agricultural policy at state and federal levels; market analysis and reporting; and communications.

CONCENTRATION REQUIREMENTS (71 Hours)

Course

Credit Hours

Acct 201-202

6

Ag 295 or Ag Econ 335

3

Ag Econ 210, 325, 364, 375, 445, 465, 471

21

Agric/NRM Electives

9

Comm 210, Eng 280, 305 or 310

3

Econ 202

3

Econ Elective (UD)

3

Mgt 301

3

Math 160 or 210 (whichever is not taken under 3 Gen Ed Requirements)

3

Electives (Maximum of six hours from Sch of Bus Admin)

17



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