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Undergraduate Catalog 2020-2022 
Undergraduate Catalog 2020-2022 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Agricultural Sciences, Agricultural Business Option (Non-Teaching), B.S.

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The curricula of this option directs first and second year students through the core agriculture courses of plant science, animal science, agricultural technology and agricultural economics. Junior and senior students take courses in mathematics, business, economics, agricultural economics and other areas to tailor the program to their particular needs. Program graduates are prepared for careers in the business and industry of agriculture production, marketing, merchandising, and management, among others.


  1. To prepare students for entry level jobs in their area of concentration
  2. To equip students with concepts, theories and research methodology applicable to solving economic problems of the real world
  3. To prepare students to pursue advanced study in agricultural economics and


Agricultural Economics and Agricultural Business required electives:

  • Math Credits: 3
  • Business Credits: 3
  • Computer Science Credits: 3

Total Hours: 9

Suggested Electives for Students Interested in Accounting, Finance, Marketing or Management Career Opportunities:

Other upper-Level Business/Economics courses as approved by academic advisor.

Suggested Electives for students interested in Natural Resources Career Opportunities:

Suggested Electives for students planning to attend graduate school:


* Fall Only

** Spring Only

Suggested Course Sequence

Freshman Year

Sophomore Year

Junior Year

Senior Year

Total Hours: 120

* Preferred Courses

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