Major: B.S. Agribusiness Management

Bachelor of Science: Agribusiness Management (59 Credits)


I. Pre-Agribusiness management courses (20–22 credits)

  • ENG 102   3cr. Rhetoric: The Essay
  • ENG 103   3cr. Rhetoric: Critical Writing
  • SPCH 110 3cr. Fundamentals of Public Speaking

Complete one course from each of the following groups (A-C):

Group A: (4 credits)

  • BIOL 100 4cr. Biology in the Modern World (Lecture/Lab:3/1)
  • BIOL 200 4cr. Cell Biology (Lecture/Lab:3/1)

Group B: (4 credits)

  • CHEM 110 4cr. Our Chemical World (Lecture/Lab:3/1)
  • CHEM 111 4cr. Chemistry in Our Daily Lives (Lecture/Lab:3/1)
  • CHEM 121 4cr. Basic Chemistry (Lecture/Lab:3/1)
  • CHEM 231 4cr. General Chemistry I (Lecture/Lab:3/1)

Group C: (3-5 credits)

  • MATH 115 3cr. Finite Mathematics
  • MATH 140 3cr. Calculus: A Short Course
  • MATH 150 5cr. Calculus I

Total Credits: 20-22

II. Agribusiness Management Core (25 credits)

  • AGBU 210 3cr. Introduction to Cooperatives
  • AGBU 360 3cr. Agricultural Finance
  • AGBU 440 3cr. Agricultural Marketing
  • AGBU 475 3cr. Agricultural and Food Policy (CAPSTONE)
  • BADM 230 3cr. Business Statistics I
  • MGMT 221 3cr. Computer Concepts and Applications
  • BIOL  302 3cr. Botany (Lecture Only)
  • ENVS 180 3cr. Environmental Science (Lecture Only)

III. Business Core (18 credits)

  • ACCT 211 3cr. Accounting Principles I
  • ACCT 212 3cr. Accounting Principles II
  • MGMT 331 3cr. Business Communications
  • BADM 305 3cr. Business Law I
  • ECON 201 3cr. Principles of Microeconomics
  • ECON 202 3cr. Principles of Macroeconomics


IV. Agribusiness Management Concentrations (15 credits)
Select one of the following three concentrations:

A. Farm Management

  • AGBU 365 3cr. Farm and Ranch Management I
  • AGBU 400 3cr. International Agricultural Development
  • MGMT 300 3cr. Management Principles

Any two of the following five courses: (6 credits)

  • AGBU 366 3cr. Farm and Ranch Management II
  • AGBU 330 3cr. Commodity Futures and Options Trading
  • AGBU 350 3cr. Agricultural Law and Environment
  • AGBU 499 3cr. Internship
  • ECON 470 3cr. International Business and Economics

B. Agricultural Finance

  • AGBU 400 3cr. International Agricultural Development
  • BADM 350 3cr. Managerial Finance
  • ECON 328 3cr. Money and Banking


Any two of the following six courses: (6 credits)

  • AGBU 330 3cr. Commodity Futures and Options Markets
  • AGBU 350 3cr. Agricultural Law and Environment
  • AGBU 365 3cr. Farm and Ranch Management I
  • AGBU 499 3cr. Internship
  • MGMT 300 3cr. Management Principles
  • ECON 470 3cr. International Business and Economics


C. Agricultural Marketing and Procurement

  • AGBU 330 3cr. Commodity Futures and Options Markets
  • AGBU 365 3cr. Farm and Ranch Management I
  • AGBU 400 3cr. International Agricultural Development


Any two of the following six courses (6 credits)

  • AGBU 350 3cr. Agricultural Law and Environment
  • AGBU 499 3cr. Internship
  • ECON 470 3cr. International Business and Economics
  • MKTG 301 3cr. Principles of Marketing
  • MKTG 331 3cr. Professional Selling
  • MKTG 470 3cr. International Marketing

Total Credits: 59

Elective Agribusiness Courses:

  • AGBU 486 Special Topics (1-4 credits)
  • AGBU 494 Independent Study (1-4 credits)


Recommended Liberal Arts Core Courses for Agribusiness Majors and Minors:

  • ANTH 116 Cultural Anthropology
  • POL 117 Introduction to Government and Politics
  • RURL 101 Introduction to Geography
  • RURL 121 Introduction to Geographic Information Systems
  • RURL 251 Regional Geography of the World
  • PHIL 107 Environmental Ethics
  • HIST 210 World History in the 20th Century

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