Agricultural Economics and Agricultural Business - Bachelor of Science in Agriculture

Students must complete all University degree requirements, which include: General Education requirements, Viewing a Wider World requirements, and elective credits to total at least 120 credits with 48 credits in courses numbered 300 or above. Developmental coursework will not count towards the degree requirements and/or elective credits, but may be needed in order to take the necessary English and Mathematics coursework.

Prefix Title Credits
General Education
Area I: Communications
English Composition - Level 1
ENGL 1110GComposition I4
English Composition - Level 2
Select one from the following:3
Advanced Composition3
Professional & Technical Communication3
Professional and Technical Communication Honors3
Advanced Technical and Professional Communication3
Writing in the Humanities and Social Science3
Oral Communication
Select one from the following:3
Effective Leadership and Communication in Agriculture3
Introduction to Communication3
Public Speaking3
Introduction to Communications Honors3
Area II: Mathematics
MATH 1430GApplications of Calculus I 23
Area III/IV: Laboratory Sciences and Social/Behavioral Sciences10
Macroeconomic Principles (Economic Theory Coursework)3
Microeconomics Principles (Economic Theory Coursework)3
Area III: Laboratory Sciences (4 credits) 1
Area V: Humanities 13
Area VI: Creative and Fine Arts 13
General Education Elective 13-4
Viewing a Wider World 36
Departmental/ College Requirements
Quantitative12
Technology and Communication for Business Management3
Economic Analysis of Food and Agribusiness3
Spreadsheet Applications in Food and Agriculture3
Choose one from the following:
Statistical Applications3
Introduction to Statistics3
General Business15
Principles of Accounting I3
Principles of Accounting II3
Legal Environment of Business3
Financial Analysis and Markets3
Select one from the following:
Human Behavior in Organizations3
Human Resources Management3
Small Business Management3
Economic Theory 46
Economics of Food and Agricultural Markets3
Intermediate Microeconomic Theory
Money and Banking3
Intermediate Macroeconomic Theory
Applied Economics/Business25
Freshman Orientation1
Financial Fitness for College Students1
Introduction to Agricultural Economics and Business3
Careers in Food and Agribusiness1
Principles of Food and Agribusiness Management3
Marketing and Food Agricultural Products
Applied Production Economics3
Seminar1
Agricultural Policy3
Case Studies in Food and Agribusiness Management3
Required Specialty Area 56
Select and Complete two courses (6 hrs) from one Specialty Area:
Natural Resources
Agricultural and Natural Resource Law3
Water Resource Economics
Natural Resource Economics
Finance
Financial Futures Markets3
Food and Agribusiness Finance and Planning
Real Estate Appraisal
Marketing
Food and Agribusiness Market Assessment and Research
Second Language: (not required)
Electives, to bring the total credits to 120 617-18
Total Credits120

A Suggested Plan of Study for Students

A roadmap for students coming into Department of Agricultural Economics and Agricultural Business without deficiences and without advanced coursework, e.g., AP course credit or dual credits wishing to pursue a degree in Agricultural Economics and Agricultural Business (AEAB).

This roadmap assumes student  placement in MATH 1215 and ENGL 1110G. The contents and order of this roadmap may vary depending on initial student placement in mathematics and english. It is only a suggested plan of study for students and is not intended as a contract. Course availability may vary from fall to spring semester and may be subject to modification or change.

Plan of Study Grid
First Year
FallCredits
ACES 1120 Freshman Orientation 1
ACES 1210 Financial Fitness for College Students 1
AEEC 1120 Careers in Food and Agribusiness 1
AEEC 1110 Introduction to Agricultural Economics and Business 3
ENGL 1110G Composition I 4
ECON 2110G Macroeconomic Principles 3
AEEC 2140 Technology and Communication for Business Management 3
 Credits16
Spring
Choose one from the following: 3
Advanced Composition  
Professional & Technical Communication  
Writing in the Humanities and Social Science  
Professional and Technical Communication Honors  
Advanced Technical and Professional Communication  
AEEC 2110 Principles of Food and Agribusiness Management 3
ECON 2120G Microeconomics Principles 3
Area III: Laboratory Science Course 1 4
MATH 1215 Intermediate Algebra 2 3
 Credits16
Second Year
Fall
MATH 1220G College Algebra 2 3
Choose one from the following: 3
Effective Leadership and Communication in Agriculture  
Introduction to Communication  
Public Speaking  
Introduction to Communications Honors  
AEEC 305
Marketing and Food Agricultural Products
or Marketing Food and Agricultural Products
3
VWW - Viewing a Wider World Course 3 3
Area V: Humanities 1 3
 Credits15
Spring
MATH 1430G Applications of Calculus I 3
Choose one from the following: 3
Statistical Applications  
Introduction to Statistics  
Choose one from the following: 3
Human Behavior in Organizations  
Human Resources Management  
Small Business Management  
Area VI: Creative and Fine Arts 1 3
Free Elective Course 4 3
 Credits15
Third Year
Fall
ACCT 2110 Principles of Accounting I 3
AEEC 342 Economic Analysis of Food and Agribusiness 3
AEEC 350 Spreadsheet Applications in Food and Agriculture 3
AEEC 445V Agricultural Policy ((doesn't count towards VWW)) 3
Any General Education Elective - "G" Course 1 3
 Credits15
Spring
ACCT 2120 Principles of Accounting II 3
AEEC 340
Economics of Food and Agricultural Markets
or Intermediate Microeconomic Theory
3
BFIN 341 Financial Analysis and Markets 3
Required Specialty Area Course 5 3
Free Elective Course 4,6 3
 Credits15
Fourth Year
Fall
ECON 304
Money and Banking
or Intermediate Macroeconomic Theory
3
AEEC 385 Applied Production Economics 3
AEEC 425 Food and Agribusiness Financial Management 3
Required Specialty Area Course 5 3
Free Elective Course 4, 6 3
 Credits15
Spring
AEEC 400 Seminar 1
AEEC 456 Case Studies in Food and Agribusiness Management 3
VWW - Viewing a Wider World Course 3 3
BLAW 316 Legal Environment of Business 3
Free Elective Course 4, 6 3
 Credits13
 Total Credits120