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 111GRhetoric and Composition4
English Composition - Level 2
Select one from the following:3
Business and Professional Communication3
Writing in the Humanities and Social Sciences3
Technical and Scientific Communication3
Advanced Composition3
Advanced Technical and Professional Communication3
Oral Communication
Select one from the following:3
Public Speaking3
Principles of Human Communication3
Effective Leadership and Communication in Agricultural Organizations3
Principles of Human Communication Honors3
Area II: Mathematics
MATH 142GCalculus for the Biological and Management Sciences 23
Area III/IV: Laboratory Sciences and Social/Behavioral Sciences10
Principles of Macroeconomics (Economic Theory Coursework)3
Principles of Microeconomics (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
Statistics for Business and the Behavioral Sciences3
Statistics for Business and the Behavioral Sciences3
General Business15
Principles of Accounting I (Financial)3
Principles of Accounting II (Managerial)3
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
Introductory to Food and Agribusiness Management3
Careers in Food and Agribusiness1
Principles of Food and Agribusiness Management3
Marketing and Food Agricultural Products
Applied Production Economics3
Seminar1
Food and Agribusiness Financial Management3
Agricultural Policy (doesn't count towards VWW coursework)3
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 Agricultural Sales3
Food and Agribusiness Market Assessment and Research
Second Language: (not required)
Electives, to bring the total credits to 120 618
Total Credits120-121

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 120 and ENGL 111G. 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 111 Freshman Orientation 1
ACES 121 Financial Fitness for College Students 1
AG E 101 Careers in Food and Agribusiness 1
AG E 100 Introductory to Food and Agribusiness Management 3
ENGL 111G Rhetoric and Composition 4
ECON 251G Principles of Macroeconomics 3
AG E 250 Technology and Communication for Business Management 3
 Credits16
Spring
Choose one from the following: 3
Business and Professional Communication  
Writing in the Humanities and Social Sciences  
Technical and Scientific Communication  
Advanced Composition  
Advanced Technical and Professional Communication  
AG E 236 Principles of Food and Agribusiness Management 3
ECON 252G Principles of Microeconomics 3
Area III: Laboratory Science Course 1 4
MATH 120 Intermediate Algebra 2 3
 Credits16
Second Year
Fall
MATH 121G College Algebra 2 3
Choose one from the following: 3
Effective Leadership and Communication in Agricultural Organizations  
Public Speaking  
Principles of Human Communication  
Principles of Human Communication Honors  
AG E 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 142G Calculus for the Biological and Management Sciences 3
Choose one from the following: 3
Statistical Applications  
Statistics for Business and the Behavioral Sciences  
Statistics for Business and the Behavioral Sciences  
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 221 Principles of Accounting I (Financial) 3
AG E 342 Economic Analysis of Food and Agribusiness 3
AG E 350 Spreadsheet Applications in Food and Agriculture 3
AG E 445V Agricultural Policy ((doesn't count towards VWW)) 3
Any General Education Elective - "G" Course 1 3
 Credits15
Spring
ACCT 222 Principles of Accounting II (Managerial) 3
AG E 340
Economics of Food and Agricultural Markets
or Intermediate Microeconomic Theory
3
FIN 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
AG E 385 Applied Production Economics 3
AG E 425 Food and Agribusiness Financial Management 3
Required Specialty Area Course 5 3
Free Elective Course 4, 6 3
 Credits15
Spring
AG E 400 Seminar 1
AG E 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