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Agribusiness Management

As an Agribusiness Management major, students will learn to apply business fundamentals, such as marketing, management and accounting, to areas like food systems, biotechnology and natural resources management.

An Agribusiness Management major consists of 42 credit hours. The courses required are:

Business Core (16 hours):

  • AC 231 – Principles of Accounting
  • EC 105 – Principles of Economics
  • CO 210 – Business Communication
  • and one of the following ethics courses
    • CO 315 – Communication Ethics
    • PH 216 – Computer Ethics, or
    • PH 315 – Business Ethics

Agribusiness Core (26 hours):

  • AG 111 - Emerging Issues in Ag & Natural Resources
  • AG 211 – Introduction to Agribusiness
  • AG 320 – Agricultural Finance
  • AG 321 – Agricultural Marketing
  • AG 463/464 – Internship in Agribusiness (2 CR)
  • AG 491 – Agribusiness Management Capstone
  • and one of the following electives
    • AG/FI 322 – Commodity Futures and Options
    • AG/EC 331 – Agricultural Economics; or
    • AG 340 – Farm Management

A minor in Agribusiness consists of 20 hours as follows: EC 105, AG 111, AG 211, AG 320 or AG 321, and one additional course from AG 320, AG 321, AG 322, AG 331, or AG 340.

Students are encouraged to complete a double major or minor in a related area. Each major in the Business Department will require a minimum of 24 additional hours of new content. Each minor in the Business Department will require a minimum of 16 additional hours of new content.