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Agricultural Business Management Undergraduate Major (BS, HBS)

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College of Agricultural Sciences | Applied Economics


The BS in Agricultural Business Management (ABM) degree curriculum blends course work in agricultural economics, business, agricultural sciences, computer science, arts, and humanities so that graduates can respond to the unique challenges and opportunities in agribusiness vocations.



All ABM students must select a minor (minimum of 27 credits) appropriate to their professional goals and interests. An internship or project is required to integrate course work with business-oriented experiences.

AREC/AEC 211. Management in Agriculture (4)
AREC/AEC 221. Marketing in Agriculture (3)
AREC/AEC 250. *Introduction to Environmental Economics and Policy (3)
   or ECON 201. *Introduction to Microeconomics (4)
AREC/AEC 300. Applied Economic Analysis (3)
BA 211. Financial Accounting (4)
BA 213. Managerial Accounting (4)
ECON 202. *Introduction to Macroeconomics (4)
MTH 111. *College Algebra (4)
MTH 241. *Calculus for Management and Social Science (4)
ST 351. Introduction to Statistical Methods (4)
WR 121. *English Composition (3)
WR 323. *English Composition (3)
   or WR 327. *Technical Writing (3)

Note: Students must receive a C– or above in the courses above. If a student receives below a "C–" he or she must retake the course.

BS Degree Requirements (180)

 

Baccalaureate Core (48)


Agricultural and Resource Economics Core Courses
AREC/AEC 121. Discovering Agricultural and Resource Economics (2)
AREC/AEC 211. Management in Agriculture (4)
AREC/AEC 221. Marketing in Agriculture (3)
AREC/AEC 250. *Introduction to Environmental Economics and Policy (3)
   or ECON 201. *Introduction to Microeconomics (4)
AREC/AEC 300. Applied Economic Analysis (3)
AREC/AEC 406. Projects (6)
   orAREC/AEC 410. Internship (6)
AREC/AEC 442. Agricultural Business Management (4)
AREC/AEC 461. ^Agricultural and Food Policy Issues (4)
AREC/AEC 465. M/Agricultural Financial Reporting and Analysis (3)

Quantitative Courses

Choose two courses from the following list:
AREC/AEC 447. Agricultural Price and Market Analysis (4)
ECON 424. Introduction to Econometrics (4)
ST 352. Introduction to Statistical Methods (4)

Upper-Division Business Courses

Choose two from the following list:
BA 347. International Business (4)
BA 351. Managing Organizations (4)
BA 390. Marketing (4)
BA/FIN 441. Financial Institutions (4)
BA 463. Family Business Management (4)
MRTK 492. Consumer Behavior (4)
MRKT 493. Advertising Management (4)
MRKT 495. Retail Management (4)
MRKT 497. Global Marketing (4)

Choose a minimum of 12 credits from upper-division AREC or ECON courses or others as approved by advisor.


Business Administration

BA 211. Financial Accounting (4)
BA 213. Managerial Accounting (4)
BA 233. Legal Environment of Business (2)
BA 360. Introduction to Financial Management (4)

Computers and Technology

Choose one course from below:
AG 111. Computer Applications in Agriculture (3)
CS 101. Computers: Applications and Implications (4)

Social Sciences

ECON 202. *Introduction to Macroeconomics (4)

Communications

WR 323. *English Composition (3)
   or WR 327. *Technical Writing (3)

Mathematics

MTH 111. *College Algebra (4)
MTH 241. *Calculus for Management and Social Science (4)

Statistics

ST 351. Introduction to Statistical Methods (4)

Required Minor (27)

Appropriate to student's professional goals and interests.

 

Footnotes:

* Baccalaureate Core Course (BCC)
^ Writing Intensive Course (WIC)



Major Code: 104

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