Agricultural Business Management Minor

Also available via Ecampus.

The Agricultural Business Management minor offers students an opportunity to expand their skill sets and business acumen as they prepare for careers in production agricultural and related industries. This minor emphasizes the development of general skills in business administration and economic analysis relevant to the operations of farms, ranches, nurseries and the businesses that provide inputs, services and market outlets for them. The Agricultural Business Management minor is available to students who are not pursuing the ABM major. Business Administration majors planning to minor in Agricultural Business Management must see both a College of Business advisor and a Department of Applied Economics advisor to discuss certain course restrictions in the minor. Business majors must choose alternate courses to replace the credits that are also in the Business Administration major.

Each minor in the Applied Economics Department is created to provide students within and outside the discipline the opportunity to study a secondary area. Each minor requires 27 credits of course work in addition to the student's major. At least 12 of the 27 credits must be upper division. No credits counted toward the minor can be courses also counted toward the student's major.

  • Agricultural Business Management (ABM) majors may not elect to complete an Agricultural Business Management.
  • Environmental Economics and Policy (EEP) majors may not elect to complete a Resource Economics or Natural Resource and Environmental Law and Policy minor
Required Courses
AEC 211AGRICULTURAL AND FOOD MANAGEMENT4
AEC 221AGRICULTURAL AND FOOD MARKETING3
Select one of the following:3-4
*INTRODUCTION TO ENVIRONMENTAL ECONOMICS AND POLICY
*INTRODUCTION TO AGRICULTURAL AND FOOD ECONOMICS
*INTRODUCTION TO MICROECONOMICS
AEC 311INTERMEDIATE APPLIED ECONOMICS I: PRODUCERS AND CONSUMERS4
Select 12 additional credits 112
Total Hours26-27

Minor Code: 104