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Agricultural Business Management

Associate in Applied Science (Career Program) - 65 Credit Hours

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Program Information/Mission:

The mission of the Agricultural- Business Management Associate in Applied Science degree program is to prepare students for employment in the agricultural industry by educating them in the fundamental concepts, knowledge, and hands-on techniques and skills of the agricultural industry. 

Recommended Course Sequence:

Fall Semester 1:
ENGL 110; AGBUS 111; AGRI 112; Mathematics; Social Science

Spring Semester 1:
AGRI 111; AGRI 113; Humanities; Communication; AGMEC 117

Summer Semester 1:
AGRI 201; AGRI 203

Fall Semester 2:
AGBUS 112; AGBUS 200; AGBUS 115; AGRI 118

Spring Semester 2:
AGBUS 212; AGBUS 214; AGRI 114; AGBUS 211


Course Information:
Required General Education Courses
CourseNameCredit
ENGL 110COMPOSITION I 3
COMMUNICATION **3
SOCIAL SCIENCE *3
MATHEMATICS ***3
AGRI 112BASIC SOILS 4
HUMANITIES *3
Required Program Courses
CourseNameCredit
AGBUS 111ECONOMICS OF AGRICULTURE 3
AGBUS 112AGRICULTURAL SALES 2
AGBUS 115COMPUTER TECHNOLOGY IN AGRICULTURE 3
AGBUS 200OCCUPATIONAL INTERNSHIP AND SEMINAR I 5
AGBUS 211AGRICULTURE BUSINESS AND FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT 3
AGBUS 212MARKETING AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTS 3
AGBUS 214 OCCUPATIONAL INTERNSHIP AND SEMINAR II 5
AGMEC 117PRINCIPLES OF AGRICULTURAL MECHANICS 3
AGRI 111PORK PRODUCTION 3
AGRI 113PRINCIPLES OF SOIL FERTILITY 3
AGRI 114RUMINANT ANIMAL PRODUCTION 3
AGRI 118HARVESTING, DRYING, AND STORING GRAIN 2
AGRI 201CROP PRODUCTION 4
AGRI 203INTEGRATED PEST MANAGEMENT 4

* See specific requirements for Associate in Applied Science Degree.
** COMM 110 or 3 additional hours in composition courses such as ENGL 111, 116 or 125.
*** See specific mathematics requirements for Associate in Applied Science Degree.

For Program Information Contact:
Agricultural and Industrial Technologies Department
AIT Building
Room 118
(309) 694-5171