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Agricultural Business Management - Animal Systems Management

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

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Program Information/Mission:

The mission of the Agricultural- Business Management- Animal Systems Management Associate's Degree program is to prepare students for employment in the animal systems industry by educating them in the fundamental concepts, knowledge, and hands-on techniques and skills of the animal systems industry.

Program Note:
Select electives in consultation with academic advisor. 

Recommended Course Sequence:

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

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

Summer Semester 1:
AGRI 201; AGRI 203

Fall Semester 2:
AGBUS 115; AGBUS 200; Approved Electives

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


Course Information:
Required General Education Courses
CourseNameCredit
ENGL 110COMPOSITION I 3
COMMUNICATION **3
SOCIAL SCIENCE *3
MATHEMATICS ***3
AGRI 201CROP PRODUCTION 4
HUMANITIES *3
Required Program Courses
CourseNameCredit
AGBUS 111ECONOMICS OF AGRICULTURE 3
AGBUS 115COMPUTER TECHNOLOGY IN AGRICULTURE 3
AGBUS 200OCCUPATIONAL INTERNSHIP AND SEMINAR I 5
AGBUS 211AGRICULTURE BUSINESS AND FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT 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 203INTEGRATED PEST MANAGEMENT 4
Elective Courses
CourseNameCredit
APPROVED ELECTIVES ****5
ELECTIVES ****6

* See specific requirements for Associate in Applied Science Degree.
** COMM 110 or 3 additional hours in composition courses numbered 111 or above, such as ENGL 111, 116, or 125.
*** See specific mathematic requirements for Associate in Applied Science Degree.
**** Select 11 hours from the following: AGBUS 112, 212, 255, AGRI 110, 112, 118, 133, 134, 233, 234, GIS 102, 104, 106, 108.

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