Agricultural Business B.S.A. with Agricultural Economics Concentration

Eight-Semester Degree Program

Students wishing to follow the degree plan in Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness should see the Eight-Semester Degree Policy in the Academic Regulations chapter for university requirements of the program. The Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness major has three concentrations: Agricultural Business Management and Marketing, Pre-Law, and Agricultural Economics.

First YearUnits
FallSpring
ENGL 1013 Composition I (ACTS Equivalency = ENGL 1013) (Sp, Su, Fa)3  
MATH 2043 Survey of Calculus (ACTS Equivalency = MATH 2203) (Sp, Su, Fa)3  
History Core from:3  
HIST 2003 History of the American People to 1877 (ACTS Equivalency = HIST 2113) (Sp, Su, Fa)
HIST 2013 History of the American People, 1877 to Present (ACTS Equivalency = HIST 2123) (Sp, Su, Fa)
PLSC 2003 American National Government (ACTS Equivalency = PLSC 2003) (Sp, Su, Fa)
AGEC 1103 Principles of Agricultural Microeconomics (Sp, Su, Fa)
or ECON 2023 Principles of Microeconomics (ACTS Equivalency = ECON 2203) (Sp, Su, Fa)
3  
AGME 2903 Agricultural and Human Environmental Sciences Applications of Microcomputers (Sp, Su, Fa) (or General Elective)3  
ISYS 1120 Computer Competency Requirement (Sp, Su, Fa) (if not AGME 2903 Application of Microcomputers)0  
UNIV 1001 University Perspectives (Sp, Su, Fa)1  
ENGL 1023 Composition II (ACTS Equivalency = ENGL 1023) (Sp, Su, Fa)  3
COMM 1313 Public Speaking (ACTS Equivalency = SPCH 1003) (Sp, Su, Fa)  3
AGEC 2103 Principles of Agricultural Macroeconomics (Sp, Fa)
or ECON 2013 Principles of Macroeconomics (ACTS Equivalency = ECON 2103) (Sp, Su, Fa)
  3
AGEC 2303 Introduction to Agribusiness (Sp, Su, Fa)  3
MATH 2053 Finite Mathematics (Sp, Su, Fa)  3
Year Total: 16 15
 
Second YearUnits
FallSpring
Select one from:3  
AGEC 2403 Quantitative Tools for Agribusiness (Fa)
WCOB 1033 Data Analysis and Interpretation (Sp, Su, Fa)
AGST 4023 Principles of Experimentation (Fa)
STAT 4003 Statistical Methods (Sp, Fa) (& STAT 4001L)
Fine Arts/Humanities University Core Elective3  
General Electives3  
Science University Core Elective4  
AGEC 2142 Agribusiness Financial Records (Sp, Fa)
& AGEC 2141L Agribusiness Financial Records Lab (Sp, Fa)
or ACCT 2013 Accounting Principles (Sp, Su, Fa)
3  
Social Science core from:  3
PSYC 2003 General Psychology (ACTS Equivalency = PSYC 1103) (Sp, Su, Fa)
HESC 2603 Rural Families and Communities (Sp)
SOCI 2013 General Sociology (ACTS Equivalency = SOCI 1013) (Sp, Su, Fa)
Science University Core Elective  4
AGEC 3303 Food and Agricultural Marketing (Sp, Su, Fa)  3
General Elective  2
Specialization Elective  3
Year Total: 16 15
 
Third YearUnits
FallSpring
Communication Intensive Elective3  
AGEC 3403 Farm Business Management (Sp, Fa)3  
AGEC 4143 Agricultural Finance (Fa)3  
ECON 3033 Microeconomic Theory (Sp, Su, Fa)3  
AGEC 3373 Futures and Options Markets (Fa)3  
Fine Arts/Humanities Core Elective  3
ECON 3133 Macroeconomic Theory (Sp, Fa)  3
Select one from:  3
AGEC 4113 Agricultural Prices and Forecasting (Sp)
AGEC 4323 AgriBusiness Entrepreneurship (Sp)
AGEC 4373 Basis Trading: Applied Price Risk Management (Sp, Su)
Specialization Elective
General Elective  6
Year Total: 15 15
 
Fourth YearUnits
FallSpring
AGEC 4613 Political Economy of Agriculture and Food (Fa)3  
Choose two of the following:6  
AGEC 4163 Agricultural and Rural Development (Fa)
AGEC 4313 Agricultural Business Management (Fa)
Specialization Elective
AGEC 3503 Agricultural Law I (Fa)3  
General Electives3  
Choose two of the following:  6
AGEC 4113 Agricultural Prices and Forecasting (Sp)
AGEC 4323 AgriBusiness Entrepreneurship (Sp)
AGEC 4373 Basis Trading: Applied Price Risk Management (Sp, Su)
Specialization Elective
General Electives  7
Year Total: 15 13
 
Total Units in Sequence:  120