Agricultural Business B.S.A. with Pre-Law 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
ENGL 1013 Composition I (ACTS Equivalency = ENGL 1013) (Satisfies General Education Outcome 1.1)3  
MATH 2043 Survey of Calculus (ACTS Equivalency = MATH 2203) (or higher MATH course from the State Minimum Core excluding MATH 2183 (Satisfies General Education Outcome 2.1)13  
U.S. History or Government State Minimum Core from (Satisfies General Education Outcome 4.2):3  
HIST 2003 History of the American People to 1877 (ACTS Equivalency = HIST 2113)
HIST 2013 History of the American People, 1877 to Present (ACTS Equivalency = HIST 2123)
PLSC 2003 American National Government (ACTS Equivalency = PLSC 2003)
Satisfies General Education Outcome 3.3:
AGEC 1103 Principles of Agricultural Microeconomics
or ECON 2023 Principles of Microeconomics (ACTS Equivalency = ECON 2203)
General Elective3  
UNIV 1001 University Perspectives1  
ENGL 1023 Composition II (ACTS Equivalency = ENGL 1023) (Satisfies General Education Outcome 1.1)  3
COMM 1313 Public Speaking (ACTS Equivalency = SPCH 1003) (Satisfies General Education Outcomes 1.2 and 5.1)  3
Satisfies General Education Outcome 3.3:
AGEC 2103 Principles of Agricultural Macroeconomics
or ECON 2013 Principles of Macroeconomics (ACTS Equivalency = ECON 2103)
AGEC 2303 Introduction to Agribusiness (Satisfies General Education Outcome 4.1)  3
ASTM 2903 Agricultural and Human Environmental Sciences Applications of Microcomputers
or ISYS 1123 Business Application Knowledge - Computer Competency
Year Total: 16 15
Second YearUnits
Communication Intensive Elective3  
Select one from:3  
AGEC 2403 Quantitative Tools for Agribusiness
STAT 2303 Principles of Statistics (ACTS Equivalency = MATH 2103)
Fine Arts or Humanities State Minimum Core Elective (Satisfies General Education Outcome 3.1 or 3.2)2, 33  
Science State Minimum Core Elective (Satisfies General Education Outcome 3.4)4  
AGEC 2143 Agribusiness Financial Records
or ACCT 2013 Accounting Principles
Social Sciences State Minimum Core from (Satisfies General Education Outcome 3.3):  3
PSYC 2003 General Psychology (ACTS Equivalency = PSYC 1103)
HDFS 2603 Rural Families and Communities
SOCI 2013 General Sociology (ACTS Equivalency = SOCI 1013)
Science State Minimum Core Elective (Satisfies General Education Outcome 3.4)  4
AGEC 3303 Food and Agricultural Marketing  3
General Electives  6
Year Total: 16 16
Third YearUnits
Fine Arts or Humanities State Minimum Core Elective (Satisfies General Education Outcome 3.1 or 3.2)2, 33  
AGEC 3403 Farm Business Management3  
AGEC 3373 Futures and Options Markets3  
AGEC 3503 Agricultural Law I3  
General Elective43  
AGEC 3523 Environmental and Natural Resources Law
or AGEC 4123 Legal Issues in Animal Agriculture
Agribusiness Core Directed Electives  3
PRLW Concentration Electives  6
General Elective4  3
Year Total: 15 15
Fourth YearUnits
AGEC 4143 Agricultural Finance3  
Agribusiness Core Directed Electives3  
PRLW Concentration Electives6  
General Elective43  
Agribusiness Core Directed Electives  6
PRLW Concentration Electives  3
Capstone Experience (Satisfies General Education Outcome 6.1)  1-3
General Elective4  2
Year Total: 15 12
Total Units in Sequence:  120

Students have demonstrated successful completion of the learning indicators identified for learning outcome 2.1, by meeting the prerequisites for MATH 1203 or MATH 1313.


The Fine Arts Elective courses which satisfy General Education Outcome 3.1 include: 
ARCH 1003, ARHS 1003, COMM 1003, DANC 1003, LARC 1003, MLIT 1003,
MLIT 1003H, MLIT 1013, MLIT 1013H, MLIT 1333, THTR 1003, THTR 1013, or THTR 1013H.


The Humanities Elective courses which satisfy General Education Outcome 3.2 include:  AAST 2023ANTH 1033ARCH 1013CLST 1003CLST 1003HCLST 1013,
COMM 1233DANC 1003ENGL 1213ENGL 2023GNST 2003HIST 1113,
 HIST 1113HHIST 1123HIST 1123HHIST 2003HIST 2013HUMN 1124H,
 HUMN 2213LALS 2013MRST 2013MUSY 2003MUSY 2003HPHIL 2003,
 PHIL 2003CPHIL 2003HPHIL 2103PHIL 2103CPHIL 2303THTR 1003,
 THTR 1013THTR 1013HWLIT 1113WLIT 1123, or intermediate-level world language (usually 2003-level).


Students must complete 40 hours of upper division courses (3000-4000 level).  It is recommended that students consult with their academic adviser when making course selections.