2019-2020 Catalog 
    Aug 19, 2019  
2019-2020 Catalog

Agriculture, Crop Production track, B.S.

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Agribusiness is over a $72 billion industry in Georgia and over $145 billion in direct output in Florida. Over 371,000 jobs of Georgia’s employment base are associated with agriculture. Florida officials estimate that agriculture provides more than 2 million jobs in their state. Career targets include crop production, sales and marketing in agriculture-related businesses, extension and other government service careers, crop consulting, precision agriculture, farm management, and other agriculture production positions. Students completing the diversified agriculture curriculum will learn the principles of managing land, people, money and other resources to produce a profit while servicing the consuming public and conserving our natural renewable resources.

Students in other majors may also earn a Minor in Agriculture .

Core Curriculum: Areas A-E (42 hours)

See ABAC Core Curriculum , using Area D Non-Science option .

Elective Courses: 15 hours

Choose 15 hours from the following (a minimum of 3 hours must be 3000- or 4000-level courses).

Total Hours Required for the Degree: 120 hours

Plus PHED 1100  and one PE activity course .


  • Students should follow their advisor’s recommendations for appropriate selections in Core Curriculum  Area A1 , Area A2 , and Area D .
  • The maximum number of hours that will be awarded for credit for completion of internships is 9 credit hours.
  • When a course is authorized in multiple areas of a degree program, students completing the course to meet requirements of one area must take a different course in the subsequent area(s) to meet the requirements of the subsequent area(s) (i.e., No course can be counted multiple times in a degree program).
  • A baccalaureate degree program requires at least 21 semester hours of upper division courses in the major field and at least 39 semester hours of upper division work overall. Upper division is defined as 3000- and 4000-level courses.

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