Agribusiness, BS

120 hrs. + 3 hrs. PE = 123

First Year

Fall Semester

Hrs

 

Spring Semester

Hrs

ENGL 1101 - Composition I 

3

ENGL 1102 - Composition II 

3

MATH 1111 - College Algebra 

3

BIOL 1107 - Principles of Biology IBIOL 1107L - Principles of Biology I Laboratory 

4

ASLH 2010 - Introduction to Animal Science 

3

AENT 1113 - Power Equipment 

3

ECON 2106 - Principles of Microeconomics 

3

AECO 2260 - Introduction to Agricultural Marketing 

3

HIST211x - U.S. History 

3

PHED 1100 - Health & Wellness 

2

 

 

 

 

TOTAL

15

TOTAL

15

 

Milestones: MATHBIOL 1107/LEnglishASLH 2010AECO 2260, and AENT 1113 require “C” or better. Students should maintain ≥2.0 GPA.  Serious consideration should be given to finding an agriculturally-related summer job.  Club involvement to improve discipline knowledge, networking and leadership skills should be considered.  Attend Career Connections.

 

Second Year

Fall Semester

Hrs

 

Spring Semester

Hrs

HORT 2201 - Principles of Plant Science

 

3

AGRI 2209 - Agricultural Seminar 

1

SCIE 1005 - Environmental ScienceSCIE 1005L - Environmental Science Laboratory 

4

AGRY 2020 - Soils and Fertilizers 

3

POLS 1101 - American Government 

3

AECO 2200 - Agricultural Records 

3

AGRP 1125 - Fundamentals of Plant Protection 

3

AECO 1150 - Introduction to Agribusiness Management 

3

COMM 1100 - Human Communication 

3

Area D - Elective  

3

 

 

PHED11xx - Activity PE excludes PHED 1100 Health & Wellness  

1

TOTAL

16

TOTAL

14

 

Milestones: AECO 1150AECO 2200AGRP 1125AGRY 2020 and ECON 2106 require “C” or better.Students should maintain ≥2.0 GPA. Students are now eligible to complete a for-credit internship.  Consult with an advisor to determine which internship course and location is appropriate.  Seek opportunities to network within the agricultural industry. Attend Career Connections.

 

Second Year Summer

AGRI 4790A - Agricultural Internship  - 3-hour Internship (elective) OR

AGRI 4791 - Agricultural Internship  - 6-hour internship (required for the degree)

 

Third Year

Fall Semester

Hrs

 

Spring Semester

Hrs

ENGL21xx - Literature 

3

Ag Elective - 3*** or 4***

 

3

ECON 2105 - Principles of Macroeconomics 

3

Area C - Elective 

3

AECO 3200 - Agricultural Records II 

3

Area E - Elective 

3

Ag Elective - 3*** or 4*** 

Foundational Agriculture Course 

3

AECO 3410 - Commodity Marketing 

3

Ag Elective - 3*** or 4***

 

3

Ag Elective - 1*** or 2*** 

3

TOTAL

15

TOTAL

15

 

Milestones: Investigate and secure an internship opportunity in an area of interest.  Continue seeking opportunities to improve discipline knowledge, networking and leadership skills.  Attend Career Connections. Seek opportunities to improve interview skills.

 

Third Year Summer

AGRI 4790A - Agricultural Internship - 3-hour Internship (elective) OR

AGRI 4791 - Agricultural Internship - 6-hour internship (required for the degree)

 

Fourth Year

Fall Semester

Hrs

 

Spring Semester

Hrs

AECO 3430 - Agricultural Financial Management 

3

AECO 4100 - Agribusiness Management 

3

MATH 1401 - Elementary Statistics 

3

Ag Elective - 1*** or 2***

 

3

MGMT 3670 - Human Resource Management 

3

AECO 4710 - Food and Agricultural Policy 

3

Area E - Elective 

 3

AECO 3800 - Food and Agricultural Marketing 

3

Ag Elective - 3*** or 4***

 

3

 

 

TOTAL

15

TOTAL

12

 

Milestones: 1 If both the three and six-hour internships have been completed, students do not need to take the Ag Elective - 3*** or 4*** in the fall semester. Attend Career Connections.