Ag Business Management AAS Degree Courses

Program Details
Award Associate of Applied Science (AAS)
Credits 70
Program Start Fall, Spring, Summer

2024–2025 Suggested Sequence of Study

The following suggested sequence of study is for new full-time students starting the program Fall 2024, Spring 2025, or Summer 2025.

When registering for classes refer to Self-Service > Student Planning to view your specific program requirements, your progress, and ensure proper registration. See Registering for Credit Classes for registration information and instructions.

Courses and costs are subject to change. See what's included in the cost calculation.

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Term 1
AGA-114 Principles of Agronomy 3 $688.50
AGC-103 Ag Computers or 3 $652.50
CSC-110 Introduction to Computers or O 3 $652.50
CSC-116 Information Computing O 3 $652.50
AGS-113 Survey of the Animal Industry 3 $652.50
MAT-772 Applied Math or 3 $652.50
Math Elective 3
Course from Electives List 1 3
Course from Electives List 2 3
Total Credits 18
Total Tuition + Course Fees: $3,951.00

Term 2
AGA-154 Fundamentals of Soil Science 3 $673.50
AGA-376 Integrated Pest Management 8WK2 3 $692.50
AGS-319 Animal Nutrition or 3 $652.50
AGS-216 Equine Science or 8WK2 3 $652.50
AGS-218 Domestic Animal Physiology or 4 $940.00
AGS-225 Swine Science or 8WK1 3 $652.50
AGS-226 Beef Cattle Science or 8WK1 3 $652.50
AGS-272 Foods of Animal Origin or 8WK1 5 $1137.50
AGS-305 Livestock Evaluation 3 $667.50
SOC-115 Social Problems or O 3 $652.50
PSY-102 Human and Work Relations or 3 $652.50
PSY-111 Introduction to Psychology or O E 3 $652.50
SOC-110 Introduction to Sociology O 3 $652.50
SPC-101 Fundamentals of Oral Communication O E 3 $652.50
Course from Electives List 2 3
Total Credits 18
Total Tuition + Course Fees: $3,976.00

Term 3
ACC-152 Financial Accounting or O 4 $870.00
ACC-115 Introduction to Accounting 4 $870.00
AGB-235 Introduction to Agriculture Markets or 3 $652.50
MKT-110 Principles of Marketing O 3 $652.50
ENG-105 Composition I or O E 3 $652.50
COM-781 Written Communication in the Workplace 3 $652.50
Course from Electives List 1 3
Course from Electives List 2 3
Course from Electives List 3 3
Total Credits 19
Total Tuition + Course Fees: $4,132.50

Term 4
AGA-282 Pesticide Certification 8WK1 1 $
AGB-330 Farm Business Management or 8WK1 3 $652.50
FIN-121 Personal Finance 3 $652.50
AGT-805 Employment Experience 8WK2 5 $1087.50
Course from Electives List 3 3
Course from Electives List 3 3
Total Credits 15
Total Tuition + Course Fees: $3,045.00

Electives List 1
AGA-214 Cash Grains 3 $688.50
BIO-105 Introductory Biology 4 $877.00
BIO-112 General Biology I 4 $878.00
BIO-113 General Biology II 4 $887.00
CHM-122 Introduction to General Chemistry O E 4 $870.00
CHM-165 General Chemistry I 4 $947.00
CNS-121 Environmental Conservation 3 $672.50
ENV-115 Environmental Science O 3 $652.50

Electives List 2
AGB-303 Agriculture Leadership 3 $652.50
AGP-333 Precision Farming Systems 3 $657.50
AGP-340 Foundations of GIS and GPS 3 $683.50
AGP-436 Advanced Precision Farming: Hardware 3 $672.50
AGP-450 Fundamentals of GIS 3 $657.50

Electives List 3
AGB-101 Agricultural Economics 3 $652.50
AGB-331 Entrepreneurship in Agriculture 8WK1 3 $652.50
AGB-336 Agricultural Selling 8WK1 3 $652.50
AGC-999 Study Abroad 3 $652.50
AGT-928 Independent Study 1 $217.50
BUS-102 Introduction to Business O 3 $652.50
ECN-110 Introduction to Economics 3 $652.50
ECN-120 Principles of Macroeconomics O 3 $652.50
ECN-130 Principles of Microeconomics O 3 $652.50
MGT-101 Principles of Management O 3 $652.50
MKT-140 Principles of Selling 3 $652.50

Math Electives
MAT-102 Intermediate Algebra 4 $870.00
MAT-110 Math for Liberal Arts O E 3 $652.50
MAT-121 College Algebra 4 $870.00
MAT-128 Precalculus 4 $870.00
MAT-134 Trigonometry and Analytic Geometry 3 $652.50
MAT-156 Statistics O E 3 $652.50
MAT-210 Calculus I O 4 $870.00

Cost Calculations

Calculations are based on 2023–2024 resident tuition and fees and course fees.

Cost calculations are provided for informational purposes only and are not a guarantee of charges.

Course Cost Calculation

Resident tuition and fees per credit hour × course credits + course fee (if applicable).

Total Tuition + Course Fees Calculation

Sum of tuition and course fees for all courses for the term.

If more than one course can be taken to fulfill the requirement, the first course listed is used in the total tuition and fees calculation.

Additional costs not included in the cost calculations:

Contact Information

Academic/College Success Advisor

Last Names A–M

Student Services
Hawkeye Center 208
319-296-4014
Email Student Services

Last Names N–Z

John Peterson
Bremer Hall 136A
319-296-4014 ext.1448
Email John Peterson

Faculty Advisors

Last Names A – M

Amber Greiman
Bremer Hall 111A
319-296-2329 ext.1115
Email Amber Greiman

Last Names N – Z

Brian Zuck
Bremer Hall 111E
319-296-2329 ext.1116
Email Brian Zuck

Administrative Assistant

Connie Smith
Buchanan Hall 128
319-296-4009
Email Connie Smith

Dean

Applied Technologies

Dave Grunklee
Butler Hall 131A
319-296-4042
Email Dave Grunklee

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