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Ag Business Management AAS Degree Courses

Award: Associate of Applied Science (AAS)
Required number of credits: 69
Program Start: Fall, Spring, Summer

2020–2021 Suggested Sequence of Study

The following suggested sequence of study is for new full-time students starting the program in the academic year listed. Part-time students should visit with a program advisor for a modified sequence of study.

When registering for classes refer to your Academic Evaluation to see your specific program requirements and ensure proper registration.

Courses and course cost calculations are subject to change.

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Semester 1
AGA-114 Principles of Agronomy -OR- 3 $639.00
BIO-105 Introductory Biology -OR- E 4 $814.00
BIO-112 General Biology I -OR- 4 $819.00
BIO-113 General Biology II 4 $819.00
AGC-103 Ag Computers -OR- 3 $603.00
CSC-110 Introduction to Computers -OR- O E 3 $603.00
CSC-116 Information Computing 3 $603.00
AGS-113 Survey of the Animal Industry -OR- 3 $603.00
BIO-105 Introductory Biology -OR- E 4 $814.00
BIO-112 General Biology I -OR- 4 $819.00
BIO-113 General Biology II 4 $819.00
CNS-121 Environmental Conservation -OR- O 3 $623.00
BIO-105 Introductory Biology -OR- E 4 $814.00
BIO-112 General Biology I -OR- 4 $819.00
BIO-113 General Biology II -OR- 4 $819.00
CHM-122 Introduction to General Chemistry -OR- E 4 $824.00
CHM-165 General Chemistry I -OR- 4 $876.00
ENV-115 Environmental Science O E 3 $603.00
ENG-105 Composition I -OR- O E 3 $603.00
COM-781 Written Communication in the Workplace 3 $603.00
MAT-772 Applied Math -OR- 3 $603.00
MAT-121 College Algebra -OR- 4 $804.00
MAT-128 Precalculus -OR- 4 $804.00
Math Elective 3
Total Credits 18

Semester 2
AGA-154 Fundamentals of Soil Science 3 $624.00
AGA-376 Integrated Pest Management -OR- 8WK2 3 $643.00
Course from Electives List 1 -OR- 3
Course from Electives List 2 3
AGC-999 Study Abroad -OR- 3 $603.00
Course from Electives List 2 3
AGP-450 Fundamentals of GIS -OR- 3 $603.00
AGP-340 Foundations of GIS and GPS -OR- 3 $634.00
AGP-436 Advanced Precision Farming: Hardware 3 $638.00
SOC-115 Social Problems -OR- O E 3 $603.00
PSY-111 Introduction to Psychology -OR- O E 3 $603.00
PSY-102 Human and Work Relations -OR- 3 $603.00
SOC-110 Introduction to Sociology O E 3 $603.00
SPC-101 Fundamentals of Oral Communication O E 3 $603.00
Total Credits 18

Semester 3
ACC-131 Principles of Accounting I -OR- O E 4 $804.00
ACC-115 Introduction to Accounting 4 $804.00
AGA-214 Cash Grains -OR- 3 $633.00
BIO-105 Introductory Biology -OR- E 4 $814.00
BIO-112 General Biology I -OR- 4 $819.00
BIO-113 General Biology II -OR- 4 $819.00
AGC-999 Study Abroad 3 $603.00
AGB-101 Agricultural Economics -OR- 3 $603.00
ECN-110 Introduction to Economics -OR- 3 $603.00
ECN-120 Principles of Macroeconomics -OR- O E 3 $603.00
ECN-130 Principles of Microeconomics -OR- O E 3 $603.00
AGC-999 Study Abroad 3 $603.00
AGB-235 Introduction to Agriculture Markets -OR- 3 $603.00
MKT-110 Principles of Marketing O E 3 $603.00
AGB-303 Agriculture Leadership -OR- 3 $603.00
AGP-436 Advanced Precision Farming: Hardware -OR- 3 $638.00
AGT-928 Independent Study -OR- 1 $201.00
AGC-999 Study Abroad 3 $603.00
AGP-333 Precision Farming Systems -OR- 3 $603.00
CET-233 Fundamentals of GPS and GIS -OR- 3 $603.00
AGP-340 Foundations of GIS and GPS 3 $634.00
Total Credits 19

Semester 4
AGB-330 Farm Business Management -OR- 8WK1 3 $603.00
FIN-121 Personal Finance 3 $603.00
AGB-331 Entrepreneurship in Agriculture -OR- 8WK1 3 $603.00
BUS-102 Introduction to Business -OR- O E 3 $603.00
MGT-101 Principles of Management -OR- O E 3 $603.00
MGT-110 Small Business Management -OR- 3 $603.00
AGC-999 Study Abroad 3 $603.00
AGB-336 Agricultural Selling -OR- 8WK1 3 $603.00
MKT-140 Principles of Selling -OR- 3 $603.00
MKT-152 Advertising and Visual Merchandising -OR- 3 $603.00
MKT-160 Principles of Retailing -OR- 3 $603.00
AGC-999 Study Abroad 3 $603.00
AGT-805 Employment Experience 8WK2 5 $1005.00
Total Credits 14

Electives List 1
AGA-214 Cash Grains 3 $633.00
AGB-101 Agricultural Economics 3 $603.00
AGB-303 Agriculture Leadership 3 $603.00
AGB-331 Entrepreneurship in Agriculture 8WK1 3 $603.00
AGB-336 Agricultural Selling 8WK1 3 $603.00
AGP-340 Foundations of GIS and GPS 3 $634.00
AGP-436 Advanced Precision Farming: Hardware 3 $638.00
AGP-436 Advanced Precision Farming: Hardware 3 $638.00
AGP-450 Fundamentals of GIS 3 $603.00
AGT-928 Independent Study 1 $201.00
BIO-105 Introductory Biology E 4 $814.00
BIO-112 General Biology I 4 $819.00
BIO-113 General Biology II 4 $819.00

Electives List 2
AGS-113 Survey of the Animal Industry 3 $603.00
AGS-216 Equine Science 8WK2 3 $603.00
AGS-218 Domestic Animal Physiology 4 $874.00
AGS-225 Swine Science 8WK1 3 $603.00
AGS-226 Beef Cattle Science 8WK1 3 $603.00
AGS-272 Foods of Animal Origin 8WK1 5 $1055.00
AGS-305 Livestock Evaluation 3 $618.00
AGS-319 Animal Nutrition 3 $603.00

Math Electives
MAT-110 Math for Liberal Arts O E 3 $603.00
MAT-134 Trigonometry and Analytic Geometry 3 $603.00
MAT-156 Statistics O E 3 $603.00
MAT-210 Calculus I 4 $804.00
MAT-216 Calculus II 4 $804.00
MAT-219 Calculus III 4 $804.00

Course Cost Calculation

Resident tuition and fees x course credits + course fee if applicable.

Course calculations are based on 2020–2021 tuition and fees and course fees.

The course cost calculation does not include:

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Cody Chesmore
Bremer Hall 124
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Program Advisors

Amber Greiman
Bremer Hall 111A
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Brian Zuck
Bremer Hall 111E
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Administrative Assistant

Connie Smith
Buchanan Hall 128
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Business and Applied Technologies

Dave Grunklee
Butler Hall 131A
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