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Agricultural Business Management AAS Degree Courses

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

2017–2018 Suggested Sequence of Study

 The following suggested sequence of study is for new full-time students starting the program in the academic year listed.

 When registering for classes refer to your Program Evaluation/Degree Audit to see your specific program requirements and ensure proper registration.

 Courses and course cost calculations are subject to change.

◆ General education course
▣ Non-transfer general education course
► Course has a prerequisite and/or corequisite.

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Semester 1
AGA-114 Principles of Agronomy -OR- 3 $577.25
BIO-105 Introductory Biology -OR- 4 $711.00
BIO-112 General Biology I -OR- 4 $711.00
BIO-113 General Biology II -OR- 4 $711.00
AGH-280 Botany for Horticulture 3 $533.25
AGC-103 Ag Computers -OR- 3 $533.25
CSC-110 Introduction to Computers -OR- 3 $533.25
BCA-201 Introduction to Information Systems -OR- 3 $533.25
ELT-192 Introduction to Computer Science 3 $533.25
AGS-113 Survey of the Animal Industry -OR- 3 $533.25
Agriculture Electives (Agronomy, Farm Management, or Comprehensive–Miscellaneous) 3
CNS-121 Environmental Conservation * -OR- 3 $553.25
Natural Science Elective 3
ENG-105 Composition I -OR- 3 $533.25
COM-781 Written Communication in the Workplace 3 $533.25
MAT-772 Applied Math -OR- 3 $533.25
MAT-110 Math for Liberal Arts -OR- 3 $533.25
MAT-156 Statistics -OR- 3 $533.25
Math Electives 3
Total Credits 18

* If you are interested in transferring, please see an advisor.

Semester 2
AGA-154 Fundamentals of Soil Science 3 $554.25
AGA-376 Integrated Pest Management -OR- 3 $573.25
Electives (Agriculture, Biology, Business, Economics, Management, Marketing, or Welding)
AGP-450 Fundamentals of GIS -OR- 3 $533.25
AGP-340 Foundations of GIS and GPS -OR- 3 $564.25
AGP-436 Advanced Precision Farming: Hardware 3 $558.25
AGS-319 Animal Nutrition -OR- 3 $533.25
Agriculture Electives (Animal Science)
SOC-115 Social Problems -OR- 3 $533.25
PSY-111 Introduction to Psychology -OR- 3 $533.25
PSY-102 Human and Work Relations -OR- 3 $533.25
SOC-110 Introduction to Sociology 3 $533.25
SPC-101 Fundamentals of Oral Communication 3 $533.25
Total Credits 18

Semester 3
ACC-131 Principles of Accounting I -OR- 4 $711.00
ACC-115 Introduction to Accounting -OR- 4 $711.00
ACC-111 Introduction to Accounting 3 $533.25
AGA-214 Cash Grains -OR- 3 $533.25
BIO-105 Introductory Biology -OR- 4 $711.00
BIO-112 General Biology I -OR- 4 $711.00
BIO-113 General Biology II 4 $711.00
AGB-101 Agricultural Economics -OR- 3 $533.25
ECN-110 Introduction to Economics -OR- 3 $533.25
ECN-120 Principles of Macroeconomics -OR- 3 $533.25
ECN-130 Principles of Microeconomics 3 $533.25
AGB-235 Introduction to Agriculture Markets -OR- 3 $533.25
MKT-110 Principles of Marketing 3 $533.25
AGB-303 Agriculture Leadership -OR- 3 $533.25
AGP-436 Advanced Precision Farming: Hardware -OR- 3 $558.25
AGH-292 Garden Center Management -OR- 3 $533.25
Electives (Agriculture-Technology or Welding)
AGP-333 Precision Farming Systems -OR- 3 $533.25
CET-233 Fundamentals of GPS and GIS -OR- 3 $533.25
AGP-340 Foundations of GIS and GPS 3 $564.25
Total Credits 19

Semester 4
AGB-330 Farm Business Management -OR- 3 $533.25
FIN-121 Personal Finance 3 $533.25
AGB-331 Entrepreneurship in Agriculture -OR- 3 $533.25
BUS-102 Introduction to Business -OR- 3 $533.25
BUS-183 Business Law -OR- 3 $533.25
MGT-101 Principles of Management -OR- 3 $533.25
MGT-110 Small Business Management -OR- 3 $533.25
MGT-170 Human Resource Management 3 $533.25
AGB-336 Agricultural Selling -OR- 3 $533.25
MKT-140 Principles of Selling -OR- 3 $533.25
MKT-152 Advertising and Visual Merchandising -OR- 3 $533.25
MKT-160 Principles of Retailing 3 $533.25
AGT-805 Employment Experience 5 $888.75
Total Credits 14

Agriculture Electives (Agronomy, Farm Management,
or Comprehensive–Miscellaneous)
AGA-214 Cash Grains 3 $533.25
AGA-376 Integrated Pest Management 3 $573.25
AGB-101 Agricultural Economics 3 $533.25
AGB-303 Agriculture Leadership 3 $533.25
AGB-331 Entrepreneurship in Agriculture 3 $533.25
AGB-336 Agricultural Selling 3 $533.25
AGC-999 Study Abroad 1 $177.75

Electives (Agriculture, Biology, Business, Economics,
Management, Marketing, or Welding)
AGA-214 Cash Grains 3 $533.25
AGA-376 Integrated Pest Management 3 $573.25
AGB-101 Agricultural Economics 3 $533.25
AGB-303 Agriculture Leadership 3 $533.25
AGB-331 Entrepreneurship in Agriculture 3 $533.25
AGB-336 Agricultural Selling 3 $533.25
AGC-999 Study Abroad 1 $177.75
AGH-292 Garden Center Management 3 $533.25
AGP-340 Foundations of GIS and GPS 3 $564.25
AGP-436 Advanced Precision Farming: Hardware 3 $558.25
AGP-450 Fundamentals of GIS 3 $533.25
AGS-113 Survey of the Animal Industry 3 $533.25
AGS-216 Equine Science 3 $533.25
AGS-218 Domestic Animal Physiology 4 $721.00
AGS-225 Swine Science 3 $533.25
AGS-226 Beef Cattle Science 3 $533.25
AGS-272 Foods of Animal Origin 5 $923.75
AGS-305 Livestock Evaluation 3 $548.25
AGS-319 Animal Nutrition 3 $533.25
AGT-700 Special Topics: Agriculture Education 1 $177.75
AGT-928 Independent Study 1 $177.75
BIO-105 Introductory Biology 4 $711.00
BIO-112 General Biology I 4 $711.00
BIO-113 General Biology II 4 $711.00
BUS-102 Introduction to Business 3 $533.25
BUS-183 Business Law 3 $533.25
ECN-110 Introduction to Economics 3 $533.25
ECN-120 Principles of Macroeconomics 3 $533.25
ECN-130 Principles of Microeconomics 3 $533.25
MGT-101 Principles of Management 3 $533.25
MGT-110 Small Business Management 3 $533.25
MGT-170 Human Resource Management 3 $533.25
MKT-140 Principles of Selling 3 $533.25
MKT-152 Advertising and Visual Merchandising 3 $533.25
MKT-160 Principles of Retailing 3 $533.25
WEL-104 Introduction to MIG Welding 2 $355.50
WEL-134 Cutting Processes 2 $355.50
WEL-155 Arc Welding I (SMAW) 4 $911.00

Agriculture Electives (Animal Science)
AGS-113 Survey of the Animal Industry 3 $533.25
AGS-216 Equine Science 3 $533.25
AGS-218 Domestic Animal Physiology 4 $721.00
AGS-225 Swine Science 3 $533.25
AGS-226 Beef Cattle Science 3 $533.25
AGS-272 Foods of Animal Origin 5 $923.75
AGS-305 Livestock Evaluation 3 $548.25

Electives (Agriculture-Technology or Welding)
AGT-700 Special Topics: Agriculture Education 1 $177.75
AGT-928 Independent Study 1 $177.75
WEL-104 Introduction to MIG Welding 2 $355.50
WEL-134 Cutting Processes 2 $355.50
WEL-155 Arc Welding I (SMAW) 4 $911.00

Math Electives
MAT-122 College Algebra 5 $888.75
MAT-128 Precalculus 4 $711.00
MAT-134 Trigonometry and Analytic Geometry 3 $533.25
MAT-210 Calculus I 4 $711.00
MAT-216 Calculus II 4 $711.00
MAT-219 Calculus III 4 $711.00

Natural Science Electives
BIO-105 Introductory Biology 4 $711.00
BIO-112 General Biology I 4 $711.00
BIO-113 General Biology II 4 $711.00
CHM-122 Introduction to General Chemistry 4 $711.00
CHM-165 General Chemistry I 4 $711.00
ENV-115 Environmental Science 3 $533.25

Course Cost Calculation

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

The course cost calculation does not include:

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