Agricultural Business Management AAS Degree Courses

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

2018–2019 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.

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Semester 1
AGA-114 Principles of Agronomy -OR- 3 $582.00
BIO-105 Introductory Biology -OR- Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 4 General education course $748.00
BIO-112 General Biology I -OR- 4 General education course $748.00
BIO-113 General Biology II -OR- 4 General education course $748.00
AGH-280 Botany for Horticulture 3 $561.00
AGC-103 Ag Computers -OR- 3 $561.00
CSC-110 Introduction to Computers Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. -OR- Course offered online Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 3 General education course $561.00
BCA-201 Introduction to Information Systems Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. -OR- Course offered online Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 3 General education course $561.00
ELT-192 Introduction to Computer Science 3 $561.00
AGS-113 Survey of the Animal Industry -OR- 3 $561.00
Electives List 1 3
CNS-121 Environmental Conservation * -OR- Course offered online 3 General education course $581.00
Natural Science Elective 3
ENG-105 Composition I Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. -OR- Course offered online Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 3 General education course $561.00
COM-781 Written Communication in the Workplace Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. 3 Non-transfer general education course $561.00
MAT-772 Applied Math -OR- 3 Non-transfer general education course $561.00
MAT-110 Math for Liberal Arts Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. -OR- Course offered online Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 3 General education course $561.00
MAT-156 Statistics Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. -OR- Course offered online Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 3 General education course $561.00
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 $582.00
AGA-376 Integrated Pest Management -OR- 3 $601.00
Electives List 2
AGP-450 Fundamentals of GIS -OR- 3 $561.00
AGP-340 Foundations of GIS and GPS -OR- 3 $592.00
AGP-436 Advanced Precision Farming: Hardware 3 $586.00
AGS-319 Animal Nutrition -OR- 3 $561.00
Electives List 2—AGS course
SOC-115 Social Problems -OR- Course offered online Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 3 General education course $561.00
PSY-111 Introduction to Psychology -OR- Course offered online Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 3 General education course $561.00
PSY-102 Human and Work Relations -OR- 3 Non-transfer general education course $561.00
SOC-110 Introduction to Sociology Course offered online Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 3 General education course $561.00
SPC-101 Fundamentals of Oral Communication Course offered online Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 3 General education course $561.00
Total Credits 18

Semester 3
ACC-131 Principles of Accounting I Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. -OR- Course offered online Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 4 General education course $748.00
ACC-115 Introduction to Accounting -OR- 4 $748.00
ACC-111 Introduction to Accounting 3 $561.00
AGA-214 Cash Grains -OR- 3 $576.00
BIO-105 Introductory Biology -OR- Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 4 General education course $748.00
BIO-112 General Biology I -OR- 4 General education course $748.00
BIO-113 General Biology II 4 General education course $748.00
AGB-101 Agricultural Economics -OR- 3 $561.00
ECN-110 Introduction to Economics -OR- 3 General education course $561.00
ECN-120 Principles of Macroeconomics Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. -OR- Course offered online Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 3 General education course $561.00
ECN-130 Principles of Microeconomics Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. Course offered online Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 3 General education course $561.00
AGB-235 Introduction to Agriculture Markets -OR- 3 $561.00
MKT-110 Principles of Marketing Course offered online Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 3 General education course $561.00
AGB-303 Agriculture Leadership -OR- 3 $561.00
AGP-436 Advanced Precision Farming: Hardware -OR- 3 $586.00
AGH-292 Garden Center Management -OR- 3 $561.00
AGT-700 Special Topics: Agriculture Education Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. -OR- 1 $187.00
AGT-928 Independent Study -OR- 1 $187.00
Electives List 2— WEL course
AGP-333 Precision Farming Systems -OR- 3 $561.00
CET-233 Fundamentals of GPS and GIS Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. -OR- 3 $561.00
AGP-340 Foundations of GIS and GPS 3 $592.00
Total Credits 19

Semester 4
AGB-330 Farm Business Management -OR- 3 General education course $561.00
FIN-121 Personal Finance 3 $561.00
AGB-331 Entrepreneurship in Agriculture -OR- 3 $561.00
BUS-102 Introduction to Business -OR- Course offered online Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 3 General education course $561.00
BUS-183 Business Law -OR- Course offered online Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 3 General education course $561.00
MGT-101 Principles of Management -OR- Course offered online Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 3 General education course $561.00
MGT-110 Small Business Management -OR- 3 $561.00
MGT-170 Human Resource Management 3 $561.00
AGB-336 Agricultural Selling -OR- 3 $561.00
MKT-140 Principles of Selling -OR- 3 $561.00
MKT-152 Advertising and Visual Merchandising -OR- 3 $561.00
MKT-160 Principles of Retailing 3 $561.00
AGT-805 Employment Experience 5 $935.00
Total Credits 14

Electives List 1
AGA-214 Cash Grains 3 $576.00
AGA-376 Integrated Pest Management 3 $601.00
AGB-101 Agricultural Economics 3 $561.00
AGB-303 Agriculture Leadership 3 $561.00
AGB-331 Entrepreneurship in Agriculture 3 $561.00
AGB-336 Agricultural Selling 3 $561.00
AGC-999 Study Abroad 1 General education course $187.00
AGH-292 Garden Center Management Instructor approval required. 3 $561.00
AGP-340 Foundations of GIS and GPS Instructor approval required. 3 $592.00
AGP-436 Advanced Precision Farming: Hardware Instructor approval required. 3 $586.00
AGP-450 Fundamentals of GIS Instructor approval required. 3 $561.00
AGS-113 Survey of the Animal Industry Instructor approval required. 3 $561.00
AGS-216 Equine Science Instructor approval required. 3 $561.00
AGS-218 Domestic Animal Physiology Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. Instructor approval required. 4 $758.00
AGS-225 Swine Science Instructor approval required. 3 $561.00
AGS-226 Beef Cattle Science Instructor approval required. 3 $561.00
AGS-272 Foods of Animal Origin Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. Instructor approval required. 5 $970.00
AGS-305 Livestock Evaluation Instructor approval required. 3 $576.00
AGS-319 Animal Nutrition Instructor approval required. 3 $561.00
AGT-700 Special Topics: Agriculture Education Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. Instructor approval required. 1 $187.00
AGT-928 Independent Study Instructor approval required. 1 $187.00
BIO-105 Introductory Biology Instructor approval required. Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 4 General education course $748.00
BIO-112 General Biology I Instructor approval required. 4 General education course $748.00
BIO-113 General Biology II Instructor approval required. 4 General education course $748.00
BUS-102 Introduction to Business Instructor approval required. Course offered online Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 3 General education course $561.00
BUS-183 Business Law Instructor approval required. Course offered online Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 3 General education course $561.00
ECN-110 Introduction to Economics Instructor approval required. 3 General education course $561.00
ECN-120 Principles of Macroeconomics Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. Instructor approval required. Course offered online Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 3 General education course $561.00
ECN-120 Principles of Macroeconomics Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. Instructor approval required. Course offered online Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 3 General education course $561.00
MGT-101 Principles of Management Instructor approval required. Course offered online Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 3 General education course $561.00
MGT-110 Small Business Management Instructor approval required. 3 $561.00
MGT-170 Human Resource Management Instructor approval required. 3 $561.00
MKT-140 Principles of Selling Instructor approval required. 3 $561.00
MKT-152 Advertising and Visual Merchandising Instructor approval required. 3 $561.00
MKT-160 Principles of Retailing Instructor approval required. 3 $561.00
WEL-104 Introduction to MIG Welding Instructor approval required. 2 $374.00
WEL-134 Cutting Processes Instructor approval required. 2 $374.00
WEL-155 Arc Welding I (SMAW) Instructor approval required. 4 $748.00

Electives List 2
AGA-214 Cash Grains 3 $576.00
AGA-376 Integrated Pest Management 3 $601.00
AGB-101 Agricultural Economics 3 $561.00
AGB-303 Agriculture Leadership 3 $561.00
AGB-331 Entrepreneurship in Agriculture 3 $561.00
AGB-336 Agricultural Selling 3 $561.00
AGC-999 Study Abroad 1 General education course $187.00
AGH-292 Garden Center Management 3 $561.00
AGP-340 Foundations of GIS and GPS 3 $592.00
AGP-436 Advanced Precision Farming: Hardware 3 $586.00
AGP-450 Fundamentals of GIS 3 $561.00
AGS-113 Survey of the Animal Industry 3 $561.00
AGS-216 Equine Science 3 $561.00
AGS-218 Domestic Animal Physiology Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. 4 $758.00
AGS-225 Swine Science 3 $561.00
AGS-226 Beef Cattle Science 3 $561.00
AGS-272 Foods of Animal Origin Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. 5 $970.00
AGS-305 Livestock Evaluation 3 $576.00
AGS-319 Animal Nutrition 3 $561.00
AGT-700 Special Topics: Agriculture Education Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. 1 $187.00
AGT-928 Independent Study 1 $187.00
BIO-105 Introductory Biology Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 4 General education course $748.00
BIO-112 General Biology I 4 General education course $748.00
BIO-113 General Biology II 4 General education course $748.00
BUS-102 Introduction to Business Course offered online Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 3 General education course $561.00
BUS-183 Business Law Course offered online Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 3 General education course $561.00
ECN-110 Introduction to Economics 3 General education course $561.00
ECN-120 Principles of Macroeconomics Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. Course offered online Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 3 General education course $561.00
ECN-130 Principles of Microeconomics Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. Course offered online Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 3 General education course $561.00
MGT-101 Principles of Management Course offered online Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 3 General education course $561.00
MGT-110 Small Business Management 3 $561.00
MGT-170 Human Resource Management 3 $561.00
MKT-140 Principles of Selling 3 $561.00
MKT-152 Advertising and Visual Merchandising 3 $561.00
MKT-160 Principles of Retailing 3 $561.00
WEL-104 Introduction to MIG Welding 2 $374.00
WEL-134 Cutting Processes 2 $374.00
WEL-155 Arc Welding I (SMAW) 4 $748.00

Math Electives
MAT-122 College Algebra Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. 5 General education course $935.00
MAT-128 Precalculus Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. 4 General education course $748.00
MAT-134 Trigonometry and Analytic Geometry Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. 3 General education course $561.00
MAT-210 Calculus I Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. 4 General education course $748.00
MAT-216 Calculus II Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. 4 General education course $748.00
MAT-219 Calculus III Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. 4 General education course $748.00

Natural Science Electives
BIO-105 Introductory Biology Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 4 General education course $748.00
BIO-112 General Biology I 4 General education course $748.00
BIO-113 General Biology II 4 General education course $748.00
CHM-122 Introduction to General Chemistry Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 4 General education course $748.00
CHM-165 General Chemistry I Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. 4 General education course $748.00
ENV-115 Environmental Science Course offered online Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 3 General education course $561.00

Course Cost Calculation

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

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