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 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 $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.

The course cost calculation does not include:

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