Agricultural Business Management AAS Degree Courses

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

2019–2020 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 are subject to change.

Semester 1
AGA-114 Principles of Agronomy -OR- 3
BIO-105 Introductory Biology -OR- Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 4
BIO-112 General Biology I -OR- 4
BIO-113 General Biology II -OR- 4
AGH-280 Botany for Horticulture 3
AGC-103 Ag Computers -OR- 3
CSC-110 Introduction to Computers -OR- Course offered 100% online Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 3
MGT-208 Introduction to Information Systems Course offered 100% online Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 3
AGS-113 Survey of the Animal Industry -OR- 3
BIO-105 Introductory Biology -OR- Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 4
BIO-112 General Biology I -OR- 4
BIO-113 General Biology II 4
CNS-121 Environmental Conservation -OR- Course offered 100% online 3 Gen Ed
BIO-105 Introductory Biology -OR- Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 4
BIO-112 General Biology I -OR- 4
BIO-113 General Biology II -OR- 4
CHM-122 Introduction to General Chemistry -OR- Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 4
CHM-165 General Chemistry I -OR- 4
ENV-115 Environmental Science Course offered 100% online Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 3
ENG-105 Composition I -OR- Course offered 100% online Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 3 Gen Ed
COM-781 Written Communication in the Workplace 3
MAT-772 Applied Math -OR- 3
MAT-121 College Algebra -OR- 4
MAT-128 Precalculus -OR- 4
Math Elective 3
Total Credits 18

Semester 2
AGA-154 Fundamentals of Soil Science 3
AGA-376 Integrated Pest Management -OR- 3
Course from Electives List 1 -OR- 3
Course from Electives List 2 3
AGP-450 Fundamentals of GIS -OR- 3
AGP-340 Foundations of GIS and GPS -OR- 3
AGP-436 Advanced Precision Farming: Hardware 3
SOC-115 Social Problems -OR- Course offered 100% online Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 3 Gen Ed
PSY-111 Introduction to Psychology -OR- Course offered 100% online Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 3
PSY-102 Human and Work Relations -OR- 3
SOC-110 Introduction to Sociology Course offered 100% online Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 3
SPC-101 Fundamentals of Oral Communication Course offered 100% online Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 3 Gen Ed
Course from Electives List 2 3
Total Credits 18

Semester 3
ACC-131 Principles of Accounting I -OR- Course offered 100% online Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 4 Gen Ed
ACC-115 Introduction to Accounting 4
AGA-214 Cash Grains -OR- 3
BIO-105 Introductory Biology -OR- Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 4
BIO-112 General Biology I -OR- 4
BIO-113 General Biology II -OR- 4
AGC-999 Study Abroad 1
AGB-101 Agricultural Economics -OR- 3
ECN-110 Introduction to Economics -OR- 3
ECN-120 Principles of Macroeconomics -OR- Course offered 100% online Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 3
ECN-130 Principles of Microeconomics -OR- Course offered 100% online Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 3
AGC-999 Study Abroad 1
AGB-235 Introduction to Agriculture Markets -OR- 3
MKT-110 Principles of Marketing Course offered 100% online Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 3
AGB-303 Agriculture Leadership -OR- 3
AGP-436 Advanced Precision Farming: Hardware -OR- 3
AGH-292 Garden Center Management -OR- 3
AGT-928 Independent Study -OR- 1
AGC-999 Study Abroad 1
AGP-333 Precision Farming Systems -OR- 3
CET-233 Fundamentals of GPS and GIS -OR- 3
AGP-340 Foundations of GIS and GPS 3
Total Credits 19

Semester 4
AGB-330 Farm Business Management -OR- 3 Gen Ed
FIN-121 Personal Finance 3
AGB-331 Entrepreneurship in Agriculture -OR- 3
BUS-102 Introduction to Business -OR- Course offered 100% online Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 3
MGT-101 Principles of Management -OR- Course offered 100% online Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 3
MGT-110 Small Business Management -OR- 3
AGC-999 Study Abroad 1
AGB-336 Agricultural Selling -OR- 3
MKT-140 Principles of Selling -OR- 3
MKT-152 Advertising and Visual Merchandising -OR- 3
MKT-160 Principles of Retailing -OR- 3
AGC-999 Study Abroad 1
AGT-805 Employment Experience 5
Total Credits 14

Electives List 1
AGA-214 Cash Grains 3
AGB-101 Agricultural Economics 3
AGB-303 Agriculture Leadership 3
AGB-331 Entrepreneurship in Agriculture 3
AGB-336 Agricultural Selling 3
AGH-292 Garden Center Management 3
AGP-340 Foundations of GIS and GPS 3
AGP-436 Advanced Precision Farming: Hardware 3
AGP-436 Advanced Precision Farming: Hardware 3
AGP-450 Fundamentals of GIS 3
AGT-928 Independent Study 1
BIO-105 Introductory Biology Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 4 Gen Ed
BIO-112 General Biology I 4 Gen Ed
BIO-113 General Biology II 4 Gen Ed

Electives List 2
AGC-999 Study Abroad 1 Gen Ed
AGS-113 Survey of the Animal Industry 3
AGS-216 Equine Science 3
AGS-218 Domestic Animal Physiology 4
AGS-225 Swine Science 3
AGS-226 Beef Cattle Science 3
AGS-272 Foods of Animal Origin 5
AGS-305 Livestock Evaluation 3
AGS-319 Animal Nutrition 3

Math Electives
MAT-110 Math for Liberal Arts Course offered 100% online Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 3 Gen Ed
MAT-134 Trigonometry and Analytic Geometry 3 Gen Ed
MAT-156 Statistics Course offered 100% online Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 3 Gen Ed
MAT-210 Calculus I 4 Gen Ed
MAT-216 Calculus II 4 Gen Ed
MAT-219 Calculus III 4 Gen Ed

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