Agricultural Business Management (BS) (11AGBUSBS-no subplan)

Freshman Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
ALS 103 Freshman Transitions and
Diversity in Agriculture and Life Sciences
1 EC 202 Principles of Macroeconomics 3
ARE 201 Intro to Ag & Resource Econ 1 or
EC 201 Principles of Microeconomics 1
3 COM 110 Public Speaking 3
Biology requirement 2 4 CSC 200 Intro to Computers & Uses or
AEE 226 Computer App & Info Tech
3
ENG 101 Academic Writing and Research1 4 Mathematics requirement  3 3
Humanities GEP requirement C 3 Social Science GEP requirement 3
15 15

Sophomore Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
ACC 200 Intro to Managerial Accounting or
ACC 210 Concepts Financial Reporting
3 ARE 303 Farm Business Management OR
ARE 304 Agribusiness Mgmt
3
Mathematics requirement 3 3 ARE 306 Agricultural Law or
ARE 309 Environmental Law & Econ Policy
3
Science requirement 4 4 Science requirement 4 3
Humanities GEP requirement 3 Inter-Disciplinary Perspectives GEP requirement 2
Health & Exercise Studies GEP requirement 1 Additional Breadth GEP requirement 3
Health & Exercise Studies GEP requirement 1
14 15

Junior Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
ARE(EC) 301 Intermediate Microeconomics 3 ARE 311 Agricultural Markets or
ARE 312 Agribusiness Marketing
3
BUS(ST) 350 Econ & Bus Statistics or
ST 311 Introduction to Statistics
3 ARE 336 Resource & Environmental Econ 3
Communication requirement 5 3 Free elective 9 3
ARE 400 level elective 10 3 Technical Elective6 3
Free elective 9 3 Departmental 7 or Technical elective 6 3
ARE 490 Career Seminar in ARE 1
15 16

Senior Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
ARE 321 Agri Financial Mgmt or
ARE 323 Agribusiness Finance or
BUS 320 Financial Management
3 ARE elective 10 3
ARE 433 US Agricultural Policy 3 Technical elective 6 3
Technical elective6 3 Departmental 7 or Technical elective 6 3
Departmental 7 or Technical elective 6 3 ARE 400 level elective 10 3
ARE elective 10 3 Free elective 9 3
15 15

Minimum Credit Hours Required for Graduation*: 120

Major/Program Footnotes

1. A grade of “C-” or better is required.

2. Select a biology or plant biology course from BIO 105 and 106, or BIO 181, or PB 200.

3. Students must complete two math courses.  Select one calculus course from MA 121, 131, or 141.  Select a second math course from MA 114, 231, or 241.

4. Students must complete two courses from among a list of chemistry, physics and marine-earth-atmospheric sciences, for a minimum of 7 total credit hours.  Select from CH 100, 101/102, 201/201, 220, 221/222, PY 131, 205, 208, 211, 212, MEA 100, 101/110, 130/135, 140, 150, 200.

5. Select a communication or writing course from COM 112, 211, 226, or ENG 332.

6. For a technical elective, select a course from among the following set of course listings with prefixes of : AEE, ANS, BAE, BEC, BIO, CH, CS, ENT, ES, ET, FOR, FS, FW, GN, HS, MB, MEA, NR, NTR, PB, PO, PY, SSC, TOX, VMP. (Before registering for these courses students should check to make sure they have met the necessary prerequisites and that credit restrictions do not apply- e.g. credit is not allowed for both BIO 105 and BIO 181).

7. For a departmental elective, select a course from the following set of course listings with prefixes of: ARE, ACC, BUS, EC, MIE or MA 105.  (Before registering for these courses students should check to make sure they have met the necessary prerequisites and that credit restrictions do not apply— e.g. credit is not allowed for both ARE 201 and either EC 201 or EC 205).

8. Select a course with an ARE prefix (except ARE 201) not used to satisfy another requirement.

9. For free electives, select courses with enough credits to meet the minimum graduation requirement of 120 total credit hours.

10. For the ARE electives at the 400 level and below, ARE 492 and ARE 493 do not count in this requirement.

 

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