Agricultural & Consumer Economics: Agribusiness Markets & Management, BS

for the degree of Bachelor of Science Major in Agricultural & Consumer Economics, Agribusiness Markets & Management Concentration

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Students in Agribusiness Markets and Management obtain management skills; strategy development and implementation; and an awareness of the interaction among agricultural technology, supply, distribution, processing, and marketing firms in the business environment. Graduates are prepared for entry-level management, sales and marketing, and technical analyst positions, and are sought by firms involved in the production, marketing, sales, and financing of farm inputs, agricultural commodities, and food and other retail products.

for the degree of Bachelor of Science Major in Agricultural & Consumer Economics, Agribusiness Markets & Management Concentration

Prescribed Core Courses including Campus General Education

Composition I and Speech
Requirement to be satisfied in the first year
RHET 105
CMN 101
Writing and Research
and Public Speaking (or equivalent (see College Composition I requirement)
Advanced Composition
Students are encouraged to complete this requirement prior to the seventh semester.
Select from campus-approved Advanced Composition list3-4
Foreign Language
Coursework at or above the third level is required for graduation.
Quantitative Reasoning I
Select one of:7-8
Finite Mathematics
Calculus II
Select one of:
Calculus I
Calculus for Business I
Quantitative Reasoning II6
Applied Statistical Methods and Data Analytics I
Applied Statistical Methods & Data Analytics 2
Humanities and the Arts
Select from campus-approved Humanities & the Arts list6
Natural Sciences and Technology
Select from campus-approved Natural Sciences & Technology list6
Social and Behavioral Sciences
Select from campus-approved Social & Behavioral Sciences list6
Cultural Studies
Select one course from Western culture, one from non-Western culture, and one from U.S. minority culture from campus approved lists.9
ACES Prescribed
ACES 101Contemporary Issues in ACES (for first year students only)2
Department Requirements
Minimum Hours in the College of ACES of which 20 must be in the Department of ACE35
Minimum of two 400-level courses in ACE 6
ACE 100Introduction to Applied Microeconomics4
ACE 161Microcomputer Applications3
or CS 105 Intro Computing: Non-Tech
ACE 300Intermediate Applied Microeconomics3
ACE 341Issues&Careers in Applied Econ1 or 2
ACCY 201Accounting and Accountancy I3
ECON 103Macroeconomic Principles3
At least 3 hours of credit for study abroad or one international course selected from:3-4
Global Agribusiness Management
International Business Immersion
Agriculture in Intl Dev
The Latin American Economies
Econ Dev of Tropical Africa
International Trade in Food and Agriculture
Required Concentration15-27
Concentration prescribed courses. See specific requirements for the concentration listed below.
Total Hours126
Required for the Agribusiness, Markets and Management Concentration in Addition to Department Requirements
ACE 222Agricultural Marketing3
ACE 231Food and Agribusiness Mgt3
ACCY 202Accounting and Accountancy II3
Select three of the following:9
Commodity Price Analysis
Commodity Futures and Options
Food Marketing
Agri-food Strategic Management
Advanced Farm Management
Global Agribusiness Management
Total Hours18