Agricultural & Consumer Economics: Finance in Agribusiness, BS

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

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Students in Finance in Agribusiness study finance as used in agribusiness, farming, financial institutions, and more broadly, in the financial services industry. In addition to positions as loan officers in banks and other lending institutions, recent graduates are working in trust and other banking operations, investments and securities firms, rural appraisals, financial management, financial planning, insurance, real estate, and related fields.

for the degree of Bachelor of Science Major in Agriculture & Consumer Economics, Finance in Agribusiness Concentration

Prescribed Core Courses including Campus General Education

Composition I and Speech 1
RHET 105
CMN 101
Writing and Research
and Public Speaking (or equivalent (see College Composition I requirement)
Advanced Composition 2
Select from campus-approved 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
Elementary Linear Algebra
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
Selected from campus approved list.6
Natural Sciences and Technology
Selected from campus approved list.6
Social and Behavioral Sciences
Selected from campus approved list. 6
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 freshmen 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 Microeconomics 14
ACE 161Microcomputer Applications3
or CS 105 Intro Computing: Non-Tech
ACE 300Intermediate Applied Microeconomics 23
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 Finance in Agribusiness Concentration in Addition to Department Requirements
ACE 345Finan Decision Indiv Sm Bus3
ACE 360Spreadsheet Models and Applications2
ACE 444Financial Services & Investing Planning3
ACE 446Modeling App's Finan Plan2
ACCY 202Accounting and Accountancy II3
FIN 221Corporate Finance3
Select two of the following:6
Commodity Price Analysis
Commodity Futures and Options
Case Stud Agr Accy & Fin Plan
Retirement & Benefit Planning
Financial Markets 1
Total Hours22