Crop Sciences, B.S., Crop Agribusiness Concentration

The concentration in crop agribusiness is designed for students wanting to combine agronomic production and business management. This concentration prepares students for careers in production and marketing, cropping systems management, and a broad range of multi-functional agricultural enterprises, or for entrance into graduate school.

Prescribed Courses including Campus General Education

Composition I and Speech
RHET 105Writing and Research4
or equivalent - see College Composition I requirement (3 or 4)
CMN 101Public Speaking3
Advanced Composition
Select from campus approved list.3-4
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
Foreign Language
Coursework at or above the third level is required for graduation.
Quantitative Reasoning I
Select one of the following:4-5
Calculus
Calculus I
Calculus for Business I
Quantitative Reasoning II
CPSC 241Intro to Applied Statistics3
Natural Sciences and Technology
See Specific Concentration Requirements
Humanities and the Arts
Select from campus approved list6
Social and Behavioral Sciences
ACE 100Agr Cons and Resource Econ 13-4
or ECON 102 Microeconomic Principles
Select from campus approved list.3-4
ACES required
ACES 101Contemporary Issues in ACES2
Required Concentration58-79
Concentration prescribed courses. See specific concentration requirements.
Total Hours126
Natural Sciences and Technology
CHEM 102
CHEM 103
General Chemistry I
and General Chemistry Lab I
4
CHEM 104
CHEM 105
General Chemistry II
and General Chemistry Lab II
4
IB 103Introduction to Plant Biology4
Select one of the following:4-5
Introductory Microbiology
and Intro Microbiology Laboratory
Animal Biology
Crop Agribusiness Concentration Required
ACCY 200Fundamentals of Accounting3
or ACCY 201 Accounting and Accountancy I
ACE 345Finan Decision Indiv Sm Bus3
CPSC 112Introduction to Crop Sciences4
CPSC 226Introduction to Weed Science3
CPSC 270Applied Entomology3
CPSC 498Crop Sci Professional Develpmt1
NRES 201Introductory Soils4
PLPA 204Introductory Plant Pathology3
Select one of the following:3-4
Intro to Animal Sciences
Intro Food Science & Nutrition
Introduction to Horticulture
Introduction to NRES
Technical Systems in Agr
Select 12 hours from the following:12
Plant Genetics
Principles of Crop Advising
Forage Crops and Pasture Eco
Bioenergy Crops
Crop Growth and Management
Weed Mgt in Agronomic Crops
Plants and Global Change
Principles of Agroecology
Principles of Plant Breeding
Mgmt of Field Crop Insects
Greenhouse Mgmt and Production
Vegetable Crop Production
Small Fruit Production
Tree Fruit Production
Growth and Dev of Hort Crops
Plant Disease Diagnosis & Mgmt
Diseases of Field Crops
Select one of the following:3
Rural Real Estate Appraisal
Soil and Water Conservation
Soil Fertility and Fertilizers
Select one course from each of the following groups:6-7
Agricultural Marketing
Commodity Futures and Options
Food and Agribusiness Mgt
Farm Management
Total ACES prescribed and elective courses must total 35 hours, of which 20 must be completed in residence.35