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Agribusiness Management Technology

Graduates of this program generally pursue careers with the industries and agencies that serve production agriculture. Some typical career choices include: sales and service representatives for feed, fertilizer, and equipment industries; inspectors of milk and other agricultural products; rural credit officers; or specialists with agencies such as the Dairy Herd Improvement Association, the Soil Conservation Service, and the Peace Corps.

  Students benefit from the combination of classroom instruction and practical laboratory experience, which includes use of the extensive facilities at the college farm. In addition to the important basics in plant and animal agriculture, the program emphasizes business and communication skills. 

Students who complete a degree in Agribusiness Management Technology can transfer seamlessly into the bachelorís program in Business, Diversified Agriculture, or Sustainable Design & Technology.
    Students with an Associate of Applied Science in Agribusiness Management Technology will be able to:
  • Understand the income and expense sources of varied agricultural business
  • Adequately prepare and assess an agribusiness business plan
  • Prepare income and expense accounts 
  • Understand marketing principles
  • Understand small business management including payroll and human resources
  • Competently represent agriculture in all venues
The normal number of credits required for a degree is 67.


  
First Year
Fall Semester Credits Spring Semester Credits
ACC 2121  Financial Accounting  4 ACC 1010   Computerized Accounting 3
AGR 1011  Agricultural Techniques I 2 ACC 2122   Managerial Accounting  4
AGR 1050  Livestock Production 3 ENG 2080  Technical Communications 3
ENG 10XX  English 3 LAH 1050   Introduction to Soils 4
LAH 1020  Introduction to Horticulture 3 AGR XXXX  Ag Elective 2-4
MAT 1210  Principles of Mathematics 3 16-18
18
Second Year
Fall Semester Credits Spring Semester Credits
BUS 2210  Small Business Mgmnt 3 BUS 2230   Principles of Marketing  3
CHE 1020  Introduction to Chemistry 4 BUS 2410   Human Resource Management 3
CIS 1080   Intro Spreadsheet/Db Mgmnt 2 ENG 1070   Effective Speaking
ELE XXXX   AH/SS Elective 3 ELE XXXX   AH/SS Elective 3
Select two: (6 Credits Minimum) ELE XXXX   Elective 3-4
AGR 2020   Farm Buildings 3
AGR 2040   Forage Production 3
AGR XXXX   Ag Elective 3
BUS 2020   Principles of Management 3
BUS 2260   Principles of Fin Mgmnt 3
BUS 2270   Organizational Comm 4
BUS XXXX   Business Elective 3-4
18-19 15-16