This unique and progressive program leads to a distinctive degree—Bachelor of Science in Agribusiness. Graduates of this program will be better educated for the world economy of the future and will have enhanced marketability for a wide range of careers. The innovative curriculum provides a common body of knowledge for students in Agricultural Economics and Business Administration. This degree program combines core courses from Agricultural and Applied Economics with business courses in Accounting, Marketing, Management, Finance, and Business Law to provide a strong foundation for careers in management of businesses.
The Agribusiness program is a joint degree program with the College of Business Administration; the curriculum includes 14 of the 17 courses required for a General Business degree from the College of Business. In addition, the curriculum includes applications courses in business finance, marketing, commodity trading analysis, real estate appraisal, international trade, and natural resource economics. An emphasis is placed on international employment opportunities with courses at the senior level in international marketing, management, and finance.
The Agribusiness degree can lead to exciting careers in:
- Agribusiness sales
- Commodity trading and securities trading
- Production management
- Real estate appraisal
- Farm and ranch management
- General business
Contact Dr. Emmett Elam if you have questions regarding this degree program.