Agricultural Business Management

Agricultural Business Management Courses

Award: Associate of Applied Science (AAS)
Required number of credits: 66
Enrollment Status: Full-time or part-time
Program Start: Fall, Spring, Summer

The Agricultural Business Management program requires a mix of general education and hands-on courses. The following list of courses is the suggested sequence of study for a full-time student.

Part-time students, visit with a program advisor for a modified sequence of study.

When registering for classes refer to your Program Evaluation to see your specific program requirements and ensure proper registration.

2015–2016 Suggested Sequence of Study and Course Cost

Courses and course cost calculations are subject to change.

Semester 1
AGA114 Principles of Agronomy -OR- 3 $522.50
BIO105 Introductory Biology -OR- 4 $638.00
BIO112 General Biology I -OR- 4 $638.00
BIO113 General Biology II -OR- 4 $638.00
AGH280 Botany for Horticulture 3 $478.50
AGC103 Ag Computer -OR- 3 $478.50
CSC110 Introduction to Computers -OR- 3 $478.50
BCA201 Introduction to Information Systems -OR- 3 $478.50
ELT192 Introduction to EET Computer Science 3 $478.50
AGS113 Survey of the Animal Industry -OR- 3 $478.50
CHM122 Introduction to General Chemistry -OR- 4 $638.00
CHM165 General Chemistry I -OR- 4 $638.00
CNS121 Environmental Conservation -OR- 3 $498.50
ENV115 Environmental Science -OR- 3 $478.50
Elective 3  
ENG105 Composition I -OR- 3 $478.50
COM781 Written Communication in the Workplace 3 $478.50
MAT772 Applied Math -OR- 3 $478.50
Math Elective 3  

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Total Credits 15
Semester 2
AGA154 Fundamentals of Soil Science 3 $478.50
AGA376 Integrated Pest Management -OR- 3 $478.50
Elective  
AGP450 Fundamentals of GIS -OR- 3 $478.50
Elective  
AGS319 Animal Nutrition -OR- 3 $478.50
Elective  
SOC115 Social Problems -OR- 3 $478.50
PSY111 Introduction to Psychology -OR- 3 $478.50
PSY102 Human and Work Relations -OR- 3 $478.50
SOC110 Introduction to Sociology 3 $478.50
SPC101 Fundamentals of Oral Communication 3 $478.50

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Total Credits 18
Semester 3
ACC131 Principles of Accounting I -OR- 4 $638.00
ACC115 Introduction to Accounting -OR- 4 $638.00
ACC111 Introduction to Accounting 3 $478.50
AGA214 Cash Grains -OR- 3 $478.50
Elective  
AGB101 Agricultural Economics -OR- 3 $478.50
Elective  
AGB235 Introduction to Agriculture Markets -OR- 3 $478.50
MKT110 Principles of Marketing 3 $478.50
AGB303 Agriculture Leadership -OR- 3 $478.50
Elective  
AGP333 Precision Farming Systems -OR- 3 $478.50
CET233 Fundamentals of GPS and GIS -OR- 3 $478.50
AGP340 Foundations of GIS and GPS 3 $509.50

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Total Credits 19
Semester 4
AGB331 Entrepreneurship in Agriculture -OR- 3 $510.50
Elective  
AGB336 Agricultural Selling -OR- 3 $478.50
Elective  
AGB466 Agricultural Finance -OR- 3 $478.50
FIN121 Personal Finance 3 $478.50
AGT805 Employment Experience 5 $797.50

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Total Credits 14
Electives
AGA214 Cash Grains 3 $478.50
AGA376 Integrated Pest Management 3 $478.50
AGB101 Agricultural Economics 3 $478.50
AGB303 Agriculture Leadership 3 $478.50
AGB331 Entrepreneurship in Agriculture 3 $510.50
AGB336 Agricultural Selling 3 $478.50
AGC999 Study Abroad 1 $159.50
AGH292 Garden Center Management 3 $478.50
AGP340 Foundations of GIS and GPS 3 $509.50
AGP436 Advanced Precision Farm Hardware 3 $478.50
AGP450 Fundamentals of GIS 3 $478.50
AGS113 Survey of the Animal Industry 3 $478.50
AGS216 Equine Science 3 $478.50
AGS218 Domestic Animal Physiology 4 $638.00
AGS225 Swine Science 3 $478.50
AGS226 Beef Cattle Science 3 $478.50
AGS272 Foods of Animal Origin 5 $797.50
AGS305 Livestock Evaluation 3 $478.50
AGS319 Animal Nutrition 3 $478.50
AGT700 Special Topics: Agriculture Education 1 $159.50
AGT928 Independent Study 1 $159.50
BIO105 Introductory Biology 4 $638.00
BIO112 General Biology I 4 $638.00
BIO113 General Biology II 4 $638.00
BUS102 Introduction to Business 3 $478.50
BUS183 Business Law 3 $478.50
ECN110 Introduction to Economics 3 $478.50
ECN120 Principles of Macroeconomics 3 $478.50
ECN130 Principles of Microeconomics 3 $478.50
MGT101 Principles of Management 3 $478.50
MGT110 Small Business Management 3 $478.50
MGT170 Human Resource Management 3 $478.50
MKT140 Principles of Selling 3 $478.50
MKT152 Advertising and Visual Merchandising 3 $478.50
MKT160 Principles of Retailing 3 $478.50
WEL104 Introduction to MIG Welding 2 $319.00
WEL134 Cutting Processes 2 $319.00
WEL155 Arc Welding I (SMAW) 4 $838.00
Math Electives
MAT110 Math for Liberal Arts 3 $478.50
MAT122 College Algebra 5 $797.50
MAT128 Precalculus 4 $638.00
MAT134 Trigonometry and Analytic Geometry 3 $478.50
MAT156 Statistics 3 $478.50
MAT210 Calculus I 4 $638.00
MAT216 Calculus II 4 $638.00
MAT219 Calculus III 4 $638.00

Course Cost Calculation:
2015–2016 resident tuition and fees x course credits + course fee if applicable.

The course cost calculation does not include:

Program Contacts

Department Secretary

Dianne Lellig
Butler Hall 131
319-296-4011
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Program Advisors

Brad Kinsinger
Bremer Hall 111D
319-296-2329 ext.1321
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Dean

Dave Grunklee
Butler Hall 131A
319-296-4042
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