Agricultural Business Management

Agricultural Business Management Courses

Award: Associate of Applied Science (AAS)
Required number of credits: 69
Program Start: Fall, Spring, Summer

2017–2018 Suggested Sequence of Study

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.

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

Courses and course cost calculations are subject to change.

General Education courses
Course has a prerequisite and/or corequisite. See the course description for more details.

Semester 1
AGA114 Principles of Agronomy -OR- 3 $549.50
BIO105 Introductory Biology -OR- 4 $674.00
BIO112 General Biology I -OR- 4 $674.00
BIO113 General Biology II -OR- 4 $674.00
AGH280 Botany for Horticulture 3 $505.50
AGC103 Ag Computers -OR- 3 $505.50
CSC110 Introduction to Computers -OR- 3 $505.50
BCA201 Introduction to Information Systems -OR- 3 $505.50
ELT192 Introduction to Computer Science 3 $505.50
AGS113 Survey of the Animal Industry -OR- 3 $505.50
Agriculture Electives (Agronomy, Farm Management, or Comprehensive–Miscellaneous) 3
CNS121 Environmental Conservation * -OR- 3 $525.50
Natural Science Elective 3
ENG105 Composition I -OR- 3 $505.50
COM781 Written Communication in the Workplace 3 $505.50
MAT772 Applied Math -OR- 3 $505.50
MAT110 Math for Liberal Arts -OR- 3 $505.50
MAT156 Statistics -OR- 3 $505.50
Math Electives 3

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Total Credits 18
* If you are interested in transferring, please see an advisor.
Semester 2
AGA154 Fundamentals of Soil Science 3 $505.50
AGA376 Integrated Pest Management -OR- 3 $505.50
Electives (Agriculture, Biology, Business, Economics, Management, Marketing, or Welding)
AGP450 Fundamentals of GIS -OR- 3 $505.50
AGP340 Foundations of GIS and GPS -OR- 3 $536.50
AGP436 Advanced Precision Farming: Hardware 3 $530.50
AGS319 Animal Nutrition -OR- 3 $505.50
Agriculture Electives (Animal Science)
SOC115 Social Problems -OR- 3 $505.50
PSY111 Introduction to Psychology -OR- 3 $505.50
PSY102 Human and Work Relations -OR- 3 $505.50
SOC110 Introduction to Sociology 3 $505.50
SPC101 Fundamentals of Oral Communication 3 $505.50

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Total Credits 18
Semester 3
ACC131 Principles of Accounting I -OR- 4 $674.00
ACC115 Introduction to Accounting -OR- 4 $674.00
ACC111 Introduction to Accounting 3 $505.50
AGA214 Cash Grains -OR- 3 $505.50
BIO105 Introductory Biology -OR- 4 $674.00
BIO112 General Biology I -OR- 4 $674.00
BIO113 General Biology II 4 $674.00
AGB101 Agricultural Economics -OR- 3 $505.50
ECN110 Introduction to Economics -OR- 3 $505.50
ECN120 Principles of Macroeconomics -OR- 3 $505.50
ECN130 Principles of Microeconomics 3 $505.50
AGB235 Introduction to Agriculture Markets -OR- 3 $505.50
MKT110 Principles of Marketing 3 $505.50
AGB303 Agriculture Leadership -OR- 3 $505.50
AGP436 Advanced Precision Farming: Hardware -OR- 3 $530.50
AGH292 Garden Center Management -OR- 3 $505.50
Electives (Agriculture-Technology or Welding)
AGP333 Precision Farming Systems -OR- 3 $505.50
CET233 Fundamentals of GPS and GIS -OR- 3 $505.50
AGP340 Foundations of GIS and GPS 3 $536.50

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Total Credits 19
Semester 4
AGB330 Farm Business Management -OR- 3 $505.50
FIN121 Personal Finance 3 $505.50
AGB331 Entrepreneurship in Agriculture -OR- 3 $537.50
BUS102 Introduction to Business -OR- 3 $505.50
BUS183 Business Law -OR- 3 $505.50
MGT101 Principles of Management -OR- 3 $505.50
MGT110 Small Business Management -OR- 3 $505.50
MGT170 Human Resource Management 3 $505.50
AGB336 Agricultural Selling -OR- 3 $505.50
MKT140 Principles of Selling -OR- 3 $505.50
MKT152 Advertising and Visual Merchandising -OR- 3 $505.50
MKT160 Principles of Retailing 3 $505.50
AGT805 Employment Experience 5 $842.50

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Total Credits 14
Agriculture Electives (Agronomy, Farm Management, or Comprehensive–Miscellaneous)
AGA214 Cash Grains 3 $505.50
AGA376 Integrated Pest Management 3 $505.50
AGB101 Agricultural Economics 3 $505.50
AGB303 Agriculture Leadership 3 $505.50
AGB331 Entrepreneurship in Agriculture 3 $537.50
AGB336 Agricultural Selling 3 $505.50
AGC999 Study Abroad 1 $168.50
Electives (Agriculture, Biology, Business, Economics, Management, Marketing, or Welding)
AGA214 Cash Grains 3 $505.50
AGA376 Integrated Pest Management 3 $505.50
AGB101 Agricultural Economics 3 $505.50
AGB303 Agriculture Leadership 3 $505.50
AGB331 Entrepreneurship in Agriculture 3 $537.50
AGB336 Agricultural Selling 3 $505.50
AGC999 Study Abroad 1 $168.50
AGH292 Garden Center Management 3 $505.50
AGP340 Foundations of GIS and GPS 3 $536.50
AGP436 Advanced Precision Farming: Hardware 3 $530.50
AGP450 Fundamentals of GIS 3 $505.50
AGS113 Survey of the Animal Industry 3 $505.50
AGS216 Equine Science 3 $505.50
AGS218 Domestic Animal Physiology 4 $674.00
AGS225 Swine Science 3 $505.50
AGS226 Beef Cattle Science 3 $505.50
AGS272 Foods of Animal Origin 5 $842.50
AGS305 Livestock Evaluation 3 $505.50
AGS319 Animal Nutrition 3 $505.50
AGT700 Special Topics: Agriculture Education 1 $168.50
AGT928 Independent Study 1 $168.50
BIO105 Introductory Biology 4 $674.00
BIO112 General Biology I 4 $674.00
BIO113 General Biology II 4 $674.00
BUS102 Introduction to Business 3 $505.50
BUS183 Business Law 3 $505.50
ECN110 Introduction to Economics 3 $505.50
ECN120 Principles of Macroeconomics 3 $505.50
ECN130 Principles of Microeconomics 3 $505.50
MGT101 Principles of Management 3 $505.50
MGT110 Small Business Management 3 $505.50
MGT170 Human Resource Management 3 $505.50
MKT140 Principles of Selling 3 $505.50
MKT152 Advertising and Visual Merchandising 3 $505.50
MKT160 Principles of Retailing 3 $505.50
WEL104 Introduction to MIG Welding 2 $337.00
WEL134 Cutting Processes 2 $337.00
WEL155 Arc Welding I (SMAW) 4 $874.00
Agriculture Electives (Animal Science)
AGS113 Survey of the Animal Industry 3 $505.50
AGS216 Equine Science 3 $505.50
AGS218 Domestic Animal Physiology 4 $674.00
AGS225 Swine Science 3 $505.50
AGS226 Beef Cattle Science 3 $505.50
AGS272 Foods of Animal Origin 5 $842.50
AGS305 Livestock Evaluation 3 $505.50
Electives (Agriculture-Technology or Welding)
AGT700 Special Topics: Agriculture Education 1 $168.50
AGT928 Independent Study 1 $168.50
WEL104 Introduction to MIG Welding 2 $337.00
WEL134 Cutting Processes 2 $337.00
WEL155 Arc Welding I (SMAW) 4 $874.00
Math Electives
MAT122 College Algebra 5 $842.50
MAT128 Precalculus 4 $674.00
MAT134 Trigonometry and Analytic Geometry 3 $505.50
MAT210 Calculus I 4 $674.00
MAT216 Calculus II 4 $674.00
MAT219 Calculus III 4 $674.00
Natural Science Electives
BIO105 Introductory Biology 4 $674.00
BIO112 General Biology I 4 $674.00
BIO113 General Biology II 4 $674.00
CHM122 Introduction to General Chemistry 4 $674.00
CHM165 General Chemistry I 4 $674.00
ENV115 Environmental Science 3 $505.50

Course Cost Calculation:
2016–2017 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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Student Success Specialist

Laurie Plum
Bremer Hall 124
319-296-2329 ext.1065
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Program Advisors

Brad Kinsinger
Bremer Hall 111D
319-296-2329 ext.1321
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Meghan Bond
Bremer Hall 111E
319-296-2329 ext.1115
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Dean

Dave Grunklee
Butler Hall 131A
319-296-4042
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