Business and Organizational Management Agribusiness Management Specialization

B102: Bachelor of Applied Science in Business and Organizational Management — Agribusiness Management Specialization

The Agribusiness specialization under the Bachelor of Applied Science in Business and Organizational Management degree enables students to develop supervisory skills and knowledge for farm and agricultural development and in support of business and other farm-related organizations. This program is designed for students with an associate degree in fields such as agriculture, equine, landscape and horticulture, and animal science.

A grade of C or better is required in all technical, program core and program specialization courses, and all courses used to satisfy the Gordon Rule requirement. Students transferring into baccalaureate programs with an A.A. degree or higher do not need to meet our general education requirements with the exception of college level English and Gordon rule math. These students must have successfully completed, with a grade of C or better, at least one college level English and one Gordon rule math course. General education courses must total 36 credits. The A.A. or higher degree must be from an accredited institution but can be public, private and/or out of state. Additional coursework may be required for students transferring into B.A.S. programs with an A.S. or A.A.S. degree.

Required Technical Specialization Courses*

Course No.

Course Title

Credits

ANS 1003
ANS 1236

Introduction to Animal Science or
Introduction to Equine Science

3

 

 

 

ORH 1601C
ANS 1238C

Retail and Wholesale Nursery or
Equine Behavior and Psychology

3

 

 

 

AEB 2137C

Equine Business Management

3

 

 

 

ORH 1301C
ANS 2403

Introduction to Irrigation or
Equine Nutrition

3

 

 

 

ORH 1113C
ANS 1237C

Pest and Disease Control or
Equine Health Care

3

 

 

 

ECO 2013
ECO 2023

Principles of Economics — Macro or
Principles of Economics — Micro

3

 

 

 

AGG 2001
ANS 1223

Introduction to Food Science or
Equine Conformation Analysis

3

 

Total Hours

21

* Note: Courses in this section will be comprised of Required Technical Specialization courses and/or General Education courses needed to fulfill the requirements of the program. Actual coursework required will vary based on the student's associate-level coursework. Students will work with their advisor to choose the necessary coursework for their program. A total of 21 credit hours is required.

Program Core Courses

Course No.

Course Title

Credits

MAN 3303

Management and Leadership

3

COM 3120

Organizational Communications

3

ACG 3024

Accounting for Nonfinancial Majors

3

BUL 3130

The Legal and Ethical Environment of Business

3

MAN 4940

Internship in Business and Organizational Management

3

 

Total Hours

15

Program Specialization Courses

Course No.

Course Title

Credits

ASG 3930

Special Topics: Applied Animal Industries — Equine

1

AOM 3073

Safety in Agriculture

3

ASG 3931

Special Topics: Applied Animal Industries — Food Animal Production

1

AEB 4223

Agricultural Policy and Regulations

3

AEB 3015

Economic Development and Growth in Agribusiness

3

AEB 3933

Special Topics: Applied Crop and Plant Production

1

AEB 3146

Financial Planning for Agribusiness

3

AEB 3300

Agricultural Marketing and Sales

3

AOM 4015

Agricultural Marketing and Systems

3

MAN 4900

Capstone in Organizational Management

3

 

Total Hours — Core and Specialization

39

 

Credit Hours from Associate Degree

60

 

Required Technical Courses

21

 

Total Program Hours

120