2016-2017 Catalog

Business and Organizational Management — Agribusiness Management Specialization, B.A.S.

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.

Requirements

Required Technical Specialization Courses: 21 credit hours

ANS 1003Introduction to Animal Science

3

OR

ANS 1236Introduction to Equine Science

3

 

AEB 2192Farm Records and Accounts

3

OR

ANS 1238CEquine Behavior and Psychology

3

 

AEB 2102Principles of Agribusiness Management

3

OR

AEB 2137CEquine Business Management

3

 

SOS 2006Introduction to Soil Science

3

OR

ANS 1223Equine Conformation Analysis

3

 

ANS 1222Equine Sales and Marketing

3

OR

ANS 2403Equine Nutrition

3

 

AEB 2104Principles of Agricultural Economics

3

OR

ANS 1237CEquine Health Care

3

 

ECO 2013Principles of Economics - Macro

3

OR

ECO 2023Principles of Economics - Micro

3

* 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.

Core and Specialization: 39 credit hours

Program Core Courses

MAN 3303Management and Leadership

3

COM 3120Organizational Communications

3

ACG 3024Accounting for Nonfinancial Majors

3

BUL 3130The Legal and Ethical Environment of Business

3

MAN 4940Internship in Business and Organizational Management

3

Program Specialization Courses

AOM 3073Safety in Agriculture

3

AEB 4223Agricultural Policy and Regulations

3

AEB 3015Economic Development and Growth in Agribusiness

3

AEB 3933Special Topics in Agribusiness

3

AEB 3146Financial Planning for Agribusiness

3

AEB 3300Agribusiness Marketing and Sales

3

AOM 4015Agricultural Operations and Systems

3

MAN 4900Capstone in Organizational Management

3

Credit Hours from Associate Degree: 60

Total Credit Hours: 120