CSU, Chico

Learning Outcomes

Learning Outcomes

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1. Technically competent in agricultural business and able to make sound judgments 

  • Demonstrate core management principles and apply them to different working scenarios
  • Prepare and utilize financial statements needed in the business decision making process
  • Apply core marketing principles to the unique structure of the agricultural sector

2. Aware of current issues confronting the food and fiber sector

  • Identify and analyze issues in the marketplace; make appropriate recommendations

3. Capable of communicating clearly and concisely:

  • Demonstrate effective verbal communication in an agricultural business environment, i.e., use terminology associated with industry trends, situation, and outlook 
  • Demonstrate effective written communication in an agricultural business environment, i.e., use terminology associated with industry trends, situation, and outlook 

4. Aware of the complex interrelationships of the production and movement of agricultural products from the farm gate through the marketplace:

  • Recognize consumer responsiveness to changing market conditions
  • Recognize producer responsiveness to changing market conditions

5. Aware of the complex interrelationships of natural and agricultural systems

  • Describe the integral nature of agricultural sustainability, comprising economic, social, and environmental components