College of Agriculture

The Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Business

Preparing you to be a leader in agriculture!

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Why Agricultural Business?

The bachelor of science in agricultural business combines marketing, labor, accounting, and financial and agriculture production. It provides students with an excellent and comprehensive background in business theory combined with a working knowledge of production agriculture. The emphasis of this degree program is to prepare students for entry-level management positions or for graduate school. Specialized subject areas include agricultural marketing, agricultural finance and appraisal, agricultural business management, and international agriculture.

What are my Career Path Options? 

Students can enter multiple facets of agriculture business and economics following graduation including  agricultural production management, food systems, agricultural marketing or sales, agricultural economics, natural resources management, public policy, and agricultural finance.

What is required of the degree?

Agricultural Business students are required to complete an internship to obtain the degree. These internships provide our students with an opportunity to network with industry contacts, as well as gain invaluable experience before stepping into their careers within the industry. The internships can be done through a variety of agriculture related fields including agribusiness, animal science and plant science. You can learn more about the internship course here.

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