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Agricultural and Food Business Economics

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Agricultural and Food Business Economics (120 Hours)

The Agricultural and Food Business Economics major gives students what they need to succeed in the food and agricultural business world – knowledge of business and economics practices as well as a deep understanding of animal, plant, and food systems. Graduates in this major are highly qualified to fill positions ranging from market researcher to product analyst to food broker in a variety of venues, including private industry, commercial farms and ranches, government agencies, production agriculture, and universities.
First Year
First TermHours
ANIM SCI 1013
ECONS 101 [SSCI] or 102 [SSCI]3
HISTORY 105 [ROOT]3
HORT / CROP SCI 102 3
MATH 20113
Second TermHours
[COMM] Course (COM 102 [COMM] or H D 205 [COMM] recommended)3 or 4
ECONS 101 or 1023
ENGLISH 101 [WRTG]3
Humanities [HUM]3
MATH 202 [QUAN]13
Second Year
First TermHours
AFS 1013
CHEM 101 [PSCI] or 105 [PSCI]4
Diversity [DIVR]3
STAT 212 or MGTOP 2154
Second TermHours
ACCTG 2303
AFS 2013
CHEM 102 or 1064
Creative & Professional Arts [ARTS]3
SOIL SCI 201 [BSCI]3
Complete Writing Portfolio
Third Year
First TermHours
AFS Core Systems Elective23
BIOLOGY 1204
ECONS 3013
ECONS 35033
Electives3
Second TermHours
BIOLOGY 1064
ECONS 3023
ECONS 311 [M]3
ECONS 3353
Electives3
Fourth Year
First TermHours
300-400-level Electives6
CROP SCI 3603
ECONS 452 [M]3
Second TermHours
300-400-level Electives3
AFS 401 [CAPS]3
ECONS 450 [M] or 4533
ECONS 451 3
Electives4

Footnotes
1An alternative to MATH 201 is MATH 106, 172, or 220. An alternative to MATH 202 is MATH 171.
2AFS Core Systems Electives: AGTM 310, ANIM SCI 464 [M], 472 [M], 474 [M], BIOLOGY 372 [M], CROP SCI 302, ECONS 351, HORT 320, NATRS 300, SOIL SCI 368, or other systems courses approved by your advisor.
3ECONS 352, which is only offered in the spring, may be used as an alternative for ECONS 350.

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