This program is available at the Springfield - Leffel Lane location.
The Agricultural Business program emphasizes preparation for agriculture service-industry occupations. Courses are offered in soil science, soil fertility, animal science, pest management, sales, business management, and marketing. The curriculum is designed to prepare students for employment in the business world of agriculture sales and service. Graduates of this program will find technical and entry-level management positions in crop-care companies, feed-and-livestock product companies, and many other businesses that serve the producer with goods and services.
*At least one must be a global awareness (GA) course. Select from social/behavioral sciences or arts/humanities courses identified in the Catalog as General Education for technical programs.
**AGR elective may be any AGR course not required above. AGR 1700, 1750, 1800, 2300, 2450, are recommended. Other course work may be approved by the division.
The program schedule is designed for full-time students who have completed all prerequisites and who have no college preparatory recommendations. Many individuals, especially part-time students and those taking college preparatory courses, will require additional terms of study. Students should consult their academic advisor for help in planning their schedules.
A complete listing of humanities and social science electives is available in the College Catalog.
High school chemistry, biology, geometry, algebra, and keyboarding skills are strongly recommended.
Students enrolled in Associate of Applied Business degree programs are preparing for employment upon graduation from the program. However, at some point many of these students are also interested in completing a bachelor's degree. A number of colleges or universities have designed bachelor's completion programs designed for students completing applied degrees. See the Transfer section of the catalog for more information.