This course is designed to provide the student with the principles of agricultural accounting systems and records. Accounting principles relating to cash, receivables, inventories, depreciation, payroll, payables, and income tax are included. The course examines the use of enterprise budgets, cash flow budgets, and financial statements to enhance agribusiness management decision making. (CSU)
This course is designed to examine the basic economic principles of resource allocation, production, cost analysis, and market price equilibrium with primary application to the agricultural sector. The course includes pricing and marketing of agricultural commodities, survey of agricultural credit, and policy issues. (UC, CSU)
This course is an introduction to fundamental arithmetic and algebraic operations including fractions, decimals, equations, percentages, ratios, proportions, and linear, area, and volume measurements. Computations involving plant populations, farm machine outputs, construction costs, feed ingredients, and farm finance are stressed. (CSU)
This course is a basic introduction to ag business computer applications in the workplace. Students use personal computers, software applications, including word processing, spreadsheets, databases, internet, and other software appropriate to agribusiness. (CSU, CAN AG 2)
This course is designed to provide a survey of marketing aspects of the agricultural industry. The course includes an overview of the structure and institutional aspects of the marketing system. Industry studies of the marketing of selected locally grown commodities are included. (CSU)
Prerequisites: Completion of survey course with a grade of "B" or better and presentation of a project acceptable to the instructor and division chairperson.
This course is open to the student qualified to do advanced work in the field. The course may include research, directed reading, field work, or other advanced study and the course may be repeated for a maximum total of four units. (CSU)
Limitations on Enrollment: The student must enroll in a course that is directly related to the agricultural business internship. The student must enroll in a minimum of 7 units during the semester including internship units. For summer session, the student must enroll in one related course in addition to internship. The combined total number of units a student may take in internship, work experience, and occupational practice may not exceed a maximum of 16 units. Participation requires submission and approval of internship program objectives and an employer internship agreement.
This course is designed for the student participating in an occupational internship in agricultural business. Application of discipline-related skills and knowledge of Secretaries Commission on Achieving Necessary Skills (SCANS) competencies is emphasized. Each student is engaged in a specific research project or on-the-job learning activities under the supervision of a worksite supervisor and a college internship instructor. (CSU)
This course is designed to offer instruction in one or more of the specialized areas of agriculture not already covered by the existing curriculum. Units earned in this course do not count towards the associate degree.
Limitations on Enrollment: The student must enroll in a course that is directly related to the agricultural business work experience. The student must enroll in a minimum of 7 units during the semester including work experience units. For summer session, the student must enroll in one related course in addition to work experience. The combined total number of units a student may take in internship, work experience, and occupational practice may not exceed a maximum of 16 units. Participation requires submission and approval of work experience program objectives and an employer work experience agreement.
This course is designed for the student employed in agricultural business. The course objectives are developed by the students in consultation with their supervisor. Students are engaged in a specific research project or on-the-job learning activities under the supervision of a worksite supervisor and a college work experience instructor. To register, complete an application form available at the Applied Science and Technology Division office, Holt 140.