Agriculture Business, Associate in Science

Upon successful completion of the Agriculture Business A.S. Degree, the student demonstrates the skills, knowledge, and training for the following positions: Agricultural Accounting Assistant, Agricultural Administrative Assistant, Agricultural Inventory/Warehouse Technician, Agricultural Sales and Service Technician, Crop Insurance Agent, Customer Service Representative, Farm Insurance Agent, Farm/Ranch Personnel Supervisor, Field Representative, Food Processing Plant Shift Supervisor, Grain Elevator Manager, International Sales and Trade Technician Quality Control Inspector, Public Relations Specialist, Sales Agent, Sales Representative and Wholesale Produce Agent; the ability to: design and implement a record keeping system; design and implement farm accounts; compare and contrast the basis for farm income tax computing; calculate the basic measures of depreciation; construct inventory analysis procedures; operate a microcomputer; develop and use templates to make management decisions; evaluate a variety of software useful to agribusiness applications; identify and design a marketing strategy for a specific agricultural product; chart and interpret market information; analyze marketing reports; and make a sales presentation on a agricultural product; or fulfillment of both the lower division General Education requirements and the lower division Agriculture Business requirements for successful transfer to a university for a baccalaureate degree.

Minimum Units Required: 62

Recommended Sequence:

First Semester

Units

AGBUS 012

Agricultural Economics

3

AGBUS 015

Agribusiness Computer Applications

3

MATH 082

Intermediate Algebra

5

ENG 001A

Written Communications

3

AH SC 010

Principles of Animal Science

3

AH SC 010L

Principles of Animal Science Laboratory

1

Second Semester

AGBUS 010

Agricultural Accounting

3

ECON 001A

Principles of Economics: Macro

3

MATH 012

Introduction to Probability and Statistics

4

BUS 018A

Business Law

3

GE Choice

Social Science - Group A Course

3

Third Semester

AGBUS 046

Agricultural Marketing

3

COM ST 001A

Fundamentals of Speech

3

PLANT 010

Principles of Plant Science

3

 

and

 

PLANT 010L

Principles of Plant Science Laboratory

1

BUS 001A

Principles of Accounting

5

Fourth Semester

PLANT 014

Soil Science

4

BUS 020

Introduction to Business

3

GE Choice

Contemporary Perspectives Course

3

GE Choice

Humanities Course

3

Minimum Units 62