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Agribusiness, A.A.S.

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The goal of this degree is to provide students with knowledge that will prepare them for entry-level positions or the opportunity to start their own business in a variety of agricultural businesses.  This degree may assist students in finding employment in agribusiness that includes nursery and landscaping, farm management, and financial and insurance organizations.  Students will pursue courses in business practices as well as electives in animal or plant sciences.

Program Outcomes

  • Locate entry-level employment opportunities in a variety of agricultural professions, industries, and localities.
  • Implement entrepreneurial skills sufficient enough to open a business.
  • Implement basic business management skills into an agricultural business setting.
  • Exhibit skills for a successful transition for continued education.
  • Identify employment opportunities that match students’ career goals and abilities.
  • Implement sound business practices into an agricultural business setting.

Curriculum for an Associate of Applied Science in Agribusiness

General Education Core 28
Agribusiness Core 32
Total Credit Hours Required  60

Agribusiness Core

Students can take any combination of Agribusiness Core Electives to total 32 credit hours. Below is a partial list of courses available; however, any course with a AGRB subject code will meet the criteria. Students MUST complete AGRB 101 - Agribusiness Introduction (3).

Program Disclaimer

This curriculum includes a list of courses required for this program of study for this calendar year.  Your Academic Plan can be found on DegreeWorks once you become a degree-seeking student. 

Note: All salary projections are based on the current position and educational needs.  BRCTC cannot guarantee that the projections given will be the salaries students or graduates will ultimately receive.

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