The Agricultural Business minor builds on a foundation of economic theory as it applies to the agricultural sector. This minor will benefit students pursuing careers in production agriculture, agribusiness, rural banking, and other fields. Students interested in pursuing a graduate degree in economics, business, or related fields are well prepared for advanced studies.
Student Learning Outcomes
Students earning a minor in Agricultural Business will be able to:
Demonstrate an understanding of concepts of economics that underlie the agricultural and environmental sectors in the global economy and commerce;
Demonstrate an understanding of analytical methods from economics and management used in decision-making;
Interpret and articulate analysis and decisions orally and in writing to diverse audiences; and
Demonstrate the capacity to evaluate ethical matters within the context of the discipline.
A minimum GPA of 2.0 is required for the courses in the minor.
Course Delivery Format
The program offers courses on campus, with limited online coursework, usually during the summer.
Requirements for Agricultural Business Minor: 18 Credits