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B.S. in Agricultural Business

B.S. in Agricultural Business

  • QS World University Rankings
    =494
  • Degree Other
  • Study Level Bachelors
  • Duration 48 months
The major in agricultural business prepares students for advanced studies and for careers in agricultural finance, management in agricultural supply and marketing industries, commodity merchandising and research, business research and management, farm and ranch operations, commercial farm management and appraisal, agricultural sales and marketing, agricultural reporting and public relations, agricultural extension, international activities, and government service. A major in agricultural business with a minor in economics is not permitted; however, a double major in agricultural business and economics is permitted. Students majoring in agricultural business often choose elective coursework leading to minors in the College of Business or in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, or emphasizing specific areas within agricultural business such as finance, management, commodity analysis, research, agricultural sales and marketing, environmental economics, farm and ranch operations, international economics, agricultural extension, or government service. The major in agricultural business requires a minimum of 120 credits and a GPA of 2.00 or higher. Only 65 credits (which may include up to 16 technical credits) from a two-year institution may apply to the degree. At least 15 credits must be earned from courses taught by the Department of Economics at ISU, with at most 9 P-NP credits of free electives.