Sep 21, 2019  
2019-2020 General Catalog 
  
2019-2020 General Catalog

Agribusiness and Agricultural Systems Technology Dual Major - BS


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College of Agriculture and Applied Sciences

Department of Applied Economics

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  • Following is a sample four-year plan. Please note that student-specific plans may differ.
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To graduate with a dual major in Agribusiness and Agricultural Systems Technology a student must have an overall GPA of 2.5 or higher.

Minimum University Requirements

Total Credits 120

 

Grade Point Average (most majors require higher GPA)

2.00 GPA
Credits of C- or better 100 Credits of upper-division courses (#3000 or above) 40
Total USU Credits 30 Upper-division USU Credits 20
USU Credits within the Major 10 Credits in Minor (if required) 12
Credits in Major see below Credits in American Institutions 3
General Education Requirements   see link University Studies Depth Requirements   see link
NOTES: highest Math Requirement for this degree is STAT 2300: Business Statistics (QL)  

 

Admissions Requirements for this Program

New freshmen Admitted to USU in Good Standing

 

Transfer students from other institutions or other programs at USU 2.5 GPA

First Year

 Fall Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

 

Spring Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

ASTE 1010: Introduction to Agricultural Systems Technology   3     APEC 2010: Introduction to Microeconomics (BSS)   3    
ECN 1500: Introduction to Economic Institutions, History, and Principles (BAI)   3     CHEM 1010: Introduction to Chemistry (BPS)   3    
MATH 1050: College Algebra (QL)   4     ENGL 1010: Introduction to Writing: Academic Prose (CL1)   3    
      MATH 1100: Calculus Techniques (QL)  or MATH 1210: Calculus I (QL)   3    
      USU 1320: Civilization: Humanities (BHU)   3    
Total Recommended Credits: 16   Total Recommended Credits: 15  
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Second Year

 Fall Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

 

Spring Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

ACCT 2010: Financial Accounting Principles   3     ACCT 2020: Managerial Accounting Principles   3    
APEC 3500: Commodity Futures and Options Trading and Analysis   2     APEC 3010: Introduction to Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness (DSS)   3    
ASTE 2830: Agribusiness Sales and Marketing   3     APEC 3020: Firm Finance and Records Analysis (DSS)   3    
MIS 2100: Principles of Management Information Systems   3     ASTE 2200: Electricity in Agricultural Systems   3    
STAT 2300: Business Statistics (QL)   4     ENGL 2010: Intermediate Writing: Research Writing in a Persuasive Mode (CL2)   3    
Total Recommended Credits: 15   Total Recommended Credits: 15  
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Third Year

 Fall Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

 

Spring Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

APEC 3012: Introduction to Natural Resource and Regional Economics (DSS)   3     APEC 5000: International Trade and Finance   3    
APEC 3310: Analytical Methods in Applied Economics (QI)   3     ASTE 3080: Compact Power Units for Agricultural and Turfgrass Applications   3    
ASTE 3050: Technical and Professional Communication Principles (CI)   3     ASTE 3440: Science, Technology, and Modern Society (DSC)   3    
ASTE 5260: Environmental Impacts of Agricultural Systems (CI)    3     ASTE 3600: Management of Agriculture Machinery Systems (QI)   3    
PSC 4000: Soil and Water Conservation   4     ECN 3010: Managerial Economics (DSS)   3    
Total Recommended Credits: 16   Total Recommended Credits: 15  
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Fourth Year

 Fall Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

   

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

APEC 5010: Firm Marketing and Price Analysis (QI)   3     APEC 5020: Strategic Firm Management (CI)   3    
APEC 5015: Firm Management, Planning, and Optimization (QI)   3     ASTE 4100: Agricultural Structures and Environment (QI)   3    
APEC 5950: Applied Economics Policy Analysis   3     ASTE 4900: Senior Project Research and Creative Opportunity   1-6   Enroll in 3 credits
Depth Humanities and Creative Arts (DHA) Course   3   MGT 2050: Business Law   2    
Electives 3   Electives 3  
Total Recommended Credits: 15   Total Reommended Credits: 14  
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Required Courses (90-95 credits)


All courses required for the Agribusiness Major, Agricultural Systems Option must be taken for a letter grade. Students must earn a grade of C or better in each course. With some additional coursework, students may earn a dual major in Agricultural Systems Technology. Note: Student transcripts and diplomas will list both the Agribusiness Major and the Agricultural Systems Technology.

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