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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Minimum University Requirements
Grade Point Average (most majors require higher GPA)
|Credits of C- or better
||Credits of upper-division courses (#3000 or above)
|Total USU Credits
||Upper-division USU Credits
|USU Credits within the Major
||Credits in Minor (if required)
|Credits in Major
||Credits in American Institutions
|General Education Requirements
||University Studies Depth Requirements
|NOTES: highest Math Requirement for this degree is STAT 2300: Business Statistics (QL)
Admissions Requirements for this Program
||Admitted to USU in Good Standing
|Transfer students from other institutions or other programs at USU
The Agribusiness major with an Ag Marketing emphasis provides a foundation for employment in the agricultural sector and in businesses and institutions serving agriculture and rural regions, such as banks and financial institutions, production, marketing and buying cooperatives, value-added food producers, real estate and land management, agricultural chemical production and sales, and farms and ranches. Graduates of this program are employed in a variety of agribusiness operations throughout the United States. Agribusiness graduates have achieved prominence in positions in wholesale and retail sales and service, stock and commodity brokerage, real estate appraisal, banking and farm credit, insurance, and in farm and ranch operations. Classwork provides training in basic business and economics, as well as the specific management tools required for agricultural enterprises.
The Agribusiness Major with Ag Marketing emphasis can be very versatile and, with careful selection of elective credits, students can be well trained for a wide variety of agribusiness careers. Students who want to pursue a career with a large agribusiness corporation could take additional course work from the Huntsman School of Business where they can obtain a Business Minor or a Marketing Minor. Great opportunities abound for students with Bachelor of Science in Agribusiness with an Ag Marketing emphasis from USU.
To graduate with a bachelor's degree in Agribusiness with an Ag Marketing emphasis, a student must have an overall GPA of 2.5 or higher, as well as a grade of C or better in each course required for the major. Agribusiness majors with a dual major must satisfy the admission and graduation requirements of both majors. All required courses must be taken for a letter grade.
Students must complete the General Education requirements
Students must also complete the University Studies requirements
Several of the required courses listed for this major will meet general education and university studies requirements. For more detailed information about courses, the recommended sequence for taking them and the selection of CAAS electives, see the APEC academic advisor in the College of Agriculture and Applied Sciences Student Services Center, Lisa Allen, firstname.lastname@example.org, 435-797-0454.