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Agricultural Systems Technology and Agribusiness (Composite) - BS


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  • For more information about Agricultural Systems Technology, see the website.
  • Following is a sample four-year plan. Please note that student-specific plans may differ.
  • Admitted students must meet with an advisor. Current students should also meet with an advisor and log on to Degree Works  to check student-specific program progress.

 

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: The 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 2.75 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 1600: Natural Resources and American Economic Institutions (BAI)  or ECN 1500: Introduction to Economic Institutions, History, and Principles (BAI)   3  or 3    
ENGL 1010: Introduction to Writing: Academic Prose (CL1)   3     ASTE 2200: Electricity in Agricultural Systems    3    
MATH 1050: College Algebra (QL)   4     CHEM 1110: General Chemistry I (BPS)   4    
Breadth Creative Arts (BCA)   3   MATH 1100: Calculus Techniques (QL)   3    
CAAS Elective Course 3   USU 1350: Integrated Life Science (BLS)   3   Recommended BLS
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Second Year

 Fall Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

 

Spring Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

ENGL 2010: Intermediate Writing: Research Writing in a Persuasive Mode (CL2)   3     APEC 2010: Introduction to Microeconomics (BSS)   3    
STAT 2300: Business Statistics (QL)   4     APEC 2120: Small Firm Accounting Basics   3    
Breadth Humanities Course (BHU)   3   DATA 1100: Excel for Business Analysis   1    
CAAS Elective Course 3   DATA 2100: Data and Information in Business   3    
CAAS Elective Course 3   CAAS Elective Course 3  
      CAAS Elective Course 3  
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Third Year

 Fall Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

 

Spring Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

APEC 2310: Small Firm Management   3     APEC 3010: Introduction to Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness (DSS)   3    
APEC 3310: Analytical Methods in Applied Economics (QI)   3     ASTE 3050: Technical and Professional Communication Principles (CI)   3    
ASTE 3030: Metal Welding Processes and Technology in Agriculture   3     ASTE 3080: Compact Power Units for Agricultural and Turfgrass Applications   3    
MGT 2050: Legal and Ethical Environment of Business  or BUSN 2050: Business Law    3  or 4     ASTE 4100: Agricultural Structures and Environment (QI)   3    
PSC 3000: Fundamentals of Soil Science   4     ECN 3010: Managerial Economics (DSS)   3    
           
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Fourth Year

 Fall Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

 

Spring Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

APEC 5010: Firm Marketing and Price Analysis (QI)   3     ASTE 3600: Management of Agriculture Machinery Systems (QI)   3    
APEC 5015: Firm Management, Planning, and Optimization (QI)   3     TEE 1200: Computer-Aided Drafting and Design   3   Recommended elective
ASTE 5260: Environmental Impacts of Agricultural Systems (CI)   3     CAAS Elective Course 3  
CAAS Elective Course 2   CAAS Elective Course 3  
Depth Humanities and Creative Arts (DHA) Course  2   Upper-Division Elective 3  
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Contact Marci Chidester, marci.chidester@usu.edu, 435-797-8434 for advising.

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