Agribusiness Manager (AM21) Technical Certificate of Credit
Purpose: The Agribusiness Manager prepares students for general agribusiness operations.
Curriculum: This program includes topics in agribusiness management, farm organization and management, agriculture policy, and issues of agriculture and natural resources.
Careers: Entry-Level Agribusiness Management
- Submit a completed application and application fee
- Be at least 17 years of age
- Submit official high school transcript or High School Equivalency transcript or college transcripts showing successful completion of 60+ semester credits or 72+ quarter credits
- Submit official college transcripts, if applicable
- Present acceptable ACCUPLACER, ACT, ASSET, COMPASS, PSAT, or SAT scores or GED score of 145 or higher or have one of the following: an associate degree or higher or have a HOPE GPA of 2.6 after the completion of 10th grade. Documentation on a college transcript of successful completion of appropriate courses from a regionally accredited college or university may be accepted in lieu of test scores.
|AGRB 1100Introduction to Agribusiness
Weekly Contact Hours: Lecture - 1 Lab 2 - 0 Lab 3 - 0 Pre-requisite(s): None Co-requisite(s): None This course introduces students to agribusiness. This is an agribusiness awareness and identification course consisting of various topics associated with the importance of agribusiness..
|AGRB 1110Agribusiness Management
Weekly Contact Hours: Lecture - 3 Lab 2 - 0 Lab 3 - 0 Pre-requisite(s): None Co-requisite(s): None Basic managerial concepts, procedures and techniques in agribusiness management. Importance is placed on planning, organizing, directing and controlling functions of management.
|AGRB 2110Farm Organization and Management
Weekly Contact Hours: Lecture - 3 Lab 2 - 0 Lab 3 - 0 Pre-requisite(s): None Co-requisite(s): None A study of farm programs and management for the purpose of determining methods to increase farm revenue. Emphasis will be placed on decision making and efficient use of resources.
|AGRB 2130Agricultural Policy
Weekly Contact Hours: Lecture - 3 Lab 2 - 0 Lab 3 - 0 Pre-requisite(s): None Co-requisite(s): None Local, state, national and international government policies affect agribusiness and rural economies. Policy alternatives aimed at solving problems for the food and agricultural industry are identified and evaluated.
|AGRB 2140Issues of Agriculture and Natural Resources
Weekly Contact Hours: Lecture - 3 Lab 2 - 0 Lab 3 - 0 Pre-requisite(s): None Co-requisite(s): None Includes many practical aspects and techniques of soil and water conservation. Students learn the nature of water and the need for conservation practices.
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