Agriculture/Agribusiness - Associate in Applied Science

Curriculum Code: 651

Program Information
Students are prepared for employment in the area of marketing agricultural products. This option allows students to take courses in business and economics for entry positions in agribusiness.

When You Graduate
When You Graduate AAS programs are designed for students who want to enter a career directly after graduating but those who change their plans find that most, sometimes all, of their CCC credits transfer to four-year colleges. Students are encouraged to visit the NJ transfer website: www.njtransfer.org for transfer course equivalencies. The latest technology and learning tools support your education for a wide range of employment opportunities.

Upon completion of this program, student should be able to:
•Demonstrate proficiency in written and oral skills in communicating as an agribusiness manager. •Demonstrate agribusiness skills in free market and global economies. •Demonstrate the ability to retrieve and critically evaluate information from a variety of sources in Agribusiness. •Research, develop, organize, and write a business plan for an agribusiness enterprise.


Employment Opportunities:
Farm appraisal, International marketing, farm management, cattle and grain buying, political advocacy, market and policy analysis, research and quality control, agriculture-related legal practice, private, public, or corporate law, grain merchandising, price/risk management

Program Requirements (37-38)
Credits
AG
105
Introduction to Agricultural Science
3
AG
201
Agricultural Marketing
3
AG
207
Agricultural Pest Control
4
OH
103
Plant Science
4
OH
104
Plant Propagation
3
OH
109
Research/Internship
1
OH
201
Introduction to Soil Science
4
Program Elective
3-4
Program Elective
3
Program Elective
3
Program Elective
3
Program Elective
3

General Education Requirements (26)
Credits
Diversity Elective
3
Humanities Elective
3
Social Science Elective
3
Mathematics Elective
3
BI
101
General Biology I
4
CH
101
General Chemistry I
4
EN
101
English Composition I
3
EN
102
English Composition II or
EN
103
Technical Writing
3
Elective Requirements
Credits
AC
103
Accounting Principles I
4
BU
106
Introduction to Management
3
BU
115
Introduction to Business
3
BU
207
Introduction to Marketing
3
BU
209
Small Business Management
3
EC
201
Principles of Macroeconomics
3

Total Credits: (63-64)