A.A.S./Agriculture Business

 Business and Management
 Ag, Food and Natural Resources Systems

Intended Program Outcomes:

This two-year program leading to an A.A.S. in agriculture business will prepare the student for a career in the broad field of agri-business or in support areas of production agriculture by providing the necessary knowledge in the following areas:

  • Industry-related employment skills
  • Animal science (techniques, issues, technology, trends)
  • Crop science (techniques, issues, technology, trends)
  • Agriculture-related business practices
  • Agricultural operations (safety, mechanical technology)

Opportunities are available in sales of equipment, fertilizer and chemicals, agricultural credit, record-keeping and other areas. Many of the business and agriculture courses may be transferred to other four-year colleges. Students wishing to transfer to a four-year institution should review with their advisor the transferability of their courses and should review the program requirements of that school. The following schedule is illustrative only; an individual student’s schedule may be different.

TERM 1  
AGM131 Agriculture Safety 3
AGR101 Agriculture Orientation 1
AGR111 Agriculture Computers 3
AGR210 Agriculture Accounting 4
WR121 English Composition 4
  TERM 1 Total: 15
TERM 2  
AGM140 Agriculture Engines 3
AGM221 Metals and Welding 3
AGR211 Agriculture Business Management 3
ANS121 Animal Science 3
WR227 Technical Report Writing 4
  TERM 2 Total: 16
TERM 3  
AGR221 Agriculture Marketing 3
ANS122 Animal Science 3
Business Electives 4
MTH095 Intermediate Algebra (or higher) 5
  TERM 3 Total: 15
TERM 4  
AGM211 Agriculture Construction & Surveying 3
AGR226 Agriculture Issues 3
CSS210 Forage Crops 3
EC201 Principles of Economics/Microeconomics 4
HORT100 Plant Science 3
  TERM 4 Total: 16
TERM 5  
AGR200 Pre-Employment Seminar 1
Business Electives 8
CSS100 Soils and Fertilizers 3
EC202 Principesl of Economics/Macroeconomics 4
EC202 Principesl of Economics/Macroeconomics 4
  TERM 5 Total: 16
TERM 6  
AGR280 CWE Ag 2
AGR296 Production Problems 4
Business Electives 4
COM111 Fundamentals of Speech (or higher) 4
HE252 First Aid 3
or HPE295 Health & Fitness for Life (3) 
  TERM 6 Total: 17

(Information based on the 2013-14 BMCC Academic Catalog)

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