Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Economics


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Course Overview

The Agricultural Economics program enables graduates to pursue careers in agribusiness and food industries, international marketing and trade, or farm management and production. Opportunities are also available in public policy for agriculture and rural America and environmental economics. Economic theory is applied to problems concerning the production, marketing, and distribution of agricultural and food products and also to public policy and natural resource and environmental issues facing rural communities.Download Course Catalog.

Program Structure:

Course Code First Semester Courses Credit
ACE 101 New Student Career Orientation 5
ACE 102 Agricultural Management Principles 5
ACE 103 Microeconomic Concepts in Agricultural Economics 5
ACE 104 Food and Agricultural Marketing Principles 5
ACE 105 Quantitative Methods and Price Analysis 5
ACE 106 Financial Accounting 5
TOTAL CREDITS 30
Course Code Second Semester Courses Credits
ACE 111 Managerial Uses of Accounting Information 5
ACE 112 Introduction to Computing I 5
ACE 113 Principles of Economics I 5
ACE 114 Economic and Business Statistics 5
ACE 115 Calculus I for Biology & Medicine 5
TOTAL CREDITS 25
Course Code Third Semester Courses Credit
ACE 201 Calculus I 5
ACE 202 Elementary Calculus and Its Applications 5
ACE 203 Finite Mathematics and Its Applications 5
ACE 204 Statistical Methods 5
ACE 205 General Chemistry 5
ACE 206 Principles of Macroeconomics 5
TOTAL CREDITS 30
Course Code Fourth Semester Courses Credit
ACE 211 Business Writing 5
ACE 212 Agricultural Management Principles 5
ACE 213 Microeconomic Concepts in Agricultural Economics 5
ACE 214 Intro to Zoology & Lab 5
ACE 215 Plant Science & Lab 5
ACE 216 Insect Biology 5
TOTAL CREDITS 30
Course Code Fifth Semester Courses Credit
ACE 301 Insect Identification 5
ACE 302 Financial Accounting I 5
ACE 303 Managerial Uses of Accounting Information . 5
ACE 304 Resource and development economics 5
ACE 305 Agricultural law and policy 5
ACE 306 Industrial/Field Attachment 5
TOTAL CREDITS 30
Course Code Sixth Semester Courses Credit
ACE 311 Fundamentals of Biology I & La 5
ACE 312 Fundamentals of Biology II & Lab 5
ACE 313 Soil Resources 5
ACE 314 Natural Sciences 5
ACE 315 International Food & Agricultural Trade 5
ACE 316 Entrepreneurship 10
TOTAL CREDITS 35

 

Career Opportunities

The career opportunities may be found in both the private and public sectors. Jobs directly related to your degree include:

  • Agricultural consultant.
  • Farm manager.
  • Fish farm manager.
  • Plant breeder/geneticist.
  • Rural practice surveyor.
  • Soil scientist.

 

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