Dec 03, 2022  
2018-19 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2018-19 Undergraduate Bulletin Archived

General Agriculture, Agribusiness, B.S.A.G.

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The area of agribusiness involves the manufacture and distribution of agricultural supplies; production operations on the farm; and the storage, processing and distribution of farm commodities. The study of agribusiness focuses on integrating technical knowledge with economic theory for decision making concerning the use of scarce productive resources to produce food and fiber for distribution to society.

1. Core Curriculum (42 Hours)

*Six credits of science counted in core; two credits counted in major

A. Communication (6 hours)

B. Mathematics (3 hours)

C. Natural Sciences (6 hours)

D. Language, Philosophy and Culture (3 hours)

E. Creative Arts (3 hours)

F. American History (6 hours)

G. Government/Political Science (6 hours)

H. Social and Behavioral Sciences (3 hours)

I. Component Area Option (6 hours)

2. Major course requirements

are listed under course requirements for each major. Twenty-one hours must be advanced with 12 advanced being completed at SFA.

3. Enough additional hours

to total 120. This total shall include a minimum of 42 hours of residence credit of which 36 must be advanced.

4. Students must meet minimum standards

related to student success initiatives mandated in legislation. Maintenance of a C average in coursework completed at SFA and coursework completed at SFA in the major and minor fields considered separately.

5. A grade of at least C

in each freshman English course; a C average at SFA; a C average in major courses taken at SFA; a C average in minor courses taken at SFA. These required averages are based on those courses in each category that are included in the student’s official degree plan.

Major Requirements

Additional courses required for major: (9 hours)

Agriculture Core: (26 hours)

One hour from:

Three hours from:

Three hours from:

One hour from:

Four hours from:

Three hours from:

One hour from:

Agribusiness Major: (24 hours)

Agriculture Electives: (9 hours)

Select nine hours (six advanced) from:

Required Minor in General Business: (18 hours)

(No more than six hours in one prefix)

General Electives: (0-2 hours)

Grand Total: 120 hours

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