Jun 23, 2024  
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog 
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog

Agricultural Economics, B.S.

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Dr. Xuanli Liu, Program Coordinator
110 Stallworth Research Building

The Agricultural Economics curriculum provides students with the basic theory and technical skills needed for graduate and professional schools. Students also receive the basic knowledge and skills necessary to become entrepreneurs, for entry and advancement in professional careers in agricultural economics, agribusiness and related industries. These career fields include, but are not limited to, sales and service, management, merchandising, and analytical and statistical work with private or public sector entities.

Program of Study for the B. S. Degree in Agricultural Economics
Total Number of Degree Hours: 123

Freshman Year

Sophomore Year

Junior Year

15 Credits Hours

Spring Semester

15 Credit Hours

Senior Year

Fall Semester

15 Credit Hours

12 Credit Hours


1AGEC electives are encouraged; other electives may be selected with the approval of the academic advisor, coordinator or department head.
2PHIL 2002  may be substituted

A. Core Requirements

Area A: Essential Skills: 10 Credit Hours

Area B: Institutional Options: 4 Credit Hours

Area C: Humanities/Fine Art: 6 Credit Hours

One of the following:

Area D: Science, Math and Technology : 12 Credit Hours

B. Major Requirements

Area F: Courses Related to the Program of Study: 16 Credit Hours

Concentration I: Agribusiness Marketing and Management: 21 Credit Hours or

Concentration II: Environmental Economics: 21 Credit Hours

Institutional Requirements : 3 Credit Hours

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