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Estimated Completion

120 credit hours (4 years)

Application Process

  1. Admission to Tarleton State University - Undergraduate Studies

Cost

Locations Available

  • 1Admission to the off-campus locations such as Fort Worth, Midlothian, Waco, and Online requirea minimum of 30 transferable credit hours, a 2.0 GPA and that a student be TSI complete.

Department

College

B.S. in Agribusiness

Overview

The Bachelor of Science in Agribusiness degree allows students to choose from four concentration areas:

Designed With You in Mind

Students in this program will complete 120 hours in a variety of subjects, with an opportunity for an internship in their last semester. The require coursework will vary depending on which concentration you choose, and will provide a foundation in a variety of areas ranging from Production Agriculture to Marketing Operations.

Accreditations

Related Programs

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Plan Your Future

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Career Opportunities

A Bachelor's degree in Agribusiness can lead you to career opportunities such as:

  • Agricultural Economist Analyst
  • Customer ServiceRepresentative
  • Extension Assistant
  • Program Development Coordinator
  • Real Estate Appraiser

And much more!

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Become an Intern

Internships or equivalent research are require for all concentrations working toward the Bachelor of Science degree in Agribusiness.

Please contact a program advisor for more information.

Career Service

Career Service

Career Service offers students a wide variety of professional development opportunities that can translate into careers. A few of these programs include:

  • Hire A Texan - Online Job Board
  • Resume assistance
  • Job fairs
  • Mock interviews

And much more!

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Program Objectives

  • Prepare students for a career in the analytical or research sectors of production, marketing, finance, policy, natural resource economics, and economic development.
  • Provide students with the skills necessary for entry-level positions in the retail and wholesale sectors with a focus on support in the agricultural industry.
  • Prepares students for careers in areas of dairy operations and other supporting infrastructure including input suppliers, as well as the processing and distribution of dairy products.

Coursework Highlights

Class Number Class Name
AGEC 1309 Microcomputer Applications in Agriculture
AGEC 2305 Consumer Issues & Decision Making
AGEC 3312 Production Economics
AGEC 3314 The Agricultural Marketing System
AGEC 3317 Agricultural Statistics
AGEC 3333 Agriculture Prices
AGEC 4301 Public Agricultural Food Programs

For more information on courses, please refer to the university catalog.

Facilities and Features

Center of Agribusiness Excellence (CAE)

Center for Agribusiness Excellence

The mission of the Center of Agribusiness Excellence (CAE) is to provide research, training, and resources for data warehousing and data mining of agribusiness and agriculture data. The CAE houses faculty and staff to make full use of both data warehousing and mining technologies for development of Agribusiness Decision Support Systems and Agricultural Risk Management Products.

Collegiate FFA

Collegiate FFA

The Collegiate FFA is a national organization open to students who are interested in enhancing their professional development as it relates to agricultural education. Membership is open to all university majors, but is an essential and strongly recommended part of university involvement for students pursuing an Agricultural Science Teaching Certificate.

Tarleton Agricultural Communicators of Tomorrow

Agricultural Communicators of Tomorrow

The Agricultural Communicators of Tomorrow is a professional organization dedicated to the development of collegiate students seeking to speak the language of agriculture. Students are not require to be Agricultural Communication majors to join this organization; any student can be a member. Students in this organization will have the opportunity to learn about the careers and aspects related to promoting the positive image of agriculture.