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Agriculture Business & Supply (AAS.AGBUS)

This core curriculum is designed for those students who are planning a career in fertilizer, pest management, agri-business sales, management or ownership in these areas. While this curriculum is designed for agricultural business, it also provides transferability to Southern Illinois-Carbondale, Western Illinois and Illinois State universities.

Note: Those students that are considering transferring to a university should contact their advisor as soon as possible.

Program requirements may change over time. Specific degree/graduation requirements are determined by a degree audit.
FIRST YEAR
First Semester   Hours
ENG-120 Composition I OR
ENG-098 Communications I
3.0
PSY-271 Intr/Psychology   OR
SOS-050 Human Relations  
2.0
HED-178 Responding to Emergencies  
2.0
AGR-046 Introduction to Ag Occupations
1.0
AGR-040 Agricultural Mathematics OR
MAT-116 General Education Math
2.5
AGR-050 Soils OR
AGR-205 Intro/Soil Science
3.5
AGR-060 Animal Husbandry OR
AGR-206 Intro/Animal Science  
3.0
SEMESTER TOTALS 17.0
Second Semester
SPE-111 Intro to Speech Communication   OR
ENG-121 Composition II OR
ENG-099 Communications II +++ 
2.0
CHM-101 Physical Science II +++ 
3.0
AGR-049 OSHA/Ag Mach Safety +++ 
1.0
AGR-152 Intensive Crop Scouting +++  OR
AGR-063 Animal Nutrition +++ 
2.5
AGR-041 Supervised Occupational Exp I +++ 
3.5
AGR-111 Intro to Agriculture Software +++  OR
AGR-112 Computer Applic/Agriculture +++ 
2.0
Elective ** 
2.0
SEMESTER TOTALS 16.0
Summer Term
AGR-042 Supervised Ocupational Exp II ++++ 
2.5
AGR-120 Agriculture Economics ++++  OR
AGR-207 Intro/Ag Economics  
3.0
AGR-053 Integrated Pest Management ++++ 
3.0
SEMESTER TOTALS 8.5
SECOND YEAR
First Semester   Hours
AGR-052 Principles of Crop Production OR
AGR-204 Prin/Field Crop Science +++ 
3.0
AGR-151 GPS/Applications in Ag
3.0
AGR-043 Supv Occup Exp III
3.0
AGR-131 Agriculture Business Financing
2.0
AGR-134 Business Analysis/Records
2.0
SEMESTER TOTALS 13.0
Second Semester
POS-160 American National Government  
3.0
AGR-044 Supv Occup Exp IV +++ 
3.5
AGR-123 Marketing of Ag Products +++ 
2.5
AGR-132 Retailing/Agri Supplies +++ 
2.0
AGR-133 Agriculture Salesmanship +++ 
2.5
Elective  
0.5
SEMESTER TOTALS 14.0
SUGGESTED ELECTIVES
AGR-051 Soil Fertility +++ 
2.5
BUS-085 Accounting Process  
1.0
CIS-094 Excel  
2.0
BUS-095 Fundamentals of Accounting  
3.0
CIS-054 PowerPoint  
2.0
TOTAL PROGRAM HOURS 68.50