Academic Catalog

Agriculture, Bachelor of Science with a Concentration in Agribusiness Management (B.S.)

EKU Campus

Program Requirements

CIP Code: 01.0301

Summary Checklist for General Education

Element 1
A: Written Communication3
B: Written Communication3
C: Oral Communication3
Element 2
Quantitative Reasoning3
Element 3
A: Arts3
B: Humanities3
Element 4
Natural Sciences6
Element 5
A: Historical Science3
B: Social Behaviorial Science3
Element 6
Diversity of Perspectives Experiences6
Total Hours36

Students are expected to complete Elements 1 and 2 within their first 60 hours of college credit.


University Graduation Requirements
General Education36
Student Success Seminar
BUS 100Professional Development One (waived for transfers with 30+ hrs.)1
Writing Intensive Course (Hrs. incorporated into Major/Supporting/Gen Ed/Free Electives category)
Upper division courses (42 hrs. distributed throughout Major/Supporting/Gen Ed/Free Electives categories)
ACCT - Agriculture majors will fulfill ACCT with the following. (Credit hours may be incorporated into program requirements below.)
Choose from one of the following:
Agricultural Advocacy and Issues Capstone
Agriculture Research Methods and Interpretation
Turf Grass Capstone
Horticultural Issues Capstone
Major Requirements
College Requirement: Professional Skills Seminar
BUS 400Professional Development Four (CR only, no hours)0
Core Courses
Choose from one of the following:4
Plant Science
and Plant Science Laboratory
Plant Science
and Plant Science Laboratory
AGR 115Operation of Agricultural Equipment2
AGR 170Appl Unmanned Aerial Sys Agri3
AGR 213Principles of Agricultural Mechanics and Energy Systems3
AGR 215Principles of Soils3
AGR 216Principles of Soils Laboratory1
AGR 304Pest Management4
AGR 305Professional Skills Seminar1
AGR 308Agricultural Economics3
AGR 310Principles of Agribusiness Management3
AGR 319Renewable and Sustainable Energy Systems3
AGR 340Conservation of Agricultural Resources3
AGR 411Senior Seminar1
Students must select one of the following Concentrations:
Agribusiness Management43-47
Agriculture Engineering Technology
Agronomy, Soils and Natural Resources
Livestock Management
Fruit, Vegetable, Nursery and Greenhouse Production
Turfgrass and Landscape
Supporting Course Requirements
Cell and Molecular Biology (Element 4) G
Ecology and Evolution
Introductory Chemistry
and Introductory Chemistry Lab (Element 4) G
Economic Reasoning and Issues (Element 5B) G
Choose from one of the following:3
Introduction to Computer Information Systems
Computer Literacy with Software Applications
Computer Applications in Technology
See Additional Supporting Course Requirements on individual Concentration lists0-3
Program Electives
Choose from 15 hours of program electives15
Total Hours132-139

Course also satisfies a General Education element. Hours are included within the 36 hr. General Education requirement above.


Concentration Courses
AGR 125Principles of Animal Science3
AGR 126Animal Science Laboratory1
AGR 350Agricultural Marketing3
AGR 409Agriculture Business Records and Analysis3
AGR 440Agricultural Financing3
AGR 520Global Food Systems3
Choose from one of the following programs:9-12
Advisor Approved Personalized Program
Choose from nine hours of advisor approved courses
Certificate in Corporate Communication
International Business Communication
Integrated Corporate Communication
Choose from one of the following:
Fund of Interpersonal Bus Comm
BUS 300W
Fundamentals of Formal Commun.
Certificate in Financial Literacy
Personal Money Management
Entrepreneurial Finance
Personal Financial Planning
Survey of Accounting (included in supporting course requirements)
Certificate in Marketing Research and Analytics
Essentials of Marketing
or BUS 301
Marketing Research and Analysis
Qualitative Research in Marketing
Experimental Design for Marketing
Certificate in Sales
Essentials of Marketing
or BUS 301
BUS 310
BUS 408
BUS 431
Additional Supporting Course Requirements
ACC 200Survey of Accounting3
Introduction to Statistical Reasoning (included in General Education hours)
Program Electives
Experiential Learning:
Choose from three hours of the following:3
Directed Work Experience
Directed Work Experience- Management Practicum
Applied Learning in Agriculture
Directed Work Experience
Applied Learning in Horticulture
ACCT Capstone:
Choose from one of the following:3
Agricultural Advocacy and Issues Capstone
Agriculture Research Methods and Interpretation
Turf Grass Capstone
Horticultural Issues Capstone
Choose from nine hours of Upper Division Electives in AGR and/or OHO9
Free Electives
Choose from 0-1 hour of free elective0-1
Total Hours43-47