UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN River Falls

Agricultural Business Academic Plan

Bachelor of Science Degree. Agricultural Business Major. Academic Advising Plan.

Visit the Agricultural Economics Department page to learn more about the program.


Fall Semester
Spring Semester
Freshman Year

AGEC 101 Economics and Management in Agriculture - 3
ANSC 111 Introduction to Animal Science - 3
ENGL 100 Academic Reading & Writing (GenEd CW) - 3
ESM 105 Introduction to Environmental Studies - 3
(one of the following depending on Math Placement Score
)
MATH 146 College Algebra (GenEd M)
or MATH 156 Business Calculus (GenEd M)
or MATH 149 Precalculus (GenEd M) - 3 or 4
Total semester credits - 15 or 16

AGEC 230 Agricultural Economics I (Agriculture Foundation Course) - 3
CROP 161 Introduction to Plant Science (Agriculture Foundation Course) - 3
AGEC 250 World Food and Population (GP and major) - 3
ENGL 200 Reading, Writing and the Disciplines (GenEd CW) - 3
CHEM 115 (GenEd S)
or MATH 156 Business Calculus - 3 or 4
Total semester credits - 15 or 16

Sophomore Year

AGEC 240 Cooperatives - 2
or ECON 202 Macroeconomics - 3
AGEC 345 Agricultural Law - 3
CHEM 115 (GenEd S) - 4
CSTA 116 Business and Prof Comm (GenEd CS) - 3
FDSC 110 Intro Food Science (GenEd S and Ag Foundation course) - 3
Total semester credits - 15 or 16

PSYC 101 General Psychology (GenEd SB) - 3
AGEC 205 Ag Business Accounting - 3
GEOG 120 Human Geography (GenEd SS) - 3
MUS 100 Understanding Music (GenEd HF) - 3
Course in minor/emphasis - 3
Total semester credits - 15

Junior
Year

AGEC 320 Statistical Methods - 3
AGEC 355 Ag Markets and Prices - 3
AFES 310 Ag Human Resource Mngt - 3
SOIL 120 Intro Soil Science (Ag Foundation course) - 3
Course in minor/emphasis - 3
Total semester credits - 15

AGEC 360 Farm Management - 3
AGEC 365 Agricultural Finance - 3
AGEC 455 Commodity Marketing - 3
CSTA 105 Intro to Theatre and Drama (GenEd HF) - 3
Course for minor/emphasis - 3
Total semester credits - 15

Senior
Year

AGEC 440 Agricultural Policy I - 3
AGEC 410 Professional Selling - 3
P ED 108 Health and Fitness for LIfe (GenEd HW) - 1
Courses in minor/emphasis area - 6-9
Total semester credits - 13-16

AGEC 460 Agribusiness Firm Mngt - 3
MNGT 330 Managing Workplace Diversity (ACD, Diversity Requirement) - 3
General elective courses/minor area - 3-9
Total semester credits - 9-15

Summary of Degree Requirements

General Education - 37-38 cr.
Agriculture Foundation Courses - 15 cr.
Major Requirements - 41-42 cr.
Required Supporting Courses - 3 cr.
Directed Electives - 15 cr.
Credits to Degree - 120 cr.

 

This academic plan is an example of how students might choose to fulfill program requirements within a period of four years. After consulting with their advisers students may make other course choices which would meet the program requirements and be more suitable for them.

  • CW Communication - Reading and Writing
  • CS Communication - Speaking and Listening
  • CA Advanced Communication
  • SB Social and Behavioral Sciences
  • HF Humanities and Fine Arts
  • M Mathematics
  • SL Scientific Investigation
  • S Sciences
  • HW Personal Health and Wellness
  • EC Ethical Citizenship